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I have a small bump all my shin and it aches at night. Should I be worried?

I have a small bump all my shin and it aches at night. Should I be worried?

Lumps and bumps : You are an 18 year old female with a painful bump, please see your doctor. Unless there has been direct trauma to explain this I have a high suspicion and concern. This must be worked up. Orthopaedics has a protocol based on your age and location of bump. This is not to be ignored. ...Read more

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I have tiny clusters of bumps on both shins that itch (slightly red), and also small bumps that are spread across my inner thigh (don't itch/very red)?

I have tiny clusters of bumps on both shins that itch (slightly red), and also small bumps that are spread across my inner thigh (don't itch/very red)?

New itchy rash: Any new itchy rash can be due to a new medicine, soap, detergent or skin care product. Those are the most likely culprits. Stop any new products. Call your doc if you have started a new medicine and it is giving you a rash. If it does not resolve in 2-3 days when stopping the new product, see MD. ...Read more

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What can cause a small bump on my shin that aches at night?

What can cause a small bump on my shin that aches at night?

Orthopaedics consult: If you have significant night pain, an osteoid osteoma comes to mind. However, the best answer is to refer you to an orthopaedic surgeon for a full history and exam. Imaging such as x-rays helps in the diagnosis of such issues. Have you had any trauma to your shin? Playing sports? Your physician will be able to look at your leg in person and give expert advice. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have noticed on my right shin there is a small bump (i have not hit it) and when it is touched it hurt my leg. Any advise?

I have noticed on my right shin there is a small bump (i have not hit it) and when it is touched it hurt my leg. Any advise?

Shin bump: Other information would helpful to determine what this might be. Does it have any color, is there increased temperature of the skin, does it move beneath the skin? ...Read more

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I've had white tiny bumps come up on my penis but I also have same bumps on my chest and shin what is this?

I've had white tiny bumps come up on my penis but I also have same bumps on my chest and shin what is this?

Tiny white bumps: Bumps on the skin can arise for quite a few reasons, ( eg, acne, allergic skin reaction, warts, viral infections). Very hard to say what yours might be - if they persist or worsen, you may want to have them looked at. ...Read more

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I had a small pointed bump on left side of left shin bone, and after going to a gym, there is another less than size of pea? First one had been there.

I had a small pointed bump on left side of left shin bone, and after going to a gym, there is another less than size of pea? First one had been there.

Most often contusion: Bumps that appear right over a bone are typically the result of trauma/contusion. Usually there is a leakage of fluid which results from trauma against the hard surface of the bone. Perhaps, this has extended, causing what seems to be another bump. I would apply ice to these and watch for any discoloration such as bruising. If they persist for a week or more, contact your doctor for evaluation ...Read more

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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?

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?

Lipoma: You may have a lipoma. If you noticed a small lump that has no pain and can move in the skin. These usually can be multiple. If they enlarge or change then alert your doctor. Usually nothing needs done. ...Read more

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I have red/skin colored tiny bumps all over my forearms and shins that itch like crazy. They come and go for months now. What are they and what from?

I have red/skin colored tiny bumps all over my forearms and shins that itch like crazy. They come and go for months now. What are they and what from?

Contact dermatitis: I believe it might be contact dermatitis skin change, other cause is insect bite or certain plants in wood get in touch to your skin , it will irritate or develop rash like with redness.I suggest you should visit your primary doctor for final diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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