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I have a large lump on the upper calf

A 72-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Injury or growth: This could be the result of injury or a tear to the muscle, muscle spasming (ie: charlie horse), a benign growth or tumor, or a much more serious prob ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
LUMPS ON CALF: DO CHECK WITH YOUR KNEE REPLACEMENT DOCTOR.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Blake
44 years experience Podiatry
Indentation Painless: Noticing an indentation in your leg that was not here before should be evaluated by an orthopedist or podiatrist. They will see if it has any serious ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: ruptured tendon, but you need to see a doctor to make sure that it is not thrombophlebitis, especially if you have risk factors such as birth control ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
See doctor: See a doctor for evaluation and to make sure your vein is not thrombosed . And to make sure you do not have a chronic venous insufficiency that could ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Requires examination: orthopedic exam and imaging as well as antiinflammatory therapy, You may have an Achilles tendon cyst which may require excision or aspiration. The ca ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexios Apazidis
16 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Long term problems: There's always possibility that a latent infection has blossomed. You should return to your surgeon for a work up. Could be neuroma but kind of late f ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Taylor
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Likely a hematoma: From what you describe, it sounds like a hematoma, or blood collection. It also may be other things. Seeing a doctor in person would be the way to go, ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: It's difficult to say based on the info you provided. As is the lump in the deep muscle, superficial skin or bone. If it's in the bone, it could be ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Can be: Especially if you bruise the bone. The "covering" of the bone (periosteum) is very sensitive and it can swell. Also the skin overlying the shin bone ... Read More
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