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A 36-year-old member asked:

I got a pea sized lump on my abdomen but i don't know what it is. what should i do?

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Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 38 years experience
Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, muscles and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done.
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Last updated Jun 22, 2018


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