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Painful lump of fat in thigh, weight loss. What can I do?

hello i have a painfull lump of fat on my right tight. i fall on the right side 5 years ago from a balcony, was blue and painfull for 1 month, but after no more problems. i start to lose kilos (15) about a year ago, and now im slim but i see this lump. can be possible that the fat lump was coused from the fall but i never notice it becouse was sorrounded by other fat? what i can do about it?
Asked On : Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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Thanks for your query
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Lump any where in body with significant weight loss are alarming
And should be consult to doctor to evaluation for cancer

There are many different causes of a lump in the thigh
Some of the noncancerous causes of lumps include lipoma-which is made up of fat cells or desmoid tumors, are usually a painless
Cancerous soft tissue tumors are known as sarcomas eg -lipo sarcoma
Benign skin tumors are also commonly known as fibroma, with malignant tumors referred to as fibrosarcoma
In these cases, either a biopsy or surgical removal of the lump can determine whether cancer is present.
Take care
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