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painful lump on my right knee

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
39 years experience Family Medicine
Many possibilities : A a physician could help sort through those with a history and physical. Baker's cyst, boil, insect bite, blood clot, swollen lymph node, phlebitis ar ... Read More

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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Taylor
16 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Likely a hematoma: From what you describe, it sounds like a hematoma, or blood collection. It also may be other things. Seeing a doctor in person would be the way to go, ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Prepatellar bursitis: Best to tell you to get an xray and get evaluated, but this may be is irritation to the bursal sac / front of the tendon below your knee cap. It coul ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gofeld
32 years experience Pain Management
See below : If the lump is under the knee this is growing baker cyst. Regardless of its location growing painful lump has to be worked up.
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Skin rash : This needs to be seen in to be diagnosed. You can try telemedicine. Scabies comes to mind.
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
The location: you describe is probably not a part of the knee joint but may be LIPOMA (fatty benign growth) which has outgrown it's blood supply and is inflammed. ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Orthopedic specialis: These bumps may be due to Osgood-Schlatter disease which affects young people. An orthopedic specialist is best qualified to evaluate these bumps whic ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zorian Trusewych
42 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hernia: Could be a herniation of the muscle through the fascia
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Dr. Rodolfo Furigay
60 years experience General Surgery
Cyst?: If the lump is on the back of the knee, it could be baker's cyt. If it is located front of knee, it could be a simple cyst. Either w ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Persaud
12 years experience Hospital-based practice
It might be bursitis: blister or a hemtoma, based on the fluid-filled feature of the lump. Did you hit your knee recently or do you spend a lot of time kneeling? I would a ... Read More

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