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Dr. Arun Prasad
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Dr. Arun Prasad

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Purple bump on knee

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Dr.  Praveen Tayal MD

(the same knee i sprained a few months ago) and i felt a painless bump on outer side of knee. My dr wasnt ...A few months ago i got up from chair turned wrong way and sprained my knee. I went to... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Swarnava Dattagupta MD

I am a 22 yr old male. about 8 or 9 years ago I got kicked in the knee by a calf. it got a really ... court system (at the time I was living in Fl). anyway, my Dad used a sewing Needle to puncture the bump ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Swarnava Dattagupta ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.    Prof. Kunal Saha MD

I have these bumps all over my knee, I was wondering if you could tell me what it is? They started ... and are draining alot. hurts to walk and bend knee. (attached another picture) ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Zotaj Antoneta MD

I'VE BEEN HAVING TROUBLE WITH THIS LITTLE BUMP ON MY KNEE AREA. IT ITCHES EVERY 2 TO 3 DAYS ... DONE PASS BY AND NOW I'M GROWING ANOTHER PUS. CAN ANYONE TELL WHAT THIS BUMP IS AND WHY I KEEP GETTING ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Zotaj Antoneta ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Klarida Papaqako MD

the Dr. about the bump and he called it housemaids knee . Now I noticed that the bump is getting bigger ...I want to be more specific about my condition. I noticed a bump about the size of 1/2... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Klarida Papaqako ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Vasudha Jayant Athavale MD

I developed a rapid large dark purple/black bruise on the back of my knee. Along with swelling in the front of the knee cap on my right leg. I never bumped it nor over exerted myself. It very... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vasudha Jayant Athavale ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Loveleen Sharma MD

hi, i got bit by something in my sleep, or during the day previously. its on the back side of my knee. there are ten or so bumps surrounded by purple then red. its a big oval of goodness. i have ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Loveleen Sharma ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Soma Sundar MD

Hi. I just bumped my knee getting out of the car. Now, I have a huge bump that is purple like a bruise. It looks as if I busted a blood vessel. I have ice on it. Is there anything else I should... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Soma Sundar ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.    Sudhir Kumar MD

I have a quarter sized purple bruise behind my knee that has pink around the edges. I did not bump it or cause trauma. This bruise tends to reappear on the same leg and sometimes is a small as a dime... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sudhir Kumar ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

I have a purple knot/bump behind my knee sorta hurts/burns felt like a bug bite when I first noticed it. Is more purple and noticable when I extend my leg. Just in case fyi...I was recently... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Priyanka MD

You got injury in knee requires treatment meet a doctor please thanks

Dr. Niranjan G MD

Any bump will hurt. If the bump is present for a long time, an x-ray is necessary to identify soft tissue or bone injury. Knee support or knee paddings will be helpful. Ibuprofen in short term...

Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma MD

Knee pain after sudden trauma can be caused by knee synovitis. Apply ice over it and take rest. You can take brufen 400 mg bd after consultation with your doctor.