Lump on Lower Leg?

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A lump that appears on the lower leg could be an indication of several different things. The lump could be the result of a boil, carbuncle, ingrown hair, abscess, cyst, or a tumor. It could also be the result of an injury to the area. If the lump still remains in place after a few days, it would be best to make an appointment with your doctor to have it checked out. Tests may or may not be required to find the diagnosis.
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Any number of things, which is why you should have it checked out by your doctor.
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this could be a blood clot. Clots in the lower leg are not dangerous, but they can be painful, see your doctor. Source(s) I am not a doctor or medical professional.
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1. Assess for fracture (see "How to Assess for Fracture During First Aid" 2. Immobilize the injured leg. Any movement will be very painful and can worsen the injury. 3.
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1. Assess the fracture as well as possible and try to make a determination which bone in the lower leg is fractured. Ad. 2. Check to see if the fracture has an open wound anywhere
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