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A.I. Health Assistant Causes for Painless Thigh Lump

The list below shows results from the use of our A.I. Health Assistant by Buoy users who experienced painless thigh lump. This list does not constitute medical advice.

  1. 1.Lipoma

    A lipoma is a noncancerous growth of fatty tissue cells. A lipoma can develop in almost any organ of the body although they are most commonly found in the subcutaneous layer just below the skin.

    Resolves with treatment

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    skin-colored groin bump, marble sized groin lump, small groin lump
    Symptoms that always occur with lipoma:
    skin-colored groin bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch
  2. 2.Skin Cyst

    An epidermoid cyst is a closed sac under the skin filled with a cheese-like or oily material. It is caused by trauma or surgery.

    Resolves with treatment

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    skin-colored armpit bump, marble sized armpit lump, small armpit lump
    Symptoms that always occur with skin cyst:
    skin-colored armpit bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch

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  3. 3.Wart

    Warts are non-serious skin growths caused by a virus that infects the top layer of the skin. They are contagious. Thus, warts on the face are often spread there by the hands, and vice versa.

    78% go away in 2 years

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    small facial lump, painless facial bump, skin-colored facial bump, scaly facial bump
    Symptoms that never occur with wart:
    headache
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment
  4. 4.Cancer of Fat Cells

    Liposarcoma is a type of cancer characterized by tumors growing in fatty tissues. This cancer can occur in any part of the body, but most often involves the thigh or the belly (abdomen).

    The prognosis for this disease is highly variable, so a consultation with a cancer specialist (oncologist) is required.

    Rarity:
    Ultra rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, unintentional weight loss, abdominal bump, hard palpable mass, painless abdominal lump
    Symptoms that always occur with cancer of fat cells:
    lump below the skin on the chest
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  5. 5.Enlarged Lymph Nodes in the Groin

    Enlarged lymph nodes occur when the node becomes larger as it fills with inflammatory cells. This often is a result of an infection but can occur without a known cause.

    Enlarged lymph nodes should go away within a week or two.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    groin lump, movable groin lump
    Symptoms that always occur with enlarged lymph nodes in the groin:
    groin lump
    Symptoms that never occur with enlarged lymph nodes in the groin:
    fever, unintentional weight loss, hard groin lump
    Urgency:
    Phone call or in-person visit

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Painless Thigh Lump

  • Q.What color is the bump?
  • Q.Do you have a rash?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Are you experiencing a headache?

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Painless Thigh Lump Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced painless thigh lump have also experienced:

    • 8% Hard Thigh Lump
    • 8% Upper Leg Bump
    • 5% Headache
  • People who have experienced painless thigh lump had symptoms persist for:

    • 38% Over a Month
    • 27% Less Than a Week
    • 15% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced painless thigh lump were most often matched with:

    • 100% Wart
  • 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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