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White Bumps On Left Knee
Right infront?: It is difficult to tell what type of problem you have from a short question/info you provided. Being 18 and I assume this is a new, large, painful bump (as pictured here?) is call a prepatella bursitis, inflammation of the area just infront of your knee cap. Often result from trauma/kneeling/falling on it a couple of days prior. Motrin/aleve may help. If worsens, consullt doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Cyst: A meniscal cyst may do what you are describing unusual for a knee to swell only on one side. ...Read more
I have pain in my left knee when I try to straighten it it feels like it's going over a bump what could cause this.?
Y do I have a bump on the inner side of my left knee? It hurts whenever I work and be active so it basically hurts all the time. How do I fix it?
My inner left knee has a painful bump on it which has been here for month now only thing is I don't remember having anything traumatic happen to it?
May be a bursa: May be a bursa-a sac with collection of inflammatory fluid. If bothers much, I would go see an orthopedic doc. ...Read more
I fell yesterday at church and missed a step down and landed on my left knee, I have a small bump and I had it in ice all day long yesterday. I can?
Contusion: Sounds like a contusion, or a deep bruise. If you are unable to walk on it, can't extend (straighten) your knee or if the pain isn't improving, then you should get an xray. ...Read more
After a fall one year ago I have some shakes if I touch or bump my left knee. Why? What can I do? Thank you.
Fell knee shakes: Show to your Dr and discuss.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have had 2 arthroscopic surgeries done on my left knee. Now whenever I bump it, the pain is excruciating. Does anyone know why?
I will tell you:
There is a superficial nerve come from inside the knee to outside the knee, sometime this nerve accidently cut during arthroscopy, when is cut (partial, or total cut) it form what we call neuroma at the site if you pump that area you will have what are describing. Rear but possible.
Check it out. ...Read more
There is a bone-like bump below my left knee but it does not cause pain. Only slighty if I prod it with a little force, or when I squat deep?
Could be a few thing:
I'm not sure exactly where its located
due to your age it may be the proximal
tibial growth plate or even the head of the
it may be somewhat inflamed from exercise
hard to say much more without an exam and
xray of the area. ...Read more
I have several small flesh colored/pink bumps right below my left knee cap - what are these and how can I get rid of them?
I fell landed on left knee is not swollen put ice all day yesterday and today I can walk I have small bump should I xray it im concerned?
Probable Bruise: Simply falling on the knee and striking it on the ground, without a twist is more likely to cause a superficial contusion (bruise) than significant internal injury. If you are bearing weight well with point tenderness over the bump, continue icing several times a day for the next day or two. If there is increasing pain swelling or difficulty walking, then I would have it seen and possibly xrayed. ...Read more
I woke up with my left knee swollen it hurts n is uncomfortable to move the surrounding areas are fine I see a little bump like a dark pimple what?
Two weeks ago I fell on sidewalk hard, scraping up both knees. Yesterday, I kneeled down on left knee, creating large top bump & swelling by nite?
Contusion: Did the scraps heal. The swelling in you knee may be a contusion. You can apply ice for the first 24 hours. If infection or fracture is a concern see a doctor. ...Read more
One does not have: To see something to itch...For example (not implying this is what you have) if one ever works with insulation and doesn't wear proper clothing they get fiberglass on their skin - it itches intensely but one doesn't see anything....You can try showering and applying soap and water to the region and then applying an over the counter Hydrocortisone cream. If no improvement see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a 15yr old 6'2" daughter that is complaining about pain behind her left knee that goes up her leg and feels like a cramp. I pressed lightly on the back of her knee and there is a weird sensation like little bumps under the skin and there is a sound
Doctor can evaluate: A teen with some pain behind the knee, and a weird-feeling "something" there, may have inflammation there (called a baker cyst). Other problems can occur, so a primary care doctor, a sports medicine doctor, or an orthopedic doctor can evaluate. Often with active teens, knee problems show up when sports training increases, when a new sport is started, or new shoes are used, etc... ...Read more
A bump the size of a nickel showed up undertone skin on my left upper cheek area of my face, another started small at jaw by ear in same area, now larger. One above left knee, tried popping it and no tender and no heads plus knot size of quarter?
Bumps: Could be lymph nodes, neurofibromas, cysts, lipomas ...Read more
My left knee hurts when it is straight. It’s better when it’s bent. It sometimes like almost gives out. What could it be?
Patellar tendon: It may be patellar tendonitis, which is an inflmatory condition of the tendon as it originates from the knee cap. It can also be a osteochondral lesson of the patella itself. Don't hesitate to be seen for it. Warm ups, stretching, icing down, therapy and bracing are typical treatments. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormalities. ...Read more
Probable ACL tear: The acl is an important stabilizer of the knee. It prevents forward translation of the tibia bone. If torn, it may result in knee instability (buckling). Depending on age and athletic activity of patient it may need to be surgically reconstructed. Surgery is technically demanding and is usually performed by sports medicine fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons. ...Read more
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