Top 20 Doctor insights on: Hard lump in upper thigh
Painful lump: A painful hard lump in the thigh area is likely to be either a 'boil' (usually reddish/purplish in color), or a growing cyst (cysts, however, are not usually as tender as boils. The spreading rash to the calves is hard to explain and may represent a second problem. ...Read more
Show your doctor: Or dermatologist as this can be many things, from a cyst to lipoma and more. You may need a biopsy but without looking at it and feeling it I have no way of knowing. Hope that helps ...Read more
I have a small hard lump on my outer upper thigh that is close to the muscle/bone. It seemed to appear after excersizing. Has not grown in 3 weeks.
What is this smaller hard lump in my upper thighs that only hurts when applied pressure. It is very hard and has been there for a few weeks.
Thigh Lump: This could be several things. It could be a cyst or a collection of fat known as a lipoma. It also could be an inflamed lymph node. It is probably a good idea to get it evaluated by a physician to see what it is since it is new and tender. ...Read more
Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I have a hard lump on Upper inner thigh. I've had it for a month now it's not red or sore its under the skin. I'm really worried in case it's serious?
Get it evaluated: This may be a lymph node. I can't be certain. You need to see your physician and get an an evaluation. It may be necessary to biopsy it ...Read more
Hard lump middle of upper inner thigh, it's been a month. Painless, doesn't pop. Occasionally gets bigger (quarter size), then shrinks (pea-size) help?
Picture: Dear JessS, unfortunately a lump in that location that changes sizes could be many things. I would suggest that you consider doing a formal consult where you can share a picture is the lump. I am sorry I cannot be more helpful. Good luck! ...Read more
My sister has a large, hard lump about the size of a softball on her upper thigh. It is painful to touch in some areas. Should we be concerned?
Lump: And painful lump is cause for concern. You should definitely have it checked out. ...Read more
Inside of my upper thigh, going towards groin, feel hard, marble size lump. No pain. What could it be? Serious?
Cyst: Possible cyst, although, more info is needed. Either be seen by a doc locally or send us a pic. ...Read more
Hello, I have a lump on my inner upper thigh near my groin. It is irregular in shape, hard, somewhat movable, deep (under fat), yet not painful Ideas?
Have it checked: This is something you'll want to have checked out. Hard irregular things growing under your skin need to be evaluated properly. See your doc for an exam and follow up testing. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Hello, I have a lump in my inner upper thigh area toward my groin. It is not painful unless I push hard into it. I am 53 years old and a runner. Thx?
See your doctor: You need to see your doctor to determine what the mass is. ...Read more
Hard, 1cm round lump under skin front upper thigh unchanged for 7 years. Is it cancer? Female age 35.
Probably not!: A 1cm lump that has not changed for 7 years is very unlikely to be cancer! Why? Because cancer grows, especially if it is not treated. What you describe sounds like a benign mass or cyst. An ultrasound and/or biopsy would give you a diagnosis, but it might not be necessary. Ask your primary care provider to take a look at this next time you're in. And read about lipomas to see if that fits! ...Read more
I have a lump on my outside upper thigh, it's hard when I stiffen my leg, otherwise is smushy and sometimes warm, it's the size of my palm?
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