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Painless Movable Lump Above Knee Cap
Fell on concrete about a month ago right knee skinned pretty good through pants. Hard lump developed below knee cap on the right side does not hurt?
It may be collection of blood under the skin called hematoma which got calcified
But I will suggest you have it checked by your doctor ...Read more
I have a painless lump just above knee cap. It's beneath the skin and not visible but can be felt. Can move it around with my finger. What can it be?
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
Varies: There are numerous possibilities. It could be an inflamed area near what is known as your tibial tubercle. I would not hesitate to be seen and evaluated for it. ...Read more
Hi I've got a lump just above my knee cap what do I do I don't know if its supposed to be there or not help!
Depends: Probably should get it checked....Especially if it hurts. ...Read more
What could a squishy lump on my knee cap be? It hurts when I'm on my knees, but not when I'm walking or standing.
4 wks post latetal release I have a small hard lump appears attached to lateral side knee cap near the incisions. What is this?
Fluid/tissue: Periosteal reaction to injury during procedure, tense fluid collection can be responsible. ...Read more
I have a small moveable lump on my knee cap.... It doesn't seem to be getting any bigger but I was curious what it is? I workout every day so maybe its a cyst? Also I don't feel any pain from it
Many possibilities: Some causes of painful “lumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, and cysts. Have it evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis. ...Read more
I have sensitive lumps under my knee caps and above me shins. I play a lot of basketball could this be the reason?
Osgood-Schlatter: Is a possibility. Rest, ice anti-inflammatory may help. Check with orthopedic. ...Read more
I have a lump on my right knee it hurts and the pain is affecting my leg and my leg wants to give out on me I also had a realignment on knee cap?
I have a very painful lump or knot under my left knee cap. What is this called? I'm having surgery next tuesday to get it removed.
Ask your MD: Ask your orthopedic doctor what is being removed from beside your kneecap... Could be several things @ your age;? Lipoma, bipartite patella fragment, loose body, osteochondroma of distal femur, etc. Best of luck. ...Read more
Rod in my right femur pain in that knee with what looks like knee cap is off to the side or a lump of some sort can still walk on it thoughts?
Most likely a screw-: -used 4 fixation 2 prevent rod rotation as well as 2 keep the fracture from moving rotation wise & from shortening. With time these can loosen because of the natural fact that bone moves, & flexes & the rod is rigid & the screws can back out. C Ur surgeon @ B checked. If it's been a year or more, have it removed. ...Read more
Bad osteo in both knees now hv a lg lump n swelling (where the little bone is on outside below knee cap) bone three times sz it should be bad pain?
Knee Effusion: Sounds like a knee effusion which is fluid collection increase in the knee. If its really bad, you may need to have your knee drained. Occasionally a steroid injection may help decrease the pain and fluid collection. I would have you checked out by a sports medicine physician or orthopedic physician to make a true evaluation. ...Read more
Fell today and hit the top middle of my knee cap on wooden statue its grazed with a lump and bruising is developing. Cant weight bare or climb stairs?
Knee injury: Was the inability to weight bear immediate or delayed? You need a physical exam and possibly an X-ray ...Read more
I have a lump on side of knee cap doctor says its apart of my knee xray showed normal bone should I worry?
X-ray: Can't really answer without looking and examining you. ...Read more
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