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im worried

i have a hard lump on my upper thigh. its too firm to be a mosquito bite and too big to be a pimple, but its not very big. a round bump. should i be afraid? im only 17 though
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Dear wwwsss1:  This is a breast cancer forum and breast cancer is our expertise.  However, if this is a new lump, you should let your mother or father know and possibly be seen by a doctor.  There is no way via the internet, that we can speculate on what this may be.
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my thoughts, could be merca. both my little sisters got it in the exact same spot on different thighs, and my cousin got a staff infect on his arm. the twins had it easy. if it is merca, which we call the funk, then it would kinda remind u of a hangnail and a zit. So try squishing it, hard. if theres a knot underneath it, squish it out. thats my advice
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