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Soft Lump On Left Knee
I have a 2 inch or so soft lump or fluid bellow my left knee and can be moved by touch. It is painless and appeared suddenly.?
Prepatellar bursitis: That is usually a condition known as Prepatellar bursitis. It is sometimes seen in people that do a lot of kneeling. It can resolve. Ice and compression can help. It can also be aspirated or drained. It can also get infected, so if it gets red and warm you would definitely want to be seen. ...Read more
Hard lump on left knee. I've had it since I was about 9. Tender to touch, very noticeable, 8 years later Its still there?
See details: Then have it evaluated by a rheumatologist or orthopedist. ...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
Lil lump on the left side of ny left knee, was told I hit it cause that's how it looks, 2 weeks now and now smaller ones are appearing around it?
Orthopedic surgeon: Multiple lumps on the side of your knee is most unusual and I recommend that you have an examination by an orthopedic surgeon for diagnosis. ...Read more
I noticed a lump come up right below my left knee. It's kinda soft and moves around. It doesn't hurt. Any ideas what it is?
Cyst.: It could be a cyst, associated with a meniscal tear, or perhaps a lipoma, which is a non-harmful fatty deposit. ...Read more
Yes they appeared quite quick big red itchy lumps behind my left knee almost within a few minutes and quite large only on one knee?
What happened first?: What happened before the lumps appeared? Were you stung/bitten by an insect? Had you rubbed against some plants/weeds? We need more information to provide the best answer. Possibly using topical Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or taking zyrtec/benadryl/claritin by mouth will resolve issue, but fp should see lumps & get complete history. ...Read more
I have two lumps on knee. One on the right knee on the outer side of the lower kneecap. The other is on the left knee, front and below knee cao?
Pain knee: I have two lumps on knee. One on the right knee on the outer side of the lower kneecap. The other is on the left knee, front and below knee cao? ANS: And your question is? I am available live for next 2 hr so you can show me what it is. ...Read more
I have several moveable lumps on the inside of my left knee. Right has some but not as big. Went to dr & didn't say much. Ideas? No pain. Not red.
See orthopedist: My recommendation would be to see an orthopedic surgeon who can examine your knee thoroughly and more than likely give you a diagnosis. Best of luck! ...Read more
Area behind my left knee seems "puffier" than that of my right, both in depth and width. No palpable lump or mass. Also strange feeling inside knee.
You might want to check out this wesite:
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001222.htm ...Read more
In addition to the pain in my knees, I've noticed a lump on the outside of my left knee... The lump protrudes when I flex or straighten my leg.
See below: This could be fluid or cyst. It would be best to have this evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
I have a lump above my left knee about 2 inches. Some times I feel pain. X-ray is normal. Could it be cancer. Help please?
Yesterday, I itched real bad near side of left knee. When I went to scratch it, I felt a real large lump, now it looks like a big bruise.???
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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
A fluid filled lump has developed over 3 months of daily bike commuting on the medial side of Left Knee Patellar Ligament. It is 1" wide fixed pos.
See your DR, get exam and xray and you will have your answer.
Unable to give you reassurance without above. ...Read more
Two weeks ago I felt pain below left knee and saw an unexplained bruise later. No injury. Bruise has faded a lot but painful lump still there. Ideas?
Check it out: It is not unusual to bump yourself and not remember or notice until you see a bruise or feel pain. I have had this experience from exercise, or even house cleaning if I am not paying attention. Since the bruise has faded, you. Ignt give it a bit more time to watch for improvement. Try to recall when it happened. If it is still bothering you or gets worse again, go see your PCP. ...Read more
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 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
On left knee- inner, fatty part- I have several large bean size moveable, tender lumps. Conditions that could cause this? Cancer? Begnin cysts?
Yes, all of the abov: Asking same question daily would not help you and also wastes physician time. A visit to a doctor's office is the only solution to your concerns, so go see one please! ...Read more
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
I have a lump under my left knee I noticed end of Nov. Noticed tightness in this same calf on/off. I.e. after hot bath. Lump is soft. No pain. When I'm standing or laying flat it's not visible. Worked out a lot to do sprint tri but stopped lately.?
Possible Baker cyst: Consult an orthopedic expert. These cysts are usually benign and can be drained in the office setting; however, you must be evaluated for any other possible knee lump causes. ...Read more