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I woke up with a small green hard lump on my lower leg. The lump itself doesn't hurt but my leg below it hurts when I apply pressure like a shin splin?

I woke up with a small green hard lump on my lower leg. The lump itself doesn't hurt but my leg below it hurts when I apply pressure like a shin splin?

Be seen: There are a lot of possibilities, it would probably be good to have a physician look at it to clarify the diagnosis. ...Read more

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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.?

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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What is the sore lump in my lower leg?

What is the sore lump in my lower leg?

Sore lump leg: Sore lump in leg could be anything starting from baker's cyst, boil, abscess, or more sinister causes light tumour. Please see your doctor for examination. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my lower leg or upper ankle, only when I flex. But when relaxed, it disappears. Is it cancerous?

I have a lump in my lower leg or upper ankle, only when I flex. But when relaxed, it disappears. Is it cancerous?

Unlikely: What you described suggests muscle bulging through fascia and it is unlikely to be cancer. If the "lump" doubles is size, see a doctor.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...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

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Red spot with lump appeared on my lower leg. It turned black. Test, no clot, no spider bite. Lump still there and black after 1yr. Size of a quarter?

Red spot with lump appeared on my lower leg. It turned black. Test, no clot, no spider bite. Lump still there and black after 1yr. Size of a quarter?

Bump on leg: It's hard to say for sure without seeing it and getting a better history, but any new unexplained skin lesion should be checked by your primary and/or dermatologist. A simple biopsy is sometimes all that is needed to make a determination of its cause. Especially for unexplained lesions that change color, these need to be checked out by a doctor. ...Read more

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I found a non-visible lump in my lower right leg. It's a bit tender & feels like the breast cysts I get. Might b a cluster of lumps. What could it b?

I found a non-visible lump in my lower right leg. It's a bit tender & feels like the breast cysts I get. Might b a cluster of lumps. What could it b?

R/O LIPOMA: If the lump is on the leg and movable it is less worisome and may be a lipoma. You need a Doppler le Us to evaluate for DVT/CUST/LIPOMA. Please seek prompt evaluation for this issue if symptoms persist or worsen ...Read more

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I have a hard lump on my lower inner left leg about halfway between my knee and ankle you cannot see it only feel it and can be sensitive to touch should I be worried?

I have a hard lump on my lower inner left leg about halfway between my knee and ankle you cannot see it only feel it and can be sensitive to touch should I be worried?

Should be evaluated: Although the majority of lumps and bumps that appear on arms and legs are benign. The only way to be sure is to see a doctor and have it examined. Sometimes an MRI is needed to make the diagnosis. Best not to ignore it especially if it is painful or sensitive. ...Read more

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1 year ago I had a white soft lump on my leg (lower, front, right side, right leg).told it was excess tissue. It is now sore and looks bruised.

1 year ago I had a white soft lump on my leg (lower, front, right side, right leg).told it was excess tissue. It is now sore and looks bruised.

Exam needed: The lump may be a fatty tumor (benign lipoma), tiny hernia through a muscle, protuberant vein or a wen, but since it is now bruised and sore, an examination is needed for diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have two lumps on my lower legs, close to my ankles, they are in the same spot but on different legs. They don't hurt, and it goes away when I flex.

I have two lumps on my lower legs, close to my ankles, they are in the same spot but on different legs. They don't hurt, and it goes away when I flex.

Muscle/ Tendon.: Since the lumps are on both legs and appear to be symmetrical, they are probably a variation of or just normal anatomy. What is it that you flex to make them go away? What direction are you flexing it? ...Read more

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I have some hard lumps on both of my lower legs on the inside just to the side of my knees and down by my ankles. They hurt more at night and itch?

I have some hard lumps on both of my lower legs on the inside just to the side of my knees and down by my ankles. They hurt more at night and itch?

Itchy lumps: These could be insect bites because of the itching. Nonitching leg nodules are sometimes an autoimmune reaction. Your physician or a dermatologist should be consulted if they persist. ...Read more

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I have a sunburn looking rash on lower legs also have lumps under my skin walnut to 1/2 orange in size now feeling lumps in stomach. My dr has no clue?

