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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.?

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

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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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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?

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

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Lump behind my left knee and also on the back of my neck on the right side.?

Lump behind my left knee and also on the back of my neck on the right side.?

Require exam: These may not be related and cedrtainly require a physicial examination, blood testing and imaging. Make an appointment today. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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.

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

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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?

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?

Need medical check u: Any growth can be cancerous. So get it checked. Also watch it to see if it is growing in size...That is a common sign of cancer.If it does not increase in size, then it is likely to be benign. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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?

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

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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

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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On left knee- inner, fatty part- I have several large bean size moveable, tender lumps. Conditions that could cause this? Cancer? Begnin cysts?

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

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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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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.?

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