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Black or Brown Upper Leg Bump Symptom, Causes & Questions

Understand your black or brown upper leg bump symptoms, including 4 causes & common questions.

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Contents

  1. 4 Possible Causes
  2. Questions Your Doctor May Ask
  3. Statistics

4 Possible Black Or Brown Upper Leg Bump Causes

The list below shows results from the use of our quiz by Buoy users who experienced black or brown upper leg bump. This list does not constitute medical advice and may not accurately represent what you have.

Upper leg mole

Moles are growths on the skin. They happen when pigment cells in the skin, called melanocytes, grow in clusters.

Rarity: Uncommon

Top Symptoms: unchanged upper leg bump, black or brown upper leg bump, bump's smooth border, small upper leg lump, uniformly colored upper leg bump

Symptoms that always occur with upper leg mole: unchanged upper leg bump, black or brown upper leg bump

Urgency: Wait and watch

Blackhead

Blackheads are caused by hair follicles becoming clogged with oil & dead skin cells. When the clogged pore is open to the air, the air turns the outermost layer black through oxidation.

Rarity: Common

Top Symptoms: small facial lump, black or brown facial bump

Symptoms that always occur with blackhead: small facial lump, black or brown facial bump

Urgency: Self-treatment

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Dermatofibroma

A dermatofibroma is a common skin growth that usually appears on the lower legs, but may appear anywhere on the body. These growths are benign (noncancerous). Dermatofibromas are most common in adults and are rarely found in children.

Symptoms include a hard, raised growth that is red, pink, ...

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Necrotizing fasciitis of the leg

Necrotizing fasciitis is a potentially life threatening skin condition stemming from the infection of a wound or injury. If left untreated, it can spread to body parts surrounding the infection changing the color of the skin and degrading the tissue underneath. This can result in muscle, tissue or limb loss and a severe body-wide response to the infection.

Rarity: Ultra rare

Top Symptoms: nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, fever, chills

Symptoms that always occur with necrotizing fasciitis of the leg: leg skin changes

Urgency: Hospital emergency room

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Black Or Brown Upper Leg Bump

To diagnose this condition, your doctor would likely ask the following questions:

  • Is the border of the bump round or are there jagged edges?
  • Is the bump a single shade of black/brown or a mix?
  • Do you have a rash?
  • Any fever today or during the last week?

The above questions are also covered by our A.I. Health Assistant.

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions

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Black Or Brown Upper Leg Bump Symptom Checker Statistics

People who have experienced black or brown upper leg bump have also experienced:

  • 16% Upper Leg Bump
  • 7% Hard Thigh Lump
  • 5% Fatigue

People who have experienced black or brown upper leg bump were most often matched with:

  • 100% Blackhead

People who have experienced black or brown upper leg bump had symptoms persist for:

  • 38% Over a month
  • 27% Less than a week
  • 15% Less than a day

Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.