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Painful Lump On Upper Thigh
I have a large painful lump on my upper thigh under the skin. It is red, swollen and very painful, especially when walking or sitting. What isit?
Painful lump: A painful hard lump in the thigh area is likely to be either a 'boil' (usually reddish/purplish in color), or a growing cyst (cysts, however, are not usually as tender as boils. The spreading rash to the calves is hard to explain and may represent a second problem. ...Read more
I have a painful quarter size lump upper inner thigh for over a week what can this be? This is on my left side.
Lymph node: There are a number if possibilities and I would not hesitate to be seen. One of the more common causes is a swollen lymph node. The lymph system acts as a filter system and there is a chain that runs up the inner thigh. When an induvidual node gets enlarged, of the related to infection somewhere, it will become enlarged and tender. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more
My sister has a large, hard lump about the size of a softball on her upper thigh. It is painful to touch in some areas. Should we be concerned?
I had a baby August 14th a couple of days later I got a lump on the right side of my upper thigh. It is painful and getting worse. What could cause?
Needs evaluation: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. ...Read more
Lump: And painful lump is cause for concern. You should definitely have it checked out. ...Read more
Hello, I have a lump on my inner upper thigh near my groin. It is irregular in shape, hard, somewhat movable, deep (under fat), yet not painful Ideas?
Have it checked: This is something you'll want to have checked out. Hard irregular things growing under your skin need to be evaluated properly. See your doc for an exam and follow up testing. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Hello, I have a lump in my inner upper thigh area toward my groin. It is not painful unless I push hard into it. I am 53 years old and a runner. Thx?
See your doctor: You need to see your doctor to determine what the mass is. ...Read more
He has a very painful swollen lump between his upper inner thigh and his private area. It's not a boil, it's reoccurring for years. What could it be?
Lump under balls on upper thigh like the size of a pea not painful but tender to touch feels like a swollen gland?
Check it out: Unable to really be able to answer. It needs to be examined. ...Read more
25 y/o F. I have a lump in groin area btwn upper thigh and pelvic area. It is unmovable, approx 1 cm, painful even w/o touch, deep under skin.
What if there are multipule lumps the size of quarters that start popping up on the inner upper thigh?
Lumps: Lumps are not normal, and it's best to see a doctor for examination to try to uncover the cause. ...Read more
I had a fall 6 days ago and have used ice to reduce it but I still have a good size lump it was my upper thigh what can I do?
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
I have small somewhat rubbery lump on my upper thigh, any ideas as to what it can be? Kind of worried.
I have this lump in my upper thigh in the crease by privet area and it hurst really bad when I touch it. What could it be?
My husband has a large baseball sized lump on his right inner upper thigh that appeared 7 years ago no negative symptoms what can it be?
Do not ignore: Baseball sized lump is not normal. Could be slow growing benign or less likely malignant tumor. A lot of definition of mass depends on firmness, movability, discoloration, tenderness etc. Certainly a doctor should be consulted for examination and possible testing by imaging and biopsy. ...Read more
I have a large pea sized lump on back of upper thigh, I first noticed it about 8 or 9 months ago when it was about 1/2 the size, what could it be?
I had a fall 6 days ago, and there is still at good size lump on my upper thigh. I put ice on it at first and it went down some but is still swollen.
Ok: If problem persists or you are concerned go see your doctor for evaluation ...Read more
Inside of my upper thigh, going towards groin, feel hard, marble size lump. No pain. What could it be? Serious?
Cyst: Possible cyst, although, more info is needed. Either be seen by a doc locally or send us a pic. ...Read more
I have a small lump on my inner upper thigh, I got them in my nipples at like the age of 14 and they went away and then I got them on my thighs before but they always go away I'm 20 now is it just something puberty related?
Possibly: , Without seeing these lumps it's not possible to diagnose them, but they may be tiny inclusion cysts or blocked pores, and may be related to hormonal effects on your skin. To be sure, consult your physician or a dermatologist if you have further concerns. ...Read more
Show your doctor: Or dermatologist as this can be many things, from a cyst to lipoma and more. You may need a biopsy but without looking at it and feeling it I have no way of knowing. Hope that helps ...Read more
Hard, 1cm round lump under skin front upper thigh unchanged for 7 years. Is it cancer? Female age 35.
Probably not!: A 1cm lump that has not changed for 7 years is very unlikely to be cancer! Why? Because cancer grows, especially if it is not treated. What you describe sounds like a benign mass or cyst. An ultrasound and/or biopsy would give you a diagnosis, but it might not be necessary. Ask your primary care provider to take a look at this next time you're in. And read about lipomas to see if that fits! ...Read more