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Had a benign tumor removed near my patella twenty years ago. Hurts if walk up hill or pull something. What could be going on?
"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
Should i go to the doctor for the tumor on my kneecap? Pushed against my jeans is enough to cause intense pain. It's about the size of a pea..
I had a tumor removed from my leg they never removed the extra tissue which grew around it what can I do?
Lets say I have a tumor on the left side of my back near the spine can it cause pain down the back of my right leg?
I have an tumor like soft mass in my lower long leg of about 1 inch dia. This is I feel from about 40 years.but now I feel pain while walking?
Benign tumor: Tumor of lower leg that has not grown or showed signs of malignancy such as metastasis are usually benign. They become of concern when reaching 5-10 cm. in size when nodal lesions noted but rare when pain noted especially on walking. Must rule out some form of claudication unless pain directly related to pressure on lesion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer