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What happens when my muscle on the front side of the bottom half of my leg has become a bump and hurts?

What happens when my muscle on the front side of the bottom half of my leg has become a bump and hurts?

Muscle fascia hernia: Sounds like you may have a fascial hernia that allows the muscle to locally herniate through due to internal pressure. With activity, the muscle pressure increases and the visual bump enlarges as more muscle extrudes through the defect. Exercise induced exertional compartment syndrome may also lead to this injury pattern. Orthopaedci surgeon evaluation is indicated. ...Read more

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It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Is bump on leg behind knee from pulled muscle?

Is bump on leg behind knee from pulled muscle?

It depends.: It is possible, but it may also be a baker's cyst, which can indicate that there is something structurally wrong within your knee. ...Read more

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I hit my leg the other day. Now there is a bump and its tender. No bruise tho. Did I damage the thigh muscle?

I hit my leg the other day. Now there is a bump and its tender. No bruise tho. Did I damage the thigh muscle?

Hematoma: A hematoma is a collection of blood, usually clotted, outside of a blood vessel that may occur because of an injury to the wall of a blood vessel allowing blood to leak out into tissues where it does not belong. Sometimes your will see a bruise, other times not. Most hematomas can be treated with rest, ice, compression, and elevation (rice). They will gradually resolve over time on their own. ...Read more

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Line of bumps on my leg not scaly Not bug bite or itchy muscle under it cramps badly, cramping getting worse right below rash. Dime sized bumps

Line of bumps on my leg not scaly Not bug bite or itchy muscle under it cramps badly, cramping getting worse right below rash. Dime sized bumps

There are few rashes: There are few rashes that are truly painful. One of them is Herpes Zoster (shingles). They tend to form linear clusters like you described, Because treatment is available that may hasten the recovery from shingles and prevent lingering pain, I advise you to see a doctor. Keep in mind that this is an educated guess, but a guess nonetheless. Hope this helps! Dr. Anne ...Read more

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What r symps of pulled calf muscle? Can it cause painful twitches? Normal? Other symp bump along lateral side of lower leg when I stand, like hernia

What r symps of pulled calf muscle? Can it cause painful twitches? Normal? Other symp bump along lateral side of lower leg when I stand, like hernia

Strain: A strained muscle causes soreness and pain on use and takes a week or so to heal. Occasionally bumps in the lateral calf area are due to small herniations of fat tissue through the muscle. Varicose veins are another possibility. A physician would have to examine you to be sure. Muscle twitches are not commonly due to sprains and can occur spontaneously. Muscle cramps are commonly due to tight musc ...Read more

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I have been training my upper inner thigh muscle and feel dozens of little tiny bumps under my skin and over my muscle...?

I have been training my upper inner thigh muscle and feel dozens of little tiny bumps under my skin and over my muscle...?

You need evaluation: Amber, no one can really diagnose this without seeing and better still, feeling these bumps you're talking about. You could try getting a Prime consult and have available a photo to send a PDF if you can actually see anything; or see a primary care provider. Good Luck to you! ...Read more

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My thigh muscle and skin feels numb on my right side. There's no mark or bump and it doesn't hurt, it just feels numb when I touch it or rub it. Why?

My thigh muscle and skin feels numb on my right side. There's no mark or bump and it doesn't hurt, it just feels numb when I touch it or rub it. Why?

Meralgia paresthetic: If the area you refer to is the outer upper thigh, it can be caused by tight waistbands. There is a simple condition called meralgia paresthetica that can cause this. Increased weight is a cause too. ...Read more

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Soft bump above left inner ankle bone. Painless. Almost feels like muscle when I push on it but only on one ankle. What could this be?

Soft bump above left inner ankle bone. Painless. Almost feels like muscle when I push on it but only on one ankle. What could this be?

