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Does a Bakers cyst under my kneecap cause burning sensation

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Does a Bakers cyst under my kneecap cause burning sensation on side of knee and why?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Saurabh Joshi replied 5 years ago.

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A Bakers cyst generally causes swelling, knee pain and stiffness behind the knee.

The burning sensation can be from a pinched nerve or nerve inflammation that can occur with Vitamin B complex deficiency or possibly a diabetic nerve damage ( diabetic neuropathy ).

You can try resting with your knee slightly flexed ( bent ) by placing a pillow under it, that should relieve some tension and relieve some degree of soreness.

Other than this, taking Tab. Neurobion Forte ( vitamin B complex supplement ) taken once a day would help with a possible nerve inflammation.
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