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Lump behind lower right leg, dark purple in colour. Symptom of cancer?

hi iam 26 years old male i have a small lump on the back of my lower rite leg had it over 3 months been drs said it was nothing but i did not make much of the dr the lump is about 1/2 centermeter and is round and is v dark like a perple clouer in the center what is this also over the last mounth or so i have flet weak a v trid then fine what is this i keep thinking i have cancer sounds silly as prb fine thanks
Asked On : Sat, 26 Jan 2013
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As the lesion is very small,nothing to worry.
If it is growing rapidly,changing its colour/surface,becoming fixed ,painful then it is of concern.
If you have any doubt,Consult your surgeon.Get it removed and send the removed swelling for Biopsy(Histo pathological examination).
Based on the biopsy report,your further treatment will be planned.
But,it looks like a Benign swelling,not cancer.
Wish you good health
Answered: Sat, 26 Jan 2013
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