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Upper Thigh Lump Symptoms
My husband has a large baseball sized lump on his right inner upper thigh that appeared 7 years ago no negative symptoms what can it be?
Do not ignore: Baseball sized lump is not normal. Could be slow growing benign or less likely malignant tumor. A lot of definition of mass depends on firmness, movability, discoloration, tenderness etc. Certainly a doctor should be consulted for examination and possible testing by imaging and biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My infant daughter has a reddish lump that blanches on her upper thigh. I am not sure if this is a bruise or a rash? She has no fever or other symptom
Needs eval: Reddish lump in an infant could be a vascular swelling or abormality sometimes. It can also be bruising due to trauma. If is not not painful (diffult to tell in an infant ) and no fever is present, swelling is usually not an infection. Make sure her pediatrician evaluates her swelling. ...Read more
Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
What if there are multipule lumps the size of quarters that start popping up on the inner upper thigh?
Lumps: Lumps are not normal, and it's best to see a doctor for examination to try to uncover the cause. ...Read more
My sister has a large, hard lump about the size of a softball on her upper thigh. It is painful to touch in some areas. Should we be concerned?
The depends on what: They are. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more
Lump: And painful lump is cause for concern. You should definitely have it checked out. ...Read more
I have small somewhat rubbery lump on my upper thigh, any ideas as to what it can be? Kind of worried.
Lipoma: Our fat layer normally grows in a sheet. This keeps us warm, protects us against trauma, and is a source of energy. For some reason (trauma?), you may have developed a fatty swirl on your upper thigh rather than a smooth, flat fatty sheet layer. Another possibility is that this is a sebaceous cyst. If you don't like they way they look or feel, you could have them surgically removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer