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A 38-year-old female asked:

Can your muscle feel like a lump? i feel a small lump on my upper left side thigh. it is painful to the touch. no trama. recent weight and muscle loss

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Dr. Li-Yu Mitchell
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Need an exam: Are you sure it's your muscle? Could if be an enlarged lymph node? Could it be an abscess that needs to be drained? Hard to advise without an in person exam. Usually muscles don't form small lumps
Last updated Nov 28, 2017


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