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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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Hard lump on the side of my left knee about the size of a penny. What could it be?

Hard lump on the side of my left knee about the size of a penny. What could it be?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have +++ phosphates minerals in urinalysis and I feel much pain in my left heel and left knee . what is best treatment ?

I have +++ phosphates minerals in urinalysis and I feel much pain in my left heel and  left knee . what is best treatment ?

Normal urine: it is normal to have phosphates in your urine and this has nothing to do with your knee pain. Please get the knee evaluated by a scientific physician, especially to rule out tumor. ...Read more

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Both of my knees grind when i bend them , and I have a lump on the back of my neck why is that? When i was younger my left knee twisted and could barely walk, and a little after i had my first child my other knee hyperexstended now my knees both grind, an

The : The gross sound in the knees ussually do not represent major problems and they are the product of tendon and cartilage contact. T he fine grinding is ussually the problem . If you have a lump , it is palpated as a separate structure in the back of the neck is likely that you have a fatty tissue tumor . Both things are difficult to asses via e mail, so i guess this is the closest we can get to know , at least for me , what it is . Hyperextesion of the joints is part of a spectrum of problems that include the hyperelasticity syndrome , diferent degrees of hyperextension or flexion of different joints and that is not always abnormal. ...Read more

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I just found a hard lump on my left knee, on the outside left corner of the bone under the knee cap. No pain but it's protruding like like a marble.

I just found a hard lump on my left knee, on the outside left corner of the bone under the knee cap. No pain but it's protruding like like a marble.

Needs to be checked: It needs to be checked . We need a detailed history if there is any trauma .is it painful to touch and any other associated symptoms. It needs to be examined and may need. X-rays or other imaging .It may be a hematoma , a cyst , or a bony tumor .So get it checked by your Promary care physician u ...Read more

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Achy left knee that comes and goes. Felt in leg.Sometimes when i bend it or sit funny it hurts. No swelling or fractures. Osteosarcoma? Or less worse?

Achy left knee that comes and goes. Felt in leg.Sometimes when i bend it or sit funny it hurts. No swelling or fractures. Osteosarcoma? Or less worse?

Rare, look 4 cause: Very rare & deadly tumor. U need 2 u an orthopedic surgeon & b evaluated by exam & x rays. Most knee problems can b diagnosed with limited imaging. If there is a question about the diagnosis, further testing and imaging may b needed. Don't dwell on a rarity. ...Read more

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Feel pain in my left knee while bending during prayer at sitting position.

Feel pain in my left knee while bending during prayer at sitting position.

See a doctor: It may be one of several conditions. A doctor can examine you and determine what is causing the knee pain and advise you as to what is the best treatment. ...Read more

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Usually do mbike and gimn all excersise.recently i have been noticing left knee poping and some small pain...i started notice after a fotball match.

Usually do mbike and gimn all excersise.recently i have been noticing left knee poping and some small pain...i started notice after a fotball match.

See orthopedic docto: While doing all these exercises , specially football match you might have torn some ligament in your left knee.consult orthopedic doctor , get investigated and treated .For present you may stop exercising . ...Read more

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Have pain in left knee and clicks now and again but at the minute i feels like its grinding and even when am not doing anything i get pain?

Meniscus: This is unusual for arthritis. You are quite young and unless you have had trauma the most likely cause would be internal derangement with the most likely being a meniscal tear. See your ortho doc if possible and get a better opinion. Best wishes. ...Read more

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