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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   I've had this lump on my leg for quite a while and it has never really hurt it seems to increase in size with exercise but this week all of a sudden I have about 7 of them and they are very painful and make my legs tight. The existing bump grew 3x is size during physical activities. Should I go to a doctor? Do you know what it might be? And Oh I'm a 15 year old boy I think I'm healthy since I lost 60 pounds in the last year. Thank you for your time.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi sorry
Doctor :  
Please give me some time to read the history
User :   Ok thank you
Doctor :  
I will help you in this
Doctor :  
Can i ask few questions
User :   sure
Doctor :  
Do you have any pain or redness over the lump
User :   Just pain and inflamation
User :   or tightness i guess
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
Do you have any pus in the lump
User :   No, I think its just blood getting stuck in those places
User :   because they inflame when my heart rate goes up
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Did you take any treatment or use any ointment
User :   No, it hasnt bothered me until now
User :   Is it worth going to a doctor?
Doctor :  
Use Betadine ointment
Doctor :  
for 3-4 times a day
Doctor :  
if the bumps does not reduce with this
Doctor :  
then you need a course of antibiotics

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