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On the outer part of back of thigh near tendon, there are soft squishy lumps on both legs that kinda of move around if pushed. 2 inches above knee.?

On the outer part of back of thigh near tendon, there are soft squishy lumps on both legs that kinda of move around if pushed. 2 inches above knee.?

Lipoma or fluid cyst: These are probably lipomas (benign fatty masses under the skin) but could be cysts coming from the joint if you've had some knee problems. ...Read more

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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?

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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Squishy lumps on lower back, why?

Squishy lumps on lower back, why?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are causes of painful tittie lumps.

What are causes of painful tittie lumps.

Maybe fibrocystic: Some women have lumpy breasts, especially painful in the premenstrual part of your cycle. http://tinyurl.com/4doxzfm it can be part of pms. Tell your doctor you're having them, and follow over the month. If any lumps become hard and do not go away, you'll need to have it examined especially. Try avoiding caffeine, sugar and unhealthy fats. Evening primrose oil may help; heating pad too. ...Read more

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Random lumps appear in different areas on my body.

Random lumps appear in different areas on my body.

Lipomas: One idea is benign fat tumors which are common. Your primary doctor can diagnose. A general surgeon can remove. ...Read more

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Hi i just wanna know why do I keep on getting lumps?

What?: Where are these lumps and what do they look like? How often is this happening? Have you seen a physician? Please resubmit your question. ...Read more

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Lumps in between the shader blades, what could this be?

Lumps in between the shader blades, what could this be?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has got 2 big lumps in his balls, what could it be?

My boyfriend has got 2 big lumps in his balls, what could it be?

Some ideas: Many males don't find their own epididymis / spermatic cord and plexus, or don't recognize it as part of their normal equipment. Any other 'big' testicular mass calls for a physician's office visit. ...Read more

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I keep getting thses white lumps they tend to go after couple of hours but they resly itch what can this be?

Urticaria/Hives: It sounds likely you have some trouble with hives (medically called urticaria) and the hunt for a specific cause is often illusive. They are often intermittent and when they occur, can be quite itchy and distressing to the affected. Make sure you keep cool, moturize skin, and take some otc zyrtec or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) regularly for a couple of weeks. If not better, consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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44yr old woman has 4 or 5 small lumps on back had them last few yrs don't hurt haven't changed but have increased should they be checked?

44yr old woman has 4 or 5 small lumps on back had them last few yrs don't hurt haven't changed but have increased should they be checked?

Yes: These lumps sound like something benign like lipomas which are benign fatty tumors perhaps. However, if they are definitely changing and therefore not stable then they should be checked by your doctor! ...Read more

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What to do if I have no lumps in either of them. Sometimes the pain will radiate into the bottom left side of my back. What could this be?

What to do if I have no lumps in either of them. Sometimes the pain will radiate into the bottom left side of my back. What could this be?

Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, I would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also, could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Have lumps all over my body a couple are painful to the touch, have found more and more than time goes by, some are hard and others feel soft what is it?

Have lumps all over my body a couple are painful to the touch, have found more and more than time goes by, some are hard and others feel soft what is it?

Get seen: I'm betting you have autosomal dominant lipomatosis, with many lipomas. If this was neurofibromatosis, your physician would have made the call already. Get to a competent physician, perhaps have one excised for diagnosis, and see what it is. ...Read more

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Are cancerous lumps painful?

Are cancerous lumps painful?

Usually not: Cancerous lumps are usually not painful unless they are sitting on a nerve or a bone. ...Read more

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I have whit pimhead lumps not on my clit but around it its ichy?

I have whit pimhead lumps not on my clit but around it its ichy?

Get tested : There are many things that can cause something like this but herpes would be my worry. Get tested soon and avoid intercourse until then. ...Read more

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I have painful lumps on my ribs?

I have painful lumps on my ribs?

Lymph nodes?: If the bumps are in an area where there are lymph nodes (under the arm) they may be due to an infection or something more serious like breast or organ cancer. Find a health care practitioner that can differentiate between skin, lymphatic or boney location to the bumps, or write back with more specifics. ...Read more

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What causes lumps in the sinuses?

What causes lumps in the sinuses?

Lumps?: Not sure what these lumps are? May be cysts or polyps. Caused by inflammation. Associated with allergies. ...Read more

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Hello sir I have lumps on my face ?

Hello sir I have lumps on my face
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Lumps, tumors, cysts: There are many choices for diagnosis of the condition. The hitch is, that it really would require that I could SEE the eruption, and that is the basic problem with Internet medicine. It WORKS, if the dermatologist can see the problem, which means that photos must be seen to make the diagnosis. There are MANY other diagnoses for such a description such as yours. ...Read more

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What could lumps shown in the liver be?

What could lumps shown in the liver be?

Benign or malignant: The essential question here is: are they benign or malignant? That requires a full evaluation and may need a biopsy. ...Read more

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Have hard lumps all along the scapular area that are painful for 10 yrs. Dr says their lymph n via u/s and unusual place to have them. Causes?

Have hard lumps all along the scapular area that are painful for 10 yrs. Dr says their lymph n via u/s and unusual place to have them. Causes?

Questionable tumor: If the lumps are along medial margin near spine which is what protrudes when one bends forward they for the most part can't be lymph nodes. The latter are found toward the armpit where the major vessels are. U.S. can't dx lymph nodes and if hard one must consider possibility of tumor or tumors of nerve origin arising from muscles of the scapula. Should be evaluated for possible bx. ...Read more

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I have strange lumps on my legs, what is this?

I have strange lumps on my legs, what is this?

Not enough info: Provide more details. It is not possible to address your questions,. ...Read more

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What causes of breast lumps?

What causes of breast lumps?

Many things: "Lumps" can be normal areas of asymmetrically dense breast tissue, fluid filled cysts, benign solid masses, or malignancy. Any new lump drawing attention or concern particularly if it persists or enlarges over a short period should be appropriately evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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What are breast lumps composed of?

What are breast lumps composed of?

Breast tissue: Breasts are inherently lumpy structures. The milk producing portions are branch like and separated by fat. Younger women have more of the glandular breast tissue and are often more lumpy on examination. Any lump that stands out from the rest if the breast tissue should be evaluated. Some "lumps" are normal, some are cysts filled with fluid, some are benign growths and some are cancerous. ...Read more