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A 53-year-old member asked:

Soft swelling just below right knee on inside of leg. knee aches a bit not all time and twinges as i walk. swelling about 3 inches across. not hot. ?

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Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
Fatty lipoma?: The swelling and your knee pain may or may not be related. The swelling may be a lipoma which is benign fatty tumor. Without examining the area cannot give a precise diagnosis. A malignancy would not be a concern if the swelling is soft. You would need to see a physician in order to get a precise diagnosis. Best wishes.

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Last updated Jun 11, 2016

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