A 15-year-old female asked:
i have a large bump in my left knee and it hurts what is it?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Bac Nguyen answered
22 years experience Family Medicine
Right infront?: It is difficult to tell what type of problem you have from a short question/info you provided. Being 18 and i assume this is a new , large, painful bump (as pictured here?) is call a prepatella bursitis, inflammation of the area just infront of your knee cap. Often result from trauma/kneeling/falling on it a couple of days prior. Motrin/aleve may help. If worsens, consullt doc. Good luck.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:
People also searched for:
Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!