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What kind of congenital hip anatomy would predispose one leg to become functionally shorter over time?

What kind of congenital hip anatomy would predispose one leg to become functionally shorter over time?

Hip dysplasia: Developmental dysplasia of the hip, scoliosis, pelvic obliquity can all cause one leg to seem shorter than the other. ...Read more

Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
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Soft, squishy lumps on back outer thigh about 3 inches above knee and on both legs. Dr said not in popliteal lymph node area and likely just anatomy?

Soft, squishy lumps on back outer thigh about 3 inches above knee and on both legs. Dr said not in popliteal lymph node area and likely just anatomy?

Simple problem: You have given me a wonderful description of what we call lipomas. These are noncancerous fatty growths that can occur almost anywhere on the body. They cannot be transmitted from person to person so the fact you both have them is not any consideration. If they cause you pain, discomfort or are unsightly, they are easy to remove. They can grow so you may want to have them removed at some point. ...Read more

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My son is hvng i curve in his right leg?

My son is hvng i curve in his right leg?

Orthopedist: Your question is a bit vaque but if he has " bowing" in his right leg or if it is turned in or out he should see an orthopedist or your pediatrician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Boil on right leg?

Boil on right leg?

Seek MD care.: If small, try washing topically with hibiclens and apply Mupirocin ointment. If large, fluctuant, angry and painful - seek md care asap to get it incised and drained. If you are obese and/or diabetic follow the second option to be safe. ...Read more

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Right leg is killing me?

Not enough info: Leg pain can have lots of causes- it depends on where the pain is- high up in thigh- low in calf - entire leg etc. At any rate if pain is severe you should go be seen right away ( either acute care center, pcp or er) if you can't get anywhere tonight- which I do recommend if pain is severe--then you may want to try tylenol, (acetaminophen) alleve or other if no allergy. Also icing may help. ...Read more

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What is phlebitis im my right leg?

What is phlebitis im my right leg?

Pain and swelling.: There are 2 kinds of blood clots in the legs-superficial and deep. Superficial clots are called superficial phlebitis and present usually with pain, redness and tenderness on the surface of the skin around a visual vein or varicose vein. Deep phlebitis (DVT) usually presents with swelling, pain and tenderness of the medial thigh or posterior calf. Either way, you should see a vein specialist. ...Read more

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I am having severe pain right leg?

I am having severe pain right leg?

Did you: Hurt it? Where in the leg does it hurt? How long has it been hurting? Sounds like you should see a doc to help you figure it out so you feel better! ...Read more