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what causes a lump on the leg after exercising

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Need more: I will need more information to help you. Where? What kind of pain? What exercise are you doing?
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: There are many potential causes. Sciatica, which is an irritation of a nerve in the back, is one of the more common causes. Arthritic conditions can ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
39 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many possibilities: It may just be low potassium or magnesium but any "horrible" pain should be evaluated asap. See a doctor.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vic Kalman
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: What exercise were doing? Any pain during or only after? How long does it last? Any repetitive activity can lend itself to an overuse syndrome. Sever ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
See below.: This could be just exertion or it could be a sign of insufficient blood supply or a nerve irritation problem. If it is just exertion and lack of cond ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Depends on exercise.: It depends on gthe exercise you might have been doing. Repetitive motion might put pressure on some joints and bones over time and cause pain, as wel ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Vadim Glukh
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Muscle soreness: It could be normal for the muscle to become sore when the routine changes, or the exercise is strenuous enough to cause some lactic acidosis in the mu ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Can U Be specific ?: Where in the leg is the lump? Leg is between the knee and ankle joints. It could be anything, arising from skin, fat, muscle or the bone. If its near ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Lump: If it has been there for six months, be seen by an MD. A few possible things it may be are a lymph node, a hernia, a sebaceous cyst, lipoma or carbun ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Hematoma: This could be a traumatic hematoma or area of tissue necrosis that may have become encapsulated or possibly even infected. It may be best to see a phy ... Read More
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Dr. Laura McMullen
21 years experience Pediatrics
There : There are five reasons for a painful testicular mass that are very concerning: - testicular torsion: when the testicle twists on itself and cuts off i ... Read More

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