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Hard White Bump On Leg
Itchy hard white bump on back of calf. Not painful and only one. Low chance that it's a mosquito bite (would've had to have been bit within 3 min)?
My 10 month old has a very small white bump on the heel of her foot it's very hard but does not bother her it's just weird taking her to her wellness?
Had a yeast indection b4. Have same itch and I get these painful bumps on my legs white bump red around. Could this be gonorrhea? I'm freaking out!
Sweat gland cyst: Need more information. How long has it been there? Painful? Growing? Any others? Drainage? Other symptoms that you may not think related (growth on penis or testicles, difficulty urinating) may be connected. A blocked sweat gland (sebaceous cyst) is very likely. See your primary doctor, get exam +/- ultrasound, and see a surgeon. Good luck! ...Read more
Redbump on my knee. Painful when I kneel down. Got it previously some years ago and this is the 2nd one. The previous one became permanent white bump?
Recommend evaluation: Probably best to have your knee evaluated, office visit is obvious choice, you can consult me in health tap for second opinion ...Read more
May: This may drain the lesion and it will heal. If worsens see your doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I just observed the back of my thigh and felt a hard small rounded bump on my leg. I'm unsure what this is?
Lump on skin: Hard to know exactly without seeing it, but possibly it's an ingrown hair, or a lipoma (small collection of fat). You cannot see a blood clot on the surface of the skin, so don't worry about that. If it doesn't hurt, and it's not red or inflamed, you can keep an eye on it. If it gets worse or becomes painful, have it checked out. ...Read more
I haves big, round, hard, and, painful bump on my leg. I have tried rubbing achohol to make it go away.?
See your doc: There's no way to tell you what this might be without seeing you in person and performing a thorough history and exam. It's very unlikely that using rubbing alcohol will help it go away. In fact, rubbing alcohol can really dry the skin and cause further problems. It is also not a good idea to put it on wounds. ...Read more
I have a bump on my upper left thigh and it really hurst as I feel it up and down my leg its a hard bump
This: This is very challenging without a clinical examination so I would see a dermatologist to have this evaluated. It could be many diagnoses such as a mole, a seborrheic keratosis, a dermatofibroma, a cyst, a lipoma, a skin cancer, or other skin growths. Read more about these and see pictures of these at the link below. I hope that helps! ...Read more
For 3 weeks, toddler has one 4mm firm pink bump on leg. It doesn't have fluid in it. It scabbed over but is still firm but decreased size. What is this?
Hard to say: It would take a hands on look to be sure. I can't think of anything scary if it is not inflamed and is decreasing in size. ...Read more
I haven't injured my leg but a hard small bump has formed, some of it shows on the surface but as I trace it, it dips down into the leg. It has a faded purple color to it. I have had it for 2 months. Should I be worried?
Need an exam: It would be necessary to see the area involved to give advice. An online consultation at Health Tap may be helpful. You can upload several images of the area. However it's possible that images won't suffice and you may have to still have to see a physician in person to examen the lesion. ...Read more
Check it: There are many causes but pain to touch can mean infection. If the lump is warm tender throbbing the possibility of a localized infection the great. Its important to see a doctor and examine the mass. There are many things it could be and a direct exam is the only way to tell what this is. ...Read more
I've had an in grown hair on my leg for months. It's a big hard bump now. Is it infected? If so what can I do?
Hard movable bumps between leg and groin crease? Occasional pain while walking / sitting. Should I be worried?
Lymph nodes: They sound like lymph nodes, but you should have them checked by her primary care doctor ...Read more
Hi I have these strange hard bumps on my legs and back side and they itch like crazy. They just started a week ago.
Allergic dermatitis: Is quite common. Bumps on the leg signify inflammation and they itch due to histamine in the skin. I suggest you try an anti histamine such as Claritin (loratadine) or Zyrtec one daily and apply Hydrocortisone cream, over the counter, 3x a day. Seek a doctors appointmnet if not better. Get well. ...Read more
I have multiple bumps on what feels like the bone of my lower left leg, very small but very firm. Why would this be?
Need evaluation: Hard bumps on the leg can be ossicles. Chipped bone, cyst or tumor ...Read more