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I have a medium to small lump right above the left side of my ankle on my left leg. It is not painful at all. Any ideas of what it is?

I have a medium to small lump right above the left side of my ankle on my left leg. It is not painful at all. Any ideas of what it is?

I have a medium: It could be a cyst which is filled with fluid and can happen after an injury or almost jello type tissue if you have had it for a while or a lipoma, that consists of fatty tissue , both cause no problems. However, if the lump is getting bigger or is not going away, best to see a podiatrist or a surgeon , get an ultrasound and/or an MRI to find exactly what it is. ...Read more

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One month before i was playing cricket a ball hit to my leg. then a lump appeared there what should i do?

One month before i was playing cricket a ball hit to my leg. then a lump appeared there what should i do?

Leg injury: If it is just a lump with no pain then it is just a hematoma. If the swelling is in your knee/ankle joint and you have difficulty with movement, then this needs to be evaluated by a physician for any ligament injury. Overtime, this lump should get smaller, given that it persists for over a month, you need to have it examined by a physician to be certain it is nothing sinister. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a mole on my leg an a lump on my growing is it cancer?

What to do if I have a mole on my leg an a lump on my growing is it cancer?

Mole: Any mole that is changing size, color, or shape should be evaluated for a potential by a board certified dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can orchitis cause vein like lumps when swollen? It seems to get smaller with the swelling as I elevate my scrotum and legs. Lump at bottom-front&back

Can orchitis cause vein like lumps when swollen? It seems to get smaller with the swelling as I elevate my scrotum and legs. Lump at bottom-front&back

Varicocele: Orchitis will give you sever pain in the testis just like when you have infection somewhere else such as on your face or ear lobe. This sounds more like varicocele. Varicocele is like varicocele is like varicose veins in the legs. it is a bunch of dilated veins around the scrotum. It is usually painless and when you lie down, or elevate the scrotum or you body the veins empty and it gets smaller ...Read more

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I have hemihypertrophy on my right leg. One lump on knee two on right side of leg. Searing pain in calf plus pitting edema in ankle. Is this urgent?

I have hemihypertrophy on my right leg. One lump on knee two on right side of leg. Searing pain in calf plus pitting edema in ankle. Is this urgent?

Could be serious.: Hemihypertrophy can mean a difference in length of the leg as well as girth of the leg. If you have suddenly noticed a difference in girth with searing calf pain and pitting edema, you need to go to the ER immediately because of the possibility of a blood clot. I believe in playing it safe since failure to treat could have devastating consequences. ...Read more

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I got a knock to the side of my left thigh. Now i can hardly bend my leg. Feels like a lump on side of thigh and very painful. What shall i do?

I got a knock to the side of my left thigh. Now i can hardly bend my leg. Feels like a lump on side of thigh and very painful. What shall i do?

See a doctor.: It seems that you've suffered a traumatic injury. It may be simply a bad bruise, but i wonder if you've experienced something more serious like a tendon injury or rupture. Get examined so you don't have to worry - and so that you can become for comfortable! in the meantime, put an ice pack over the area. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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At school we have a thing called a jumper made of wood the tallest one i hit my leg and have a lump that when i touch it lightly it hurts BADLY!!!!!!!

At school we have a thing called a jumper made of wood the tallest one i hit my leg and have a lump that when i touch it lightly it hurts BADLY!!!!!!!

Contusion: LIkely a contusion. I realize it may hurt, but this does not mean it is serious. Rest, ice, elevate and try some Ibuprofen for starters. If this problem remains very tender after a day or two get checked. ...Read more

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My back where it meets my butt is sore Dull pain until I turn. Bend over. Having a hard time lifting my legs. I feel a lump in my lower back ?

My back where it meets my butt is sore  Dull pain until I turn. Bend over.  Having a hard time lifting my legs.  I feel a lump in my lower back ?

NEEDS TO BE CHECKED: With all your symptoms and finding of a lump,i wil suggest that you get yourself checked by your doctor to find out the cause of your pain and lump as it is very hard for us to say what it can be without examination ...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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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