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painful lump on inner thigh

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Skin: It is possibly an abscess. Is it red and boggy to touch?
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A female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Lump: It could be a few things but likely an ingrown hair that has become infected or an abscess. It is less likely a lymph node. Because of its size you sh ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Thigh lump sore abd: If red tender could be infection and should be drained or given antibiotics if small if just hard and not red could be lympn node representing infec ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Lymph node: There are a number if possibilities and I would not hesitate to be seen. One of the more common causes is a swollen lymph node. The lymph system act ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harris Cohen
21 years experience Family Medicine
Lump: A painful lump in this area is often an abscess -- you need to see your physician to be examined and to discuss treatment options, which may include i ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: If your body concerns you answer always yes. Suspect lipoma or inclusion cyst both benign but if it concerns you the answer is always yes, .
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lin
Dr. David Lin answered
31 years experience Family Medicine
Lipoma or cysts: Most likely it's benign lipomas or cysts. If not painful or bothersome, leave them alone. If they grow like doubling in size in a matter of months o ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
25 years experience Family Medicine
Need to Visualize: Have a healthcare personnel look at the lesions to determine the nature of it. Your primary care provider will be of great help.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Iulia Enacopol
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Cyst or lymph node: It is possible to be a simple sebaceous cyst under the skin or, depending on location , a lymph node. It looks like it is not associated with any othe ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she d ... Read More
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