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6wksago i fell off my horse(16.3h).Hit the side of my shin on a rock upon landing. Bump turned blue, now dark skin color and painful when active or not?

6wksago i fell off my horse(16.3h).Hit the side of my shin on a rock upon landing. Bump turned blue, now dark skin color and painful when active or not?

Hematoma: Shins are a bitch to heal. Could be hairline fracture, unresolved hematoma or torn muscle. Dark skin color indicates iron under the skin from the blood. Get an xray. Hairline fx don't show up for weeks. ...Read more

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Just a question, I have bumps under the skin on my shins, I've had them since I was a kid, not painful, just weird wondering what they are.

Just a question, I have bumps under the skin on my shins, I've had them since I was a kid, not painful, just weird wondering what they are.

Best guess: My best guess is that they are due to old bruises/contusions where blood dissolved under the skin and released calcium which deposited under the skin. Have your doctor take a look next time you are there for a check up. ...Read more

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Bumps under my skin on my shins, should I be concerned?

See your doctor: Your doctor could see if it is infectious folliculitis or if you have atopic dermatitis. Depending on the circumstances of how it got there also affects how to treat it. It may be from an injury or a razor burn, . ...Read more

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I have red/skin colored tiny bumps all over my forearms and shins that itch like crazy. They come and go for months now. What are they and what from?

I have red/skin colored tiny bumps all over my forearms and shins that itch like crazy. They come and go for months now. What are they and what from?

Contact dermatitis: I believe it might be contact dermatitis skin change, other cause is insect bite or certain plants in wood get in touch to your skin , it will irritate or develop rash like with redness.I suggest you should visit your primary doctor for final diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a big bump on my shin similar to a pimple. The skin on it is peeling, and it's tender to the touch. Is this something I should get checked?

I have a big bump on my shin similar to a pimple. The skin on it is peeling, and it's tender to the touch. Is this something I should get checked?

Boils: Yes! sounds like a boil. Boils are often staph infections. It should be seen. Possible treatments include antibiotics and/or draining the lesion. ...Read more

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Have been having pain from my knees calfs shin ankle and feet in both legs and its painful and i have these vissible bumps under the skin on calfs. ?

Many things: could cause your symptoms including neuropathy, blood clots, vascular insufficiency, arthritis and metabolic abnormalities. You should seek an evaluation by a health care professional who can examine you. This is not diagnosable without an examination. All of these possibilities are treatable but some can be life threatening. Don't wait to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a red, bump (like a mosquito bite) skin cancer on my shin. Are all bumpy/elevated skin cancers the deadly melanoma type, or not necessarily?

Not necessarily: There are 3 types of skin Cancers: The most common is called a Basal cell carcinoma(this is what you are most likely to have). Melanoma is less common and it usually has a brown or black color to it. But the best way to find out what you have is to go see your doctor(PCP). A dermatologist may be most appropriate if you can get an appointment soon(in 2 weeks or less). ...Read more

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8 weeks ago, doc saw tiny itchy bumps on my shin. She froze it w/ nit. Ox. Left hypopigment white skin patch. Scar-gel, self-tanner don't help. Advice?

8 weeks ago, doc saw tiny itchy bumps on my shin. She froze it w/ nit. Ox. Left hypopigment white skin patch. Scar-gel, self-tanner don't help. Advice?

Time: Give it a few more months to see if the pigments would return. If still no pigment after a year, talk to your dermatologist to see what else you can try. ...Read more

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I woke up and noticed that I had a bump on the outside of my leg. It doesn't itch but it looks like there's a white head or some liquid inside and it?

I woke up and noticed that I had a bump on the outside of my leg. It doesn't itch but it looks like there's a white head or some liquid inside and it?

Leg lesion: You need to provide more information : the size, is it painful? is it red around the " whitehead"?
It may be as simple as folliculitis, an inflammation of the hair follicle but please send more detailed description. Meanwhil do not squeeze it- put a warm compress on it and keep it clean ...Read more

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Having rush on both leg with tiny pink bumps & skin getting discoloured (black) after taking 10/10mg.Perindropil&amolodipin to treat hbp. What next?

Having rush on both leg with tiny pink bumps & skin getting discoloured (black) after taking 10/10mg.Perindropil&amolodipin to treat hbp. What next?

Drug reaction: This is not normal and may be a drug reaction or some other problem. If your skin is turning black, this is very worrisome. You should be seen by a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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I have a old burn on my leg and it blistered why the burn is over twenty years old if i bump my leg it will break the skin?

