A 22-year-old female asked:
can hard subcutaneous nodules(around 1 cm each)on lower legs, that slightly itch and blackened skin and slight swelling of legs be symptoms of cancer?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Chevies Newman answered
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
There are many: Types of cancer but in your age group i would not jump to that conclusion? You likely had two sebaceous cysts or someting benign. Get seen but cancer is very low probability. Good luck.
Answered on Apr 6, 2013
Dr. James Gulley answered
26 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: They are probably not cancer but certainly could be. You should have this checked out by your physician. If you have problems with your immune system, there is a type of cancer called kaposi's sarcoma that can look like this.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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