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Cyst on knee. Cyst puffed again after draining all the pus, blood. Reason?

I have a cyst thing on my knee . At first I thought it was a wart but then it started looking more like a cyst. Over a weeks time the area surrounding the cyst has become hard and is puffed out a bit. I just popped the cyst and got all the puss out and some blood . Then all of a sudden white liquid was coming out. A few hours latr the cyst got hard again and it s still puffed out. What is this? ..
Asked On : Sat, 2 Feb 2013
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Thank you for your query.

As it is a painless cyst which has been there for about a week it appears to be as sebaceous cyst. It will again fill up as you have experienced unless it is completely removed surgically. I will suggest that you consult a surgeon who shall remove the cyst under local anaesthesia and send it across for biopsy.

I hope I have answered your query to your satisfaction.

Wishing you an early recovery.


Rajiv K Khandelwal
Answered: Tue, 2 Jul 2013
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