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Lump Above My Knee
Nickle sized soft lump near my right shin about 7 inches above my ankle in-between my shin and my calf muscle near the right side for a long time?
Probably a lipoma,: but show it to your doctor just to be sure. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Some causes of painful “lumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, and cysts. Have it evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis. ...Read more
?Xiphisterum: There a process at the bottom of the sternum, called xiphisterum that you may be what you are feeling. Beyond that it would need a physical examination to know the "lump" you are concerned about. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Needs to be checked: It needs to be checked and felt.It may be a cyst or a hematoma so go let your doctor check it to find what it can be. ...Read more
BELOW THE KNEE: In front?- tendon/knee cap in back?- cyst, clot need ruled out. ...Read more
I have one inch diameter lump behind knee just above calf on inner side of knee, i've been stretching calf muscle last 3 days pain behind knee?
Bakers cyst: This is most likely a baker's cyst. This is a pouch of joint fluid collecting behind the knee. It can occur with most types of arthritis and with repetitive squatting. The most common cause is osteoarthritis. There are other more dangerous causes of a lump in this area. You should see your doctor to get a definite diagnosis. If you have calf pain and leg swelling go directly to the er. ...Read more
Painful golf ball sized lump when i push on my right abdomen right above my hip. Are there any special organs right there? It hurts
No special organs: Externally at the level of the skin, there are no special organs. However, if this protrudes as a lump, you have to consider a hernia or a mass in the wall of the abdomen. A hernia would be a defect in the wall of the abdomen that bowel can protrude through. This is often soft and compressible. A firm mass in the wall of the abdomen could be a tumor of some type. It is best to have it evaluated. ...Read more
Swollen golf ball sized lump on back of daughters neck. right below hairline. center...not off center.
Needs exam: There are limited diagnoses related to a midline mass over the cervical spine and appearance, symptoms and onset are all helpful in making a diagnosis. A lipoma is a.benign fatty tumor and not uncommon, but other possibilities would include Dermody cyst or myelocele, or if re and painful, an abscess can occur anywhere. Please have this evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have swelling in my right ankle, right knee, right hip, and right wrist. There is pain in my wrist, elbow and hip. My knee is just stiff.
Swelling: If this came on spontaneously without injury it would be considered a polyarthropathy. That can be a viral process or it can be associated with a rheumatic condition. ...Read more
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