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painful lump on upper legs symptoms

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: This could be normal or an abscess that may require incision and drainage.
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Dr. Robert Dorsey
36 years experience Wound care
Yes: You need to see if you are developing an abscess that potentially needs to be drained.
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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 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
As a dancer: YOU NEED HEALTHY KNEES! ,...and it sounds to me like you may have INTERNAL DERANGEMENT of one or both of your needs( Cartilage damage) SEE A BOARD CE ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Which thigh do you have pain? How has it begun, evolved thus far? In a clinical profile 3 weeks after appendectomy, it is still reasonable to consider ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bidur Dhakal
14 years experience Hospital-based practice
Non specific: Might need more details to be specific. However could be skin condition or immunological condition. Better to see a good dermatologist - may need biop ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Photos needed: Impossible to say what they might be without a good look. Do a virtual consult with photos.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
12 years experience Family Medicine
Mysterious lump: A lump in that area could be several things. The most likely thing is an enlarged lymph node. Lymph nodes can be enlarged for a number of reasons sp ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Not painful is not : A reason not to have it checked out. Skin cancers, tumors that can be dangerous and life threatening do not have to be painful.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Have it evaluated: This needs evaluation. An abscess is a major possibility among others. See a doctor.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See a doctor: It could be an infected cyst or a carbuncle (boil) among other things. See a doctor.

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