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Pea Sized Lump Under Skin On Leg
I have a hard pea size lump under skin of my lower leg (near soleus). Externally only blemish to skin. Does not roll, pain when pressed. What is it?
Lump: Insufficient information provided ; however an excision biopsy likely should be performed ...Read more
Large unexplained calf bruise. Back of leg. Stiff leg at times. Pea sized lump under skin. Slightly swollen lower calf. Had bruise 5 days. Serious?
Sounds like: Ruptured tendon, but you need to see a doctor to make sure that it is not thrombophlebitis, especially if you have risk factors such as birth control pills, smoking, protracted immobility, or recent surgery. This can lead to a pulmonary embolus, a potentially life threatening problem. ...Read more
I have a pea sized lump (under skin, not visible). Right where my upper leg meets the groin. Painful to touch. Seemed to appear overnight. Any ideas?
CANNOT SEE THIS OR FEEL IT FROM HERE.
DO SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST SOON! ...Read more
Pea sized lump under skin in crease between right testicle & leg. Thought ingrown hair so pulled hairs on it, some pus came out maybe from hair not sure?
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
I have a varicose vein in my leg, now I've discovered a pea sized lump (not movable) under my skin where the varicose vein is. is it a normal finding?
Pea size lump in left front thigh, mid way down under skin. Feel it when rub into leg. Slightly smaller one in same place on right thigh. Bit tender.?
It's probably nothing to be concerned with, but if you are get an evaluation in person wit a physician.
Good luck. ...Read more
I have a varicose vein in my leg, now I've discovered a pea sized lump (not movable) under my skin where the varicose vein is. tumor??so scared
Keep an eye on it: I would not worry about it right now. But do check it once weekly and monitor its size. Unless it grows bigger over the next 1-2 months, it is unlikely to be a serious matter. I suspect it is a small clot of blood which should subside in a month or two. If it does not get smaller or if it grows bigger, get it checked by your doctor. ...Read more
I have a small pea size lump under skin behind my knee on crease of back of leg. It has been itching. Now it is purple/red from me scratching it?
A little more info: If it is movable and just under the skin, it can b a small inclusion cysts not originating from the knee. Ur scratching has caused the changes u describe. U should c an ortho surgeon 2 have it evaluated & perhaps excision if u can't keep ur hands away from it. It may get infected & cause problems. ...Read more
Pea sized lump in front mid thigh, left leg. Feel it when rub into leg. Bit smaller one in same place on right leg. Bit tender. Bit blue on skin. No trauma?
See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
5 month old has a pea sized lump under skin on foot where heel meets arch. Fairly firm and doesn't cause her pain when pressed. What could it be?
I have a small pea sized lump under the skin on my shin. It's soft, completely circular, and you can kind of move it not a lot though. What is this, do I need to see a doctor, and if so, what kind?
Maybe not: This may be a benign tumor called a lipoma, or a small scar-ball called a fibroma. If it is not growing and it is not painful, one can monitor these lumps and visit a physician if they grow, become painful, the skin changes color or consistency over the lump or it starts draining fluid. ...Read more
Pea size lump under skin on my right outer thigh. Has been there for a few years, does not hurt. Only notice when i touch it. Can't squeeze. Pls help.
Need exam: Lumps, bumps, rashes etc are really tough to diagnose over the computer and would be guessing at what it might or might not be. Best to get it looked at and then it can be taken care of properly. Good luck. ...Read more
Just noticed a small pea size lump on my outer thigh seems painful when I rub and its seems to be right under the skin. Could this be a clot
Not likely: Superficial clots form close to the skin, and are not a danger for embolism. Deep venous clots are deeper, generally larger and are a risk. Is more likely a cyst in formation. Try warm compress, and if it grows over sev days, might need Dr eval and antibiotics ...Read more
Hi I have found a lump the size of pea on my shin underneath the skin it doesn't hurt any ideas please it's on the right. Many Thanks.
More info needed: If it's not growing, then it's probably not serious. Does it move with the skin? If so then it's not part of the bone. If it's changing over time then it should probably be examined. ...Read more
There's a pea/dime sized lump under the skin of my upper inner thigh. It's been there while with no pain. What is it? How to treat/get rid of?
I found a lump on my 1 year old shin. Its pea sized hard but I can move it around under the skin. The dr said it felt in the skin and to just observe?
Lumps and bumps: Pea sized bumps are more common in the neck or groin, but are seldom to worry about. Watching and waiting is a good plan. It could be removed by surgery, but little bumps often get better over a few months. A bump that is red, tender or growing should be brought to medical attention. ...Read more
What is a hard, small, painful lump, about the size of a pea under the skin of my right butt cheek, near the area that connects with my thigh?
?lipoma: There is a type of lipoma called an angio lipoma which can be painful. To make an accurate diagnosis it needs to be cut out. ...Read more
I keep getting this little pea sized hard lump under the skin of my vagina on and off near wear it meets the thigh/line of panties. What is this?
Probably a skin cyst: This is most likely either an inclusion cyst or a small boil. If it is not tender then it is probably an inclusion cyst. Boils will usually resolve completely but the cyst will remain and must be removed if you want it to be permanently eliminated. ...Read more
I have a pea sized lump on the back of my knee under the skin. Dark shade above it. Movable. Scared of blood clots as I have been traveling.
What you described is likely to be a synovial cyst, (Baker's cyst) and you may leave it alone. If it get too big to cause interference with walking or become a cosmetic issue, see your doctor. It is not likely to be a blood clot. You may consult this site for more information.
http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/tc/bakers-cyst-topic-overview ...Read more
I hav varicose vein behind knee, in this place under the skin I can feel pea size lump, not protruding.vein not painful.is the lump sth serious?
Maybe : while the veins themselves can be benign clot forming inside them can be problematic. You should be checked to make sure not involving deep veins. ...Read more
I hav varicose vein behind knee, in this place under the skin I can feel pea size lump, not protruding.vein not painful.tumor or blood clot?
Experienced hands: If something can be felt but not seen then often a clinician can determine the most likely diagnosis by palpating the area in physical exam. Superficial blood clots or varicosities are easily palpated, but more serious deep venous thrombosis usually are not. Cysts, lymph nodes, and a variety of skin nodules can be found behind the knee too. ...Read more
I have a hard not movable pea shaped lump to the left side of my right shin under my skin. At first, I thought it was a burse but it has been on my leg for 2 weeks. It has not changed and feels like I am touching a nerve when I try to touch it my joints t
Have it seen: You should have it seen by a dr ...Read more
There is a red bump about half the size of a pea on my leg about two inches from my bikini line. There is no head on it right now. What could it be?
There is a sore pea sized bump under my skin just to the left of my testicles in the crease where your leg meets your body. Are lymph nodes here?
Yes: There are lymph nodes there and they can be felt as you describe. Warm, red, tender or hot may deserve medical attention. Otherwise, they are doing their job of draining infections from the body. No need to be alarmed. Best of health to yuo ...Read more
There are two pea size lumps on my left leg. Hurts while walking standing sitting. If I barely touch it hurts.
See your doctor: You should see a doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've got a small pea size hard lump in power master side of my leg bleeds if picked had it for a couple of years?
See your doctor: A doctor would have to examine you and possibly biopsy the lesion. Stop picking at it. ...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
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