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Lump On Knee
Small pea sized lump around knee moves when pushed around no pain associated with it, any suggestions what this could be please?
Inadequate info: Swelling on the knee can be due to bursitis or joint effusion. There are other less common reasons like meniscus cysts. You need a good history and exam that will usually accurately diagnose the condition. The chilblains is not related to this and also needs a detailed history and exam. See your pcp for help and advise. ...Read more
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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
Sudden big lump on knee (size of pingpong ball) with redness at top of lump and slight swelling of foot on same leg.
I have hemihypertrophy on my right leg. One lump on knee two on right side of leg. Searing pain in calf plus pitting edema in ankle. Is this urgent?
Could be serious.: Hemihypertrophy can mean a difference in length of the leg as well as girth of the leg. If you have suddenly noticed a difference in girth with searing calf pain and pitting edema, you need to go to the ER immediately because of the possibility of a blood clot. I believe in playing it safe since failure to treat could have devastating consequences. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers