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Small bump in tibia with no pain and growth - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have a very small bump on my left tibia. There is no pain and it is not growing. Im pretty sure i have had the bump from whrn i was young. I dont know how to tell for sure if its Osgood Schalters. Any information will help alot
User :   nay help would be good
User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr
User :   how are you
Doctor :   Let me read your query'
User :   ok
User :   thanks just dont want to freak out ove nothing, going to the doctors tomorrow morning
Doctor :   Your age?
User :   23
Doctor :   Are you sexually active
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have a burning sensation while urinating
User :   nope
Doctor :   Or do you have any secretions from the bump
User :   nohing at all
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me breif you
Doctor :   the most probable cause for bumps ar eprobably
Doctor :   1. warts
Doctor :   2. lupus
Doctor :   3. fungal infection
User :   one bump on the tibaibone
Doctor :   4. irritation bye condom'
User :   on tibia
User :   the shin bone
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you find the bumps recurring
User :   one bump only
User :   been here for a whle
User :   sounds like osgood schalter bt i dont know how to tell
Doctor :   So when was your last annuals done'
User :   havent had one
User :   ever
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   its not
User :   hae been really healthy
User :   hav been real healthy my whole life
Doctor :   I think probably googling the net had made you make assumptions
Doctor :   Plz dont worry it s most probable a co,mmon infection or allergy
Doctor :   It can be easily cured
Doctor :   start with try applying antifungals
User :   its doesnt hurt at all
Doctor :   Like VAGISTAT1 its an suppositry
User :   and the bump i on the bone
User :   it has been there for year as far as i know ad never caused any problems
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Or might be an benengn bone cyst
User :   could that be a fungus
User :   tha as well
Doctor :   I think you will reqwuire physical examination
User :   im not sure how to tell and i have been just freaking my self out
Doctor :   As i am not able to get the exact picture of your condition
Doctor :   did you consult any gynecologist regarding thios
User :   no
User :   going to see my doctor tomorrow
Doctor :   That should rather help you sorting the issue
User :   yea i think it will im going to do an x ray and blod work
Doctor :   I would rather advise you to have a complete work up on blood
Doctor :   And do the PAP smear too
User :   i am a guy
User :   male
User :   MALE
Doctor :   Sorry
User :   very activeas a child
Doctor :   Mistaken
Doctor :   As these conditions are more common in males
User :   osgood schalters is
Doctor :   'A condition involving inflammation and sometimes tearing of ligaments within the knee and lower leg
User :   yea
Doctor :   But not growth of cysts
User :   cysts too i guess
Doctor :   Its usaually releived from rest
User :   it doesnt hurt
Doctor :   Only inflamation is een
User :   NO PAIN
User :   no inflamtion
Doctor :   It hurts and releived by rest
User :   only a smal bone like bump on tibia bone
Doctor :   Thats what i am concerned infections like
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