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have u 2in by 3in lump under skin on my leg is it cancer
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replied April 16th, 2011
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jkra,

The vast majority of lumps under the skin are benign. The most common masses are lipomas, epidermal inclusion cysts, and ganglion cysts.

However, the only way to know for sure is to see a physician. He/she can do an examination, then order any tests that may be necessary. Good luck.
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replied May 23rd, 2011
i have a lump about 5inchs by 5 inchs high up in my thigh...is this something to worry about??
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