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Doctor insights on: Causes Of White Bumps On My Knees

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What causes small skin bumps on my knees?

What causes small skin bumps on my knees?

Burisitis: The knee area have a lot of bursa sac in it, the first thing I will think about is bursitis. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of bumps on the top of my knee?

What are possible causes of bumps on the top of my knee?

Nodules or bursae: Nodules can be soft and full of fluid ie bursae or hard and firm and be crystals of uric acid or other forms or cartilage fragments from trauma or with sytemic symptoms could be a manifestation of underlying inflammation in diseases such as rheumaatic fever sarcoidosis or others. ...Read more

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My husband has a blue dot bump on his knee that causes pain every once and a while what could it be?

My husband has a blue dot bump on his knee that causes pain every once and a while what could it be?

Get it evaluated: It is impossible to say without actually being able to see the lesion. Because there are several possibilities including a melanoma, have his doctor take a look. ...Read more

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There is a bone-like bump below my left knee but it does not cause pain. Only slighty if I prod it with a little force, or when I squat deep?

There is a bone-like bump below my left knee but it does not cause pain. Only slighty if I prod it with a little force, or when I squat deep?

Could be a few thing: I'm not sure exactly where its located
due to your age it may be the proximal
tibial growth plate or even the head of the
fibula
it may be somewhat inflamed from exercise
hard to say much more without an exam and
xray of the area. ...Read more

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What blood test should I get to find out if there's something in my blood that causes recurring bumps only on my elbow and knees and sometimes feet?

What blood test should I get to find out if there's something in my blood that causes recurring bumps only on my elbow and knees and sometimes feet?

Need for examination: It is not feasible to recommend a blood test without examining you. All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and it is not a suitable do it yourself activity. ...Read more

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My ankles and knee are swollen and brused. I didn't injure them. It hurts to walk. I also gave hard bumps on my shins. What could cause this?

? erythema nodosum?: Can't be certain as there are many things that can be explianed by your symtpoms. There is a condition called erythema nodosum that can occur for many reasons and is characterized by red knots on the shin. You need to see your physician to see if you have this or other conditons that could explain your symptoms. More than one thing can do this and you need an evaluation. ...Read more

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4 days ago I rolled an ankle and fell flat on the asphalt, I have 5 inch by 6 inch bruises below my knees. Along w/small bumps. Cause for concern?

4 days ago I rolled an ankle and fell flat on the asphalt, I have 5 inch by 6 inch bruises below my knees. Along w/small bumps. Cause for concern?

Hematoma: Most likely it's a hematoma which is a bruise under the skin. These can be uncomfortable but usually not dangerous. Watch the bumps. If they start to weep fluid I would have your leg evaluated. If very painful an x-ray for a feature is indicated. ...Read more

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Cause of itching skin total area from the left knee to the ankle with no visable bumps or rash.?

Cause of itching skin total area from the left knee to the ankle with no visable bumps or rash.?

One does not have: To see something to itch...For example (not implying this is what you have) if one ever works with insulation and doesn't wear proper clothing they get fiberglass on their skin - it itches intensely but one doesn't see anything....You can try showering and applying soap and water to the region and then applying an over the counter Hydrocortisone cream. If no improvement see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have seen my Doctor several times over the last 2 years about this red, itchy rash with tiny fluid filled bumps on my knees.

I have seen my Doctor several times over the last 2 years about this red, itchy rash with tiny fluid filled bumps on my knees.

Itchy rash: Rashes are notoriously difficult to solve without seeing them. Hives are like raised patches and can be described as water-filled. Several treatment modalities would help you in that case. Contact allergy may be more likely and an Allergist can help identify triggers and treat that as well. Step 1 is to try not to rub/itch it, which makes the itch worse in either case. ...Read more

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Random bumps underneath my knees. Itched at first and now have been there for 4 days. What are they?

Bumps: Hard to say. Multiple possibilities from folliculitis from shaving to insect bites to dermatitis. Given you are a sexually active young female who is or recently took plan b, do you have abrasions on your knees. Consider a topical antibiotic ointment first. If spreading or persistent more than a week seek in person consultation. ...Read more