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Lump On Thigh No Pain
Lump in thigh 5cmx2cmx? Deep. Pain when walking but not on palpitation. Doc arranging ultrasound. Is it lipoma or more serious?
See a surgeon: Usually lipomas are fairly superficial, painless, and relatively soft. If the mass is deeper and firmer, this can be a muscle or bone tumor, some are benign and some are not. If this is the case, you may need a ct or MRI to get a better idea of it's relationship to other structures. If there is a concern this is sarcoma, you should see a surgical oncologist, as the correct removal is critical. ...Read more
Small hard lump in cress if thigh? No pain, irritation, or anything. Why does this occur, I have no type of illness?
See a doctor: See a doctor and let them check you. ...Read more
Hard painless lump under skin on thigh. No pain, circular, large (lil bigger than a nickle), no discoloration/head/ripple/visual deformity, see a doc?
If it is soft,: Mobile fluctuant or slightly dense, and does not hurt then it's most likely a lipoma. If you decide to have a healthcare professional look at it, that should confirm it. Of course there are other bad things that could cause a well defined lump on bone or under skin. Thanks for using HealthTap. ...Read more
I have a large limpo fatty lump on my left thigh, it is paining when touched and seems to be causing numbness and tingling in my left leg. Lump 3cm?
Small, invisible, hard lump in thigh/groin area. Light pain when pushed. Occasional discomfort on its own. Hernia? Swollen lymph node? Treatment?
Sometimes it: Is difficult if not impossible to tell on physical exam alone whether an inguinal mass is an incarcerated hernia or an enlarged lymph node. Treatment is completely different for these conditions, so you need to see a doctor who can distinguish one from the other. Your doctor might even order an imaging test such as ultrasound. ...Read more
Likely lipoma: Usually these lesions represent a benign tumor called a lipoma. Resection is usually definitive, but recurrence is fairly frequent. Large size or certain features on MRI may raise concern for other types of tumors or involvement of important local structures, like nerves and blood vessels. Best treated by a surgeon with experience treating sarcomas, like a surgical oncologist. ...Read more
Cyst or tumor:
A hard lump on your thigh is most likely a cyst or a benign tumor, such as a fibroma.
If the lump has been there a long time, has not changed size and is not painful, you can just "watch" it. If it has appeared recently or has enlarged, then a surgeon should remove it. A pathologist will then determine if it will be of future concern. ...Read more
Groin lump: Groin lumps are usually cysts or can be as simple as a blocked sweat glands. If inside labia it can be a Bartholin's glands cyst. Also can be a hernia which are larger softer lumps that may be reducible (pushed back into the body). STI can cause local lymph node swelling as well. ...Read more
Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
The depends on what: They are. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more
Enlarged lymph nodes: Most likely it an enlarged lymph nodes. Specially it is a little tender to touch. Nothing to worry about. It is due to a minor pelvic or urinary infection. If you have vaginal discharge or urinary increased frequency go see a physician. You might need antibiotics. If it doesn't go away after few days it must be looked at under all circumstances. ...Read more
Perhaps: If it hurts and you say it does then evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon would be best ...Read more
Need evaluation: The lump needs to be evaluated as a possible sourse for your pain. ...Read more
The good news is: Most all the lumps under the skin of the extremities are benign. The most common are lipomas (benign fatty, soft tissue growths) dermatofibromas or neurofibromas. Dermatofibromas may be slightly pigmented/brownish. Sometimes neurofibromas can turn in cancers so they are sometimes removed. Other types of bumps include epidermoid cysts, keratosis pillars, etc. Which can be distinguished by a doctor ...Read more
I have small somewhat rubbery lump on my upper thigh, any ideas as to what it can be? Kind of worried.
I have a hard lump on my inner thigh thought it was a boil and had it about a month now. It is painless?
Lymph node vs. Cyst: Any skin and subcutaneous lesion heavy depend upon visual exam to be diagnosed correctly but two assumptions can be made from your description. One is a cyst and the other one is a lymph node. ...Read more
I have a lump near the left top side of my right thigh it is swollen and hurts to the touch is it serious?
I do not know: Unfortunately, without an exam and a diagnosis, I do not know if it is serious or not. Most lumps are benign such as lipomas or even small cysts or abscesses that may need simple treatment from a dr. On rare occasions the lump may be serious. Get the lump checked out to be sure. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a lump on the inside of my thigh. Super painful. It's a growing lump. It hurts to walk or sit down.
I have a small lump on the inside of my thigh and it burns to touch could give an idea of what it could b?
See a doctor: This needs to be examined before it can be diagnosed. ...Read more
I have a lump top inner thigh has grown last couple of weeks, pain every now and then. Have constant slight fever?
I have a very tiny lump on my inner thigh. It seems to have shrunk over the past week. The skin is the color red.?
Have it checked:
If the "lump" is going down in size and no other symptoms, then just mention this to your health care provider on your next visit.
But if it changes, or other symptoms occur, then make your apt sooner. ...Read more