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I Have A Dark Purple Lump On My Knee
I have a pencil eraser sized lump on my left leg about an inch an a half above my knee. It is now starting to change colors from fleshly to purple?
I have a pea sized lump on my hip that I have had for 10 yrs it turned redish purple. 2 years ago I got one by my knee now I have one on my shoulder?
Evaluation: It is advisable to see a physician since the skin lesion is changing character and increased in number. ...Read more
I have a small pea size lump under skin behind my knee on crease of back of leg. It has been itching. Now it is purple/red from me scratching it?
A little more info: If it is movable and just under the skin, it can b a small inclusion cysts not originating from the knee. Ur scratching has caused the changes u describe. U should c an ortho surgeon 2 have it evaluated & perhaps excision if u can't keep ur hands away from it. It may get infected & cause problems. ...Read more
Hard purple lup on knee with redness around. Have had leg pain for a month the lump just showed up. Is this dvt?
Superficial: I sounds like a superficial vein with pain, called thrombophlebitis which is an inflammation of the vein. Other possibilities include an infected cyst or hair follicle, or insect bite. It is hard to say without seeing the lesion. Best course of action. Apply a warm compress for about 5 minutes, multiple times and take an anti inflammatory for pain. See a Doctor as soon as possible ...Read more
Hard purple lump on front of knee with redness around it. Have had leg pain for a month butthe lump just showed up. Is this a dvt?
Low probability: DVT is a serious condition. The typical location for leg DVT is the back of the knee and the calf. The purple color is worrying me. Please go to your doctor to review why you are having leg pain for one month. ...Read more
Pain in leg for weeks now there is a hard purple pea sized lump on front of knee with redness. Negative us and d dimer. Could it still be dvt?
Dark purple spot on front of knee with tiny hard bump under it. Did not hit it and it isn't a bite. Is it a sign of a dvt?
The deep veins do not run in the area you describe.
Purple is frequently a bruise-?
Any other illnesses or bruising tendency?
Commonly we forget a minor trauma? ...Read more
I found a round quarter size dark purple bruise on my thigh 6 in above my knee. It's raised like a bump don't recall hitting anything should I worry?
If you have a: New onset bruise - I wouldn't worry too much. Injuries can occur without us being aware. However, if this does not recede (as a bruise normally does) than medical evaluation may be considered. Take care. ...Read more
What cause painful pinkish inner/dark red edges patch with a pea size lump underneath it? Located on the lower inner right thigh close to knee.
Shingles?: Without being able to look at it, I would hesitate to attempt a diagnosis. That being said, if it is painful, and has a "blister" look about it, it could be shingles, which can be treated. Get it looked at soon as getting on the antivirals for it sooner would give a better outcome. If, of course, it is shingles. ...Read more
I fell at training today a week ago I smacked my knee of a wooden log dark purple bruising and swelling still if I touch it looks like its bleeding.
Hard to say: More without seeing and examine the Knee. It could be a significant hematoma or underlying soft tissue damage. If you are worried get evaluated in person. Good luck. ...Read more
A lump came up on the bk of my leg a little higher than where knee bends. No bruise the next day it turned into a horrible bruise several dark spots?
I banged the side of my knee on like a wooden bench, I have a bruise &it was green dark, now today it's purple &sore Is it ok? &When will it go away?
I took a hard hit to my knee over 2 weeks ago. The bruise (huge & dark) and swelling is nearly disappeared but I still have a huge, hard tender lump?
Knee X-ray: If it is still painful after 2 weeks I would see a doctor for an x-ray- especially if you have pain while walking. ...Read more
I have a pea sized lump on the back of my knee under the skin. Dark shade above it. Movable. Scared of blood clots as I have been traveling.
What you described is likely to be a synovial cyst, (Baker's cyst) and you may leave it alone. If it get too big to cause interference with walking or become a cosmetic issue, see your doctor. It is not likely to be a blood clot. You may consult this site for more information.
http://www. Webmd. Com/pain-management/tc/bakers-cyst-topic-overview ...Read more
3-4 days ago noticed dark purple bite on inside of left knee. Very itchy @ 1st, now not as bad but yellow bruise nearby. Should I be concerned?
Probably healing: This is probably healing now. See doctor if becomes painful red draining. ...Read more
I have dark red/purple spots on my thighs knee & feet. Not always there, but mostly at night & I also bruise very easy. Do u know what this could be?
