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hard lump outside of my private could it be cancer

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Uma Swamy
Dr. Uma Swamy answered
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends: It can be but doesn't have to be. Please see your doctor for an exam and evaluation.

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A female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Lump: Possible. Better see your doctor and get a mammogram. Need more information to help you.
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: it could be that, but it could also be a cyst or other benign breast issue. Only way to know for sure is to have the area examined.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Advise: you see your doctor for exam. It is not possible to give you guidance without a dedicated history, physical exam, and, possibly imaging studies.
Dr. Jocelyn Tan
30 years experience Medical Oncology
Suspicious lump: Any new suspicious lump that does not go away after a week should be evaluated by a physician . Absence of pain does not guarantee that it is benign.
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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
No likely: get examined and be reassured
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Could be. See ENT: It could certainly be a cancer, akthough it could be something else like polyps etc. Go to see an ear, nose and throat ( ent( and have it examined th ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Muaiad Kittaneh
19 years experience Addiction Medicine
See a doctor: The differential diagnosis of a lump in this area is wide. Don't wait. This should be evaluated by initial physical exam and you will likely need an i ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: As a general rule breast cancers don't hurt and are not tender. However if there is any question about a lump then you should get checked out as a pr ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Kahn
30 years experience Pathology
Many possibilities: There are many entities that could cause bumps under the skin. One course of action could be to see a dermatologist. They would be able to evaluate th ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Villacis
21 years experience Family Medicine
Breast Lump: All new breast lumps should be examined by a physician. They can be caused by many things - infection, cysts, cancer. Some patients may be feeling r ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
48 years experience Dermatology
Nodule: There are certain limitations imposed by this format which include the lack of a photograph of the skin lesions about which you requested information, ... Read More

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