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My Leg Lump
Painful lump under my skin in my leg. No mark r bruse.Its on my tigh and near my pubic area on my right leg what could this be ?
Could be : A lot of things. Hard to say without being able to touch, feel and see it. It could be a swollen lymph node associated with what looks like an infection you are being treated for, it could be a fatty tumor, a clogged follicle under the skin. If it doesn't go away a week or so after you finish the ciprofloxacin, go back and get it checked out, sooner if it hurts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It does sound : Like classic hip pain. Have you had an x-ray to id the problem? Arthritis? Fracture? The good news is that hip replacement, if indicated, can bring dramatic pain relief-even including post-op pain. (just be sure to do your physical therapy 'religiously') but start with some tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen & talk to your doc to see what she/he thinks should be done to get you feeling better. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Painful lump on hip: This could be part of your normal anatomy from one of the "bumps" on your femur, the large leg bone that form part of your hip. If your unknowingly bumped it, there could be a bone bruise, or possible the fascia (connective tissue) over the area is inflamed and tight, such as with IT band syndrome or the tensor fascia lata (especially if you're a runner) Best to have it looked at/examined ...Read more
Testis pain = see Dr: Testicle pain means a trip to the doctor right away because the testicle's blood supply can be twisted off (called torsion). When that happens, the testicle can die. Other causes of testicle pain include trauma, infection, twisting off an appendix of a testicle (a small lump next to a testicle), etc... Since one usually cannot tell if his testicle is twisted, an exam by the doctor is needed. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain near my right hip, it shoot down my right leg paining my hip and my right toe. ?
Probably the back: This is likely coming from a back sprain . You may have a disc problem though you are young for this problem. Contact sports could allow back injury that becomes symptomatic at a later date. You should rest your back, avoid long periods of sitting or standing. You need a program to strengthen and limber your back and teach you how to protect your back. See your MD. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I been having this throbbing pain in my left leg above the knee towards my inner thigh. When I press on it, it feels like my muscle is bruising inside?
I have a numbness/ dull ache starting on my left thumb radiating up my arm right behind my collar bone. Leaving my left arm weak feeling. What is it?
Several things: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more