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Inner Thigh Tumor Symptoms
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
I have a strange lump on my inner thigh that i first thought was a cyst or infected pore, now maybe suspecting tumor? A while back i found a lump on my inner thigh which i expected to be a cyst type infection I have gotten in the area before. But now, a m
Any : Any new mole or bump that appears on the skin after the age of 20 need to be assessed by a dermatologist to determine if it is malignant or cancerous. The bump could very well be an inflamed hair follicle or ingrown hair, however it is better to be safe than sorry. See a dermatologist to have it assessed. ...Read more
Surgical excision...: "tumor" is a nonspecific word that can refer to either a benign new growth or a malignant growth. Most people think of "tumors" as solid proliferations of new cells. Tumors in the thigh/leg could be derived from many different types of tissues. One of the most common types of thigh masses would be lipomas. These are benign accumulations of fatty tissue that can be treated by surgical removal. ...Read more
I have a medium size growing painful soft tissue tumor on the out side of my left thigh. It appears to be deep set in my thigh unlike a lipoma. what is it? it is firm to the touch.
I have a huge hard mass in my rt. Groin 16x15cm extending to rt thigh. When the tumor doubled it's size in 08/13, i began having severe lymphedema.
Having a 3.5 tumor removed on upper thigh. What type of tumor or fatty tumor can it be? Surgeon says most likely lipoma but the pain is unusual.
Ur Dr. Knows Best: If your surgeon thinks it is a lipoma, that's more-than-likely correct. Although often painless, angiolipomas (benign) can cause pain. Also, if the lipoma is under the fascia next to muscle, it may cause pain. I'm sure the surgery will go well and you'll know with 100% certainty what it is. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why would it matter if when pushing down on thigh tumor it hurts to extend leg? When the doctor did not push down on the tumor no pain with extending
I have 20 benign fatty tumor in my hand, thigh, and in my back.All these five year old. It does not give any type of pain but i afraid of it .Please?
See a specialist: There is a condition called lipomatosis in which multiple lipomas are found. It carries no cancer risk. There are other conditions like neurofibromatosis, where there are multiple subcutaneous masses, but there is a risk of cancer. You should see a specialist, like an orthopaedic oncologist, to establish a diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Large egg size/shape lump very deep inside my left upper inside leg/thigh. No pain, but feels like i can move it around. Fatty tumor or what? Remove?
Patch on thigh is numb really worried cause I think whole leg numb I feel it when I touch them just in one spot not so much afraid neuro ms tumor ?
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