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My osgood schlatters knee bump is bruised and swollen. I never hit it on anything. I conditioned a lot this week with volleyball. Running and jumping?
Aggravated/workout: This area is an attachment point for the muscles of your upper leg. During growth it can go through a phase where it is soft and prone to the shearing effects of your muscle contractions. It is aggravated by your workouts as they pull the muscle tight and tug on this anchor point. Anti Inflammatories like naproxen (Aleve) and Ibuprofen can help but some have to stop workouts to stop the pain ...Read more
My 8th mnt daughter has skin rashes on head, elbows, knee, bumps, cheeks, neck, arm. Her dad has psoriasis. Cud it be d same n is it serious? Using cetaphil.
Itchy?: At this young age, I would be more suspicious of eczema (atopic dermatitis) which may be linked to food allergies as well as airborne allergens. If these rash itch, then eczema is more likely. If you are using Cetaphil lotion, be sure to use it regularly and apply it within 3 mins after bathing. Talk to your pediatrician. A discussion of eczema can be found elsewhere. ...Read more
Can't diagnose: This rash without getting a history and visualizying it. Sometimes labs are needed as well. ...Read more
I am now 41 years old, Osgood Schlatter's since I was 12. Each knee huge bump that aches daily and sensitive. Surgery? Post op expectations?
The tibial tubercle-: -is not symptomatic after growth. C an orthopedist & have images & xam. Could have a free fragment in the tendon. This can B symptomatic & can B excised. A tendon splitting incision is used & the fragment removed. Healing is fast & the integrity of the tendon is not compromised. ...Read more
I have bruising on my knee. I full few week ago. When I to bump knee into something it hurt. Should I go to dotor.?
Yes: If you've had bruising and soreness for several weeks, you should definitely get it checked out. You want to make sure there isn't a fracture ...Read more
I teen, I need u help because I have penis itchy I also have opposite of elbow itchy with bump and opposite of knee itchy with bump. Idonthavemuchspce?
See answer: Itching (aka pruritus) may be localized to a certain area of the body, or can be all over (generalized). Common causes of itching in the places you describe include atopic dermatitis/eczema and psoriasis. Best treatment is to determine the underlying cause of the itching, as well as treatment of the specific skin condition if present. Recommend you see your MD or a dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more
It is possible to have a fracture in my osgood schlatters knee where the bump is. There always pain. If not then why is there pain for 6+ years.
Fragmentation of-: -the tibial tubercle is common in OS. If your growth is complete, the fragment that is usually inferior. If an exam has proven positive, excision can help. ...Read more
My son has developed a rash in his belly button the fold of his arm and being his knees. It's not bumps just red and itchy any suggestions he's three?
Have it evaluated: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Bakers cyst: The main reason for swelling behind the knee is a bakers cyst. Not a serious problem but very uncomfortable. ...Read more
Medial knee bump: Consider meniscal cyst, arthritic spur, medial plica, loose body, or localized effusion. ...Read more
Swollen red hot bumps on knee, seems to be spreading out. Hurts when I extend my knee or wear jeans? What is this
Swollen knee bumps: Swollen red hot skin bumps can mean infection of the skin such as folliculitis or abscesses, particularly if they are spreading. Other types of inflammation can cause this, such as inflammation of the fat underneath the skin (panniculitis). This needs to be seen by a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
My inner left knee has a painful bump on it which has been here for month now only thing is I don't remember having anything traumatic happen to it?
May be a bursa: May be a bursa-a sac with collection of inflammatory fluid. If bothers much, I would go see an orthopedic doc. ...Read more
Where is the bump?: And tiny means a whole lot os things. Knee pain is often from arthritis or effusion or inflammation. It could be a tear inside your knee. It could be a stress fracture. A lump can be a mass. I think with all these findings a visit to your doctor would help clarify things. You can be examined and you can have an xray or MRI for further eval. ...Read more
I have had 2 arthroscopic surgeries done on my left knee. Now whenever I bump it, the pain is excruciating. Does anyone know why?
I will tell you:
There is a superficial nerve come from inside the knee to outside the knee, sometime this nerve accidently cut during arthroscopy, when is cut (partial, or total cut) it form what we call neuroma at the site if you pump that area you will have what are describing. Rear but possible.
Check it out. ...Read more
Two weeks ago I fell on sidewalk hard, scraping up both knees. Yesterday, I kneeled down on left knee, creating large top bump & swelling by nite?
Contusion: Did the scraps heal. The swelling in you knee may be a contusion. You can apply ice for the first 24 hours. If infection or fracture is a concern see a doctor. ...Read more
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
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
Last night I noticed clusters of small red bumps on the tops of my feet and on the inside of my knees. Also a few bumps on a few fingers.?
See below: I would see a dermatologist or your primary care physician. It would be helpful to see the bumps and to obtain a proper history. ...Read more
I have red itchy bumps on my arms and neck recently changed bed covers what are they from? Also have a cluster of small bumps on knee they're very red
Hard to say: But one would suspect something from the new bedspread might be the cause- although it may have nothing to do with it at all. If you have put away the new bedspread and continue to have the skin rash more than a week after, consider seeing a dermatologist. In the meanwhile, try topical hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more
My son has had a cluster of red bumps around knee almost a year. Tried freezing them off, no relief. Now has sharp pain-no TTP, and some over nipple.
Bumps: I doubt related but need more information and an examination would most helpful for him. ...Read more
I have had phlegm in the back of my throat daily (and cough hard);intense knee pain in my right knee;had a few bumps in my lower back to but area. HIV?
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
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