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Recently appeared 3 small darker spots on my right knee and one near my breast what might have caused it?

Recently appeared 3 small darker spots  on my right knee and one near my breast what might have caused it?

Hard to say: Hard to say without a picture & more information. Any itching or soreness? Had them before - do they come & go? Other family members have it? So far, it does seem serious Please get back to us with more info. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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My 7 year old son has a cluster of red itchy spots around his right knee which is starting to spread to his thighs, shins and feet. What could it be?

My 7 year old son has a cluster of red itchy spots around his right knee which is starting to spread to his thighs, shins and feet.  What could it be?

Molluscum?: In this age group i'd suspect molluscum contagiosum. Pictured here. Easily treated in most cases, in fact they sometimes resolve on their own. You need to control the itch, that spreads this viral infection. ...Read more

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Woke one morning with spots of blood under skin size of hand above right knee. Trimall dislocation ORIF 3 yr ago still pain. Swelling incr. Related?

Woke one morning with spots of blood under skin size of hand above right knee. Trimall dislocation ORIF 3 yr ago still pain. Swelling incr. Related?

See a doctor: This may or may not be related to your previous ORIF but the blood spots need to be evaluated as you may have a bleeding disorder or some vasculitis or other problem. Get seen by a doctor soon ...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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When I press on a spot on the front of my shin bone just beneath the right knee, I sometimes have a sharp pain. Why?

When I press on a spot on the front of my shin bone just beneath the right knee, I sometimes have a sharp pain. Why?

Leg Pain: The area under the knee is possibly a tendon that you are pressing on causing the discomfort. Also, the area on the front of the leg has very little tissue between the skin and the bone and pressing on it may cause increased pain. ...Read more