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leg lump

my brother has a lump in his leg that is really painful, it also has purpal vains running from it. should he beconsernd?
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Hello,
This painful lump on the leg can be due to a boil, abscess, cyst or some benign growth pressing upon the nerves. Apply warm compresses on the bump and keep the area clean. Drainage is done only when it becomes soft and forms a head. Give some over the counter pain reliever and consult a doctor for examination and antibiotics prescription. Incision and drainage may also be required.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.





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I was wondering if anybody could help me with my situation. I hit my leg on concrete very hard the other day and now I have a huge lump on my leg and I don't know what's going on. It's purple with a scrape on it.   Should I go see a doctor about this? Or should I just leave it be? I'm very concerned. Please help me
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