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I have one inch diameter lump behind knee just above calf on inner side of knee, i've been stretching calf muscle last 3 days pain behind knee?

I have one inch diameter  lump behind knee  just above calf on inner side of knee, i've been stretching calf muscle last 3 days pain  behind knee?

Bakers cyst: This is most likely a baker's cyst. This is a pouch of joint fluid collecting behind the knee. It can occur with most types of arthritis and with repetitive squatting. The most common cause is osteoarthritis. There are other more dangerous causes of a lump in this area. You should see your doctor to get a definite diagnosis. If you have calf pain and leg swelling go directly to the er. ...Read more

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I have multiple painful lumps behind my knee.

I have multiple painful lumps behind my knee.

Lymph nodes?: Painful bumps behind the knee could be lymph nodes, which generally appear in response to local inflammation or infection, below that knee for example, like in the shin, calf or foot. If there's no infection or inflammation evident, or if they've been there for more than two weeks, you need to see a local doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Fell on my knee yesterday, skinned it good but there is also a lump behind the wound...Never had that before is this normal?

Fell on my knee yesterday, skinned it good  but there is also a lump behind the wound...Never had that before is this normal?

Hematoma : Might be a small blood collection from the fall.. That is a hematoma. See your primary care doctor as it may require treatment. ...Read more

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Hi, I have lumps behind my knees. My right one is larger then left. Size 2inches be 3 1/2inches on the right. Left half that size. Very painful.

Cysts: These lumps may be baker's cysts and can be best evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon and /or an ultrasound. Since you're experiencing discomfort, I recommend that you look into checking these lumps out by a specialist. ...Read more

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My dad has a lump behind his knee, he has been working hard for a few days, what could it be?

My dad has a lump behind his knee, he has been working hard for a few days, what could it be?

Baker's Cyst: He probably has a baker's cyst of the knee. This is an outpouching of the capsule of the knee. More sever problems could be a clot, an aneurysm, a tumor or just some localized swelling and edma fluid. Rest and observation usually take care of this. Otherwise, see pcp or orthopedist and get an evaluation. ...Read more

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Lump behind my left knee and also on the back of my neck on the right side. ?

Lump behind my left knee and also on the back of my neck on the right side. ?

Require exam: these may not be related and cedrtainly require a physicial examination, blood testing and imaging. Make an appointment today. ...Read more

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I was in a wreck and tore my ACL. There are real hard lumps behind my knee. Should I be worried?

I was in a wreck and tore my ACL. There are real hard lumps behind my knee. Should I be worried?

No, but be seen: I would not be eorried, but I would be seen. There are certainly patients who tear their ACL and can have other associated injuries as well that may need treatment. ...Read more

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Yes they appeared quite quick big red itchy lumps behind my left knee almost within a few minutes and quite large only on one knee?

What happened first?: What happened before the lumps appeared? Were you stung/bitten by an insect? Had you rubbed against some plants/weeds? We need more information to provide the best answer. Possibly using topical Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or taking zyrtec/benadryl/claritin by mouth will resolve issue, but fp should see lumps & get complete history. ...Read more