Ecchymosis (Bruise): It sounds like you are describing easy bruising. This is almost always abnormal in someone 31 yrs old. You need to have this checked out and have testing done to find out why you are experiencing this problem. There are many causes for easy bruising. Some causes are relatively benign, but some are very serious. Get it checked out. Good luck to you. ...Read more
I discovered a very deep and dark purple bruise behind my knee 2 days ago...It is swollen a bit and very sore. I do not remember hitting or banging it?
I have pale skin, and my legs sometimes turn light purple and my veins are visible, while my knees turn a dark purple/blue color. No pain and not cold?
Get a medcheckup:
If you have discoloration of your skin, it can be a circulatory problem caused by conditions like Raynaud's disease (although cold temp is what is commonly responsible to bring out these changed in the case of Raynauds.
Still a physical exam and blood tests including CBC and serum proteins should be checked. ...Read more
Leg got red and formed a rock hard lump underneath then redness disappeared. On my other leg on thigh have a red/purple patch. What's going on?
I have an unexplained, dark purplish bruise that gets larger on the inside bend of my left knee. It's not painful, a little swollen though. Help!
Broken blood vessel: Of no clinical consequence.Get a more detailed answer ›
"i have a purplish reddish rash on my arms and legs and a bump filled with pus on my knee. What could this be? " "i have a purplish reddish rash on my arms and legs and a bump filled with pus on my knee. What could this be? "
This: This is quite challenging without a clinical examination. I would recommend you see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment options. Could be many conditions, including folliculitis, eczema (with secondary infection), psoriasis, lichen planus, a drug rash, or other possibilities. Read more about rashes and other possibilities at the link below. I hope that helps a little. ...Read more
My son has a small lump under his skin on his chest. It appears purple like a bruise. He had one on his leg +cut it open, inside was a black round?
13 year old girl gets splotchy legs when she is standing. Red hot spots on her knees and calves that itch and purplish darker patches. What is this?
I have a lump near my vagina but at the crease at my vagina and right leg. It's purple and is very painful to walk with. Not an std. What is it?
Have a lil lump on my knee, was told I probsbly hit it but I know I didn't, now smaller ones are appearing around it, they hurt a bit wat is the cause?
Cannot tell without: Being Examined. So if it is painful to walk or bend and small "bumps" are appearing, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
I have had a lump on my knee for about 5yrs, it's a little larger than a pea & dome shaped. It does not move & hurts at times. Should I be worried?
Not worried: Tara, this sounds like most likely a cyst of some kind, or possibly a bone fragment from an old injury, or even a foreign body. The fact that it has not grown is most reassuring. I would suggest just pointing it out to your doctor at your next routine exam and getting it evaluated. ...Read more
Dime size lump on my knee just to the left of my patella on my t knee. It hurts when I stand, when it is bent, when it is pushed on, and when I kneel?
What could a squishy lump on my knee cap be? It hurts when I'm on my knees, but not when I'm walking or standing.
I have a lump on my knee and it's very painful I've had it for years but the pain is getting worse it feels like a bone but it swells up bad any ideas?
I have a small moveable lump on my knee cap.... It doesn't seem to be getting any bigger but I was curious what it is? I workout every day so maybe its a cyst? Also I don't feel any pain from it
May be cancer: Most lumps on the knee not connected to underlying bone are neoplastic in origin. They can represent low grade dermatofibrosarcomas to liiposarcomas to amelanotic melanoma. Benign fibrous lesions can also be present so that if there is any growth or question from a surgical oncolgist, have a bx performed ...Read more
I have a soft lump on my knee on my skin it's red and when I touch it yellow puss looking stuff comes out what do I do just saw it kind of hurts?
Ingrown hair?: It is possible that this is an ingrown hair that may have become infected based on your description. Seeing a dermatologist should help you come to a solution. It may require a minor procedure to remove it. ...Read more
I have back pain in at the bottom of my back for about 3 years now and I have a lump on my knee and my dad have MS I have about 75% of the symptoms.?
75% is not enough: Need a spinal tap and examination to put your mind at ease! ...Read more
Xray shows pqinful lump on my knee isn't connected to my bone what could be causeing. Lump on inside of knee. Feels tight round the back of the knee?
Bursa: Or a maiden's cyst. Check with orthopedic. ...Read more
I have a red lump on my knee that is warm and sore to the touch, its also making my toes numb causing sever pain in my knee. What could this be?
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