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A 22-year-old male asked:

I have been getting hard lumps under skin on legs that are red/scarred and itchy and painful they indent when pressed and worsen in.heat or sunlight?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Hard lumps: Since the lumps are bilateral one has to consider the possibility of erythema nodosom. This a rash that can appear s a result of many illnesses such as strep, tb, sarcoidosis, but basically the cause is unknown. If you are in pain you can take ibuprofen. Warm bathes can also ease the pain. The important thing is to see your doctor to see if he can establish a cause.

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Last updated Jan 12, 2018

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