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4 Potential Skin - Colored Knee Bump Causes

Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.

  1. 1.Wart

    Warts are non-serious skin growths caused by a virus that infects the top layer of the skin. They are contagious.

    78% go away in 2 years

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    skin-colored knee bump, painless lump in the knee, small knee lump, scaly knee bump
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment
  2. 2.Skin Cyst

    An epidermoid cyst is a closed sac under the skin filled with a cheese-like or oily material. It is often caused by trauma or surgery.

    Resolves with treatment

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    skin-colored knee bump, marble-size knee lump, small knee lump
    Symptoms that always occur with skin cyst:
    skin-colored knee bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch

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  3. 3.Basal Cell Carcinoma

    Basal cell carcinoma is a slow-growing form of skin cancer. Skin cancer falls into two major groups: Non-melanoma and melanoma. Basal cell carcinoma is a type of non-melanoma skin cancer.

    Indefinite

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    skin-colored knee bump, painless lump in the knee, growing knee bump, marble-size knee lump, small knee lump
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  4. 4.Dermatofibroma

    Dermatofibroma (superficial benign fibrous histiocytoma) is a common cutaneous nodule of unknown etiology that occurs more often in women. Dermatofibroma frequently develops on the extremities (mostly the lower legs) and is usually asymptomatic, although pruritus and tenderness can be present

    Resolves with treatment

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    skin-colored knee bump, knee itch, marble-size knee lump, small knee lump, pink or red knee bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Skin - Colored Knee Bump

  • Q.Do you feel pain when you touch the bump?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Is your bump getting bigger?
  • Q.Is there anything on the surface of the bump?

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Skin - Colored Knee Bump Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced skin-colored knee bump have also experienced:

    • 26% Knee Pain
    • 6% Spontaneous Bone Pain
    • 6% Pain in One Knee
  • People who have experienced skin-colored knee bump had symptoms persist for:

    • 39% Over a Month
    • 26% Less Than a Week
    • 15% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced skin-colored knee bump were most often matched with:

    • 56% Skin Cyst
    • 33% Wart
    • 9% Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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