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soft lump on right thigh

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It is impossible to offer specific advice without being able to examine the area first hand. It may be a lipoma which is a benign fatty tumor. If you ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Needs evaluation: I am concerned about this description. I recommend an evaluation by your primary care physician or a surgeon to determine if you need a biopsy, or sho ... Read More
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Dr. Steve Martinez
28 years experience Breast Surgery
Needs evaluation: While this could be benign, a couple of things you said about the lump made me concerned: it is large and it is hard. An experienced surgeon who deal ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Fibroma?: Most lumps are painless ... small benign fatty tumors/lipomas or epidermal cysts. The fact that yours is painful is notable. It is likely a dermatofib ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Lipoma?: Most common cause would be a lipoma which is a benign (not cancer) growth of fat in the skin. If it gets bigger, starts to hurt or changes character, ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
I do not know: Unfortunately, without an exam and a diagnosis, I do not know if it is serious or not. Most lumps are benign such as lipomas or even small cysts or a ... Read More
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Gataky
59 years experience Dermatology
? cyst: This could be a "sebaceous" cyst, or a lipoma. Need to know if it is inflamed, painful, mobile, etc., or not. Did it appear suddenly, or increase in ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Benign tumor: I may be a benign tumor called lipoma/ fatty tumor. If it is not changing size or not bothering nothing need to worry about. It is better have it look ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
A few things : If a "red skin lump " is tender, has surrounding redness and enlarging, it may be a skin abscess from a bacterial infection. The body can sometimes "w ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See your doctor: Lumps and bumps can come from many things. See your doctor for a good history and examination. Your physician can decide if tests are needed, or consu ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derek Farley
24 years experience Urgent Care
Shingles?: Without being able to look at it, i would hesitate to attempt a diagnosis. That being said, if it is painful, and has a "blister" look about it, it c ... Read More
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