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What to do if I have pink soft lump, with black little dots?

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

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Soft lump on top of head, what is this?

Soft lump on top of head, what is this?

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

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I found a large soft lump inside my testicular sac. What should I do?

I found a large soft lump inside my testicular sac. What should I do?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Soft lump on outside of ankle?

Soft lump on outside of ankle?

Ganglion: The 2 most common 'soft lumps' I encounter on the outside of the ankle are ganglion cysts-sac with fluid and fat depositis. ...Read more

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I have a small soft lump on the tip of my scalp.

I have a small soft lump on the tip of my scalp.

Lump: Sorry got cut off. Would see the school nurse tomorrow and let them take a look and they will be able to direct you to the GP if it needs to be cut out. ...Read more

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Just noticed a soft lump just below my hip, it's soft and doesn't hurt.

Cyst? Abscess?: Need to be examined. Hard to tell with description. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Cyst: Probably a sebaceous cyst or fibroma that you have contused and caused discomfort. It should gradually improve with the pain disappearing and becoming soft again. If it does not let your physician have a, look at it ...Read more

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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?

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

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I have a large soft lump on my eyelid?

I have a large soft lump on my eyelid?

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

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I'm 30 and just noticed a soft lump in my breast, should I be concerned?

I'm 30 and just noticed a soft lump in my breast, should I be concerned?

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

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I found a small soft lump on the opening of my cervix?

I found a small soft lump on the opening of my cervix?

See your provider: I would suggest going to your primary provider or gynecologist for an evaluation. This can be a number of things but would require an exam to determine exactly what is going on. ...Read more

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Why do I have a soft lump on my lower leg that comes and goes?

Why do I have a soft lump on my lower leg that comes and goes?

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

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I have a soft lump on my right side of my forehead what is that?

I have a soft lump on my right side of my forehead what is that?

See your doctor: Something that large should be investigated in person by your physician. Give him/her a call. ...Read more

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I have noticed tht a soft lump has came up under my right side knee whatcould itbe?

I have noticed tht a soft lump has came up under my right side knee whatcould itbe?

Is in on the: Back side of the knee? If yes, maybe a baker's cyst. Is it under the knee cap? If yes, maybe bursitis. The only way to really know is from medical eval. Take care. ...Read more

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Felt soft lump groin area. Dr said it was fluid. No concern. Still worried. Term used was epidermoid any thoughts? Ty

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

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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?

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

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I have had a soft lump under my tongue its been there for some what of a possible 1-2 months should I be worried? Because I am.

I have had a soft lump under my tongue its been there for some what of a possible 1-2 months should I be worried? Because I am.

Worry: Get in to see the oral surgeon right away. May only be a clogged salivary duct, but take no chances. Prime location for oral cancer. Get to the oral surgeon. ...Read more