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39 year old women, runner with small bump under right knee. It isn't painful. What could it be?

39 year old women, runner with small bump under right knee. It isn't painful. What could it be?

Cyst or meniscus: tear or mild strain , if in back of knee and rubbery swelling could be 'bakers cyst' which is usually result of meniscus tear and the body puts out a gel to pad the site which does not work , but may just be temporary swelling from overuse , when take off time from running would go away , if hard and does not get an xray , from chip fracture to tendon rupture but unlikely ...Read more

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Large bump on right knee that has grown with small pimples around it.?

Large bump on right knee that has grown with small pimples around it.?

Bump: Can not diagnose it without seeing it. See your dermatologist if i were to guess from your description i would think about molluscum contageosum. ...Read more

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I have had phlegm in the back of my throat daily (and cough hard);intense knee pain in my right knee;had a few bumps in my lower back to but area.HIV?

I have had phlegm in the back of my throat daily (and cough hard);intense knee pain in my right knee;had a few bumps in my lower back to but area.HIV?

No: If your question is that the constellation of symptoms you just mentioned are peculiar or diagnostic of HIV infection, the answer is categorically: no. You need to see your doctor for assessment, good luck ...Read more

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Help! pain behind right knee, any thoughts?

Help! pain behind right knee, any thoughts?

Baker's Cyst: Look at this website: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/bakers-cyst/ds00448 if it has persisted more than a few weeks and not responded to rest or nsaids, i suggest seeing an orthopedic specialist. ...Read more

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Having constant pain in right knee?

Having constant pain in right knee?

See physician: There are many and various illnesses which could cause pain in a knee. I can appreciate your concerned about your health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the answer to your worries. Rec.: see your physician for physical, labs and imaging (if needed) or specialist referral. Take good care. ...Read more

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My right knee hurts . Possible causes?

My right knee hurts . Possible causes?

Many.: Could be tendinitis, or a meniscal tear, or inflammation, etc. See a non-surgical sports medicine specialist for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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How do I know if i tore my MCL on my right knee?

How do I know if i tore my MCL on my right knee?

Pain inside of knee: Your mcl runs along the inside of your knee, preventing the knee from buckling in. If you tore it, it would hurt along the course of the ligament, your knee may also feel as if it is giving out. Seeing an orthopaedic surgeon, and possbily getting an MRI would diagnose the injury. ...Read more

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A large soft spot on the back of the right knee ?

A large soft spot on the back of the right knee ?

Swelling behind knee: It could be a Baker Cyst or simply a small fat deposit (lipoma). BAKER'S CYST usually are not problem until they rupture. May need you doc to look at it so if there is a rupture in the future he/she may know what to expect. Baker cysts common in patients with arthritis. ...Read more

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What to do about really bad pain in my right knee?

What to do about really bad pain in my right knee?

See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments available. ...Read more

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What to do if I have severe pain in my right knee?

What to do if I have severe pain in my right knee?

See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments available. ...Read more

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My right knee is hurting. What can I do for the pain?

My right knee is hurting. What can I do for the pain?

Differs by cause: If there was an injury or trauma which could have broken or torn part of the joint, you needmedical evaluation. If there was no injury, a trial of acetominophen (tylenol) up to three times a day is usually safe, and can be helpful. Increasing pain, redness, fever, swelling need medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Help with pain behind the left side of my right knee?

Help with pain behind the left side of my right knee?

Many possibilities: The knee is an important weight bearing joint with a complex inner and outer structure. 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, and metabolic conditions. ...Read more

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What can cause my right knee to make a grinding sound?

What can cause my right knee to make a grinding sound?

Chondromalacia: Painful grinding of the knees with bending is usually a sign of a condition known as patellar chondromalacia. This refers to an irregular or rough cartilage surface of the kneecap. Exercising to strengthen the thigh muscles is the best treatment. Oral nsaid's such as Ibuprofen may help. Orthopaedic consult may be necessary to assist in treatment. ...Read more

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Pain on inside of right knee under kneecap for past year?

Pain on inside of right knee under kneecap for past year?

Kneecap: Get it checked out by an orthopedist. There are various reasons for possible pain at your age. It may be maltracking of the kneecap which can be treated with therapy. Other less likely problems are inflammation or cartilage wear. ...Read more

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My right knee is in severe pain. Pain bought on suddenly.?

My right knee is in severe pain. Pain bought on suddenly.?

See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments available. ...Read more

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Right knee hurts to bend and straighten after working out?

Right knee hurts to bend and straighten after working out?

Go to see a Orthop: You must go to see an orthopaedic for evaluation a MRI will be usefull por diagnostic and treatment. ...Read more

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My right knee feels really swollen, could I have torn something?

My right knee feels really swollen, could I have torn something?

Possibly: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more