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Lump Inside Leg
I have a lump inside my leg, it started just below my thigh and has moved to the outside of my knee, any ideas?
What is the difference between a fibroma and osteochondroma?Location is below the knee and looks a lump inside the leg and is painless.What can it be?
Bone vs. soft tissue: Lesion if palpable most likely soft tissue in origin and can be defined on MRI. Osteochondroma is an osseous lesion where fibroma usually soft tissue and can arise from any fibrous tissue site in lower leg such as tendon or fibrous tissue between muscle planes. Bx makes the required dx for treatment ...Read more
Hard lump inside upper leg. From time to time i feel like i pulled a muscle in my leg. What is the lump! should I be concerned! flying to hawaii soon?
Hard lump of inside of upper leg. Just had physical 2 weeks ago, all blood work normal. Going on a long flight soon and wanted to know what it may be?
Large lump on inside of left leg just above ankle that is red and warm. No injury, but knee injury so I'm not using leg as much. PT yesterday. Any hel?
Possible infection: sounds like the area of your leg may be inflammed or possibly infected so you should see your doctor about it asap. I would elevate it and put a cold compress or ice pack on area too. Good luck! ...Read more
Hi there i have a lump on top left inside leg a groin and also what i can only describe as restless legs which is commen when pregnant which am not?
What's your question: "lump in top of [my] leg" could be due to many things. If you're describing groin area where thigh joints pelvis, this might be a hernia or swollen lymph node (gland). Hematoma or bleeding could do this. Infection, too, even abscess, if red & painful. Severely broken bone but i think you'd have a pretty good idea of that. Hives? But those are temporary & itchy. Pain? Go see your family doc. ...Read more
Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more
See your doctor: A doctor would need to see the lump to determine what it is and if it is anything to worry about or not. ...Read more
Different options: The leg has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, tendons, vessels and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more