A member asked:

Pain on side of my leg right below the crease of the knee. i rubbed it and felt a small pea size lump that has since disappeared but still sensitive?

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Dr. Kimberly Jean answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Most likely a lipoma that has gotten irritated. Given that the knee is a hinge joint, that area of your knee is exposed to stress. If you noticed that the lump has recurred and increased in size and/or tenderness, get your knee examined.

Answered Jan 3, 2015

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