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Soft Lump On Right Thigh
I have developed a large very hard lump on my outer right thigh, it is big and has an indent underneath it, it does not hurt but looks odd ?
Needs evaluation: While this could be benign, a couple of things you said about the lump made me concerned: it is large and it is hard. An experienced surgeon who deals with soft tissue tumors/growths such as a surgical oncologist or orthopedic oncologist will be able to distinguish a benign from a rare cancerous condition called sarcoma. This may require MRI or ct scan imaging, a biopsy, or both. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had a small lump in my right thigh for almost a year and it is painful to the touch, but otherwise goes unnoticed, what could this be?
Fibroma?: Most lumps are painless ... small benign fatty tumors/lipomas or epidermal cysts. The fact that yours is painful is notable. It is likely a dermatofibroma and likely requires no treatment, especially if it hasn't grown over the past year. But I would have it looked at by a dermatologist, just to make sure it doesn't have worrisome features. Very rarely a painful lump can be the beginning of cancer ...Read more
I have a lump on my right thigh just below the groin from the past 3 years .The size of the lump has not changed over 3 years and the lump is painless?
I have a lump near the left top side of my right thigh it is swollen and hurts to the touch is it serious?
I do not know: Unfortunately, without an exam and a diagnosis, I do not know if it is serious or not. Most lumps are benign such as lipomas or even small cysts or abscesses that may need simple treatment from a dr. On rare occasions the lump may be serious. Get the lump checked out to be sure. Good luck. ...Read more
What can cause a red , large, hard lump under the skin on the outer region of the upper right thigh?
A few things : If a "red skin lump " is tender, has surrounding redness and enlarging, it may be a skin abscess from a bacterial infection. The body can sometimes "wall" these off without any treatment. A doctor performed incision and drainage may cure these +- antibiotics. Its better to see the doctor early rather than wait to see what your body may do. ...Read more
A lump appeared in the skin of my inner upper right thigh, inflamed & filled with pus originally. Now it's inflamed & purple. No hair. What is it?
Skin appendage: It's probably an infected skin appendage such as a sweat gland or could be an infected epidermoid cyst. If it gets better, ok to watch it. If there is still a lump there after the infection has cleared you may want to get it removed to prevent recurrence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What cause painful pinkish inner/dark red edges patch with a pea size lump underneath it? Located on the lower inner right thigh close to knee.
Shingles?: Without being able to look at it, i would hesitate to attempt a diagnosis. That being said, if it is painful, and has a "blister" look about it, it could be shingles, which can be treated. Get it looked at soon as getting on the antivirals for it sooner would give a better outcome. If, of course, it is shingles. ...Read more
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. ?
Probably nothing: It's probably nothing to be concerned with, but if you are get an evaluation in person wit a physician. Good luck. ...Read more
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