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i felt a pop in my knee and now i have a lump behind my leg

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A little more info: If it is movable and just under the skin, it can b a small inclusion cysts not originating from the knee. Ur scratching has caused the changes u descr ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
20 years experience Dermatology
Multiple lipomatosis: Multiple familial lipomatosis is an autosomal dominant condition in which patients develop multiple lipomas. Affected individuals will pass it on to 5 ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Nefcy
38 years experience Radiology
Yes: There is no good understanding of why some people develop a benign lipoma, while others do not. There is no data that indicates that a person with one ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Knee pain: A swelling in back of your knee would most likely be a Baker's cyst. The best way to explore this is by getting an ultrasound of the leg.
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Knee issues..: Lipomas may grow bigger and cause pain and difficulty with your joint movement in this case the knee and this pain could be also referred to your hip. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Two possibilities: 1. Baker's Cyst , usually along with internal derangement of the cartilage in the knee (menisci) 2. Deep Vein phelbitis/clots (could explain the "lit ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Popping =loose : something is loose. You may feel it in the back of the knee but it could be Cartilage or the kneecap. You were needed an evaluation from your physicia ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
? Xanthomas: What you described may be xanthomas that occur due to high blood lipids. See the site below for more information. It may require a physical examinati ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Popliteal Cyst: is what you probably have and it may be associated with internal derangement of your knee. MRI is indicated Hope this helps Dr Z
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Graber
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Need to check them: They do not sound like anything serious from your description, but they concern you and no one can know for sure without checking.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Sliker
23 years experience Family Medicine
Skin lesions: Any skin lesion that does not look like the surrounding tissue or is changing in size, color or structure should be looked at by your family physician ... Read More
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