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Why Do Kids Develop Lumps Below Knees
Diagnosed as a child with Osgood schlatters,now 37 and have constant pain in lumps below both my knees,What can i do to live a normal life ?
Take ibuprofen : As needed code pain and ice also might help ...Read more
Hard painless lump above knee. my son is pretty healthy kid all but this lump on his leg. it has been there approx. 3 mths? cancerous???
Evaluate lump: From the description, it is not possible to tell if the lump is scar tissue in the muscle from a contusion or if it is arising from the bone. It is not uncommon to have benign bone lesions, such as osteochondroma, near the ends of long bones like the thigh bone, but without an x-ray, one would only be guessing and taking a chance of missing a serious tumor like cancer. ...Read more
Both of my knees grind when i bend them , and I have a lump on the back of my neck why is that? When i was younger my left knee twisted and could barely walk, and a little after i had my first child my other knee hyperexstended now my knees both grind, an
The gross sound in the knees ussually do not represent major problems and they are the product of tendon and cartilage contact. T he fine grinding is ussually the problem .
If you have a lump , it is palpated as a separate structure in the back of the neck is likely that you have a fatty tissue tumor .
Both things are difficult to asses via e mail, so i guess this is the closest we can get to know , at least for me , what it is . Hyperextesion of the joints is part of a spectrum of problems that include the hyperelasticity syndrome , diferent degrees of hyperextension or flexion of different joints and that is not always abnormal. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Some causes of “lumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, cysts, and infection. Have it evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis. ...Read more
Hi, I have lumps behind my knees. My right one is larger then left. Size 2inches be 3 1/2inches on the right. Left half that size. Very painful.
Cysts: These lumps may be baker's cysts and can be best evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon and /or an ultrasound. Since you're experiencing discomfort, I recommend that you look into checking these lumps out by a specialist. ...Read more
Lymph nodes?: Painful bumps behind the knee could be lymph nodes, which generally appear in response to local inflammation or infection, below that knee for example, like in the shin, calf or foot. If there's no infection or inflammation evident, or if they've been there for more than two weeks, you need to see a local doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more
It is very hard to: answer that without feeling your knee. There are bones that come together there, and when i feel my own knee I do feel the head of the bone ( but lie a dog bone you can feel the two knobs on the end) Hope that helps ...Read more
I have a lump on my thigh a couple inches above the knee. Are theaw characteristics of cancerous lumps?
Atopic Eczema??: I would go to a dermatologist for skin bx for accurate DX and treatment. ...Read more
I have itchy little red lumps behind my knees and on my shins. I don't shave because i'm scared it'll make it worse. Help?
See derm: See your dermatologist to find out if this is eczema or something else. It can be treated. ...Read more
I have recently noticed several small (5mm at a guess) , painless, soft lumps on the leg tendons behind my knees (which move when pushed)?
What you described may be xanthomas that occur due to high blood lipids. See the site below for more information. It may require a physical examination and you should see your doctor.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001447.htm. ...Read more
I was bitten by an insect yesterday and I've woken up with 3 small red lumps and it is swollen and red , the size of my knee? What do I do?
Significant Swelling: If you have swelling that is the equivalent of the size of your knee - would recommend assessment. Take care. ...Read more
I have very tiny pin head sized lumps behind both of my knees. No pain, no itching, not on the skin. What could these be? Should i be worried?
Don't worry: It does not sound like you have anything dangerous although i cannot be sure what they are. If you want to know you can see a dermatologist for diagnosis. ...Read more
No, but be seen: I would not be eorried, but I would be seen. There are certainly patients who tear their ACL and can have other associated injuries as well that may need treatment. ...Read more
3 months ago i had a bad fall on to concrete and parts of one knee is still numb and the other one has lumps in it ?
See doctor: This is not normal. See a doctor and find out what damage was done by your fall. The sooner the better. ...Read more
Yes they appeared quite quick big red itchy lumps behind my left knee almost within a few minutes and quite large only on one knee?
What happened first?: What happened before the lumps appeared? Were you stung/bitten by an insect? Had you rubbed against some plants/weeds? We need more information to provide the best answer. Possibly using topical Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or taking zyrtec/benadryl/claritin by mouth will resolve issue, but fp should see lumps & get complete history. ...Read more
I have two lumps on knee. One on the right knee on the outer side of the lower kneecap. The other is on the left knee , front and below knee cao?
Pain knee: I have two lumps on knee. One on the right knee on the outer side of the lower kneecap. The other is on the left knee , front and below knee cao? ANS: And your question is? I am available live for next 2 hr so you can show me what it is. ...Read more
I have several moveable lumps on the inside of my left knee. Right has some but not as big. Went to dr & didn't say much. ideas? No pain. Not red.
See orthopedist: My recommendation would be to see an orthopedic surgeon who can examine your knee thoroughly and more than likely give you a diagnosis.best of luck! ...Read more
Small lumps (5mm at a guess) on borderline between leg tendon behind knee and muscle. Soft, move if pushed. What are they?
Need to check them: They do not sound like anything serious from your description, but they concern you and no one can know for sure without checking. ...Read more
I have found that I have numerous small lumps under skin on back and sides of thighs and behind knee. They are tender to touch. Should i be concern?
Yes: Painful lumps could be serious and i would recommend you to see a doctor. ...Read more
I have sensitive lumps under my knee caps and above me shins. I play a lot of basketball could this be the reason?
Osgood-Schlatter: Is a possibility. Rest, ice anti-inflammatory may help. Check with orthopedic. ...Read more
I have three painless big marble-sized lumps on my calf. I just had a knee replacement on that leg. Related at all?
I have some hard lumps on both of my lower legs on the inside just to the side of my knees and down by my ankles. They hurt more at night and itch?
Itchy lumps: These could be insect bites because of the itching. Nonitching leg nodules are sometimes an autoimmune reaction. Your physician or a dermatologist should be consulted if they persist. ...Read more
I have painful lumps under the skin on theback of my knees and legs. They cannot be seen but thety are very painful when touched,hurts to open leg?
Bakers cyst : sounds like bakers cysts. Would suggest you see an orthopedic surgeon ...Read more
I've gotten a few bug bites that I think are fleas. However I got a bug bite yesterday, one next to my knee and one my ankle on the same leg, and they both turned into large hard lumps that itch. This has never happened to me before what could it be?
I started 75mg Azathioprine this week and I have started to get painful red lumps on my leg and knee. I am unable to move around and walk around.
What is treated: This could be related to underlying condition. Need to discuss this with your physician. I have some doubts is due to azathioprine ...Read more