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Forum Name: Clots & Anticoagulants
Question: Lump on inside upper thigh
|Just_A_Runner - Thu Jul 26, 2007 3:25 am|
I have a lump the size of a pea just under the skin on the inside of my left thigh. It's been there for 5 months. I am able to pinch it between my fingers. Although it does hurt to touch. I am a competitive long distance runner and train all year long. I'm very slender, but it still hurts when my thighs slightly rub together while running. What could this be?
|Dr. Chan Lowe - Sat Aug 04, 2007 2:00 am|
Most likely you are feeling a lymph node. The inguinal/femoral chain runs in this area.
Another possibility is a lipoma. This is a collection of fat cells that are harmless. If they get irritated they can often easily be removed.
I would suggest you have your doctor take a look the next time you are in for a check up.
|Just_A_Runner - Sat Aug 04, 2007 2:02 am|
Thank you very much!
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