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Does A Kneecap Actually Bruise Inside I Thought It Was A Lump Of Solid Cartilage
Cartilage is a specialized type of tissue found in joints and areas that two bones come together. It is made up of specialized cells that live in the midst of proteins and sugars that absorb and release water similar to a sponge. Healthy cartilage helps decrease friction in joints, absorbs shock and protects the ends of the bone. Degradation of ...Read more
I dislocated my kneecap, torn mpfl, strained mcl, bone bruises and cartilage damage. I've gone to pt 3x/week for 3 months. Is surgery a good option?
Solid lump on inner right femur above the articular cartilage. Painful stair clmbng or whn touched firmly. Had it as a kid, it recently became painful?
Post lymph node biopsy, egg sized solid lump, not bruised or painful just very hard and big is this a hematoma? Are they colourless and pain free?
Maybe: A hard knot at the site of the lymph node excision could be fluid(seroma), blood( hematoma), infection(abscess) or possibly inflammation. Most of these conditions except an abscess should resolve spontaneously but may take a few weeks. Id recommend you have it checked by your surgeon. ...Read more
I have a solid hard lump in my left breast with redness on the skin. Looks abit bruised. It hurts when I touch it too ?
I have a painful hard bump on my shin below my kneecap. Full focal thickness cartilage loss on kneecap and femur of same knee. 41 YO male. What is it?
2wks ago bruised feeling above kneecap, slightly to the right. Then swelling, this has gone down, tender spot/bump is there.Slightly achey - ligament?
Knee issue: You may have sprained your knee but it sounds like it is healing. Do range of motion exercises as long as you're comfortable. If swelling still presence, an ace wrap or a pull on knee sleeve may still be used. Restrict weight bearing if still discomforting. Ibuprofen or Naproxen may be tried. ...Read more
Tender lump in crease behind ear right where the lobe connects to cartilage. Is there a node there? Or more likely a cyst?
Sebaceous cyst: This is the most common lesion at that location. It may require surgical excision if it gets infected or enlarges. ...Read more
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
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