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Sore Spot On Knee Cap
Fell hard on knee 3 wks ago. Initial swelling on knee, bruising, painful to touch. Now swelling above knee cap and 2 hard dime size balls on kneecap?
Prepatellar bursa: The lumps maybe hematoma as you may have injured the prepatellar bursa. Heat might help the lumps go away. If there's more to this you need an evaluation. We want to make certain that you don't have an infection ...Read more
See below: Sounds like a baker's cyst, which is a collection of excess joint fluid which makes it's way out of the knee capsule to the back of the knee between two muscles. It is not a serious condition, but usually indicates an arthritic issue in the knee. It can cause discomfort. Sometimes we drain these but they usually come back. You shoud get your knee examined to determine if this is what it is. ...Read more
Feels tight behind knee cap on lt. leg. Feels like metal knee brace on sides of knee, and femur pushing down hard on tibia. Knee cracks when turning.
Compartment syndrome: Get an immediate orhtopedic evaluationGet a more detailed answer ›
Localized top outer knee pain on R knee cap. Fell on it abt 3 yr ago. Pain when straightnd & while bending. Painful while bearing weight on it.
Get evaluated: Patello-femoral knee pain can have multiple causes including but not limited to trauma, infection, and neoplasm. Knee pain is very common and some rest, NSAIDS, and therapy are usually helpful. A thorough history and physical followed by diagnostic imaging can help get the answers and treatment you might need. Your fall a few years ago may have caused a bone contusion or cartilage injury. ...Read more
Had foot surgery, using knee scooter, hit unseen hole, fell hit my knee hard. Knee has a knot on top of cap, cap moves a bit, is catching on somethin?
Call ur foot doctor: Your doctor needs to know that you had knee trauma on top of the foot surgery, so they can advise you what to do.The cap is the patella, and it's good that it moves a bit. The knot is from the impact on it form your knee hitting the pavement (hole).If it feels like it's catching on something, it's most likely from the swelling of the cap, that needs to be evaluated by your doctor, and documented. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fell directly on knee a week ago,there bruising ,can't touch the knee cap itself cause of pain,below knee cap its numb feeling,standing problems
Orthopedic eval: You should see an orthopedist. A pop sound and impaired ability to bear weight are suspicious for a soft tissue injury to the ligaments or tendons in the knee. In the short term, you can ice it, elevate it, compress it with an ace wrap, and take some Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee swollen after long time working on them, then side of knee bruised on thigh, then foot swelled and looks bruised, what happened?left leg
In volleyball today I landed flat on my knee cap on wood gym floor. I had little knee pad on. Hurts to bend knee at all sorta a knot on front of cap
Exam/x-ray: Please proceed to your local ER or UC clinic to rule out a fracture. ...Read more
When i squat, the top of my knee cap burns. Also, when i lightly touch my knee cap it feels numb. There's no discoloration?
Patellar symptoms: It sounds like you have symptoms at your patella (knee cap). Many young patients have what's called chondromalacia, which refers to worn cartilage behind the patella - this can usually be treated with simple physical therapy. It's also possible to have bursitis (swelling/inflammation) right over the patella, and patellar tendonitis is also possible. See a physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more
I fell directly on my knee on concrete. Rolled over & a large blue oval swelling below my knee cap. 2 weeks ltr it is less swln but still hurts?
I fell hard on knees, snowboarding, on hard icy patch. Two weeks later, right knee is tender to touch, skin feels numb when I touch it-what to do?
Hit my knee cap hard is now swelled, bruised and hurts to touch around the knee cap. Hit it on a corner of a bench should I have it looked at?
Many possibilities: Some causes of painful “lumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, and cysts. Have it evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis. ...Read more
Bruise on inside knee bend gets darker/constant severe pain/tripped twice wearing heels/landed hard on bare toe tips/toes ok/knee not ok/back of knee and top of calf sore. Pain making me cry.
Ortho: See orthopedic surgeon asap.Get a more detailed answer ›
I fell on my ankle in cheer and it's sore to walk on, it swells up, & it sometimes tingles. It's on the front of my ankle. Sprained?
Fell on concrete about a month ago right knee skinned pretty good through pants. Hard lump developed below knee cap on the right side does not hurt ?
Calcified Hematoma?: It may be collection of blood under the skin called hematoma which got calcified But I will suggest you have it checked by your doctor ...Read more