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Pain on side of my leg right below the crease of the knee. I rubbed it and felt a small pea size lump that has since disappeared but still sensitive?

Pain on side of my leg right below the crease of the knee. I rubbed it and felt a small pea size lump that has since disappeared but still sensitive?

Lipoma: Most likely a lipoma that has gotten irritated. Given that the knee is a hinge joint, that area of your knee is exposed to stress. If you noticed that the lump has recurred and increased in size and/or tenderness, get your knee examined. ...Read more

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Small soft pea size lump (about 0.5)near my lateral malleolus in my right leg And there is smaller one in my left leg Cancer?

Small soft pea size lump (about 0.5)near my lateral malleolus in my right leg And there is smaller one in my left leg Cancer?

Not Likely, But!!!: Not likely. There is a multitude of explanations for the lumps and somewhere near the bottom of the list is cancer. To remove all doubt, you will need to have the areas evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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What is it when a small pea sized lump forms inbetween the the scrotum and left leg? (inner thigh)

What is it when a small pea sized lump forms inbetween the the scrotum and left leg? (inner thigh)

Exam needed to know: A plugged hair follicle could do this. Much more information would be needed. Is it deep or superficial? What color is it? Is it painful? A medical exam is the best way to find out what it might be. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Small pea sized lump around knee moves when pushed around no pain associated with it, any suggestions what this could be please?

Small pea sized lump around knee moves when pushed around no pain associated with it, any suggestions what this could be please?

Your age??: A couple of things come to min like a cyst (benign) a foreign body or some thing else. This is not uncommon but you should see your family physician to settle your concerns. ...Read more

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I have a small lump on my left thigh. It's about pea sized and has been there for a few weeks. You can't see it but you can feel it, sometimes it's ha?

I have a small lump on my left thigh. It's about pea sized and has been there for a few weeks. You can't see it but you can feel it, sometimes it's ha?

Very likely benign: Whenever I hear about a pea-sized lump I am worried about an abnormal lymph node, but there are no worrisome lymph nodes in your thigh. In all likelihood this is a fluid-filled cyst, a fatty growth (lipoma), or a more fibrous growth called a dermatofibroma. All are benign; nothing needs to be done unless it grows or becomes discolored/painful, etc. VERY rarely, a cancerous tumor can begin this way ...Read more

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I have a small pea sized lump on my shin and it is mobile. It hurts slightly when I move it around. What could it be?

I have a small pea sized lump on my shin and it is mobile. It hurts slightly when I move it around. What could it be?

Growth on shin...: There are multiple types of cysts that can appear on the skin. To give an accurate diagnosis you need to have it looked and and examined. Some cysts are able to diminish with creams and others need surgical excision. ...Read more

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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

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

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My daughter is 7 and I have just noticed small (pea size or smaller) non tender, hard, mobile lump on the back of the knee. I never see it before.

My daughter is 7 and I have just noticed small (pea size or smaller) non tender, hard, mobile lump on the back of the knee. I never see it before.

Knee lump: It could be a lot of things ranging from insect bite reaction, splinter, lymph node or cyst or even a lipoma. If it bothers her, have your doctor check it and test it if needed. If it does not bother her, is non tender, mobile and not growing, you can wait till your next well check up. ...Read more

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Small pea sized lump on shin an inch or two below knee. Lump doesn't move. Some pain in knee.

Small pea sized lump on shin an inch or two below knee. Lump doesn't move. Some pain in knee.

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

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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?

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

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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

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Suspicious mole removed near hamstring 2 yrs ago. Benign. Small pea sized lump recently developed. Cancer or cyst?

Suspicious mole removed near hamstring 2 yrs ago. Benign. Small pea sized lump recently developed. Cancer or cyst?

Get it removed: You should see your doctor and have an examination of this suspicious lump. I should actually be removed and examined microscopically as it can be a recurrence of the same tumor, possibly it is cancerous (Melanoma). But biopsy is recommended urgently. ...Read more

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I have a smalll pea sized lump in the groin of my inner thigh. Is this an ingrown hair? Sometimes I can pop it and it's full clear liquid and blood

I have a smalll pea sized lump in the groin of my inner thigh. Is this an ingrown hair? Sometimes I can pop it and it's full clear liquid and blood

Block hair follicle: You have a blocked inflamed hair follicle (folliculitis). It is caused by old skin debris, sebum (natural body oil), and colonized bacteria and/or fungus that resides on the skin that infiltrates the small pockets which each hair grows (hair follicle). Generally, cleansing area with soap and water resolves this. For worse cases, you may need to see a doctor who will prescribe an antibiotic. ...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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