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Lump on lower shin in subcutaneous fat, no pain, no discolouration, no recent trauma. Not growing but not getting smaller and not going away?

Lump on lower shin in subcutaneous fat, no pain, no discolouration, no recent trauma. Not growing but not getting smaller and not going away?

Well it didn't -: -appear out of the blue. It must have always been there, perhaps from a little recalled injury from long ago that U don't recall. If it's not painful etc, & staying the same I would not worry. All this points 2 a benign process . 4 peace of mind, U could C Ur PCP 2have it looked @ & a hands on xam. If suspicions get referrals as needed. ...Read more

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Weird hard lump on upper shin. Under knee. Painful to bend knee. Painful to straighten leg. Sudden appearance. No trauma to leg at all. Help?

Could be several: things and all of them need xrays and proper physician examination and diagnosis. Scar tissue from previous trauma, lipoma, bone spur, and bone sarcomas/ tumors are all possibilities. Please get yourself to a physician to help diagnose and treat asap. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Lump on left shin in fat layer (had scan) which has been there for 2 months. Not sore, not growing, no previous trauma to leg. what could it be?

Lump on left shin in fat layer (had scan) which has been there for 2 months. Not sore, not growing, no previous trauma to leg. what could it be?

Lipoma...: Lump which is contender, soft, or firm but on scan no concern . Common is deposits of fatty tissue in subcutaneous layer - it happens without reason. it is benign condition. Sometimes it may be also skin " wax" retired as sebaceous cyst. Either condition is benign and unless anoying - leave it alone. If Any unusual growth, redness, pain .. see your doctor ...Read more

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41 y/o female. New enlarging bony lump on the front of my right shin bone just below my knee. Painless. No trauma. Immobile. First noticed few mos ago?

41 y/o female. New enlarging bony lump on the front of my right shin bone just below my knee. Painless. No trauma. Immobile. First noticed few mos ago?

Medical evaluation: This needs to be evaluated by a physician. There are many possibilities being the most simple a reaction after injury but other serious problems such as bone tumors are possible. In most cases a simple x-ray is sufficient. ...Read more

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How can I treat a painful lump on shin (tibia), due to direct impact ?

How can I treat a painful lump on  shin (tibia),  due to direct impact ?

ICE: Ice, compression, and elevation are the basic first aid maneuvers for such an injury, when acute. However, if this is a persistent lump some time after the injury, you should seek a medical evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Small, squishy lump on shin. No pain. If I pull my skin taut it flattens. What could it be?

Small, squishy lump on shin. No pain.  If I pull my skin taut it flattens. What could it be?

Lipoma: Fatty tumors can do this. Other things can do this as well so best to keep an eye on it for a few months. If it is enlarging or you develop other signs / symptoms in that area see your doc. ...Read more

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Small pea sized lump on shin an inch or two below knee. Lump doesn't move. Some pain in knee.

Small pea sized lump on shin an inch or two below knee. Lump doesn't move. Some pain in knee.

Needs to be checked: It needs to be checked and felt.It may be a cyst or a hematoma so go let your doctor check it to find what it can be. ...Read more

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I have a rock hard lump on shin about halfway down my leg. Sort of feels attached to bone. What could cause this?

I have a rock hard lump on shin about halfway down my leg. Sort of feels attached to bone. What could cause this?

Periosteal hematoma: If you had some local blunt trauma to your shin, the periosteal coating that surrounds the bone ("hot dog casing") is injured. As it is very vascular, it will bleed and can bulge and create a lump or hematoma. If it does not subside over the course of days to weeks, you should be evaluated ...Read more

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Lump on shin popped up 3 wks ago. Derm said doesn't feel like a cyst more like a bony growth. Should I have this x rayed or is it prob nothing?

Lump on shin popped up 3 wks ago. Derm said doesn't feel like a cyst more like a bony growth. Should I have this x rayed or is it prob nothing?

Possibly: If there is a concern an X ray will determine if a bony cause/growth is present. Feel free to follow up with your doctor for an X ray. Good luck ...Read more