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Lump On Shin Symptoms
Needs to be checked: It needs to be checked and felt.It may be a cyst or a hematoma so go let your doctor check it to find what it can be. ...Read more
I have a rock hard lump on shin about halfway down my leg. Sort of feels attached to bone. What could cause this?
Periosteal hematoma: If you had some local blunt trauma to your shin, the periosteal coating that surrounds the bone ("hot dog casing") is injured. As it is very vascular, it will bleed and can bulge and create a lump or hematoma. If it does not subside over the course of days to weeks, you should be evaluated ...Read more
Lump on shin popped up 3 wks ago. Derm said doesn't feel like a cyst more like a bony growth. Should I have this x rayed or is it prob nothing?
Possibly: If there is a concern an X ray will determine if a bony cause/growth is present. Feel free to follow up with your doctor for an X ray. Good luck ...Read more
Hard, immovable lump on shin since may. Feels like bruise but no mark.Started the size of pea, just noticed itsabout the size of a gumball. Nervous!
Had bony lump on shin X-rayed. GP says it's scar tissue under shin but I've been rubbing it until skin broke. Lump feels bigger since I've rubbed it.
Lump on shin now larger, moves less freely.Examined a few months ago doctor said the lump is a cyst.This week a pain in bone and or muscle behind lump?
Lump: This could be many things. Most common causes would be muscle herniations or cysts. Recent trauma could cause a hematoma. A tumor would be much less likely. Certainly see your doctor especially if it becomes more painful or if it enlarges. ...Read more