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Pregnant, small lump on shin, no bruising, larger one appeared on other leg. Due to pregnancy?

Hi I am 29 weeks pregnant and over a month ago I noticed a small lump on my right shin. Just normal skin color, no bruising, but it hurt to the touch. I thought maybe I had hit it on something , but it never went away. Now a few weeks ago a larger one appeared on the other leg. This one is more noticeable because of its size and is a bit painful, but still no bruising. Is this something that could have to do with pregnancy?
Asked On : Fri, 5 Oct 2012
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Welcome to HCM forum

Pregnancy can cause oedema over legs which is generalized and not a local swelling.

Varicose veins can be another cause of swelling but in that you can see the veins which are bluish in color.
I think this is a local muscular condition or can be due to allergy and skin rash.
I hope you are not doing waxing or using any creams or razor for hair removal as they can cause skin bumps.
It is better to consult a dermatologist.
Best wishes
Answered: Sat, 6 Oct 2012
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