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Skin - Colored Knee Bump Checker

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Your Skin - Colored Knee Bump May Also be Known as:
Neutral bump on knee
Neutral bump on kneecap
Neutral knee lump
Neutral knee mass
Neutral kneecap lump
Neutral kneecap mass
Neutral mass on knee
Neutral mass on kneecap
Skin colored bump on knee
Skin colored bump on kneecap

Top 4 Skin - Colored Knee Bump Causes

  1. 1.Wart

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

    You can try several over-the-counter treatments, including salicylic acid and cryotherapy (freezing). Most warts go away on their own, but less so in adults.

    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.

    You do not need treatment for this condition because it is completely benign; however, if the lesion changes at all, a doctor should be consulted. If you would like it removed, a doctor can cut out the cyst.

    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.

    You should visit your primary care physician, who will check your skin and look at the size, shape, color, and texture of any suspicious areas. From there, treatment will be determined, such as surgical excision, photodynamic therapy, or imiquimod cream.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    painless lump in the knee, skin-colored knee bump, 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

    You do not need treatment for this condition because it is completely benign; however, if the lesion changes at all, a doctor should be consulted. If you would like it removed, a doctor can cut, freeze, or burn it off.

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

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Skin - Colored Knee Bump

  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Is your bump getting bigger?
  • Q.Compared to a marble, how big is this bump?
  • Q.Do you purposely tan (using sun, tanning beds, or UV rays)?

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Skin - Colored Knee Bump Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced skin-colored knee bump had symptoms persist for:

    • 43% Over a Month
    • 28% Less Than a Week
    • 12% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced skin-colored knee bump were most often matched with:

    • 60% Skin Cyst
    • 40% Basal Cell Carcinoma

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