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Lumps on knees, numbness, tingling sensation, calf pain. What is wrong?

I was curious, when I was a child I had lumps in the back of my knees, my mother indicated that they would not remove the cause they could grow back!?!? they went away on their own I guess and now I m 30 and I have a lump behind my right knee I have numbness and tingling in my right foot and also calf pain, it hurts to walk up and down steps it hurts more when I bend my knee not as much to extend it!! Any ideas???!!
Asked On : Fri, 15 Mar 2013
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The lump behind the knee that is persistent for years can be a soft tissue swelling like a lipoma or a synovial cyst. Since there is numbness and tingling present, it is indicative of a nerve compression or irritation. Surgical removal of the lump may be needed.
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Answered: Sat, 16 Mar 2013
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