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Small Mushy Lump On My Leg
Cysts: It's probably a cyst which is a fluid filled sack or a lipoma which is a clump of fat. If it doesn't get irritated or larger it is probably nothing to worry about ...Read more
I have this small lump on my leg. It's hard and feels almost like a little ball inside my skin. It doesn't hurt at all. Just curious as what it is.
Many benign tumors:
There are many benign growths in the skin and under the skin.
In general, if a lump has been there for many years and is not changing it is not dangerous.
If a lump is growing it should be evaluated. Some common lumps and bumps that are benign are lipomas and benign cysts.
If you have any concerns you can have it evaluated, and possibly removed and biopsied for confirmation. ...Read more
I had a small itchy lump on my leg and didn't feel much pain on the day. During the night it swelled up and became a large puss filled wound. Help! ?
I woke with a small hard lump on my leg, its painful with a burning feeling and getting bigger. Any ideas please?
Depends on when: If you have a small lump right after the biopsy for some days or a week, that would be normal swelling after the trauma of the biopsy. If you have a lump there weeks or months later, that is not normal, and you should see your doctor about it. Of course it would help to know why you had a bone biopsy. ...Read more
I have a spot like lump on my leg. Its been there for months. Its a pink colour. Compared to my peach skin. It feels quite hard and small?
I have a small lump on my leg above my knee nearly at my thigh it's not a mole but small and hard and doesn't seem to be going away what could this be?
I have a small lump well it feels like a knot on my leg n it's been there for a few weeks now it's not painful at all what could it be?
Could be benign: The discription appears consistent with a cyst or lipoma. Have it examined. ...Read more
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
I have recently noticed several small (5mm at a guess), painless, soft lumps on the leg tendons behind my knees (which move when pushed)?
What you described may be xanthomas that occur due to high blood lipids. See the site below for more information. It may require a physical examination and you should see your doctor.
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001447.htm. ...Read more
Have 3 small but painful lumps on my leg On my thigh and calf, One is S shaped. They are warm and painfu to touch. Occurred over night.?
Photos needed: Impossible to say what they might be without a good look. Do a virtual consult with photos. ...Read more
I got hit in leg with BB gun. Skin lost small bleeding. Not deep cut. Small lump under skin. Is the bullet in my leg?
Possibly: It may still be there. The good news is that it usually doesn't cause a problem and can safely be left in place. Antibiotics may help reduce the risk of infection. It is unlikely to get infected, but if it does, it can usually be easily removed. If it starts getting more swollen, red or starts draining pus, see a doctor. ...Read more
I have 2 small lumps on my leg that look like mosquito bites with black dots in the center and it stings! What could it be?
I have found a small lump on the back of my leg about behind my knee and it feels soft but a slight TINY pain buut I don't want to risk it.?
Knee Lump: The most likely thing I'd a Bakers cyst. Go see your doctor or an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more
I have a small pea sized lump in the crease of my knee at the back of my leg it is not painful to touch it doesn't move should I get this checked?
It is probably a Baker's cyst, An out-pouching of the lining of the joint. Consult this site for more info on this topic: https://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/bakers-cyst/symptoms-causes/syc-20369950
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A small sized lump pops out on the bottom front side left leg whenever I stand. It isn't painful but aches and tugging sensation. What could this be?
Sprain or Overuse: Men in their late 20's with tugging and aching areas of lower legs may be overdoing it. If you think you are overusing a joint, cut back on your exercise routine and ice the area until it's on the mend. ...Read more
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?
I have a small marble sized moveable lump on where the leg meets pubic bone. U can't see it but can be felt when touched. No pain. Been around for years.
Small lymph node: That is a typical area where a lymph node drained some infection or inflammation years ago and remained slightly enlarged after the malady resolved. Since it is not tender, is mobile, and has not changed over years all indicate it is benign. Should it start enlargening or you feel others near it or other areas of your body, consult with your PCP. During your next check-up, point it out to your doc ...Read more
Have a small bump/lump on my left shin that moves when pushed. Seems like it started lower down on the leg maybe a year or so again but is now higher?
Be seen: There are multiple possibilities, might be wise to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
No: A cyst is inside your abdome, not on top of your leg. ...Read more
Small lumps (5mm at a guess) on borderline between leg tendon behind knee and muscle. Soft, move if pushed. What are they?
Need to check them: They do not sound like anything serious from your description, but they concern you and no one can know for sure without checking. ...Read more
I have a medium to small lump right above the left side of my ankle on my left leg. It is not painful at all. Any ideas of what it is?
I have a medium: It could be a cyst which is filled with fluid and can happen after an injury or almost jello type tissue if you have had it for a while or a lipoma, that consists of fatty tissue, both cause no problems. However, if the lump is getting bigger or is not going away, best to see a podiatrist or a surgeon, get an ultrasound and/or an MRI to find exactly what it is. ...Read more
I have a small marble size lump under the skin on my pelvic area near my leg. It only hurts when I touch it or push it. Should I be worried?
Lymph node: It sounds like a lymph node. Could be the sign of an infection somewhere. You may want to get examined. Get well soon! ...Read more
I have a small painful lump on my upper leg that is swollen and hot to the touch. Started out as a small lump under skin. Size of half dollar now.
72 y/o woman, hx of cellulitis, prior leg injury, found small lump on her LL leg. Doesn't hurt to touch directly & leg doesn't seem hot or swollen.
Have a 2mm black mole that appeard on my leg. Looks circular but up close 1 side looks much different. Picked at it&bled &pussed. Small lump under?
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