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i have a lump under my kneecap

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Prepatellar Bursitis: This bursa enables the kneecap to move smoothly under the skin. If the bursa becomes inflamed, it fills with fluid and causes swelling at the top of t ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are several potential causes, consider being seen. Among the most common causes is a chronic inflammation of the tissues inserting on the kneec ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Levine
20 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Prepatellar bursitis: Typically this is a prepatellar bursitis. If red and hot may need aspiration and antibiotics but usually is benign and will resolve with rest, ice and ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Mostly Bursitis: This mostly represent bursitis with fibrin clot in it so when you pump it heart.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
19 years experience Family Medicine
Hidradenitis: This could be a condition called hidradenitis if it looks like an abscess or infection. Another possible cause could be a lymph node. Any lumps that m ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Get checked: it is tender ask for antbx if not see also md for possible bx to r/o cancer
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Lymph node: More than likely you have an acute infection somewhere on the upper extremity that is seeding a lymph node in your arm pit. The lymph node filters t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Cyst or infection: Many reasons to develop painful lumps in underarm or axilla. Swollen lymph nodes may or may not be painful. Ingrown hairs can be uncomfortable. Cysts ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See a dentist.: Lumps are caused by different things. No way to tell on this website-i can't see the lump. Make an appointment asap to see a dentist and get it looked ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Needs to be seen: In your armpit, its commonly a local skin abcess(infection). Or it could be a lymph node. Either of things should be evaluated.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Consult a Pdiatrist: You should get it checked with a poditrist.It may be 1callus formaton 2calcaneal spur 3ganglion 4sebaceous cyst 5hematoma 6infection so get it checked ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Lymph node?: Most likely a lymph node, which houses immune cells. Some of these permanently reside in the node and others go in and out. In the context of infect ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Options: If it has been there more than 2 weeks or is growing i would suggest seeing a dentist to determine what it is.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prabhat Sinha
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and no: We need more history to find out your risk like age, family hx etc.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
See your physician: If the lump is just beneath the surface of the skin it may be a cyst. If tender it may be an abscess. You may also be feeling a swollen lymph node. If ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hanging mole?: It is difficult to speculate as to what the lesion you are describing could be, without examining you and getting further details about it. I recommen ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many possible causes: There are many possible causes for a lump under your chin, so i would recommend a thorough evaluation by your physician. Possible causes include swoll ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Maybe: Have it checked.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cyst?: This is a common area to form small sebaceous cysts. They are formed from the oil/ hair folliclles in the skin. They often do not go away. Sometimes t ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Swollen lymph node: The axillary region is a "collection station" for white blood cells and other abnormal cells pegged for destruction by the lymphatic system.It could b ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy Fogel
Dr. Guy Fogel answered
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Lipoma: Most likely is a benign lipoma or fatty mass. It could be excised. You should have it examined to make sure there are no adjacent lymph node swelling ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Concerned to a degre: Two common things that come to mind are an enlarged lymph node or more remotely a hernia. If is is painful, or if it's been there for more than a day ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Lymph Node: yoy should have this evaluated soon by your physician.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Can't diagnose: Maybe an inflamed lymph node, an infected cyst?

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