Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

188 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Lump and bruise appeared on inner and upper thigh. Any cure?

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :1978

Answered : 6714 Questions

default
Posted on Thu, 24 Jan 2013 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I have a lump and bruised area on my inner upper left thigh that I noticed after a long bicycle ride
doctor
Answered by Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta 2 hours later
Hello,
Thanks for the query.
It is very common to get bruised after cycling.
As you age your blood vessels,capillaries and skin becomes very fragile and on top of it if there is constant friction,bruising is bound to happen.
When some large amounts of blood is leaked,it can cause small local lump.
There is nothing to worry.
Just take rest and apply local ice.
It should be all right soon.
I hope it helps however you may revert to me for any further query.
Best of luck
Thanks
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions

Recent questions on  Bruise

doctor1 MD

hi my sister was in the garden and later noticed a bruise on her wrist with a swollen lump in centre, bruise is redish purple and now a day later getting that purple blackish tinge. centre looks a bit white, and another area 2 cm is getting a bit red, not raised? would this be a bite? we live in Ireland

doctor1 MD

Yesterday I dropped a cranberry juice bottle that was frozen, like ice you know for a cooler, on my right foot. the bruise swelled up right away and was like a lump on my foot. It was probably 1.5 inches round and about .3 inch high. then about 12 hrs later it had spread out maybe 2.5 in across and it is now a purplish/bluish color with a light pink circle in the middle right where the bottle fell. It kind of burns when something rubs against it. The bruise flattened when it spread out. Could this be broken?

doctor1 MD

My right knuckle started hurting without hitting it and I looked down to see a bruise there all of a sudden and as time passed, not only this the bruise and pain spread, but the left knuckle started doing it. My right pinky is starting to tingle as well. Thoughts?

doctor1 MD

I developed small bruising spots on my deltoids on both sides and a light bruising in a crescent shape on the back of my armpits. I just got over a back strain, where I was in bed for 3 days due to nerve pain when I moved. Can you tell me what this odd bruising is please?

doctor1 MD

Patient: Female, 73 years, 6 months old, 5'7" tall, 230 lbs., in generally good health. Hypertension well controlled with medication, lifelong history of recurring clinical depression . Currently takes medication for depression and hypertension,...

doctor1 MD

I had routine bloodwork done and all tests came back normal except for a raised ferratin 575. When tested again 6 weeks later it came back at another high value 445. No other tests for inflammation were done. CBC with differential all normal. I'm...

doctor1 MD

My 6 year old daughter has a bump on her forehead right below her hairline. It is about the size of a small pea. She says it is painful. It is non-movable. It has a bluish tint similar to a bruise but much lighter. It does not seem like a bump...