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Lump In The Area Behind The Knee
Area behind my left knee seems "puffier" than that of my right, both in depth and width. No palpable lump or mass. Also strange feeling inside 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
Fell on my knee yesterday, skinned it good but there is also a lump behind the wound...Never had that before is this normal?
Hi, I have lumps behind my knees. My right one is larger then left. Size 2inches be 3 1/2inches on the right. Left half that size. Very painful.
Baker's Cyst: He probably has a baker's cyst of the knee. This is an outpouching of the capsule of the knee. More sever problems could be a clot, an aneurysm, a tumor or just some localized swelling and edma fluid. Rest and observation usually take care of this. Otherwise, see pcp or orthopedist and get an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, but be seen: I would not be eorried, but I would be seen. There are certainly patients who tear their ACL and can have other associated injuries as well that may need treatment. ...Read more
I have itchy little red lumps behind my knees and on my shins. I don't shave because i'm scared it'll make it worse. Help?
Yes they appeared quite quick big red itchy lumps behind my left knee almost within a few minutes and quite large only on one knee?
What happened first?: What happened before the lumps appeared? Were you stung/bitten by an insect? Had you rubbed against some plants/weeds? We need more information to provide the best answer. Possibly using topical Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or taking zyrtec/benadryl/claritin by mouth will resolve issue, but fp should see lumps & get complete history. ...Read more
I have recently noticed several small (5mm at a guess) , painless, soft lumps on the leg tendons behind my knees (which move when pushed)?
? Xanthomas: What you described may be xanthomas that occur due to high blood lipids. See the site below for more information. It may require a physical examination and you should see your doctor. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001447.htm. ...Read more