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Knee pain

have a knot on knee cap when to doc. 1974 said it was like munchhousen something and not the one for women doc. said it was cartlidge growing to my knee cap hurts like hell if i just put 1 pound of weight on my knee cap hurts if i touch one spot on knee cap don't hurt to walk run swim but just touch my kneecap to the ground and i'm down what is it with my knee i have no idea
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Have you been to an orthopedist to discuss having it removed?
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Hello!

I can give you some of the reasons for a knot on the knee cap, but the final diagnosis can be made by your orthopedician after an examination and if required by following up with some scans.

It can be an infection, sebaceous cyst of the skin, Baker's cyst, arthritis, fracture, haematoma or callous formation.

I would suggest you to rule out tumors and recollect if you had any past or present injuries.

Take care!
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