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Green Bump Under The Skin On Leg
I have a bump under the skin at the crease of my leg at my groin area that is very painful to touch?
Painful tumor : See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. You need biopsy to find out the cause. ...Read more
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
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
Rash. Lower leg. Started as small knot under the skin/ turned into 3 pinkish bumps. Itches. Haven't scratched. Now 6 inch area. Skin looks very burned?
Rash: This may have been an insect bite with an allergic response or an area of contact dermatitis from something that touched your skin. Apply cortisone cream, but if redness spreads and burning persists, an infection of the skin(cellulitis) may be present and requires antibiotic treatment(pills and cream). Your physician will advise you. ...Read more
The doctor at urgent care said my 21 month old has infantigo, would this cause bumps with hard knots under the skin to th point that he doesn't want to stand on that leg?
See a doctor: Impetigo is a bacterial infection on the surface of the skin. It is usually treated with a topical antibiotic ointment. Hard lumps under the skin, with pain, may be abscesses. This is a bacterial infection under the surface of the skin, which requires oral antibiotics and a possible procedure to open the skin and drain the infection. ...Read more
I have a 15yr old 6'2" daughter that is complaining about pain behind her left knee that goes up her leg and feels like a cramp. I pressed lightly on the back of her knee and there is a weird sensation like little bumps under the skin and there is a sound
Doctor can evaluate: A teen with some pain behind the knee, and a weird-feeling "something" there, may have inflammation there (called a baker cyst). Other problems can occur, so a primary care doctor, a sports medicine doctor, or an orthopedic doctor can evaluate. Often with active teens, knee problems show up when sports training increases, when a new sport is started, or new shoes are used, etc... ...Read more
Are the lumps in my legs fatty tumors or what? I have several lumps/bumps under the skin around my upper thigh area. One is near my panty line, it is about the size of the tip of my thumb and hard but does not hurt. It's been there probably 8 or 9 years
Fatty : Fatty tumors (or lipomas) are usually not hard. They are usually soft and squishy. If you have a hard mass along your lower panty line that could be a chronically inflammed inguinal lymph node. Can't determine what they are through this venu. Recommend that a family doctor or dermatologist examine you and determine what the lesions are. ...Read more
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
I have a large thick bump under the skin on my upper thigh that has gotten bigger over a few months. Should i be worried?
Yes till you resolve: Any bump on your body or skin getting larger will concern me until we know what it is, it may be a cyst, benign swelling , fatty tissue or a tumour . Let a doctor see you and hopefully can tell you what needs to be done. ...Read more
I have had a small movable bump under the skin in my shin for ten years. Hasn't grown and no pain. A few other smaller bumps have developed since then on both shins. What could they be?
Well: The best thing to do is to see doctor have the areas biopsies or removed and send to pathology. Then you will have your answer ...Read more
What is the bump on the inside of my upper thigh, pretty high up, under the skin? Doesn't hurt, now a small bump (looks like a bite) above the skin.
A bump on the : Skin could be benign or worrisome . Sounds like your bump is resolving on its own. Observe for now. Take pictures to see the progress of the " bump". If getting bigger, red, tender, pussy and febrile- you will need to see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more
I have a hard quarter sized bump in my groin under the skin and seems to be connected to a bigger bump in my upper thigh about 3 inches away. Painful.
Abscess: It may be that you have a boil (abscess, carbuncle) in your thigh and a lymph node in your groin is enlarged in reaction to the infection. Use warm compresses (on for 30 minutes) every 2 to 4 hours, rest, and see your doctor or go to an UC today to see if you need antibiotics or to have the boil drained. If you have a fever over 100, increased redness or marked increase in pain or warmth, to ER. ...Read more
Purple black looking two spots in the inner thigh close to stretch marks no bumps looks like under the skin I have put on allot of weight any ideas?
Ruptured vein?: Your spots seem to result from ruptured blood vessels under the skin. Have you had any recent bruising or trauma from athletic activities, or from clothing rubbing? Though unlikely to be a health risk, your medical provider should be able to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more
I have got jockitch on my inner thigh ,a doctor told me to use a cream it paused for a few days and now i got bumps with hard circles under the skin?
Is there a name for: Is there a name for the cream? Did the DR venture a diagnosis? Have you gone back? Can you see a dermatologist? You will benefit from exam and treatment by a pro. ...Read more
Red bump on my inner thigh i thought it was probably a boil, but it never came to a head, sank under the skin and now is flat and purple , 4 monthsnow?
Boil: It may be gone, but since it is persisting i would have it seen by your doctor, make sure nothing further needs to be done or treated. ...Read more
What would cause my 7 month olds bottom part of his right areola to turn green. It's under the skin and I can't feel any bump. It's been a week?
Go to ER now !!: Green is a very unusual color for any skin area to be, especially in a localized area. Listeria is a serious infection that can turn secretions green, but on the skin surface you need a skin expert to sort this out. It's possible this is a cutaneous fistula to the small intestine, but the location too superior to allow for this unless there is more serious abnl anatomy deeper, go to the ER now!! ...Read more
I have a hard, bluish-green bump/nodule under the skin on my chin that appeared literally overnight last weekend. It is sensitive to touch and about 7mm wide. What could it be? Should I go see a doctor?
Yes get it checked: It needs to be examined to find out what it is.It could be a enlarged lymph gland or a small boil.It can only be diagnosed by examination ...Read more
I have a bumb under the skin beneath my knee cap and I am concerned it is an abscess. Suddenly appeared and is slightly painful to touch.
I've had this tiny blue dot on my leg for years. It looks like a pen dot but its not and its under the skin. Any ideas?
Blue nevus: See a dermatologist for definitive answer.Get a more detailed answer ›
A small skin colored bump under my skin on the side of my leg. And it appeared a couple of months ago maybe around November or so. What could it be?
Skin lesion: Any new skin lesion should be examined and removed. So get going to your doctor ...Read more
At the bottom of my leg it feels like a lump that's under the skin I'm scared it's something serious ?
More info please!:
How long have you had it? Does it hurt? Is it getting bigger? Is it warm or red? Does it itch? How big is it?
Ask again with more detail, please, and we can give you a better idea. ...Read more
I am having problems with my legs. I have these bumps under the surface of the skin .Please tell what it is.
Keratosis Pilaris: Keratosis pilaris is a skin condition that causes acne-like bumpy skin.(can look like goose bumps) this is caused from a build up of keratin, a natural protein in the skin. It's most commonly found on the upper-arms, but is also commonly found on the face, thighs/legs, back, chest, and buttocks. Keratosis pilaris isn't contagious and it passed on as a heredity trait. ...Read more
Under the skin on the upper outside of my leg is a huge hard painful lump. What could it be? Pain is shooting down leg
Enlarged lymph node: The lump could be an enlarged lymph node. You should go to your pcp immediately and get a biopsy, because non painful hard lumps could be cancerous. ...Read more
I have a semi-hard lump under the skin on the side of my leg. It started out like a bug bite on the external skin and now there is discomfort ?
Lump/pain: It sounds like a cyst that may now be infected. Be examined and drained or removed if indicated. Some doctors also give antibiotics. All the best. ...Read more
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?
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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