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Small firm lump on scalp under the skin

A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Lumps: The lumps are lymph glands reacting to the pox
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Nodes: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body.Many in the neck, head, behind the ear are prominent in kids as they are not buried in tiss ... Read More

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Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
Have to be there!: Lumps on the scalp are often sabaceous cysts: they grow from blocked glands that produce oil or sweat. They are problematic when they bother the perso ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Infected follicle: Or sebaceous cyst that may b infected or just sore from picking at it . B cause it is sore i suggest u c ur pcp or a dermatologist.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
You may have: an umbilical hernia. Is it painful. Watch to see if it gets larger. See your Dr.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hawkins
19 years experience Sports Medicine
Ganglion cyst: Tough to say without further information , but could be a ganglion cyst.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know: Possibly a cyst- but there is no way to know without medical evaluation. Take care.
A male asked:
Dr. Dhrupad Joshi
7 years experience Neurology
Lymph node: Assuming it is on the grion area on left and not actually on penis, it could be swollen lymph node. Other possibility is small abscess, folliculitis,e ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Wens: They are sebaceous cysts. Consult a dermatologist for help.
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Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
A few things,: But the most likely cause is a sebaceous cyst. These are benign skin lumps filled with keratin and fluid. They can be stable, or enlarge and get infla ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
Lump in penis: That could be a small clotted vein or lymphatic which are usually inconsequential.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
40 years experience Emergency Medicine
Folliculitis: Inflamed or infected hair follicles can look like this. Pants could be too tight, too much sweating or pore are infected. Laser hair removal is excell ... Read More

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