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Swelling on outer hip(lump) causing pain with just standing, pain with each step, causing entire leg and foot to swell also, what could it be?

Swelling on outer hip(lump) causing pain with just standing, pain with each step, causing entire leg and foot to swell also, what could it be?

See your doctor : It may be that you have an inflammation in the fluid sac surrounding the hip (bursitis) but if your whole leg and foot is swollen you really need to go and see a doctor as soon as possible please. ...Read more

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Purple lump on hip. Lump is under skin. Sore to touch. Hurts a lot when wearing belt. There was always a purpke spot there for a few years. Worried?

Purple lump on hip. Lump is under skin. Sore to touch. Hurts a lot when wearing belt. There was always a purpke spot there for a few years. Worried?

Get a medical exam: If you have any new growth, you need to ahvea physical exam by your doctor. If there is a lump/growth or tumor an x-ray can be used to confirm it. A biopsy may be required if there is a definite lump as that is the only way to make a diagnosis of the cause of any new lump. ...Read more

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Near left hip is a lump that feels like a sort of hard muscle that doesn't go away after pooping & doesn't hurt much & gets bigger and smaller Cancer?

Near left hip is a lump that feels like a sort of hard muscle that doesn't go away after pooping & doesn't hurt much & gets bigger and smaller Cancer?

Unlikely!: At the age of 16, cancer is pretty rare. Get seen and have it checked out. It will ease your mind, and the cause can be determined and., hopefully, you will be treated or reassured that treatment is not necessary. Either way, taking steps to determine the cause is an appropriate way to address your worry. ...Read more

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Hard tube feeling unmovable lump near hip on left side for 2 days so far and happened b4 but went away stool?

Hard tube feeling unmovable lump near hip on left side for 2 days so far and  happened b4 but went away stool?

Constipation?: On occasion, stool in the bowel can be palpated in this area (very thin people) and perhaps when constipation is present. If concerned and/or significant pain develops consult with a physician. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump on my lower right hip?

I have a painful lump on my lower right hip?

Painful lump on hip: This could be part of your normal anatomy from one of the "bumps" on your femur, the large leg bone that form part of your hip. If your unknowingly bumped it, there could be a bone bruise, or possible the fascia (connective tissue) over the area is inflamed and tight, such as with IT band syndrome or the tensor fascia lata (especially if you're a runner) Best to have it looked at/examined ...Read more

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Lump on lower right side above my hip not painful but uncomfortable and is rather large. What could it be?

Lump on lower right side above my hip not painful but uncomfortable and is rather large. What could it be?

Few possibilities : lipoma comes to mind, but a hernia is also possible. Also could be a hematoma if u had stretched it too much or injured urself. And then more concerning things could be something to do with ovaries. Overall I suggest to see ur physician so they could do a physica exam and see if further imaging studies are required ...Read more

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My daughter says she has a long unomvable hard lump in left side right next to hip gets bigger and smaller but never fully goes away. Cause?

My daughter says she has a long unomvable hard lump in left side right next to hip gets bigger and smaller but never fully goes away. Cause?

Fat necrosis ? : To make a reliable diagnosis you need to have a doctor examine the area and do a good physical examination. There are many things this could be, but that is the most likely diagnosis given the area, etc. ...Read more