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A 48-year-old female asked:

large lump on upper back thigh now has grown to be somewhat on my lower buttocks. causing my hips to give out and hard to sit or walk. i believe it ?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Needs to be checked: I suggest you have it checked by your family doctor.It may be an infection like an abscess or a tumor causin swelling and pain and it is getting worse and you are not able to sit.If you cant get an appointment with your doctor then go to ER

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