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A 22-year-old female asked:

3cm nodule in my shin for over 3 years. sometimes i feel a bit of pain and tenderness, but these symptoms began to appear only in these last months?

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Dr. Warren Wolfe
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Need more info: Without seeing the nodule it would be wise for you to make an appointment with your family physician to make a diagnosis.
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Shin nodule: These may be cystic in origin but if the size has not changed I would not worry about it. However if you now have pain associated wit it I would see a physician
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Erythema Nodosum: Leg nodules may be a presentation of systemic disease .erythema Nodosum is the medical term. Get chest X-ray to rule out Sarcoidosis as well. As TB , infections such as Strep, histoplasmosis.

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Last updated Apr 13, 2018

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