U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 37-year-old female asked:

I have a large lump on my thigh, a couple of inches above the knee. it's hard, painless and doesn't move, there was no injury. should i be concerned?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Exam needed: A physician should examine this mass for you for diagnosis as bone tumors do occur in the knee region. Benign growths like a lipoma are usually soft and movable. Appropriate tests like an xray will be ordered depending upon clinical findings.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Dec 29, 2020


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.