Doctor insights on: Painless lump on shin
I have a small movable painless lump on my shin and today it was a lighter color than my normal skin color and I run what is this? Should I be concern
I have a soft painless lump n my left lower shin. I've had it for 6 months and seems to grow. Size of an egg and not movable. Leg or foor not swollen.
Lipoma: Fatty tumors can do this. Other things can do this as well so best to keep an eye on it for a few months. If it is enlarging or you develop other signs / symptoms in that area see your doc. ...Read more
Time: It is probably a bone contusion with a hematoma. You can initially try ice within 48 hours to reduce swelling. After about 5 days, you can switch to moist heat to try to increase blood flow to area to resorb hematoma quicker. If it hurts to bear weight, be seen to make sure it is not broken. If it gets red and hot, be seen as it can get infection in it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a rock hard lump on shin about halfway down my leg. Sort of feels attached to bone. What could cause this?
Periosteal hematoma: If you had some local blunt trauma to your shin, the periosteal coating that surrounds the bone ("hot dog casing") is injured. As it is very vascular, it will bleed and can bulge and create a lump or hematoma. If it does not subside over the course of days to weeks, you should be evaluated ...Read more
Needs to be checked:
It needs to be checked and felt. It may be a cyst or a hematoma
so go let your doctor check it to find what it can be. ...Read more
Lump on shin popped up 3 wks ago. Derm said doesn't feel like a cyst more like a bony growth. Should I have this x rayed or is it prob nothing?
Possibly: If there is a concern an X ray will determine if a bony cause/growth is present. Feel free to follow up with your doctor for an X ray. Good luck ...Read more
Hard, immovable lump on shin since may. Feels like bruise but no mark. Started the size of pea, just noticed itsabout the size of a gumball. Nervous!
Had bony lump on shin X-rayed. GP says it's scar tissue under shin but I've been rubbing it until skin broke. Lump feels bigger since I've rubbed it.
Stop: Stop rubbing it. Have your doctor biopsy the so called scar tissue to make sure it is not something else ...Read more
Lump on shin now larger, moves less freely. Examined a few months ago doctor said the lump is a cyst. This week a pain in bone and or muscle behind lump?
Yesterdays Cyst.: Sounds about right to me. The cyst of a few months ago is starting to thicken it's walls and firm up. It is taking up more space and starting to effect the surrounding tissues. Probably best to have it re-evaluated. Consider having it excised. ...Read more
I have a small hard lump on my shin. It's pink/ dark pink and painless. When I press it, I have a 1cm indent for over 1 min?
Bruise?: Hard lump can be as simple bruise if it does not resolve in should be evaluated ...Read more
My husband noticed a hard lump on his left shin bone today. He is wondering what it could be. He has no pain, no specific injury remembered?
Should get X-ray: There are a number of reasons for bumps on bone, trauma is one, other causes are benign or malignant. Benign causes include endochondroma, osteochondroma, nonossifying fibroma, chondroblastoma, osteoid osteoma, osteoblastoma, periosteal chondroma, giant cell tumor, and chondromyxoid fibroma. Malignant lesions in that age range include osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma or ewing's sarcoma. See a md. ...Read more
Lump on lower shin in subcutaneous fat, no pain, no discolouration, no recent trauma. Not growing but not getting smaller and not going away?
Well it didn't -: -appear out of the blue. It must have always been there, perhaps from a little recalled injury from long ago that U don't recall. If it's not painful etc, & staying the same I would not worry. All this points 2 a benign process. 4 peace of mind, U could C Ur PCP 2have it looked @ & a hands on xam. If suspicions get referrals as needed. ...Read more
Pea szd soft lump in my leg/middle of t shin Doesn't move and it`s been there for 5+ years, no noticeable change in size no pain. W can it be?
Lump on shin: Old injury or a bit of fat most likely. Show to your Dr. ...Read more
I have a small hard lump under the skin on my shin that is moveable and painless with soft lumps around it that hurt and are moveable too I'm worried.
Could be cysts: Or any number of other things. See your doctor to have them evaluated. ...Read more
Hey, so I have a tiny, soft lump on my shin on my left leg. It's painless and can be moved back and forth. Just curious what it is, no recent injuries?
I have a lump on my shin from knock 5 years ago, it's not sore but it is quite prominent, should I be worried?
I hit my shin extremely hard 10 months ago. There is still a hard but movable lump and dark bruise-like discoloring. However, it's painless.
Trauma: Sounds like organized hematoma, possibly calcified.Get a more detailed answer ›
Have visible lumps on shin on right leg no pain on touch but sometimes dull aches like restless leg syn when jogging in place, standing, or lying down?
Lump on skin: Without looking at it I guess you might have lipoma on your leg skin. ...Read more
Lump on left shin in fat layer (had scan) which has been there for 2 months. Not sore, not growing, no previous trauma to leg. What could it be?
Lipoma...: Lump which is contender, soft, or firm but on scan no concern. Common is deposits of fatty tissue in subcutaneous layer - it happens without reason. It is benign condition. Sometimes it may be also skin " wax" retired as sebaceous cyst. Either condition is benign and unless anoying - leave it alone. If Any unusual growth, redness, pain. See your doctor ...Read more