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03 Feb 2004

Bumps
Hi CyberDoc.

This question concerns my hubby.

He has always had 2 lumps/bumps at the back of his leg.
A few months ago he felt a lump near his groin area which was painful each time he touched it.
We went to the doc and he said that it was a lymph node that was swollen (cant remember his exact words)
...he gave my hubby some antibiotics to take away the pain and to reduce the swelling and to hardened it.

Recently he seems to have these bumps popping up on his arms, which are not painful.
Should we be worried and have each bump checked out each time one pops up?

Also, could you maybe tell me what causes these things to appear? Is it stress?

Thank you
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CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Q, every time a bump appears that is different than the others, he should have it checked out. It sounds like they might be lipomas, but I can’t say for sure without examining him first. The best would be to see your doctor and have it sorted out. Good luck.
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