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Doctor insights on: My Left Knee Tumor

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Neoplasms (Definition)

"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


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My left knee is always in pain and I don't know why what could it be?

My left knee is always in pain and I don't know why what could it be?

Knee pain: If you are having persistent knee pain, then you need to have a proper evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon who can give you an accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My left knee is hurting badly?

My left knee  is hurting badly?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormalities. ...Read more

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1 year old won't bend left knee?

1 year old won't bend left knee?

Joint mobility: Take the child to see pediatrician. It could be something serious! ...Read more

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Left knee feels like it's sprained or twisted?

Left knee feels like it's sprained or twisted?

LEFT knee twisted: Michael C ~ you give no other information other than it "feels twisted" and without more information its not possible to answer the question adequately other than to say, that if it feels odd and u are concerned please drop in and see a doc in RT so he can evaluate more fully thanks ...Read more

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How can I ease this sharp pain in my left knee?

How can I ease this sharp pain in my left knee?

See your doctor: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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My left knee hurts mostly early in the morming?

My left knee hurts  mostly early in the morming?

Most likely arthriti: In the knee usually this what they call morning stiffness, take medication for it before bed time that help reduced the pain and keep warm. ...Read more

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My left knee always buckles up and i'm in pain i?

My left knee always buckles up and i'm in pain i?

Probable ACL tear: The acl is an important stabilizer of the knee. It prevents forward translation of the tibia bone. If torn, it may result in knee instability (buckling). Depending on age and athletic activity of patient it may need to be surgically reconstructed. Surgery is technically demanding and is usually performed by sports medicine fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons. ...Read more