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i have a small hard bump under my skin

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Dr. James Chappell
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See Dermatologist : Could be many things but most common thing would be a cyst. See your doctor and/or a dermatologist in order to figure it out. Best of luck.

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Many possibilities: A lump under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, lipoma, ganglion, abscess, or an inflamed lymp ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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See a dermatologist: Probable acne cyst. Maybe you squeeze out sebum, not puss. A skin specialist will help you.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
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Blue Bumps: There are a number skin conditions that cause lumps and bumps to appear on the surface or just below the skin. Some of the most common ones include th ... Read More
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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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See PCP.: It could be an infected sebaceous gland. Have your pcp take a look and if needed get a biopsy. It doesn't sound like anything serious, but it would ma ... Read More
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Dr. Arthur Sands
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Cystic lesion: Most likely an infected cystic lesion like a sebaceous cyst or could be an ingrown hair follicle - unlikely to be a malignant lesion but it would be ... Read More
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Dr. Estrada Bernard
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Many possibilties: Could be result of previous trauma, could be a benign tumor such as an osteoma. Would have a physician evaluate to ensure that it is innocuous.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
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Cyst: Most common non painful bumps that spontaneously appear are due to sebaceous cysts / oil glands gone wild or lipomas, fatty tumors. These usually are ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
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Could be a boil: If the lesion is on the skin and not attached to underneath, it might be a skin boil or skin infection (given it is painful) I would suggest to get it ... Read More
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