Cracking/crunching sound in knees (both) when bending and small lump (1cm diameter) just above knee.

Knee sounds. Most often knee sounds (called crepitus) are from arthritis - the wearing out of cartilage in the knee. Bumps are more varied, but may represent fluid from arthritis, loose pieces of cartilage in the knee. Bumps that grow should be shared with you doctor.

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