Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
175 Doctors are Online

I have a lump & also get pain throughout my entire leg and behind my knee

Hi I m 34 years old 125lbs and 5 7. About 4 years ago I started getting severe leg pain. Then about a year ago this hard painful lump appeared on the outside of my left knee . It hurts to bend and to get up. I can hardly straighten my leg. I also get pain throughout my entire leg and behind my knee. The lump is hard and is very tender. About a month ago I had an x-ray but the x-ray showed nothing. I d really like some answers please
Asked On : Tue, 19 Apr 2011
Answers:  2 Views:  691
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
Lab Tests
  Anonymous's Response
waiting for an answer to this one... I have the same issue. I am travelling extensively and is worst when I am sitting for long periods of time. i dont have access to good medical advice where i am but it is worrying me.
Answered: Thu, 12 May 2011
Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Rajendran T's  Response

U seem to have developed some sort of locking of the knee. A hard swelling could arise from anywhere in the three bones of the joint - thigh, leg or ur knee cap. Since it is hard, i presume it is a "LOOSE BODY" in your knee - its origin can be from any of these structures.

Please consult an orthopedician - u may need MRI or arthroscopy to find out where it is arising from. Treatment is different for different conditions - i cannot throw any light now with this limited information.
Answered: Tue, 17 May 2011
I find this answer helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor