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Upper Leg Tumor
Why would it matter if when pushing down on thigh tumor it hurts to extend leg? When the doctor did not push down on the tumor no pain with extending
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
Patch on thigh is numb really worried cause I think whole leg numb I feel it when I touch them just in one spot not so much afraid neuro ms tumor ?
Large egg size/shape lump very deep inside my left upper inside leg/thigh. No pain, but feels like i can move it around. Fatty tumor or what? Remove?
Are the lumps in my legs fatty tumors or what? I have several lumps/bumps under the skin around my upper thigh area. One is near my panty line, it is about the size of the tip of my thumb and hard but does not hurt. It's been there probably 8 or 9 years
Fatty : Fatty tumors (or lipomas) are usually not hard. They are usually soft and squishy. If you have a hard mass along your lower panty line that could be a chronically inflammed inguinal lymph node. Can't determine what they are through this venu. Recommend that a family doctor or dermatologist examine you and determine what the lesions are. ...Read more
We had tumer removed form each leg two weeks ago last night she had pain in the upper thigh then it was red in the spot now they are kinda white spot?
Lets say I have a tumor on the left side of my back near the spine can it cause pain down the back of my right leg?
I have an tumor like soft mass in my lower long leg of about 1 inch dia. This is I feel from about 40 years.but now I feel pain while walking?
Benign tumor: Tumor of lower leg that has not grown or showed signs of malignancy such as metastasis are usually benign. They become of concern when reaching 5-10 cm. in size when nodal lesions noted but rare when pain noted especially on walking. Must rule out some form of claudication unless pain directly related to pressure on lesion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: The value of x rays in leg tumors is to define the extent of the lesion, and proximity to vital structures such as nerves and blood vessels as well as underlying periosteum of bone. Usually CAT or MRI will provide the needed information. On occasion we use angiogram of the femoral vessels to determine extent of vascularity for resection or whether chemoembolization will improve results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer