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Your Scabbed Lower Leg Bump May Also be Known as:
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Bump with scab on lower leg
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Dry blood on lower leg bump
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Lower leg bump with scab
Lower leg lump with scab

Top 7 Scabbed Lower Leg Bump Causes

  1. 1.Wart

    Warts are non-serious skin growths caused by a virus that infects the top layer of the skin. They are contagious.

    You can try several over-the-counter treatments, including salicylic acid and cryotherapy (freezing). Most warts go away on their own, but less so in adults.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    skin colored mass on lower leg, painless lower leg bump, small lower leg lump, scaly lower leg bump
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment
  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.

    You do not need treatment for this condition because it is completely benign; however, if the lesion changes at all, a doctor should be consulted. If you would like it removed, a doctor can cut out the cyst.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    skin colored mass on lower leg, marble-size lower leg lump, small lower leg lump
    Symptoms that always occur with skin cyst:
    skin colored mass on lower leg
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch
  3. 3.Dermatofibroma

    Dermatofibroma (superficial benign fibrous histiocytoma) is a common cutaneous nodule of unknown etiology that occurs more often in women. Dermatofibroma frequently develops on the extremities (mostly the lower legs) and is usually asymptomatic, although pruritus and tenderness can be present

    You do not need treatment for this condition because it is completely benign; however, if the lesion changes at all, a doctor should be consulted. If you would like it removed, a doctor can cut, freeze, or burn it off.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    lower leg itch, skin colored mass on lower leg, painful lower leg lump, small lower leg lump, marble-size lower leg lump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch

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  4. 4.Liver Cancer

    Liver neoplasm is a disorder of the liver. The liver is essential to metabolic processes and is responsible for filtering and cleaning blood.

    You should schedule a visit with your primary care physician (PCP). It is likely imaging will be performed as well as blood tests to inform next steps.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting, abdominal pain (stomach ache), unintentional weight loss
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  5. 5.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.

    You do not need treatment for this condition because it is completely benign; however, if the lesion changes at all, a doctor should be consulted. If you would like it removed, a doctor can cut, freeze, or burn it off.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    skin colored mass on lower leg, marble-size lower leg lump, small lower leg lump
    Symptoms that always occur with lipoma:
    skin colored mass on lower leg
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  6. 6.Hepatitis a

    Hepatitis A is inflammation of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV) and usually spreads through contact with infected blood. It can also spread through sex with an infected person and from mother to baby during childbirth.

    You do not need treatment as no specific treatment exists for Hepatitis A. You can cope with symptoms with rest, snacking for the nausea and stop drinking alcohol to give your liver a rest.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, nausea, nausea or vomiting, loss of appetite, abdominal pain (stomach ache)
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  7. 7.Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Copd)

    COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a chronic condition of the lungs and the airways in the lungs. Damage has occured due to long-term exposure to substances that irritate and damage the lungs, such as cigarette smoke or air pollution. This damage can cause symptoms like shortness of breath, decreased exercise tolerance and cough. A common cold or other types of infection can cause symptoms to worden acutely, this is called an exacerbation.

    Though there is no medication for COPD that has demonstrated the ability to reverse the decreasing long-term lung function associated with the disease, your doctor will be able to provide you with next steps for managing the disease. Some possible next steps include cessation of smoking, pulmonary rehabilitation and inhalation medication.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, cough, shortness of breath, trouble sleeping, anxiety
    Symptoms that always occur with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd):
    hidden: any cardinal symptom copd
    Symptoms that never occur with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd):
    rectal bleeding
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Scabbed Lower Leg Bump

  • Q.Is your bump getting bigger?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.What color is the bump?
  • Q.Have you been around anyone with the same symptoms, possibly exposing yourself to an infection?

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Scabbed Lower Leg Bump Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced scabbed lower leg bump have also experienced:

    • 5% Rapid Weight Loss
    • 5% Feeling Itchy or Tingling All Over
    • 5% Severe Fatigue
  • People who have experienced scabbed lower leg bump had symptoms persist for:

    • 39% Over a Month
    • 24% Less Than a Week
    • 14% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced scabbed lower leg bump were most often matched with:

    • 28% Wart
    • 14% Skin Cyst
    • 14% Dermatofibroma

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