Painless cyst: It sounds like a benign ganglion cyst, which is round and palpable. It commonly appears in ankle and wrist where the tendon is rubbing under the fibrous band. It usually goes away after a few weeks. It could be treated by needle aspiration, but it may return especially after repetitive movement of your foot. ...Read more

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Soft bump above left inner ankle bone. Painless. Almost feels like muscle when I push on it but only on one ankle. Had for long time now?

Soft bump above left inner ankle bone. Painless. Almost feels like muscle when I push on it but only on one ankle. Had for long time now?

Soft bump: The fact that it is painless and not growing is good and means that it is benign. It could be a lipoma/fatty tumor. You would need further testing for an exact diagnosis. ...Read more

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My 7 month old has a bump the size of a pea in one thigh but not the other, it feels as though it's the muscle knotted. How do I get rid of it?

My 7 month old has a bump the size of a pea in one thigh but not the other, it feels as though it's the muscle knotted. How do I get rid of it?

Lump on thigh: This is probably a lump at the site of immunization injection, apply warm compresses & do gentle massage, hopefully it resolves, but show it to your pediatrician anyway in case it is something else. Good luck. Enjoy your baby. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my upper inner tibia. I can't see it too well because of my calf muscle but I can feel it. It's about the size of my pinkie. I've had t?

I have a bump on my upper inner tibia. I can't see it too well because of my calf muscle but I can feel it. It's about the size of my pinkie. I've had t?

Lumps and bumps.: Any lump or bump can be serious or minor, depending. If you have had it a long time, it does not hurt, and has not changed, it is likely nothing serious. But do get it checked out. If it is new, hurts or is changing get checked soon! ...Read more

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What are exercises to build leg muscle?

What are exercises to build leg muscle?

Try a few: How about some properly done squats, lunges and leg presses.
Don't forget your hamstrings — hamstring curls
also work on your calves- stairs climbing
I also like cycling to work on your quads and endurance at the same time ...Read more

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Why do I have bumps on my legs?

See below: You need to provide more information. A description of the bumps, their location, etc. ...Read more

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Bumps on bottom legs, what to do?

Bumps on bottom legs, what to do?

Get assessment.: There can be many causes. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis will be a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Can bumps on my leg be from a virus?

Uncertain.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Leg hurts with bump on back on knee?

Leg hurts with bump on back on knee?

See below: Sounds like a baker's cyst, which is a collection of excess joint fluid which makes its way out of the knee capsule to the back of the knee between two muscles. It is not a serious condition, but usually indicates an arthritic issue in the knee. It can cause discomfort. Sometimes we drain these but they usually come back. You shoud get your knee examined to determine if this is what it is. ...Read more

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I got red raised bumps on my leg. Bite?

I got red raised bumps on my leg. Bite?

Unknown: Bumps could be from bug bites, but could be inflammation around hair follicles(folliculitis).
If it doesn't resolve over 2-3 days contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Why might someone have bumps on their legs?

Why might someone have bumps on their legs?

So many: Reasons could be an injury or an infection or tumor or cyst ...Read more

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Does running build endurance and leg muscle?

Yes: Running is an excellent exercise for building cardiovascular endurance; if you run distances you will improve your slow-twitch muscle tone and over time as you decrease body fat your muscles may appear more defined; if you focus on sprinting you will engage fast-twitch muscle and may see more of a "mass" effect; if you are trying for body-builder muscles strength training in gym is your best bet. ...Read more

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What can cause painful bumps in calf of leg?

Calf bumps: Swollen lymph node, varicose veins, a cyst, possibly a tumor(unlikely), a blood clot, among other things. Have you been immobilized or had an injury lately? If it persist, go get it checked out. ...Read more

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Constant leg pain... What is it. Muscle area.?

Constant leg pain... What is it. Muscle area.?

Need more info: Did you have trauma? Do you have hardening of the arteries? Have you been exercising excessively? Have you been sitting in one place meditating for a month or more? Get a doctor to look at this or have your significant other massage the area. ...Read more