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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 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?

Ingrown hair?: It is possible that this is an ingrown hair that may have become infected based on your description. Seeing a dermatologist should help you come to a solution. It may require a minor procedure to remove it. ...Read more

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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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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?

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

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Lump on my knee cap, what could it be?

Lump on my knee cap, what could it be?

Bursitis most likely: These are potential sacs (bursa) of fluid which are present where ever a bone is rather prominent, ie, under the skin. These sacs get swollen to protect the underlying bone; & are liable to get inflamed (then called bursitis). ...Read more

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What to do if I have a strange lump on my knee cap?

What to do if I have a strange lump on my knee cap?

Bursitis: This may be bursitis. See your doctor for an exam to be certain but bursitis alone is no cause for concern ...Read more

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I have lump on my knee it looks yellow inside and has a circle around it ?

I have lump on my knee it looks yellow inside and has a circle around it ?

Lump on knee: If you say there is yellow in it--it sound like it could be a boil that would need to be drained. I would seek medical attention--if not better with warm compresses ...Read more

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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?

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

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Dime size lump on my knee just to the left of my patella on my t knee. It hurts when I stand, when it is bent, when it is pushed on, and when I kneel?

Dime size lump on my knee just to the left of my patella on my t knee. It hurts when I stand, when it is bent, when it is pushed on, and when I kneel?

Get it checked: If you have a painful lump, then it needs checked. Cannot prognosticate with limited information available. See your Dr / Urgent Care or an Orthopedist for evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Bursitis: Most likely an inflamed bursa. Typically seen if you work or kneel a great deal. Knee pads help. If you continue to kneel it can become chronic. Ice and nsaids can help. ...Read more