It is also called a clergyman's knee; inflammation and fluid accumulation are due to chronic stress. Treatment includes the use of NSAIDS, ice packs, and physical therapy.
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What does a soft squishy goose egg-type bump on my knee with little pain indicate?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a giant goose egg-type bump on my knee. It is super soft and squishy. It is not itchy, but it is warm to the touch, like fluid under the skin. The pian is minimal, but the knee does feel slightly unstable. Read Full »
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How to regain the strength of my knees?
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