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I have a medium to small lump right above the left side of my ankle on my left leg. It is not painful at all. Any ideas of what it is?

I have a medium to small lump right above the left side of my ankle on my left leg. It is not painful at all. Any ideas of what it is?

I have a medium: It could be a cyst which is filled with fluid and can happen after an injury or almost jello type tissue if you have had it for a while or a lipoma, that consists of fatty tissue , both cause no problems. However, if the lump is getting bigger or is not going away, best to see a podiatrist or a surgeon , get an ultrasound and/or an MRI to find exactly what it is. ...Read more

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Contemplating if I should go to the emergency room for a lump in my back that i believe cause great pain throughout my lower back, butt, & left leg?

Contemplating if I should go to the emergency room for a lump in my back that i believe cause great pain throughout my lower back, butt, & left leg?

No Need for ER visit: Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is not the cause of the pain source, it is the result of an irritated nerve typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read more

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Have a little lump on lower left leg with a discoloration on top of it. Tender when i touch it. What is it?

Have a little lump on lower left leg with a discoloration on top of it. Tender when i touch it. What is it?

Skin lump: There are many possibilities. You should see your doctor or a dermatologist to evaluate the lesion. The dermatologist will decide if a biopsy is needed to establish a definitive diagnosis. Treatment, if any is needed, will depend on what the diagnosis turns out to be. ...Read more

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Please help! pain on my left leg and also a lump of something. Could you explain the cause of this?

Please help! pain on my left leg and also a lump of something. Could you explain the cause of this?

Can U Be specific ?: Where in the leg is the lump? Leg is between the knee and ankle joints. It could be anything, arising from skin, fat, muscle or the bone. If its near a joint then it could be from joint tissues. If there is any injury to it, then it could be a collection of blood or fluid, which will improve over 2 weeks time, otherwise you need to see a doctor to have it checked. ...Read more

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I have a lump that is hard on my lower left leg on the back. It has gotten slightly bigger in about a 5 day period. No pain. No discoloring. I'm 23. ?

I have a lump that is hard on my lower left leg on the back. It has gotten slightly bigger in about a 5 day period. No pain. No discoloring. I'm 23. ?

See physician: Should get this looked at soon. Painless lumps are usually not infections or other simple problems. Was this a lump that changed or was there nothing there 5 days ago? Could be a muscle hernia if it disappears when you lie down. In general, all hard painless lumps should be checked out to be sure that they are not abnormal tissue. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump on my lower inner left leg about halfway between my knee and ankle you cannot see it only feel it and can be sensitive to touch should I be worried ?

I have a hard lump on my lower inner left leg about halfway between my knee and ankle you cannot see it only feel it and can be sensitive to touch should I be worried ?

Should be evaluated : Although the majority of lumps and bumps that appear on arms and legs are benign. The only way to be sure is to see a doctor and have it examined. Sometimes an MRI is needed to make the diagnosis. Best not to ignore it especially if it is painful or sensitive. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain on left side radiating down my left leg I am now having pain and weakness in both legs and have lump on spine

I have lower back pain on left side radiating down my left leg I am now having pain and weakness in both legs and have lump on spine

Spinal lump: needs to be examined by your doctor. He/she will also evaluate your leg pain and weakness. The lump could be a cyst or something more important. Please see your doc and you will get proper treatment and peace of mind in return. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Hi doc, had unprotected oral and got pain on big toe on my left leg and itchy rash on my elbows and non itchy red rash on chest. Then got ulcer on lower lip and skin on mouth roof started peeling off. Burning tongue sensation and lumps on mouth roof. Imme

Unrelated symptoms: and sketchy picture, you need to be examined, tell your doctor what you are anxious about, you might need an STD testing, trust your doctor, your information is confidential, good luck ...Read more

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Hard lump on outter thigh left leg... 2 smaller ones on right outter leg... what could it be?

Hard lump on outter thigh left leg... 2 smaller ones on right outter leg... what could it be?

The good news is: most all the lumps under the skin of the extremities are benign. The most common are lipomas (benign fatty, soft tissue growths) dermatofibromas or neurofibromas. Dermatofibromas may be slightly pigmented/brownish. Sometimes neurofibromas can turn in cancers so they are sometimes removed. Other types of bumps include epidermoid cysts, keratosis pillars, etc. which can be distinguished by a doctor ...Read more

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The middle of my calf in my left leg in the soft tissue on the side is so extremely painful, there is a lump and its so painful, what could it be?

Painful Calf: as we can neither see nor examine this painful lump it behoves you to go to your physician and have it evaluated. It could be anything from a sore muscle to a blood clot. ...Read more

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I have a painful hard lump in the area of cuboid.Also have pain in left leg and back.

NOT RELATED: With this limited information, I don't think the two are related. Any history of injury? Following a good history and physical, x-rays are in order. Dr. Latva ...Read more

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A small sized lump pops out on the bottom front side left leg whenever I stand. It isn't painful but aches and tugging sensation. What could this be?

A small sized lump pops out on the bottom front side left leg whenever I stand. It isn't painful but aches and tugging sensation. What could this be?

Sprain or Overuse: Men in their late 20's with tugging and aching areas of lower legs may be overdoing it. If you think you are overusing a joint, cut back on your exercise routine and ice the area until it's on the mend. ...Read more

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I have a medium to small lump right above the left side of my ankle on my left leg. It is not painful at all. Any ideas of what it is?

I have a medium: It could be a cyst which is filled with fluid and can happen after an injury or almost jello type tissue if you have had it for a while or a lipoma, that consists of fatty tissue , both cause no problems. However, if the lump is getting bigger or is not going away, best to see a podiatrist or a surgeon , get an ultrasound and/or an MRI to find exactly what it is. ...Read more