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I have red bumps on my legs that hurt and my ankle hurts. What could this be?

I have red bumps on my legs that hurt and my ankle hurts. What could this be?

Erythema nodosum: This could represent a condition called erythema nodosum which is a reaction to an infection or some other internal problem such as tb, sarcoma, strep infection. See a doctor for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a hard inflammed bump on my leg and it hurts when I walk or touch it what is it?

I have a hard inflammed bump on my leg and it hurts when I walk or touch it what is it?

Check it: There are many causes but pain to touch can mean infection. If the lump is warm tender throbbing the possibility of a localized infection the great. Its important to see a doctor and examine the mass. There are many things it could be and a direct exam is the only way to tell what this is. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my leg that doesn't hurt when sitting but is very painful while standing and when I move my leg something shoots pain in my right hip?

I have a bump on my leg that doesn't hurt when sitting but is very painful while standing and when I move my leg something shoots pain in my right hip?

Would like to: Help but you haven't provided enough information such as size, location duration presence or absence of preceding injury etc. ...Read more

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Lots of small ingrown hair like bumps on my legs hurts with goosebumps what are they please? Been there a long time. Not cute.

Lots of small ingrown hair like bumps on my legs hurts with goosebumps what are they please? Been there a long time. Not cute.

Keratosis pilaris: Keratosis pilaris (kp) is a very common skin disorder seen in many people of all ages. It is a benign condition that presents as numerous small, rough, red, or tan bumps primarily around hair follicles on the upper arms, legs, buttocks, and sometimes cheeks. Kp creates a "goose bumps, " "gooseflesh, " or "chicken skin" appearance on the skin. Use cerave sal which is otc. ...Read more

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I have a knot type of bump on my inner leg and it hurts what could it be?

Any number of things: The fact that the bump is sore indicates it is inflamed...Inflammation can be a reaction to a clotted vein "phlebitis", or and infection. If the overlying skin is red and warm to touch this indicates inflammation as well. An ultrasound could probably more precisely identify the problem. ...Read more

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I have these red bumps all over my legs and they hurt what can they be?

I have these red bumps all over my legs and they hurt what can they be?

Not certain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I woke up with a big bump and bruise on my leg and it hurts and stuff and when walking on it my toes feel weird and ankle hurt what might it be?

Ultrasound scan: You could have hit your leg against something either earlier on or during the night. The bruising could be a delayed symptom. It could also be due to an abscess formation, insect bite or even worse a blood clot. The swelling could compress on the nearby muscles, nerves and blood vessels that can give you pain or a funny sensation in your toes/ ankle. You need to see a Dr to get an Ultrasound scan ...Read more

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I have a circular flat bump on my leg It has been there for over a year It is a reddish color Sometimes it scabs up. It doesn't hurt What could it be?

I have a circular flat bump on my leg It has been there for over a year It is a reddish color Sometimes it scabs up. It doesn't hurt What could it be?

Bump on leg: A circular rash that has been there for so long is most likely a fungal infection (tinea carpers) or nummular eczema. There are other possibilities, but these are the most likely one. You may get a response from other physicians about these other possibilities ...Read more

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I havea red bump on my leg. It has changed shape. There is a black dot on it and it hurts to touch. Also the skin is peeling on it. What is it?

I havea red bump on my leg. It has changed shape. There is a black dot on it and it hurts to touch. Also the skin is peeling on it. What is it?

Mystery spot: This is one that needs to be seen by your doctor. Without looking, can't know what it is. But you are right to be concerned about any spot that is changing. Please make an appt to get it checked! ...Read more

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I have this some kind of muscel bump in my upper left leg muscel, its not hurt, sometime it get big, sometime it get small, I have it for around 6 month?

Get it checked: Do not ignore any bump that shows any growth. It may flucctuate in size but the fact is if it is new (was not there last year), then it should be examined by your doctor and an imaging study (like ultrasound/ct scan or mri) be done to find out about its nature. A biopsy may be needed if it is suspicious for a muscle tumor (sarcoma). ...Read more

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Leg hurts with bump on back on knee?

Leg hurts with bump on back on knee?

