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Should i go to the doctor for the tumor on my kneecap? Pushed against my jeans is enough to cause intense pain. It's about the size of a pea..
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
Had a benign tumor removed near my patella twenty years ago. Hurts if walk up hill or pull something. What could be going on?
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?
I have an ache in my left leg, mainly around my knee/kneecap. Is it likely to be anything serious like bone cancer or something more common?
Hard, painful lump under skin where inner thigh meets r side of kneecap. Numbness & weakness of leg & feet. Extreme fatigue. No weight loss. Cancer?
Many possibilities: Pain in the kneecap can have many possible causes, including chondromalacia (cartilage pain), patellar tendonitis, a fracture, or even internal derangement of the knee (ligament or meniscus issue in the knee joint). Best to see your doctor to exam you and find the cause. ...Read more
PF instability : Your symptoms suggest patellofemoral or kneecap instability . See your ors for examination. Pf instability can make your knee feel like it's going to 'buckle'. Quad strengthening/ bracing is initial treatment.When your knee 'bows in' you are probably seeing the inside of your med.Fem condyle w/ your kneecap slipping 'laterally'. Gl! ...Read more
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