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I have a lump at the back of my kneewhat would it be

A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Baker's cyst: A very common occurrence as part as knee problems is a Baker's cyst which is a fluid filled lesion that grows in the popliteal fossa or as you said ba ... Read More

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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
A cyst or node: Epidermal inclusion ( sebaceous) cysts and lipomas often occur here. Could also be a lymph node, but if not enlarging is not of concern.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience Endocrinology
Lumps: Could be a lymph node, a fatty tumor, and abscess or something more serious. Definitely needs an exam.
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Zaroulis
55 years experience Hematology
Neck lump: How long has it been presrent? Is it growing or painful?
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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Exam: she must be examined. this may be a posterior occipital lymph node, cyst or abscess. Please have your daughter examined ASAP.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Depends on the cause: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bact ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Conrad De klerk
Specializes in
Inflammatory lesion: A painful lesion is often not malignant, probably an inflamed or infected sebaceous cyst
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: You sould see your doctor. This lump needs to be palpated by your doctor and he/she needs to be able to put the rest of your symptoms in perspective.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Hieber
49 years experience Pediatrics
Lymphnode: I am asked about this all the time! in most instances these are small lymph nodes overlying the posterior skull and have no medical significance. The ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rupesh Parikh
25 years experience Medical Oncology
Needs eval: That is a large area and it should be looked at. It maybe a fatty tumor but also cancer it lymphoma. Needs to be eval and biopsy is rec.

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