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i have a soft bump on my waist and hurts to the touch ,it feel like theres a small ball under the skin about the size of a penny roughly?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Sounds like: a CYST ( the location is a bit unusual but SEBACEOUS CYSTS are the most common cause of such "balls" (Enlarged LYMPH GLANDS are also possible! You should get this checked out by your PCP (Primary Care Provider) who can determine what the diagnosis is! Check it out!! Hope this helps! Dr Z

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