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I have a lump inside my leg, it started just below my thigh and has moved to the outside of my knee, any ideas?

I have a lump inside my leg, it started  just below my thigh and has moved to the outside of my knee, any ideas?

Leg lump: If it is tender to touch, you may have a blood clot in your vein. You should see your doctor immediately or go to the ER to make sure it is NOT a blood clot. Those are potentially very dangerous, and can be life-threatening. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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 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?

Be seen: It is really hard to say without examining you, but i would definitely be seen before you go to hawaii. One possible cause is a blood clot in your leg which could potentially be life threatening. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Need more info: Without seeing ; palpating this lump it is hard to give you an honest answer. Did you have this lump 2 weeks ago or did it pop up spontaneously? Please consult with your family physician. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Lump: A lump in the groin area could be due to a hernia,enlarged lymph node,cyst,pustule,growth, or dilated blood vessel. A physician would have to examine you in order to evaluate and advise you. ...Read more

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Lump in top of my leg.

Lump in top of my leg.

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

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I have a lump on my leg and it won't go, what to do?

I have a lump on my leg and it won't go, what to do?

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

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What to do if I have a lump on my leg, should I be concerned?

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

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What to do if I have a painless lump on my leg what could it be?

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