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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?

Inflammation: The area you are describing us near or on the tibial tubercle. It is an are that is under quite a bit if stress as it is where the entire extensor mechanism pulls in the tibia to straighten out the knee. As such it is not uncommon for some to have some degree of ongoing inflammation in that area. I would not hesitate to be seen for it. ...Read more

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Wondering why my right knee only hurts at night?

Wondering why my right knee only hurts at night?

Not sure, but: At 16 yo and if you are active in sports or general activities, you may have some overuse type injuries and when you are active, it feels fine, then at night when you are more sedentary, the knee can get inflamed and irritated. This may be normal in the teen years, but if it is too painful or persists, see your dr. Good luck. ...Read more

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Accumulation of fluid in right knee. Its effect.

Accumulation of fluid in right knee. Its effect.

An effusion (fluid -: In the joint) causes swelling in the joint resulting in pain or discomfort + limitation of the knee motion. If its getting bigger then see your orthopedist to be evaluated.
Generally small amounts get reabsorbed without needing anything else to be done.
Take some pain meds.
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Sometimes I have pain in my right knee but it goes away eventually, what should I do?

Sometimes I have pain in my right knee but it goes away eventually, what should I do?

More info.: We would need some more information to make an accurate assessment. What brings the pain on? What seems to make it go away? How long has this been going on? Any trauma to the knee in the past? And the left knee is fine? And what about you - medical conditions, medications you take, weight, exercise regimen? ...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 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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My right knee has extreme pains when I bend it, what could it be?

My right knee has extreme pains when I bend it, what could it be?

Patellar tracking: In someone your age, pain with knee flexion is often caused by muscle imbalance, causing the patella to be slightly off it's normal course. This tends to cause pain when sitting for long periods and walking down stairs. See your physician to see if an xray is needed. Usually this resolves with an individualized course of physical therapy. ...Read more

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Had surgery on Friday the 19th May 2017 on my right knee, but my swellings are giving me concerns, is this normal?

Had surgery on Friday the 19th May 2017 on my right knee, but my swellings are giving me concerns, is this normal?

See doctor: Hard without examining to be sure. Can get some sot tissue swelling after an operation but swelling may also be a sign of postoperative infection. Recommend urgent examination by a doctor. ...Read more

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Right knee tight pain stiff?

Have it evaluated: You give no age or pertinent history. How stiff or painful is it? The obvious answer is to see your doctor and obtain an exam and x ray. ...Read more

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Baker's cyst behind right knee?

Baker's cyst behind right knee?

Cyst full of fluids: A baker's cyst is a fluid-filled cyst that causes a bulge and a feeling of tightness behind your knee. The pain can get worse when you fully flex or extend your knee or when you're active.
It is usually the result of a problem with your knee joint, such as arthritis or a cartilage tear. Both conditions can cause your knee to produce too much fluid. ...Read more

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