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Causes Of White Bumps On My Knees
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
My husband has a blue dot bump on his knee that causes pain every once and a while what could it be?
Cyst: A meniscal cyst may do what you are describing unusual for a knee to swell only on one side. ...Read more
I have pain in my left knee when I try to straighten it it feels like it's going over a bump what could cause this.?
My friend has a tiny lil bump on the outter left side of her leg near the knee that's causing a aknowing aching off & on pain what could be the cause?
Cannot diagnose: Your friend needs to go and be seen by a doctor, provide a full history, undergo an exam, be diagnosed and if necessary, treated.. ...Read more
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
it may be somewhat inflamed from exercise
hard to say much more without an exam and
xray of the area. ...Read more
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
I have developed small circular raised bumps that are itchy. 4 behind my knee, 2 on my thigh and one near my elbow. Had for 1 week- causes?
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
What can cause a mild rash on the thighs closer to the knee. Doesn't happen often but when it does it burns like small red bumps. On a male.
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
I have small itchy bumps on back of neck at the hair line and then it appeared around ankles and bend of knees itches bad what caused it what can I do?
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
What else can cause random pain behind your knee besides a DVT with no bumps or redness? Had 2 negative d dimers last month, knees ache
Knee problems: Knee problems typically cause pain in that area. ...Read more
I have bumps on my knees and elbows and I'm not sure what they are, I have sensitive skin, and I've put medicine on them, but they haven't went away.?
I have a bunch of small lighter-colored, dry bumps on my knees. I thought maybe it could be from shaving? Not really surebut any idea of what it could be? Should I see a doctor or will it go away? They aren't itchy or anything, I am just getting more and
Moisturizer: This could very well be from shaving. Use good skin moisturizer on the affected areas for a couple of weeks, if it doesn't go away then go see a doctor. ...Read more
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
I have red itchy bumps on my knees all over my right leg and a little bit on left leg and on my scrotum and penis. What should I do?
Rash spreading: You need to see a doctor asap since this could be the spread of an infection or a contagious rash. ...Read more
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
Rash: Any skin condition is difficult to identify without seeing it or having more history. What does it look like? Is it red? Flad/raised? Etc. It could be that your knees have come into contact with something and is showing an allergic reaction. Could be eczema or psoriasis or skin rashes can sometimes be a sign of something going on internally. Best to have a doctor take a look and take a full history. ...Read more
Worth having seen: Is it perhaps osgood-schlatter's, a distinctive hard bump on the top center of your shin bone? In any case, you want it seen -- you're a young man and there are some aggressive bony tumors that can arise here. ...Read more
I have a huge bump on the side of my knee and when touched it hurts and feels hard. I have appointment in october and what is this should I be worrie?
Get appoint. Sooner: This could represent an old injury, bursitis or some other inflammation. Either way, I think october is a long time to wait for an acute problem. First you should see your primary care doctor if it is an orthopedist who has the long appointment time. They can often help you solve the problem and if not can help you get a more rapid appointment with the correct specialist. ...Read more
Most benign: Lesions on the side of the knee that are firm are mostly osseous such as chondromas or osteomas. Occassionally a soft tissue lesion such as MFH or liposa are seen bu most are the benign bone lesions. ...Read more
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