I have a sunburn looking rash on lower legs also have lumps under my skin walnut to 1/2 orange in size now feeling lumps in stomach. My dr has no clue?

See a dermatologist: You need an experienced skin specialist. Your dr should call a dermatologist to explain that you need prompt attention. When you go, be ready to provide all tests & names of all meds. ...Read more

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I've had swollen hard red lumps on my lower legs for a couple of weeks now & severly aching joints (hips, knees & ankles) my ankles are now swollen an?

I've had swollen hard red lumps on my lower legs for a couple of weeks now & severly aching joints (hips, knees & ankles) my ankles are now swollen an?

Lumps aching joints: F of unknown age or location or medical Hx notes: I've had swollen hard red lumps on my lower legs for a couple of weeks now & severly aching joints (hips, knees & ankles) my ankles are now swollen an? ANS: Many things can do. Do u live with ticks carrying Lyme disease? Are you in age range/location for acute rheumatic fever? Always provide at least this information. See local Dr now. ...Read more

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I have hard, red, hot lumps on lower legs. Left is worse. Doesn't itch. Leg pain & swelling. Tried Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) hydrocortisone & others. Five days now.?

I have hard, red, hot lumps on lower legs. Left is worse. Doesn't itch. Leg pain & swelling. Tried Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) hydrocortisone & others. Five days now.?

Need to be seen: Doesn't seem to be allergies, ? Infection rather, kindly get seen by your doctor for full history and physical exam, you may Rx medicines, good luck ...Read more

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Swollen hard red lumps on lower legs & ankles swollen w/ very sore hip, knee & ankle joints. Mainly hurts after resting. One heel aches a lot flatfeet?

Swollen hard red lumps on lower legs & ankles swollen w/ very sore hip, knee & ankle joints. Mainly hurts after resting. One heel aches a lot flatfeet?

Needs to be checked: We do not have enough information to tell you what is causing your symptoms of swollen lumps and pain in the joints. We don't know how old you are and what other co existing condition you might have and if you are taking any medicine. Etc. We need a detailed history and physical exam and you may need blood test and if indicated some imaging like xrayes or others like MRI etc, Consult your doctor ...Read more

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Woke up with red spots on 1 leg. Next day more red spots and on both lower legs. Spots are itchy, slight bump in center. Dry, irritant throat @ night.

Woke up with red spots on 1 leg. Next day more red spots and on both lower legs. Spots are itchy, slight bump in center. Dry, irritant throat @ night.

Possible reaction: It is difficult to assess without seeing the lesions but it can represent a bite or even represent a reaction to a viral upper respiratory infection. I would see a physician so that they can perform the appropriate evaluation or tests for this if it does not improve. ...Read more

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Golf ball sized lump on my lower abdomen on the left side as well as lower in the vaginal area close to the leg. What can it be? Please help

Golf ball sized lump on my lower abdomen on the left side as well as lower in the vaginal area close to the leg. What can it be? Please help

Sudden?: If you have a new lump, painful or not, that appears in two areas, you need a medical examination. 'there are many gynecologic issues to consider in your description, and returning to someone who examined you before (a female wellness examination?) would be a good start. Not every thing is serious. A simple cyst can form quickly. You deserve to know more. ...Read more

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Vibrating feeling in lower legs?

Vibrating feeling in lower legs?

Legs vibrating????: Unclear what you mean "vibrating feeling". If episodic and no other symptoms then I wouldn't worry about it. As an interest, do you often have a computer on your lap and/or keep a phone in your pants pocket or on your belt? ...Read more

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Pain and swelling of lower legs?

Post op swelling: You list arthroscopic surgery. It it was recent, this may be the cause. In either case elevate the legs above your heart and use support hose. ...Read more

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What makes lower legs hard as tree trunks?

Many: Legs can feel heavy and hard when pts are in heartfailure, hypothyroidism, lymphedema, and severe venous insuffiency. ...Read more