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A 22-year-old female asked:

Noticed pea size bump(4days ago)under skin (has no head like a pimple would) it's deep under the skin. doesn't seem like a cyst. it's hard&doesnt move?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
A lump like this`: really needs to be felt by your PCP (Primary Care Provider) however it sounds like an old inflammed LYMPH NODE (gland) from an old infection! The LOCATION as well as the SIZE and CONSISTANCY are used to determine if it needs to be removed! Get it seen! Hope this helps! Dr Z
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Last updated Oct 22, 2017


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