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Soft Lump Below Knee
Lymph nodes?: Painful bumps behind the knee could be lymph nodes, which generally appear in response to local inflammation or infection, below that knee for example, like in the shin, calf or foot. If there's no infection or inflammation evident, or if they've been there for more than two weeks, you need to see a local doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
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
Get it checked: There are many possibilities for what this could be. Good idea to have it looked at. A common reason could be baker's cyst - these often don't cause symptoms but can burst and cause pain or get irritating. Joint swelling due to injury or bursitis can cause pain. Vascular issues at the back of the knee can also cause pain - ultrasound can be helpful in evaluating these. ...Read more
As above: After u see u physician ask him. ...Read more
See details: Swelling in the back of the knee often is the result of a popliteal cyst (baker's cyst). If it is not causing problems it often requires no treatment. See an orthopedist if you are concerned. ...Read more
It could be baker's cyst. Examination by doctor and Ultrasound would confirm the diagnosis.
http://patient. Info/health/bakers-cyst-leaflet ...Read more
Baker's Cyst: Pain behind the knee with fullness and pain suggest a possible baker's cyst. A baker's cyst is a natural outpouching of the knee joint that can get full of knee joint fluid and can make it difficult to move the knee. This should however be evaluated by an orthopedic specialist for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Hard lump quarter size above knee. No pain. Doesn't move. What is it? Recently came wasn't there before...
Lump above knee: If it persists, you should see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Fell on my knee yesterday, skinned it good but there is also a lump behind the wound...Never had that before is this normal?
Hematoma: Might be a small blood collection from the fall. That is a hematoma. See your primary care doctor as it may require treatment. ...Read more
My right side of my knee does not hurt, but when I press it on that point it hurts so much. It is like a small lump, what could this be?
I have a lump 17 CM above my knee. It is not visible I only feel it when I touch the area. I also feel pain when I press it or bend the knee too much.
Get it: Evaluated! Know way tell what it is here!! Get it evaluated!! Any mass should be seen ...Read more
I have a soft lump on the side of my knee, it feels like there's fluid inside but I'm not sure. It's about 1cm but not sure, it isn't big but worried?
Need more info: Need a good history. Did you injure the knee? The best thing for you to do is to see the doctor for an exam start there ...Read more
Have a lil lump on my knee, was told I probsbly hit it but I know I didn't, now smaller ones are appearing around it, they hurt a bit wat is the cause?
Cannot tell without: Being Examined. So if it is painful to walk or bend and small "bumps" are appearing, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
My son is 5yrs old and on the outer corner part of his knee, you can see a lump. But it's only noticeable when he bends his knees all the way down. It's small. And doesn't seem to be shrinking or growing at all. I'm not sure how long he's had it for beca
Discoid meniscus: The joint tightens when it flexes and a discoid lateral meniscus will pooch out. It may normally be resorbed into the adult C-shape or rarely it will break and cause trouble. Let us wait and see. ...Read more
It is very hard to: Answer that without feeling your knee. There are bones that come together there, and when I feel my own knee I do feel the head of the bone (but lie a dog bone you can feel the two knobs on the end) Hope that helps ...Read more
Many possibilities: Some causes of “lumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, cysts, and infection. Have it evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis. ...Read more
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