I have a old burn on my leg and it blistered 
why the burn is over twenty years old if i bump my leg it will break the skin?

Altered healing: Burns can cause an altered healing, and the cellular matrix of the healed area will truely never be the same as the original skin. Depending on the severity of the burn, and your skin, and healing ability, the skin was probably altered and is simply an area now more prone to "breaking" easier. Sometimes simply rubbing a cream like vit e can help heal the area and make the skin a little thicker. ...Read more

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Ive 2 bumps under the skin,(leg) painless and 1 cm, looks like mosquito bites. I had one suddenly for a week, and the second within two days, how??!

Skin bumps: hello, without access to a picture or being able to visualize this lesion, it sounds as thought this could be a flea bite if you have animals or bed bug bite if you recently stayed in a hotel. You can treat both with OTC cortisone cream like cortoderm cream or any anti-histamine cream at all. If it progresses please see a doctor to evaluate..thanks ...Read more

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There are bumps on my leg that seems like pimples but they don't pop and they're warmer than other parts of my skin. Is it kp or something else?

There are bumps on my leg that seems like pimples but they don't pop and they're warmer than other parts of my skin. Is it kp or something else?

Folliculitis?: This should be examined by a physician to be sure, but commonly is bacterial in nature, often in healthy people can occur after shaving. ...Read more

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I see a skin bump on the left leg of my husband. What might be the reason? M sure it's not pimple since its big.

Also consider Lipoma: If it is red, sore, and increasing in size over time- Dr Yetimyan is absolutely right. A boil or abscess will generally worsen until it is drained. If it has no color change, and is not painful, it could be a lipoma. Purple bluish lumps can be lymphangiomas. These last two are not concerning.. There are a few other things to consider, but it would depend on it's characteristics. ...Read more

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Itchy patch of skin on leg, 1inch in diameter, small bump beneath, skin not raised, ongoing for 1.5 months, skin red due to scratching.

Need diagnosis: A fungal infection comes to mind and thus a topical antifungal +/- steroid may be helpful Best is to consult your doctor since the problem has been going on for so long. ...Read more

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Painful, swollen bump on back of leg (profile pic). Major swelling under skin. Bug bite? Spider? Tick? How should I go about treating it? Thanks!

Painful, swollen bump on back of leg (profile pic). Major swelling under skin. Bug bite? Spider? Tick? How should I go about treating it? Thanks!

See your doc: Consultants on this public site do not have access to profile uploads.To us you are a 29 yo female,period. Your description provides enough information that your issue deserves a consultation with your doc who can see the problem and review your history. Good luck.There is an affiliated site,Healthtap Prime, where an accepting physician could review your case, but that paid site differs ...Read more

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I have many multiple small bumps I can feel under the skin on the bone of my left leg, some firm, some slightly firm. What kind of Dr should I see?

Start with a general: doctor. If exam shows that these are in the skin or subcutaneous tissue, dermatologist or plastic surgeon is the proper specialist. If exam shows that these are in the bone, orthopedic surgeon. And if these are rhematoid nodules, a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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There is a red bump about half the size of a pea on my leg about two inches from my bikini line. There is no head on it right now. What could it be?

There is a red bump about half the size of a pea on my leg about two inches from my bikini line. There is no head on it right now. What could it be?

Red bumps: If you shave your bikini area, this could be folliculitis. The skin could be irritated and infected due to using the same razor repeatedly. ...Read more

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What do little white bumps that look like white head pimples on my leg mean?

What do little white bumps that look like white head pimples on my leg mean?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...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?

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 just noticed a bump the size of a nickel and i can move it under my skin. It's on the inside top of my leg by my underwear line. Is it harmful?

It could be a: Fatty/sebaceous cyst or fatty tumor/lipoma amd these are benign conditions. But then this is just a guess. Ur dr will be able to correctly assess ur skin problem. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have a large bump under skin between my vagina and my leg. Hurts to walk and when I do, it seems to get bigger. What is it? And what should I do?

I have a large bump under skin between my vagina and my leg. Hurts to walk and when I do, it seems to get bigger. What is it? And what should I do?

Bartholin's cyst: This could be a Bartholin's gland cyst. You can try warm compresses or soaks. If it has been going on for a while and not resolving you may need to have it removed or opened and drained. Please see a doctor if it is not resolving ...Read more