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Lump On Kneecap
Tendinitis: Sounds like you are describing patellar tendinits. ...Read more
Bursae over bone: Most common cause of a lump that is painful in your age group is a bone prominence where the infra patella tendon attaches. It probably has a bursae or a sac the the body has produced to protect it but it can be painful if hit. Bone is more prominent if you suffered for osgood-schlatters disease that makes bone even more prominent. ...Read more
10yr old daughter has lump near her kneecap. It feels soft and mobile. Slightly red , hurts when she bends it and when it's pushed on . Ideas?
Most common lumps --: Lipomas or Ganglion cyst. They can be confirmed with an Exam. MRI is quite helpful in making the Diagnosis. Other possibilities would be a low grade infection, or bleeding in to a cyst, which makes these painful and tender. FB (foreign body) like a glass piece or a thorn prick, needle, toothpick etc can all be responsible for it. Have her see the PCP and maybe an Orthopedist in your area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do I have a lump under my kneecap that i had for 2+ years. When i bump it, it hurts like crazy i play a lot of sports.
Prepatellar Bursitis: This bursa enables the kneecap to move smoothly under the skin. If the bursa becomes inflamed, it fills with fluid and causes swelling at the top of the knee. This condition is called kneecap (prepatellar) bursitis. The symptoms are, pain with activity, rapid swelling on the front of kneecap, tender and warm to the touch. Go and check it out. ...Read more
I have had a lump below my left kneecap for more than 2 years now. Why is that. When i hit it against something it hurts very bad. The worst pain. Why?
Osgood-Schlater: It sounds as if you may have had osgood-schlater disease, which is more than likely resolved except for a painful ossicle which may be present at the tibial tubercle. Most of the time this is treated with rest and avoiding direct pressure. Sometimes it may require surgery. ...Read more
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