A 24-year-old female asked:
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i’ve got a pea sized lump right under the skin on my upper thigh. it’s quite firm, painless and can’t be seen. i’m scared it’s sarcoma! ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Doubt it: It is more likely a common lymph node. Have your regular doc evaluate it the next time you go in. If you are loosing sleep/stressing schedule a visit now.
Answered on May 26, 2019

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