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I have large(about the size of a nickel), painful, fixed lump on my upper inner thigh. What could it be?

large(about the size of a nickel), painful, fixed lump on my upper inner thigh I have a large(about the size of a nickel), painful, fixed lump on my upper inner thigh. It has been there since I had my daughter approximately 5 months ago, recently it has become swollen and more painful. My doctor said it was a swollen lymph node, but when she evaluated me last it was barely swollen and could not bee seen just felt, just a small knot under the skin . What could it be?
Asked On : Fri, 7 Jan 2011
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Hi!,
Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum,
you seems to be having either a Boil, lipoma or a sebaceous cyst ...an inflamed one..needs proper examination.Plz consult a dermatologist.
Take care ,
Dr.Chawda
Answered: Fri, 7 Jan 2011
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