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I walked in a marathon of 25 km two days later a lump under

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Customer: I walked in a marathon of 25 km two days later a lump under my knee about three cm downwards. Its hard and hurts. Im a bit worried never had a lump like this
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Hi and welcome to JA.

Can you tell me your age and gender?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
26 female
Doctor: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 1 year ago

By under the knee do you mean behind the knee joint or below the knee joint?

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Doctor: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Are you there?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Below the knee
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
still here. Was trying to send an image but every thing froze
Doctor: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Thanks for the reply.

This is known as Osgood-Schlatter disease. In this disease, there is inflammation of the patellar tendon where it inserts in the tibial tuberosity on the tibia bone.

The treatment is with rest, ice, compression and elevation, anti inflammatory medication and application of anti inflamamtory gels. This usually resolves in a couple of weeks.

I would however, suggest that you have this seen by your PCP or GP/ Primary so that an examination can be done and the diagnosis can be confirmed with either an ultrasound or an x ray.

Recommended anti inflammatory is Ibuprofen 400 mg thrice a day, application of Ibuprofen gel thrice a day with massage, wear a knee brace or an ace bandage from the mid calf to the mid thigh area. Elevate the leg over 2 pillows at night when asleep and do not take part in any vigorous physical activity. You can accomplish daily tasks around the house.

Hope this helps.
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Best wishes.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
o have another question dr
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Yes?

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