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Lump about four inches in left inner thigh. I am in a

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Lump about four inches in left inner thigh . I am in a wheelchair and on kidney dialysis
JA: How long have you had the lump? Is it hard or soft?
Customer: Few and is in between hard and soft
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Customer: heart afib and muscular dystrophy that effects legs mostly, kidney problem
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 3 months ago.

I am Dr. Arun and will be helping you today.

Is it painful or tender?

Was there any injury?

What is your age and gender?

Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 3 months ago.

It seems that you are offline. So I am writing you an initial answer. You may ask follow up questions after reading this.

The lump is likely to be lipoma or lipofibroma which is non cancerous (constitie of fat tissue and fibrous tissue). If this increases in size or become suddenly painful or tender; it may need a surgical removal. Otherwise no treatment is required.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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