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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fisher
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Arthritis: A cyst under the patella (kneecap) will often develop as a result of articular cartilage degeneration which can occur with arthritis or other conditio ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Knee cyst: Discuss with orthopedic surgeon sometimes they can can rpovide medical treatment or drain cysts. . Also an MRI may define the anatomy and type bette ... Read More
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Dr. Samir Peshimam
23 years experience Critical Care
Any : Any type of mass that does not go way can be worrisome and needs to look at and possible boipsied by a professional.
Dr. Patrick St. Pierre
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Prepatellar bursitis: You probably have a nodule within your prepatellar bursa. It should go away with rest, ice and time. If it becomes inflamed, it may be infected and y ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
29 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Exercise: Instability of the patella or knee cap is best addressed with a dedicated exercise program that seeks to strengthen the quadriceps muscles on the fron ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No injury?: Image is a fracture . If you rest ur leg in front of u on a coffee table ; relax ur muscles ur knee cap is normally very moveable. If this is what u d ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Lawlor
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably normal: Kneecaps do have some laxity and movement normally. If it seems to goes too far to one side, or has trouble getting back in line, you should work wit ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
A PILLOW OF TISSUE: And your knee joint itself.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: If there's a pressure build up inside your knee, it will exercise pressure on the knee cap. Usually fluid build up will do so. That, in its turn, is a ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes- common injury: Knee cap or patella dislocations are actually quit common. Most are effectively treated without a need for surgery. After the dislocated patella is re ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
18 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Many reasons: Recurring patella dislocations can be related to an overly shallow groove in your distal femur, to malalignment of your knee, or to previous damage to ... Read More
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