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Soft Lump On My Knee
I have a soft lump on my knee on my skin it's red and when i touch it yellow puss looking stuff comes out what do I do just saw it kind of hurts?
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
Lump: You may have a cyst. See an orthopedist for evaluation and treatment. ...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
I have had a lump on my knee for about 5yrs, it's a little larger than a pea & dome shaped. It does not move & hurts at times. Should i be worried?
Not worried: Tara, this sounds like most likely a cyst of some kind, or possibly a bone fragment from an old injury, or even a foreign body. The fact that it has not grown is most reassuring. I would suggest just pointing it out to your doctor at your next routine exam and getting it evaluated. ...Read more