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Painful lump on knee. Treatment?

i would like to possibly find out what is wrong with my knee . i have this lump underneath it that causes me pain . my boyfriend seems to think that my knee may have once been dislocated and didnt set correctly but i have no recollection of there ever being any major injury to my knee. i have tried knee braces and over-the-counter pain killers but nothing has worked. it only really bothers me when i keep it bent for too long or if i bump it on something
Asked On : Sun, 25 Mar 2012
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Hi painful lump on the knee can be furuncle or abcess or can be cured by antibiotic thrice daily.anti inflammatory agent twice daily atleast for one month.if no response go for incision and drainage of the lesion.rule out patellar lesion or rheumatoid arthritis
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