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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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I had 1 large painful lump in lower right leg starting a wewk ago now another has formed. they are about the size of a plum cut in half. it even hurts?

I had 1 large painful lump in lower right leg starting a wewk ago now another has formed. they are about the size of a plum cut in half. it even hurts?

Lump in leg: Tash. The differential diagnosis of these 2 lumps appearing is quite large. If they appeared spontaneously and show no signs of acute inflammation, they could be benign lipomas depending on their position or something more serious depending on appearance. This is something I would bring to your doctor to see and evaluate.thanks ...Read more

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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 ?

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 more

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I hit my right leg hard 3 weeks ago. I now have a large lump below and to the left of my right knee (front). Painful, red, no heat. I have no insuranc?

I hit my right leg hard 3 weeks ago. I now have a large lump below and to the left of my right knee (front). Painful, red, no heat. I have no insuranc?

Likely a hematoma: From what you describe, it sounds like a hematoma, or blood collection. It also may be other things. Seeing a doctor in person would be the way to go, really. ...Read more

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I had mosquito bites on my right leg. Few days later a hard painful lump appeared in between my shin and ankle. It's been 3 weeks with no changes. ?

I had mosquito bites on my right leg. Few days later a hard painful lump appeared in between my shin and ankle. It's been 3 weeks with no changes. ?

Unusual: I do not expect a mosquito bite to be painful and wonder if your bite was from another bug such as spider. If it is still painful, see your doctor to make sure that the area has not been infected. ...Read more

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Have been bruising easily on my thighs. no idea why. My right leg has small bruise, size of a quarter with a non-painful lump under it. What is it?

 Have been bruising easily on my thighs. no idea why. My right leg has small bruise, size of a quarter with a non-painful lump under it. What is it?

See a hematologist: Easy bruising suggests an abnormality in the blood components that regulate blood clotting or an abnormality in the blood vessel wall. These abnormalities can be new or inherited. You need a coagulation profile reviewed by a hematologist ...Read more

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I have a lump near my vagina but at the crease at my vagina and right leg. It's purple and is very painful to walk with. Not an std. What is it?

Probable Infection: If it is on the outside, it is most likely an infected sebaceous gland or hair follicle. If it is on the inside, it is likely a bartholin cyst. Either way, you need to see your doctor to get this treated. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my scrotum which is hard and close to my right leg?

I have a lump in my scrotum which is hard and  close to my right leg?

See a doctor: Any lump in the scrotum at any age needs evaluation by a doctor. A urologist whould be my preference. ...Read more

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I have a painless and moveable pea size lump on the very bottom, front and under skin of right leg.

I have a painless  and moveable pea size lump on the very bottom, front and under skin of right  leg.

Possible : Ganglion, but, since i can't see it, i would recommend you have it checked out to make sure the "lump" is indeed a benign lesion. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my upper right leg and if i flex my muscle a certain way it hurt what is tjis and if this ok but no discoloration and you can feel it?

I have a lump on my upper right leg and if i flex my muscle a certain way it hurt what is tjis and if this ok but no discoloration and you can feel it?

See doctor: Possible represents something benign like a lipoma or a muscle herniation. It may represent some form of a tumor. Get it checked out and it may require an MRI to see what is is if ther e is any doubt. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my right leg above my knee on the outer side I have a lump on my right leg above my knee on the outer side it been there for 6 years buts its starting to hurt , it not to hard but not soft and it feels like its getting biger it moves arou

There : There are multiple conditions that could cause swelling, such as a lipoma (benign fatty tissue) or a synovial cyst (a cyst from the knee joint), or other causes. If a patient started having pain in the area or increased swelling then seeing their primary care doctor for an evaluation would be reasonable. ...Read more

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Hello sir, i am having pain in my right leg,from my buttock till foot, and also am having a kind of a lump around my anus, is it pile, ?...

Hello sir, i am having pain in my right leg,from my buttock till foot, and also am having a kind of a lump around my anus, is it pile, ?...

I could be...: It could be a pilonidal cyst or even an abscess which could definitely be very painful. If this is the case you need to see your doctor in order to take a look at it and drain it as needed and possibly prescribe antibiotics. ...Read more

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When i put weight on my right leg , small lumps appear on a couple veins, and then go away when i'm not standing up. No pain or redness what is this?

When i put weight on my right leg , small lumps appear on a couple veins, and then go away when i'm not standing up. No pain or redness what is this?

Varicose Veins: You seem to be describing varicose veins which typically enlarge and bulge when standing and disappear and decompress when lying. Varicose veins are usually the result of malfunctioning valves in the saphenous system and, in someone your age, there may also be a genetic component. You should see a vein specialist for a venous evaluation. ...Read more

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Please help me` I am having severe pain in my upper right leg I have a lump seems like it is on the bone and it is getting to where I have to stand on one leg sometimes as if I am going to start hopping to take a little of the pain away. It is now in the

If : If you are in unbearable pain you must seek medical attention right away. If you are unable to see your doctor then you should present to an urgent care or emergency room. This "lump" on your leg could be an abscess(bacterial infection), tumor, lipoma(fatty mass), muscle spasm, etc. It is very difficult to say with the limited information in your post, and honestly a doctor needs to examine you. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I have a relatively hard lump on the inside of my right leg on the calf muscle. What could it be?

I have a relatively hard lump on the inside of my right leg on the calf muscle. What could it be?

Hard lump: Limited information makes this question difficult. If lump is small and near surface it could be phlebolith which is hardened or calcified vein. If deeper in muscle could be cyst or muscle mass. If you have history of injury then it could be an area of localized muscle spasm or tearing. If this persists you should seek a full examination. ...Read more