I had a fractured patella that took a figure 8

Patient : I had a fractured patella that took a figure 8 wire and two screws to fix. It is now almost 3 months later and I now have a golf ball size knot above knee cap due to hardware irritation and me constantly feeling it with my hand. It is not broke but irritated. Suggestions on what to do or why it is now swollen.
Symptoms:  None
Images: 
I had a fractured patella t...-1
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: Otherwise healthy, lean 38-year-old male. I have my yearly physical coming up in a week and out of curiosity I have b...

Q: Depression..grieving...lost brothers/cancer.....mom/cancer friends/cancer......1st husband brain annuerism..2008..s...

Q: I have a spot more a lesion on the side of the face not pussy, but like hard skin, itchy small spots around it , no...

Q: Im having trouble with shortness of breath and low oxygen levels, been diagnosed with APAD. Live at 7000 ft. in Color...

Q: I'm 67 year old male, with otherwise normal vision. For the past month, I would wake up with a clear vision, and then...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews