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I have a lump in my armpit and swollen feet, ankles, and legs?

I have a lump in my armpit and swollen feet, ankles,  and legs?

See a doctor: A lump in the armpit may be a sign of cancer. (Some infections may also cause it) Swollen legs in a young woman is a sign of a serious health problem. See a doctor pronto. ...Read more

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Swollen lump on my leg appeared suddenly and i'm now scared, what could it be?

Swollen lump on my leg appeared suddenly and i'm now scared, what could it be?

Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, tendons and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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I came up with these red swollen lumps on the inside of my legs why has this happened ?

I came up with these red swollen lumps on the inside of my legs why has this happened ?

Need more info: Rashes need to be seen by a physician in order to better diagnose the situation. Your description is general and a doctor would need more information before providing you with an answer. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Abscess: This sounds like an abscess or collection of pus from an infection. It may have started out as an ingrown hair or infected gland. Until you can see your physician to get it evaluated and treated, use warm compresses on it. ...Read more

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I have just a large red lump on my leg, hard to the touch and very itchy, and very large. Swollen and red. Should I be alarmed?

I have just a large red lump on my leg, hard to the touch and very itchy, and very large. Swollen and red. Should I be alarmed?

Have it seen: It is difficult to diagnose issues with the skin without having them seen by a physician. As a "very large, swollen, red lump" is not normal on the leg it would be a good idea to have a physician look at it. The fact that the area itches would make me suspicious of possibly it starting out as an insect bite; however, a secondary infection requiring antibiotics is certainly possible. ...Read more

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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.

Lumps and bumps!: If it is not painful and you have no swelling, fever, pain, pus, redness, numbness, tingling, weakness, etc., keep an eye on it for a few days. It may go away. If it is still there in a week or two, or if you develop other symptoms, see a doc. ...Read more

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