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Category: Dermatology
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Experience:  MBBS
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I have a small bump on my left thigh and is been there for

Customer Question

Hello I have a small bump on my left thigh and is been there for over 6 months is causing me a bit of concern
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I don't know I'm healthy in general
Submitted: 16 days ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 16 days ago.

Hi! I am Dr Saleem. Welcome to JA. I will be answering your query shortly.

Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 16 days ago.

I understand your concern.

May I know your age please?

How big is the bump?

Is it soft, firm or hard?

Can you move it?

Is it painful?

Can you please share a picture of that?

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
I'm 32
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Is very hard it feels quite round and big inside is not very mobile I cannot move in lots it feels like is having rooting into the skin
Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 16 days ago.

Thank you for sharing the picture.

It seems a bit inflammed right now. Has it always been like that?

Did you ever get a skin infection/abscess at this location in the past?

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
No I think because I have slept on the side
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Usually is not very inflated, has kept is size for a few months it gets very irritated if I touch it or sleep on that side
Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 16 days ago.

Alright. The could be a cyst down there and you can get it examined physically once just to be sure. If it's really bothering you then you may ask the doctor to get it removed/excised. Try not to touch it as it can get inflammed and infected.

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
I'll book an appointment thank you very much
Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 16 days ago.

My pleasure :) Hope you stay well.