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Soft Lump On Shin
Nickle sized soft lump near my right shin about 7 inches above my ankle in-between my shin and my calf muscle near the right side for a long time?
Probably a lipoma,: but show it to your doctor just to be sure. ...Read more
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
I have a rock hard lump on shin about halfway down my leg. Sort of feels attached to bone. What could cause this?
Periosteal hematoma: If you had some local blunt trauma to your shin, the periosteal coating that surrounds the bone ("hot dog casing") is injured. As it is very vascular, it will bleed and can bulge and create a lump or hematoma. If it does not subside over the course of days to weeks, you should be evaluated ...Read more
Lump on shin popped up 3 wks ago. Derm said doesn't feel like a cyst more like a bony growth. Should I have this x rayed or is it prob nothing?
Possibly: If there is a concern an X ray will determine if a bony cause/growth is present. Feel free to follow up with your doctor for an X ray. Good luck ...Read more