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Large lump on outside of knee cap

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Dr. Saumya Mittal MD

I have rheumatoid arthritis . I have a golf ball (slightly smaller) lump on the outside of my right ... and there seems to be fluid below the knee cap. and the pain has returned. Is this an... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saumya Mittal ( Diabetologist)
Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

I have a ping pong size lump on the upper/outer edge of my right knee cap and the same, but much ... knee. The lumps are painless, but I have had sporadic pain behind each knee... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shruti Rijhwani ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Atul Wankhede MD

developed a golf ball size lump to the bottom outside side of my knee cap (if 12 oclock is the top of my .... Over the past week the pain and swelling have rotated to the upper outside... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Atul Wankhede ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Sudhir MD

and im going to the doctor next thursday for a follow up on my knee. and i have noticed a verry hard lump almost feals like a muscle on the bottom outside of my left knee cap. it dosent... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sudhir ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.  Manjeth Kumar G MD

Hello I'm 14 years old and for a couple weeks now I have been having knee pain . A squishy lump appeared right beside my knee cap but is only visible when flexing or bending the knee... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Manjeth Kumar G ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Mukund Savaskar MD

I have a solid lump on the outside of my right knee which gives me pain when playing sport ... to repair? The lump is about an inch in diameter and kind of looks like a 2nd knee... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mukund Savaskar ( General Surgeon)
Dr.   Ashish Verma MD

on the outside appears to be mostly gone, except a few spots on my knee itself. I have also got a spot on my knee ...About 2 and a half weeks ago, I was diagnosed with cellulitis of the knee... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashish Verma ( General Surgeon)
Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

Years ago my knee cap was knocked out of place and about 2 years ago a hard lump appeared on the outside of my knee just below my knee cap making it hard to walk but it went... View answer

Answered by : Dr. T Chandrakant ( General Surgeon)
Dr.   Ivan R. Rommstein MD

Q: About 3 weeks ago, I notied a hard lump that feels like bone (nickle size) lump on my left knee. It is located right below the middle point of my knee cap, on the outside... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivan R. Rommstein ( General Surgeon)
Dr.   S. Samanta MD

I have a painful lump on outside of left knee. The back of my knee caps are flatter than ... a bit more than usual. lump hurts like stabbing pain when I kneel on bed. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. S. Samanta ( Pathologist and Microbiologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Gaurang B Shah MD

Hi Lump behind the knee is generally due to popliteal cyst. You should get ultrasonography done for it and then should consult plastic and vascular surgeon to get it exise it. Get well soon. Thank you.

Dr.  Shailja Puri MD

Hello and welcome to HCM, The lump could be of soft tissue origin. A MRI of the joint will help to know the site, origin and extent of the lesion. Treatment can be instituted after investigations are done. You need...

Dr.  Praveen Tayal MD

Hello. Thanks for writing to us. The painful lump at the back of the knee cap can be an inflamed bursa or a lipona or sebaceous cyst. Direct examination is needed. I hope this information has been...