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Why do I have a soft lump on my lower leg that comes and goes?

Why do I have a soft lump on my lower leg that comes and goes?

Lumps and Bumps: Hi, sorry you are not feeling 100%. Bumps or lumps on people always cause alarm, but seldom are harmful. It is impossible to guess what it may be, i tell my patients to always have things like that examined, and if necessary sampled or biopsied. Many times it is fat cells, (lipoma) which is a benign, soft , lump under the skin. See your doctor soon for exam. Take care, and good luck! ...Read more

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I have a painful lump on my lower leg above my anke. No bruising, just a lump.?

Probably not serious: It is most likely either a ganglion cyst or a lipoma if it grows, or becomes symptomatic you should be seen. If it is a ganglion, it can be aspirated to both confirm the diagnosis and remove it. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my lower leg been there for 3 months, When I first found it my leg was sore then the pain went.My leg is a bit swollen, feels heavier and stiffer to lift.I had an ultrasound they didn't find anything, the doctor came in and had a look and

I have a lump on my lower leg been there for 3 months, When I first found it my leg was sore then the pain went.My leg is a bit swollen, feels heavier and stiffer to lift.I had an ultrasound they didn't find anything, the doctor came in and had a look and

Need to see: If you have a lump on your leg, a doctor needs to be able to see it to make a good guess as to what it is. Use Healthtap Prime or talk to your local physician. Pictures can be uploaded to HT Prime. An exam helps as well, to know if the lump is solid or fluid (a cyst). Biopsies are always possible but may be unnecessary depending on the appearance. Lack of pain could be a good sign of benign dz. ...Read more

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I have had a painful lump on my outer lower leg for about a week now. There is no bruising, just a lump. It is painful but I have no insurance at the moment. Should I be worried?

Probably not serious: It is most likely either a ganglion cyst or a lipoma if it grows, or becomes symptomatic you should be seen. If it is a ganglion, it can be aspirated to both confirm the diagnosis and remove it. ...Read more