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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Exp 50 years

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What does a lump on the leg indicate?

I am 79 years old and in good health and active. But all of the sudden I have a knot on my leg and it is trendier. Dr told me it was a knot in my vein and they don t know why it happens. Gave me some antibiotics. Just concerned that this isn t normal and should be a cause.
Mon, 8 Jan 2018
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Hello dear

Warm welcome to
I have evaluated your query in details .

* There are many reasons for such lump as
- sebaceous cyst - lipoma - developing boil - venous prominence - others

* Must be assessed with doppler ultrasound of the same .

Hope this will help you for sure .
Wishing you fine recovery .

Welcome for any further guidance .
Regards .

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