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I am a dancer. Symptoms- swelling, shadows on inside, aching when used, a lump on the outside in line with the centre of the knee. ?

I am a dancer. Symptoms- swelling, shadows on inside, aching when used, a lump on the outside in line with the centre of the knee.  ?

Knee injury?: Because of your dancing, your knees are subject to lots of stress. The "shadows" may indicate deep bruising in the knee joint, and I'm wondering about an injury to the cartilage in the knee (called the "meniscus"). The lump you describe may be fluid buildup in the joint. I recommend seeing a doctor who can order pictures of the knee (x-ray, MRI). Meanwhile, rest, ice, and knee elevation may help! ...Read more

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I have back pain in at the bottom of my back for about 3 years now and I have a lump on my knee and my dad have MS I have about 75% of the symptoms.?

I have back pain in at the bottom of my back for about 3 years now and I have a lump on my knee and my dad have MS I have about 75% of the symptoms.?

See a neurologist,: As it is hard to tell what you may really have. Ms is not a disease of true heredity, but one of susceptibility, and with your dad's issues, your risk is but 1-2%. Not sure what the "75%" truly means, and perhaps your back pain is secondary to coccydynia, but a visit to a neurologist might reassure you quite nicely. ...Read more

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Dancer with knee pain. Symptoms- a painful to touch lump on the side, hot and swollen after dance, aching after too much pressue & gives way sometimes?

Dancer with knee pain. Symptoms- a painful to touch lump on the side, hot and swollen after dance, aching after too much pressue & gives way sometimes?

As a dancer: YOU NEED HEALTHY KNEES! ,...and it sounds to me like you may have INTERNAL DERANGEMENT of one or both of your needs( Cartilage damage) SEE A BOARD CERTIFIED ORTHOPEDIST for an examination , possible MRI studies and GOOD LUCK! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What is lump near my knee?

What is lump near my knee?

See your doctor: See your doctor and have them check it out as there could be numerous causes. ...Read more

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I have multiple painful lumps behind my knee.

I have multiple painful lumps behind my 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

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I have a lump on the side of my knee. What could it be?

I have a lump on the side of my knee. 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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What to do if I have painful lump on the back of my knee?

What to do if I have painful lump on the back of my knee?

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