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Pain and lump front of right knee after patella repair had steriod injections, still can not sit with knee bent and hurts to stand, walk. No help?

Painful hardware? By your discription can't tell if you had repair of a fractured patella or ruptured patellar tendon. Either way it is possible to have pain and swelling related to a prominent screw or wire or perhaps non-resorbable suture. If not getting better repeat surgery not unresonable to explore area in question. Read more...

I walk a lot, my right knee gets irritated and aches around the kneecap with a swollen lump on the outside. It improves with rest and ice.

Arthritis. You could have arthritis or tendinitis of your knee an other possibility would be damage to the patellar cartilage. You should at least get x-rays done to check it if your knee gives out then it is more serious. Please see an orthopedics surgeon or your primary care doctor. Good luck. Read more...