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Hi! I have an lump under the skin on my leg which itches when I'm hot. What could this be? Is it dangerous? Thanks!

Hi! I have an lump under the skin on my leg which itches when I'm hot. What could this be? Is it dangerous? Thanks!

Lipoma: Lipomas are soft lumps that feel like little nodules of fat and occur under the skin. They usually move and don't usually hurt. They don't go away and are nothing to worry about. If the lump is tender or warm or draining then get it looked at. You should have this looked at to make sure that is what this is. There are other things it could be. ...Read more

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Painful lump under my skin in my leg. No mark r bruse. Its on my tigh and near my pubic area on my right leg what could this be?

Painful lump under my skin in my leg. No mark r bruse. Its on my tigh and near my pubic area on my right leg what could this be?

Could be: A lot of things. Hard to say without being able to touch, feel and see it. It could be a swollen lymph node associated with what looks like an infection you are being treated for, it could be a fatty tumor, a clogged follicle under the skin. If it doesn't go away a week or so after you finish the ciprofloxacin, go back and get it checked out, sooner if it hurts. ...Read more

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I am 21 and have lumps under my skin, on both legs, near the shin. Some are flat & hard, others are rubbery & round. What could this be? I'm worried

I am 21 and have lumps under my skin, on both legs, near the shin. Some are flat & hard, others are rubbery & round. What could this be? I'm worried

Physical exam: It is difficult to answer your question with a physical exam. Make an appointment with your family doctor for a proper physical examination. If you need to see a specialist, they can make that arrangement for you. ...Read more

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I have a lump (under skin, not visible). Right where my upper leg meets the groin. Painful to touch. Seemed to appear overnight. Any ideas?

I have a lump (under skin, not visible). Right where my upper leg meets the groin. Painful to touch. Seemed to appear overnight. Any ideas?

Prob a lymph node: If this worsens, or does not completely resolve in 2 weeks, see your DR.

Any cuts or abrasions on the R leg-this would go along with the enlarged node. ...Read more

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I have a small lump on my leg under my skin n it moves around when I touch it what could it be?

I have a small lump on my leg under my skin n it moves around when I touch it what could it be?

Cysts: It's probably a cyst which is a fluid filled sack or a lipoma which is a clump of fat. If it doesn't get irritated or larger it is probably nothing to worry about ...Read more

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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

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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

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

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I have a hard lump under skin on leg near my panty line. It's hurts to touch. It's not the first time it has come up but does go away?

I have a hard lump under skin on leg near my panty line. It's hurts to touch. It's not the first time it has come up but does go away?

Cyst: It soulnds like an epidermal cyst and is easily handled by your local doctor. It may be treated with heat and antibiotics or just excised depending on the situation. You want to see a doctor for the pain ...Read more

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I have lumps deep under skin on my legs that have been there for a couple of years. They sometimes itch but no pain. What could they be?

Leg bumps: Many things. If you have visited Africa or other places where they have Guinea worm could be this. Can you see worm crawling out of hole in skin? Would ask and show your PCP. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I have this small lump on my leg. It's hard and feels almost like a little ball inside my skin. It doesn't hurt at all. Just curious as what it is.

I have this small lump on my leg. It's hard and feels almost like a little ball inside my skin. It doesn't hurt at all. Just curious as what it is.

Many benign tumors: There are many benign growths in the skin and under the skin.
In general, if a lump has been there for many years and is not changing it is not dangerous.
If a lump is growing it should be evaluated. Some common lumps and bumps that are benign are lipomas and benign cysts.
If you have any concerns you can have it evaluated, and possibly removed and biopsied for confirmation. ...Read more

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I have a painless and moveable pea size lump on the very bottom, front and under skin of right leg.

Possible: Ganglion, but, since I can't see it, I would recommend you have it checked out to make sure the "lump" is indeed a benign lesion. ...Read more

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I got hit in leg with BB gun. Skin lost small bleeding. Not deep cut. Small lump under skin. Is the bullet in my leg?

Possibly: It may still be there. The good news is that it usually doesn't cause a problem and can safely be left in place. Antibiotics may help reduce the risk of infection. It is unlikely to get infected, but if it does, it can usually be easily removed. If it starts getting more swollen, red or starts draining pus, see a doctor. ...Read more