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Behind My Knee Are Tender
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
Hi, I have pulling the muscle kind of pain behind my knee. muscle behind my knee, calf and shin are all sensitive to the touch. recurring problem and?
Serve left knee pain knee swollen also size of very large orange swollen just below left kneecap..slight swollen to right of left knee cap ?
I hurt with swollen and achy joints all over. All my joints are swollen and very painful. Sore neck w tender lumps along neck going down behind ear right under under skull. Felt this way since saturday march 10. Not going away, .
I : I recommend , you should consult your primary care physician so that you can be checked properly and if necessary he can order some tests and also refer you to specialist if necessary. Tender lumps may be lymph nodes because of some infection but please you need to be checked by the physician to be on safe side. ...Read more
I realized my lymphoid are swollen all on (right side)
Behind my ear
my goin area feels tender but can't find any swollen?
I feel painful aches where my lymph nodes are in my arms, behind my knees and the groin area. Is this normal?
No: Normal lymph nodes do not hurt. If they become painful or enlarged, especially if it happens in more than one location, a doctor's evaluation is needed. A primary care doctor is the person to begin with, and he can refer to specialists if needed. ...Read more
Possible infection: Concerning for infection: possibly of the prepatellar bursa. Hallmarks for infection are: hot, red, swollen, painful. If it isnt getting better would go in to be seen. ...Read more
Infection: From a rash in the area or an infection draining into that lymph node basin. If these nodes are significant in size you must see doctor to identify cause of lymph node enlargement. A biopsy of the lymph nodes may be indicated if an infection can not be identified. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have several very tender pea-sized lumps under the skin of my outer thighs and also inside the bend of my elbow. GP said fibromas? Why so painful?
My right knee feels like I have a rubberband in front of the knee it's stiff cracks, clunks it's also a bit painful behind the knee slightly right?
Baker's cyst: Swelling behind knee may be baker's cyst. Knee responds to injury/irritation with increased joint fluid production. Such as meniscal tear of cartilage injury. This increased joint fluid can accumulate as a cyst behind the knee which can be painful. Think of the cyst as a manifestation of problems elsewhere in the knee. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have swollen lymph nodes behind ear, under jaw, skin near my Adam's apple is tender to touch and sometimes itchy and i feel constant stiffness there?
More info needed: Have you had any recent viral illness. Often viral illness can be associated with swollen glands. Any swollen glands under your arms or in your groin area? Thyroid issues need to be checked for as well, if you have the area you described as tender. Please be seen by your physician to get a good checkup and history and probably some blood tests too for Mono, cytomegalovirus, or immune issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sudden knee pain; noticeable swelling; no injury; just below r kneecap follows around to the inside side of knee and goes behind knee. What can it be?
Pain followed by : Swelling means injury/tear.C ur doc for an evaluation. ...Read more
DVT AND BAKER'S CYST: There is no relationship between having a Baker's cyst and developing DVT. Nor is there any relationship between the itchy spot on your thigh and your propensity to develop DVT. The 3 main causes of DVT are increased clotting , injury to a vein and venous stasis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is causing this knee paint? Pain started around right inner knee and now it's behind the knee when sitting.
Pain : Pain around the inner knee could be a meniscal tear. It can cause pain in the back of the knee because the posterior or back part of the meniscus is in the back of the knee. Also, if you have a tear and have an effusion or fluid in the knee, that fluid can leak out the back of the knee and form a baker's cyst and cause pain behind the knee. If the pain doesn't go away you may need an mri. ...Read more
Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more
Need exam: Please call your physician for examination. This can't be done over computer. Can be anything from minor to serious. Please schedule visit. ...Read more