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hot baths have caused stiffness in one calf! same leg below knee is a 1"X3"soft lump.No pain.Was runner-have stopped months ago.I found 60 days ago ?

 hot baths have caused stiffness in one calf! same leg below knee is a  1"X3"soft lump.No pain.Was runner-have stopped months ago.I found 60 days ago ?

Orthopaedics consult: 33 year old woman with calf stiffness and an ipsilateral painless soft tissue mass. As you can imagine, the best course of action is an in person physical exam, in this case with an orthopaedic surgeon who can best evaluate your stiffness and decide on imaging and or a biopsy if necessary to give a definitive pathological diagnosis of your soft tissue mass. Good luck. ...Read more

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Felt 2 lumps on my tibia 1 below other. No pain at 1st, now 1 is painful-sore, and both have grown. Never bumped leg/no bruises. Causes/concerns pls?

Felt 2 lumps on my tibia 1 below other. No pain at 1st, now 1 is painful-sore, and both have grown. Never bumped leg/no bruises. Causes/concerns pls?

Bumps on tibia: It is difficult to give an accurate diagnosis without examination and X-rays. From simple osteoma to periateritis nodosa is a long list of differential diagnosis. Get examined by your physician ...Read more

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What causes your calf to get hard lump? It hurts for a bit then goes away very painfull. Quick way to ease pain is what?

What causes your calf to get hard lump? It hurts for a bit then goes away very painfull. Quick way to ease pain is what?

Muscle cramp: It sounds like a muscle cramp best treatment is to avoid dehydration or electrolyte imbalance once it stars , stretching is the best way to relieve it. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a large hard lump in my calf muscle?

What is the cause of a large hard lump in my calf muscle?

Injury or growth: This could be the result of injury or a tear to the muscle, muscle spasming (ie: charlie horse), a benign growth or tumor, or a much more serious problem such as a sarcoma (malignant cancer of the muscle). You need to see a doctor to check this out. ...Read more

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Should a hard lump on inner side of calf muscle be cause for concern? Lump is small. Recently had a similar hard lump on back of neck. 33 yr old male.

Should a hard lump on inner side of calf muscle be cause for concern? Lump is small. Recently had a similar hard lump on back of neck. 33 yr old male.

Get examined: Most "lumps" a person finds are benign should be evaluated by a doc at least for piece of mind. Special tests like an MRI or ultimately a biopsy may be in order. They should at least be sized and have a follow exam as well. ...Read more

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Big indentation between ankle and calf muscle on one leg compared to the other. Almost feels like lump. Painless and been there 1 year. What is this?

Big indentation between ankle and calf muscle on one leg compared to the other. Almost feels like lump. Painless and been there 1 year. What is this?

Indentation Painless: Noticing an indentation in your leg that was not here before should be evaluated by an orthopedist or podiatrist. They will see if it has any serious signs and also test the muscles tendons nearby. Dr rich blake. ...Read more

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Random small, doughy, painless lump on calf only visible when flexed. Doc said likely Lipoma. Should I push for biopsy? Worried about Sarcoma. Male/20

Random small, doughy, painless lump on calf only visible when flexed. Doc said likely Lipoma. Should I push for biopsy? Worried about Sarcoma. Male/20

No sarcoma: Small soft lesion on calf usually benign. Rare to have sarcoma present as such. If it is a lipoma it probably will not grow much larger if at all A transforming lipoma is bx at around 10 cm. suggesting changes taking place. Any lesion should periodically be observed and if found to change by becoming firmer or increase significantly in size then bx indicated. ...Read more

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Undefined lump on calf above inside ankle. Painless, there 8 months. Doctor said was hypertrophy muscle. Lump goes away when I flex. Is it just muscle?

Undefined lump on calf above inside ankle. Painless, there 8 months. Doctor said was hypertrophy muscle. Lump goes away when I flex. Is it just muscle?

Probably...: If the mass changes position when you flex your muscles or move your ankle thrn it is likely muscle. If you have had an injury to that area sometimes there can be a hermiation of the muscle through its sheath of fascia. If the mass becomes painful or gets larger you should get it evaluated. ...Read more