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Pain in my left knee cap - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi my name is XXXXXXXX and i am having horrible pain in my left knee cap and leg. i went to see the dr. on wednesday of last week and he took x-rays of my knee cause there is a bump on it that hurts as well.. nothing showed up in the x-ray and so he sent me for an mri and i had that done monday night and he still has not called me about the results i have been wearing a knee brace and using crutches but the pain is unbearable..and he only gave me 15 vicodin since last wednesday so i am suffering can u maybe give me an idea on what the bump and pain may be caused from? i have my mri disc with all of the images on it and i did not hit or bump my knee but the pain is killing me. thanks AAAAAAA
Doctor :   hi
User :   HI
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi my name is XXXXXXXX and i am having horrible pain in my left knee cap and leg. i went to see the dr. on wednesday of last week and he took x-rays of my knee cause there is a bump on it that hurts as well.. nothing showed up in the x-ray and so he sent me for an mri and i had that done monday night and he still has not called me about the results i have been wearing a knee brace and using crutches but the pain is unbearable..and he only gave me 15 vicodin since last wednesday so i am suffering can u maybe give me an idea on what the bump and pain may be caused from? i have my mri disc with all of the images on it and i did not hit or bump my knee but the pain is killing me. thanks AAAAAAA
User :   do u have any suggestions as to what this might be?
Doctor :   ya sure we will suggest you
Doctor :   do you have swelling?
Doctor :   in knee
User :   not taht i am aware of
User :   i have been icing it
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   do you have the mri report?
Doctor :   now
User :   no just the images on a disc
Doctor :   i can help you on this
User :   great
Doctor :   since when is the pain?
User :   what?
Doctor :   can you remember any injury before
User :   nope nothing
Doctor :   ur age
User :   27
Doctor :   do you pain in both knees?
User :   the bump on it is seeming to be getting bigger since last wednesday when i went to the dr. nojust the left knee
Doctor :   it can be cancerous growth or an extra growth of bone
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User :   oh wow it hurts when i barely touch it
Doctor :   can you feel the bone making a sound when u rub on it

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