See below: Sounds like a baker's cyst, which is a collection of excess joint fluid which makes it's way out of the knee capsule to the back of the knee between two muscles. It is not a serious condition, but usually indicates an arthritic issue in the knee. It can cause discomfort. Sometimes we drain these but they usually come back. You shoud get your knee examined to determine if this is what it is. ...Read more

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When I walk or when things touch my leg it hurts and now there is a bump?

When I walk or when things touch my leg it hurts and now there is a bump?

Minor trauma?: Mild trauma or insect bite may be the reason. Should be better in 2-3 days if getting worst please see a physician ...Read more

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What happens when my muscle on the front side of the bottom half of my leg has become a bump and hurts?

What happens when my muscle on the front side of the bottom half of my leg has become a bump and hurts?

Muscle fascia hernia: Sounds like you may have a fascial hernia that allows the muscle to locally herniate through due to internal pressure. With activity, the muscle pressure increases and the visual bump enlarges as more muscle extrudes through the defect. Exercise induced exertional compartment syndrome may also lead to this injury pattern. Orthopaedci surgeon evaluation is indicated. ...Read more

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My leg has a soft bump almost like it's swollen. It doesn't hurt and it's on my lower left leg. When I touch it it's soft.?

My leg has a soft bump almost like it's swollen. It doesn't hurt and it's on my lower left leg. When I touch it it's soft.?

Lump on the leg: Hello and welcome to HealthTap,

Is it mobile? Or attached to over lying skin? What about the color of the overlying skin? It may be a ganglionic cyst or vascular enlargement/ verciose vein, could also be a Lipoma (less likely).

Would you be able to share a picture?

Thank you! ...Read more

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I have a movable circular bump on my left leg, upper right side of my knee, it hurts when I climbs, what could it be?

I have a movable circular bump on my left leg, upper right side of my knee, it hurts when I climbs, what could it be?

Lump: A movable lump would not be attached to bone and may be a cyst, lipoma (fatty tissue growth" or other soft tissue mass. Since it's symptomatic at times, I recommend that your physician examine you for diagnosis and advice. ...Read more

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I have a huge bump on the outside of my vagina. It hurts when I touch it. It is located on the on the side between my leg?

I have a huge bump on the outside of my vagina. It hurts when I touch it. It is located on the on the side between my leg?

Needs care now: Sounds like an abcess, perhaps a Bartholin's cyst. Go get it looked after, now at an er, unless your physician has sunday office hours. Skin infections usually respond to heat and antibiotics, and often need timely incision and drainage (i & d). ...Read more

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I have a bump on the back of my leg, it's swole and hurts. Red all around, and a little brownish color dot in the middle of it. Spider bite? Or what?

I have a bump on the back of my leg, it's swole and hurts. Red all around, and a little brownish color dot in the middle of it. Spider bite? Or what?

"Bump": It would help to know exactly where the bump is on the back of your leg. Is it behind the knee? If so it may be a Baker's cyst. On the calf. And we need to think about a clot deep in the veins. Anywhere else and the chances of a spider or insect bite go way up. If so watch for signs of continued infection and see your doctor for further analysis. ...Read more

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I have this hard bump or lump on the side of my leg that came out of nowhere literally. It doesn't hurt, it just occasionally itches. What is this?

I have this hard bump or lump on the side of my leg that came out of nowhere literally. It doesn't hurt, it just occasionally itches. What is this?

Lesion on skin: Lots of possibilities. Lots of missing info. E.g. Size color shape over skin or under skin do you have other medical problems. If it doesn't resolve in one week please see Dermatologist. ...Read more

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What would blood filled bumps be? I have a blood filled small bump on my upper leg. Before I knew it had blood in it I poped it. That was a few months ago. Now its back. What could it be. It don't hurt

This: This is challenging to answer without a clinical examination so I would recommend you see a dermatologist. These could be angiomas, angiokeratomas, pyogenic granuloma, molluscum, moles, lesions of vasculitis, a blistering condition, papular dermatitis, or many other possibilities. Read more about many of these conditions at the link below. I hope that helps a little. ...Read more