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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

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Itchy bumps on elbows and knees. Why?

Allerfy? Psoriaisis?: This could represent dermatitis or psoriasis. This could be assocated with food allergy or atopic dermatitis. Try hydrocrotisone over the counter. If not effective see dermatologist for evaluation amd treatment. ...Read more

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I have itchy bumps on elbows and knees. What could it be?

I have itchy bumps on elbows and knees. What could it be?

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

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My knee has a weird bump on it?

My knee has a weird bump on it?

Bump: A photo graph and more information in terms of pain, redness and symptoms will be helpful to give some advise. ...Read more

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What could a hard, painless bump on outer knee be?

What could a hard, painless bump on outer knee be?

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

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How do u know if your knee is broken because mine is a little bump that hurts when you touch it?

How do u know if your knee is broken because mine is a little bump that hurts when you touch it?

The only way to get: A correct diagnosis is to be evaluated by a physician and have the indicated imaging studies for an acurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Itchi elbows and knees. Bumps come and go?

Itchi elbows and knees. Bumps come and go?

Probably: This is probably eczema. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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I have a bump at d side of my knee, is it cancer?

I have a bump at d side of my knee, is it cancer?

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