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There is a red, swollen, painful area just below of my knee. Is it tumor ?

Hello, My name is Brad. I m five feet, ten inches tall, and i m 56. Throughout my life, my weight has always been around 155, i ve never had hypertension , always had normal cholesterol, i ve never smoked nor consumed liquor, I never had diabetes , and I have a history of cellulitis affecting various parts of my anatomy . On my right leg, just below the knee , in between the front and left of the leg, there is a red, swollen, painful area that seems firm-hard when touching it. It just started revealing itself recently. I don t recall bumping it or twisting that area. I m aware of P.A.D. and have been doing some reading about it. Maybe it s a tumor, a blood clot, or something less sinister. Thank you very much. Good bye.
Asked On : Mon, 24 Jan 2011
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Welcome to healthcareMagic.
Thank you for your query.
It may be varicose vein or SOL or phlebitis or warts etc.
Kindly consult a Dermatologist and a Physician to diagnose your condition.
Visual examination is a must by a doctor to see the lesion and to diagnose the condition.
Thank you
Answered: Fri, 19 Aug 2011
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