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Your Scabbed Upper Leg Bump May Also be Known as:
Bump with scab on quad
Bump with scab on thigh
Bump with scab on upper leg
Dry blood on quad bump
Dry blood on thigh bump
Dry blood on upper leg bump
Quad bump with dried blood
Quad bump with scab
Quad lump with scab
Scab on quad

Top 3 Scabbed Upper Leg Bump Causes

  1. 1.Skin Abscess

    A skin abscess is an infection of the deeper skin that's typically due to bacteria seen on the skin. Recently, infections are more frequently caused by Staph. Aureus (puts the "staph" in "staph infections").

    You should visit your primary care physician or an urgent care clinic today or tomorrow. Treatment of an abscess includes incision and drainage. It is likely you will be prescribed antibiotics as well. Surgery may be required to get rid of the whole abscess after inflammation has died down. Do not drain the abscess yourself.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    painful thigh lump, pink or red upper leg bump, marble sized upper leg lump, large upper leg lump, upper leg bump leaking yellow/milky fluid
    Symptoms that never occur with skin abscess:
    fever
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  2. 2.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 upper leg bump, marble sized upper leg lump, small upper leg lump
    Symptoms that always occur with lipoma:
    skin-colored upper leg bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch
  3. 3.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 upper leg bump, marble sized upper leg lump, small upper leg lump
    Symptoms that always occur with skin cyst:
    skin-colored upper leg bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Scabbed Upper Leg Bump

  • Q.About your [upper arm], do you notice:
  • Q.Are you experiencing a headache?
  • Q.Is your lower leg redness getting better or worse?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?

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Scabbed Upper Leg Bump Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced scabbed upper leg bump had symptoms persist for:

    • 37% Over a Month
    • 27% Less Than a Week
    • 14% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced scabbed upper leg bump were most often matched with:

    • 33% Skin Abscess
    • 33% Lipoma
    • 33% Skin Cyst

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