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Painful knot in the knee - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can ihelp you
User :   hello. I just found a knot behind my knee.
Doctor :   since when
User :   I just found it yesterday.
Doctor :   is it painfull?
User :   I feels about the size of a grape. Not painful unless I bend my leg
Doctor :   any itching?
User :   no. no external marks either.
Doctor :   do you have redness over the swelling
User :   no
Doctor :   it could be a cyst
Doctor :   any pus filled in it
User :   is it something that i can see my dr for or it is urgent for the er?
User :   no pus
Doctor :   you van get it examined by a surgeon
Doctor :   to know what type swelling
User :   I notice tonight when I was in recliner with feet up watching tv that when I got up my leg was stiff
Doctor :   do you have difficulty in walking
User :   no

Doctor :   i suggest you to have examined done by a surgeon
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