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lump on leg that won t go away

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Hematoma?: This could be a hematoma, which is essentially a black-and-blue mark that's a bit deeper under the skin. Whereas black-and-blue marks spread in two d ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
23 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes, but rare: Your concern will likely only be alleviated after you've seen a physician, had an x-ray and been given answers as to the cause of this lump. Even with ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
39 years experience Family Medicine
Skin cyst: This could be a sebaceous type cyst of the skin, they can come and go, get larger and smaller. But they almost never permanently resolved. The other ... Read More
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Dr. Lee Wittenberg
21 years experience Podiatry
Lump: There are a number of types of soft tissue masses, some benign, and some malignant. If there is pain involved, you should get it checked ASAP. In th ... Read More
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Dr. Warren Everett
Specializes in Family Medicine
Cyst: it soulnds like an epidermal cyst and is easily handled by your local doctor. it may be treated with heat and antibiotics or just excised depending o ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Maybe spider: It does sound like an insect bite. These sometimes become infected and end up as abscesses which require drainage. A brown recluse spider can cause a ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
26 years experience General Surgery
Venous disease: Sounds like early venous disease could be the source. Pressure on your leg could be blocking venous outflow. This would cause the veins further down ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Lesions: it sounds like a simple non cancerous lesion and should cause you no problem
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
If a result of: Injury shold go away in few days to a week, if did not check with your doctor.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
What is the lump?: First, you need to determine what the lump is - it could be a harmless sebaceous cyst, the beginning of an abscess, a lymph node or something else ent ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
Yes and no: The lumps in the breast are puberty related but the ones in the thigh are not. If the lump in the thigh persist you need to see your doctor for dx and ... Read More

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