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Pain In The Crease Of My Knee
Almost bent my knee the wrong way 2yrs ago & have a hard lump just above the crease of my knee. It doesn't move & is now painful mainly after exercise?
You may have: A bakers cyst. I would recommend you see an orthopedist. A soft tissue mass is another possibility. ...Read more
I have a small pea sized lump in the crease of my knee at the back of my leg it is not painful to touch it doesn't move should I get this checked?
It is probably a Baker's cyst, An out-pouching of the lining of the joint. Consult this site for more info on this topic: https://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/bakers-cyst/symptoms-causes/syc-20369950
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
I have a pain in the crease of groin and knee on the left side, seems muscular. Should I see a chiropractor or a physiotherapist?
Please start by: Seeing your doc for a diagnosis. He/she may refer you to the proper professional for further treatment as needed. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I have eczema in the creases of my elbows and knees. If my baby has eczema, would it be in the same places?
Not necessarily: Eczema typically presents in the flexor surfaces (elbow and knee crease) during childhood, with involvement of the extensor (elbows, knees, ankles) in adults. As you see from your own experience, this trend is not universal. That being said, pattern of eczema is largely individualized, and not necessarily patterned according to familial patterns. ...Read more
I had a baby 6 months ago. About 1 1/2 2months ago I noticed some blue spots behind my knee undernieth where it creases. Should I be concerned?
Varicose Veins: Those blue spots are likely varicosities (varicose veins) that remained after the pregnancy. A big uterus with a baby sometimes compresses on your vena cava and prevents blood from flowing up and out of your legs and so it leads to bulging vessels, unfortunately. Nothing to worry about unless these vessels harden, get red, or get painful. ...Read more
Pain on side of my leg right below the crease of the knee. I rubbed it and felt a small pea size lump that has since disappeared but still sensitive?
I have a very itchy rash on 70 0/0 of my body. It seems very dry, it's not in the creases of my elbows or knees. I'm putting E45 on my itchy parts, .
Agree with Dr Hegab: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
My son has a bruising behind one knee and in the crease of his forarm. Irregular in shape? We have eczema in my family.
Having very mild night sweat several times/week. Only hairline, thigh crease, and bend of knees damp. Normal CBC. Doc seems unconcerned. Pursue more?
No: Occasional night sweats in otherwise healthy individuals are very common. If you do not have other symptoms and the examination by your PCP is normal then nothing more is indicated at this time. If you start having fever, chills, weight loss or respiratory or gastrointestinal symptoms then further investigations would be warranted. ...Read more
My son has a bruising behind one knee and in the crease of his forarm. Irregular in shape? He is 9 and had CDH when he was born. We have eczema in
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I have a small pea size lump under skin behind my knee on crease of back of leg. It has been itching. Now it is purple/red from me scratching it?
A little more info: If it is movable and just under the skin, it can b a small inclusion cysts not originating from the knee. Ur scratching has caused the changes u describe. U should c an ortho surgeon 2 have it evaluated & perhaps excision if u can't keep ur hands away from it. It may get infected & cause problems. ...Read more
After swimming if I don't have a shower straight afterwards I get itchy where my eczema usually occurs (crease of my arm, behind the knees) what is it?
Skin Irritation: Chlorinated pools can be very drying to the skin and can cause acute worsening of eczema. With eczema it is always important to shower or bathe right after swimming in a chlorinated pool or using a hot tub. Use a gentle cleanser to remove chemicals, then apply moisturizer right afterward. ...Read more
Can someone be admitted to the (general) hospital for chronic symptoms with itchiness of the skin folds (arm pits, in between fingers, behind knees, ankles, crease of the inner arm?
Does not sound: Like a reason to admit. Sounds like you need to is it a dermatologist. ...Read more
Itchy bumps on under arms, behind knees and on thigh crease that come and go for last two years. Steroidal creams stop them for sometime. They come bck?
Is it normal to experience night sweating in crease of elbow, base of neck and behind knee on one side of body during a second herpes outbreak?
Movable lump in right crease groin about olive size. Pain in both knees and thigh comes and goes usually worse when siting for long periods. Cancer?
Lymph node.: The movable lump in your groin is probably a lymph node. That size (olive, about 1cm) can be normal or abnormal, so it should be checked by a doctor. Your knee pain sounds like arthritis. I don't think the two are related. Since a lymph node like that can be related to cancer, get that checked right away. It's probably fine, but better safe than sorry! ...Read more
For months, I have tight stiff, and burning in back of both legs in the crease behind both knees worse after ER visit to treat stomach bug/dehyd?
Got hit in the ankle in the inside of my foot 4 days ago and now have bruising and swelling and cant put weight on it and if I put and kind of wrap on it or shoes it start to hurt more and having pain up to my knee?
XR: Probably need an XR at this point. ...Read more
Inflammation: Knee swelling is an inflammatory response to some type of knee injury (fracture, ligament tear, etc.), degenerative condition (osteoarthritis) or inflammatory condition (gout, rheumatoid arthritis, infection). The most common causes include osteoarthritis, meniscal tears and injury to the cartilage that covers the bone called chondromalacia. It is important to see a physician to uncover causes. ...Read more
It is important to define weather the knee problem is acute or chronic, and weather there is any history of trauma or overuse to the knee and what symptoms are you getting
the knee is a strong joint that can allow for big range of motions so different parts of the joint can be affected starting from bones, cartilage, ligaments or bursa (cushions around the joint.
Pain also is important finding ...Read more
Knees always hurt: It is not normal to have constant pain in your knees. There are several possibilities as to the cause. Discuss with your parents about seeing a doctor for a check up as to why you are having the pain. ...Read more
Many causes: A runner's knee is essentially pain in the knee but it can involve different structures like the problems with the bones (patella), tendons around the knee (IT band) or problems inside the joint itself. Depending on the severity of the pain, the presence or swelling, the treatment would be different. ...Read more