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My daughter has many bumps on her knees, elbow and the outside of legs. No fever though any clue? Some big some small some with white.Heads.

My daughter has many bumps on her knees, elbow and the outside of legs. No fever though any clue? Some big some small some with white.Heads.

Molluscum?: Hard to say without seeing it but from what you're describing it sounds like something called molluscum contagiosum, which is caused by a benign skin virus. There are treatments for this but often it resolves on it's own. Take her to your pediatrician or a dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try and determine cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
Daily
See a doctor
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I have a huge bump on the side of my knee and when touched it hurts and feels hard. I have appointment in october and what is this should I be worrie?

I have a huge bump on the side of my knee and when touched it hurts and feels hard. I have appointment in october  and what is this should I be worrie?

Get appoint. sooner: This could represent an old injury, bursitis or some other inflammation. Either way, i think october is a long time to wait for an acute problem. First you should see your primary care doctor if it is an orthopedist who has the long appointment time. They can often help you solve the problem and if not can help you get a more rapid appointment with the correct specialist. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Strengthen muscles around the joint
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Use a brace for activity when needed
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Eat a healthy diet and take vitamins
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Bump under skin above knee for 3 days?

Bump under skin above knee for 3 days?

Many possibilities: Hard to say what this is. Could be a cyst, lipoma (collection of fat), inflammation, etc. ...Read more

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How do u know if your knee is broken because mine is a little bump that hurts when you touch it?

How do u know if your knee is broken because mine is a little bump that hurts when you touch it?

The only way to get : A correct diagnosis is to be evaluated by a physician and have the indicated imaging studies for an acurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Avoid hard soled footwear
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Exercise the knees while sitting
daily
Climb stairs gently
every 4 hours
Perform thigh-strengthening exercises
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Random bumps underneath my knees. Itched at first and now have been there for 4 days. What are they?

Random bumps underneath my knees. Itched at first and now have been there for 4 days. What are they?

Bumps: Hard to say. Multiple possibilities from folliculitis from shaving to insect bites to dermatitis. Given you are a sexually active young female who is or recently took plan b, do you have abrasions on your knees. Consider a topical antibiotic ointment first. If spreading or persistent more than a week seek in person consultation. ...Read more

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