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I have multiple painful lumps behind my knee.

I have multiple painful lumps behind my knee.

Lymph nodes?: Painful bumps behind the knee could be lymph nodes, which generally appear in response to local inflammation or infection, below that knee for example, like in the shin, calf or foot. If there's no infection or inflammation evident, or if they've been there for more than two weeks, you need to see a local doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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Why is my knee cap and around my knee warm, red and swollen?

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Why is my knee cap and around my knee warm, red and swollen?

Possible infection: Concerning for infection: possibly of the prepatellar bursa. Hallmarks for infection are: hot, red, swollen, painful. If it isnt getting better would go in to be seen. ...Read more

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Itchy and painful bumps an inch above my butthole?

Itchy and painful bumps an inch above my butthole?

Pimples vs herpes vs: rash/eczema or skin infection ; if grapelike clusters like little vesicals[teardrops] on a red base could be herpes if sexually active especially if anal sex. it is like the sensation before fever blisters on the lips; tingling then bumps. maynot be this at all; simple pimples, boils , less likely. if gets wrose see urgent care or dermatologist for lancing and drainage; always was well/scrub ...Read more

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Very painful blisters on my butt crack ?

Very painful blisters on my butt crack ?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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My penis itches my knee itches my arm itches forearms its white discoloration dry skin on my penis?

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My penis itches my knee itches my arm itches forearms its white discoloration dry skin on my penis?

Need more info...: How long have these itches been? How these bother you? Have you lived in a new house or eaten something new? .. All these issues need to be addressed. As to Rx, try moistening the skin with gentle washing with no harsh soaps or... and applying creams for dry skin + lightly touch 1% hydrocortisone caream to the itchy spots and see... Of course, seek evaluation and counseling timely. Best wishes... ...Read more

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Husband rolled ankle, its swollen and bruised, painful too touch. ?

Husband rolled ankle, its swollen and bruised, painful too touch.  ?

If he can stand: it is 99% likely it is only an ankle sprain. The common ankle sprain has immediate swelling pain, sometimes a pop and tenderness on the front and outside of the ankle. Typically the foot rolls in. An ankle sprain is in essence a misnomer. The ligaments in the ankle don't actually "sprain" they tear and bleed causing the bruising. Treat with ICE, nsaids, ace wrap, range of motion, Bracing ...Read more

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I have swollen behind my knees without pain?

I have swollen behind my knees without pain?

No pain: Don't be fooled by any swelling in your legs without pain. Please see your doctor and have it looked at. It can range from a simple cyst to a blood clot. ...Read more

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I have red swollen palms.. Itchy... Hurts.. everyday?

I have red swollen palms.. Itchy... Hurts.. everyday?

Skin issues: Please get evaluated for appropriate diagnosis and treatment. It could be eczema, fungal infection, pustulosis etc. ...Read more

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My knee is swollen, stiff and painful what's wrong?

My knee is swollen, stiff and painful what's wrong?

Water on knee: Sounds like you have fluid in your knee. It can be from an infection, injury, or arthritis. It should be evaluated asap by your doctor, an orthopedic surgeon, or go to the er. Bloodwork, xrays, and possibly an aspiration may be needed. You also have to worry about lyme disease which can be detected by a blood test. ...Read more

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I've had swollen hard red lumps on my lower legs for a couple of weeks now & severly aching joints (hips, knees & ankles) my ankles are now swollen an?

I've had swollen hard red lumps on my lower legs for a couple of weeks now & severly aching joints (hips, knees & ankles) my ankles are now swollen an?

Lumps aching joints: F of unknown age or location or medical Hx notes: I've had swollen hard red lumps on my lower legs for a couple of weeks now & severly aching joints (hips, knees & ankles) my ankles are now swollen an? ANS: Many things can do. Do u live with ticks carrying Lyme disease? Are you in age range/location for acute rheumatic fever? Always provide at least this information. See local Dr now. ...Read more

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My knee is sore when i touch it?

My knee is sore when i touch it?

See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments or exercise therapies available. ...Read more

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I fell hitting my knee now my leg is swollen and painful?

I fell  hitting my knee  now my leg  is swollen  and  painful?

Rest, ice, elevate: Rest, ice, and elevation are helpful. If you are having severe pain, severe bruising, can't bear weight, or have a history of breaking bones easily, you should consider getting x-rays to make sure you didn't break your leg. ...Read more

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I have 1 spider bite on my leg & my arm red painful itchy very swollen my whole arm is hurting & my leg hard to walk.I feel weak. Whole body is hurts?

 I have 1 spider bite on my leg & my arm red painful itchy very swollen my whole arm is hurting & my leg hard to walk.I feel weak. Whole body is hurts?

Seek evaluation ASAP: You need evaluation ASAP for your complaints- your MD, a walk in center, or ER if no other option available. Do not delay. ...Read more

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My left knee hurts when i walk. There is no bruise lumps, bumps. ?

My left knee hurts when i walk. There is no bruise lumps, bumps. ?

Most likely : Early arthritis, when move more friction happen in the knee which could cause some pain, try advil (ibuprofen) 2 of them and before you walk if that help, most likely that it. ...Read more

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Why has my leg swollen after spraining my ankle?

Why has my leg swollen after spraining my ankle?

Get an x-ray: Twisting ones’ ankle can lead to a sprained ankle. Often times, this may result in ligament or tendon injuries which may lead to ankle swelling, pain, and possibly instability. An x-ray of the foot and ankle will be able to assist in differentiating a sprain form a fracture. ...Read more

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Hard painful lump on my toe?

See a doctor: You need to be examined to determine if it is tissue or bone. ...Read more

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My 6yr old grand-daughters have what lvery itchy. Scratch til ankle swells?

My 6yr old grand-daughters have what lvery itchy. Scratch til ankle swells?

Hives and allergies: The usual cause for itchy skin is an allergic reaction. Most commonly due to environmental, food or drug allergies. If it is happening now, during the fall season, it may be from ragweed or other environmental triggers. It can be be treated with antihistamines and topical creams. See your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Why are my toes swollen, itchy, red, and bruised?

Why are my toes swollen, itchy, red, and bruised?

Tinea Pedis...: Or athletes foot is most likely. Keep the feet dry and out of shoes as much as you can and apply an otc anti fungal for 4 weeks. If it gets worse, see a podiatrist ...Read more