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Swollen bump below kneecap. No pain, mobility issues. What could it be?

I have a swollen, almost circular, bump about two or three inches below my kneecap towards the inside of my leg. There is no pain. No mobility issues. No color change or warmness. I was just wondering what this could be. It s been there a month and it appears the swelling is going down a bit. I don t remember injuring it.
Asked On : Thu, 28 Mar 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
welcome to healthcare magic forum
thank you for your query
it may be lipoma ,cyst or annular dermatitis over skin
it do not look like any infection or inflammation
do not press or break the lesion
better to consult dermatologist first
generally no treatment is required ,
excision is other option .
i hope i answered your question
Answered: Tue, 2 Apr 2013
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