Doctor insights on:
Swelling Knee Water Related Bone Cancer Osteosarcoma
Possibly: This is a very difficult question to answer in 400 characters.Certainly a tumor is one of the least common causes of swelling around the knee. That being said, if you do have a tumor close to the knee, then it is possible that you can experience what we call a reactive effusion and thus experience fluid swelling or bleeding within the knee. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
I have pain in my tailbone, right hip and just below my knee. I don't think i ever hurt them. Can they be somehow related to bone cancer?
I have an ache in my left leg, mainly around my knee/kneecap. Is it likely to be anything serious like bone cancer or something more common?
Pain and/or a mass: Since the cancer damage the surrounding bone, tiny fractures produce pain relatively early, perhaps a sudden fracture of the whole bone eventually. Or the patient may discover a lump on a bone. Imaging is the mainstay of diagnosis and if you have bone pain lasting more than a week or have found a mass, a physician's office visit is on order. Peace. ...Read more
Try this link: http://www.rbrs.org/dbfiles/journalarticle_0297.pdf.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Several web sites are available, if you want recent publications go to pubmed.Gov or info at wikipedia etc. ...Read more
Dr found bone lesion on knee month ago but so their not worried and to follow up in 6 mths. Having knee pain. What could this be? Bone cancer a poss?
Your duty to ask: It's your right and your responsibility as a 21st century health care consumer to know what your imaging study showed and what the implications are. If it's classic Osgood-Schlatter's, cancer risk is zero. Otherwise, get the radiology report and see what you can learn. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- What is the difference between water on the knee and knee swelling?
- Knee pain bone cancer
- Ankle bone related injuries lead cancer
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Knee bone swelling
- Can boxing cause bone cancer?
- Causes of swelling above collar bone
- Left leg swelling below knee
- Talk to an oncologist and hematologist online for free