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Consider eval: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more
Probably cyst: There are 2 cyst commonly seen on the scalp: pilar cyst and an epidermal inclusion cyst. Both are benign. If you are concerned see your doctor. There are usually very easy to remove. The tissue will be submitted to a pathologist who will examine it and determine its origin. ...Read more
Lump: While most soft "lumps" in the scrotum are benign cysts, you should still be examined by your physician or a urologist. If there is any question following examination, an ultrasound of the scrotum should be ordered. ...Read more
I have a small soft lump on my left side below my collarbone and it doesn't hurt what could it be?
See below: Any lumps should be examined by your family doctor to make sure they're not dangerous. ...Read more
I have a soft lump on top of my head. It does not hurt, but seems to be a little bigger. Should I worry about it?
Lump: A soft lump would suggest that it's in the scalp and not the skull bone. A benign fatty tumor (lipoma) or wens are possibilitiesl but a physician would have to examine you to be sure. ...Read more
I have a painful soft lump the size of a silver dollar on the back of my head after a fall. Should I be concerned?
Maybe, maybe not...: If this is within the first few days after the fall and you have no other symptoms like dizziness, etc. It may just be a hematoma (collection of blood under the scalp) assuming that you struck that area in your fall. If that is what it is, it should slowly go away in a matter of days. ...Read more
I've had a soft lump on my head since I was 7 when I hit it on a wall now I'm 19 and it's still there what should I do?
See provider: Please consider seeing your health care provider to assess for the possibility of removing the lump as it seems to be of concern to you although it unlikely needs to be removed as it appears to be only a post traumatic residual issue over the long term. ...Read more
Hi, I have discovered a soft lump in my son's neck last week. I am very concerned. I am not sure but it looks a bit bigger than last week. Please help?
Lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum before it returns to the circulation. There are many in the neck, head, behind the ear. At rest these are often 1/4 inch in diameter and may grow to marble sized when reacting to a stimulus. Bug bites, or viral infections can increase their size. They should shrink down to nl size over a few wks ...Read more
Cyst? Abscess?: Need to be examined. Hard to tell with description. ...Read more
Lump on my forearm about two centimetres big was a soft lump is not soft anymore is quite painful when touching. What should I do?
My 15 year grandson was playing around when he fell on his back. Now, he has a soft lump in the middle of his head he is a healthy teennage boy?
Perhaps a hematoma?: When falling on the backside, it is quite reasonable for the head to snap back and hit as well. If just the right blow occurred to his head, this could trigger a slow bleeding beneath the scalp--called a cephalohematoma. These are rarely dangerous; however, occasionally these occur secondary to a linear skull fracture. Did your grandson lose consciousness? If this area is tender, see your doctor. ...Read more
I have noticed a soft lump, approximately 7mm in diameter on the soft palate. There is no pain but appears for several days and it reoccurs regularly?
I had a hemeroid at the entrance of my butt a month ago, now its a soft lump. I tried preparation h but I find it makes my but in pain. Is it hemeroid?
Preparation H...: ...Doesn't usually cause pain. I recommend having your doctor look at it so he can tell you if it's a hemorrhoid or not. ...Read more
Stye or fatty tumor:
You did not specify where. If it is at the edge of the upper or lower eyelid, it's probably a stye.
If it is soft and overlying the eyebrow, it is probably a fatty tumor, which is harmless. To know for sure, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Breast lump: Unfortunately the only thing that can be done online is to recommend you see a doctor abd be examined. Given your age it's most likely benign, but we can't be sure. If it's round, soft, movable, symmetric, and if by your next cycle it disappears then I'm less worried. Same if you have no family history. Still, see a doctor to be sure. ...Read more
Lumps and Bumps: Hi, sorry you are not feeling 100%. Bumps or lumps on people always cause alarm, but seldom are harmful. It is impossible to guess what it may be, I tell my patients to always have things like that examined, and if necessary sampled or biopsied. Many times it is fat cells, (lipoma) which is a benign, soft, lump under the skin. See your doctor soon for exam. Take care, and good luck! ...Read more
See your doctor: Something that large should be investigated in person by your physician. Give him/her a call. ...Read more
I am having a problem with my Gums, I am having red soft lump in my gum and it took more than 7 months.
Gum problem: Needs to be seen by a dentist to determine cause and treat accordingly. ...Read more
Felt soft lump groin area. Dr said it was fluid. No concern. Still worried. Term used was epidermoid any thoughts? Ty
Very common and: Almost always completely benign. Let me give you some additional info to read. See if what is described in this link also applies to you: http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/sebaceous-cysts/ds00979. ...Read more
I woke up this morning with a soft lump rite above my ankle could you tell me what it could be because I didn't injure it?
Possible ganglion: But all lumps should be examined by a doc and consideration of biopsy be performed. ...Read more