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I'm having a mole on my upper lips, it has grown bigger. Now its growth has stopped. I want it back to the smaller size. What should I do?
I'm having a mole on my upper lips, it has grown bigger. Now its growth has stopped. I want it back to the smaller size. What should I do? Health risk?
What should I do if I have genital warts. I took them off but they are growing back but in smaller size. What should I do?
See your doctor: Serious contagious disease, you may spread to your partner, see your doctor and get it eradicated. ...Read more
I ejaculated, after finishing, my penis went back to normal size (small), but the outer skin didnt. My outer skin is still the same size.?
Swelling: If there is some swelling of the skin due to strong friction, it may take longer to settle down. ...Read more
Sir my 5 month baby hav in small membran vsd. 3month back hole size was 3mm now we hav to check dr says3.5mm. It going incres baby hav to grow explain?
Not very clear: It's very difficult to fully understand the information above, however I will recommend that you follow up with the pediatrician and request a referral to a specialist that deals with this kind of problems. ...Read more
I have had a small pea size hard bump on the back of my head for years now all of a sudden it hurts to touch?
Sebaceous cyst?: As per the previous answers both sebaceous cysts and lipomas are common and can become inflamed/painful but impossible to give a definite answer without examination. Your doctor if not sure after examination may need to refer you for scans to clarify. ...Read more
I havve a small bump the size of a marbel on the back of my neck for a long time no complication no change was can it be?
Cyst: Most neck masses if just under the skin and non tender are usually epidermal inclusion cysts. They are slow growing and may become infected over time. If vsypmtomatic can be safely treated surgically on an outpatient basis. ...Read more
I have had a small about size of pencil eraser scab on my butt for about 7yrs. It goes away and comes back. Only crusty/painful if picked?
See MD: Do not pick or scratch the area. Have area seen by dermatologist or surgeon, as there may be a sinus tract that needs to be removed in order for it to heal. Keep in mind you can cause a serious infection if you pick at it. ...Read more
I have back pain. I feel that I have back tumor. It's size is small now. But growing faster. When I lay down, I feel pain on specific area.
A "back tumor":
Would be VERY VERY RARE at your age! See your Primary Care Provider for an exam!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
Do you know if a small size kidney on left would cause a lot of pain? I have pain always in the left side back around kidney. Have 2 cyst inside.
Kidney pain: Its really to say what's causing your pain with having the opportunity to performed a physical exam. Kidney pain is usually caused by distension of the renal capsule, as in stones, infection, and masses causing obstruction are the most common reasons. Trauma of the kidney can also cause pain. Enlarged renal cysts may also refer pain to the back. A exam +/- MRI would help clear up the diagnosis. ...Read more
Have a small bump below skin (pea size, gets bigger when I bend back). The area has a black and blue mark above thebump hurts now and then. What is it?
The most likely: Explanation is that you have a benign lipoma (fatty accumulation below the skin) with, coincidentally, a bruise near it. But there are some more serious kinds of bleeding or skin problems that have an ecchymosis or bruise associated with them. It would be best if you could have your doctor or a skin specialist/Dermatologist take a look at this. Make an appointment. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Should I worry about this lump on my back? It is a small pea sizes lump and you can't see it only feel it. Doesn't really hurt but I've been rubbing it cause its making me nervous so now it does a little. It has not grown at all though
This: This is difficult to answer without a clinical examination so I would recommend you see a dermatologist. Possibilities might include a cyst, a mole, a lipoma, a skin cancer, a seborrheic keratosis, and other possiblities. Check out the link below to see a picture of these. I hope that helps! ...Read more
Leave it alone.: Trichilemmal cyst. Benign. If it enlarges see someone. ...Read more
Small back bumps: Could be folliculitis which is an infection of hair follicle, a sebacous cyst or sebacous gland infection (acne), rarely a wart or growth. Would have it checked out by doctor /urgent care, as they can enlarge. May improve with antibiotics either topical like bacitracin or oral. ...Read more
My lymphnode reduced in size and is very small and movable seen 2 docs high anxiety should I worry about it flairing back up with cancer?
Likely scarred node: The node probably was inflamed at one time and now is scarred that is why it is still palpable. Do not worry. ...Read more
Small lump on lower back. Changes size sometimes and have had it for a few years. When going a lot to the bathroom, it bleeds. It doesn't hurt.
Hemorrhoid: It sounds like a hemorrhoid. Please see a doctor for confirmation. Prevent constipation, drink lots of water, place a nice pack. Decrease your spicy food intake. This is a chronic condition that can be managed by lifestyle change and if it gets worse can be surgically removed easily. No stress. ...Read more
I have random bumps that appear on my scalp and the back of my neck. They all will either randomly grow or shrink to a small size and then grow again?
Time to see doc: See the doctor and get examined. Then you can get a diagnose and treatment. So for this one it is best to be seen by the doctor ...Read more
I woke up this morning with a small bump on the back of my head, right side. The bump is about the size of a mosquito bite. (Half a dime) very painful to the touch. Hurts when I lay my head down. What could this be?
Inflammation &/or an: Infection. You need an in-person exam by a provider that can lay eyes on it. If it's a hair follicle infection, it's called a furuncle, which, without treatment, can progress to cellulitis &/or abscess. If >1 follicle gets involved, then it's a carbuncle. Talk to your doc about need for drainage, aspiration, culture, empiric antibiotic treatment. If lymphadenitis, use ultrasound & needle biopsy. ...Read more
I have a small blister on my shoulder it is clear I squeeze it and it comes back it's the size of a pea?
I have a small pea sized painful to touch bump back at my hairline at the back of my neck for about 3 days, what could it be?
My 11-y/o has a swollen lump about the size of my fist on the small of her back. It's painful to touch. She didn't fall/get stung. Get it checked?
Yea: Especially since you do not know where it originated it shouldbe checked ...Read more
I hve a small pimple under my armpit except dat it has been there for like a year now. Months ago I squeezed it but now its back to its size what 2 do?
See a doctor: See a doctor and let them see if it is a pimple, cyst, or something else. ...Read more
I got small to moderately size hydropneumothorax with compressive atelectasis of the right lower lobe, is it risky when I fly back home. Duration of flight is 3-1/2 hours?
Maybe: It would depend on why this occurred. Changes in cabin pressure might cause an effect on the size of the pneumothorax part which may increase symptoms. I suggest talking to your doctor before making a long trip ...Read more
Small red quarter sized flat spot on back of right leg below calf and does not itch and hurts if I press on it... What could this?
Various: If the spot has been there a short time it could be an insect bite or a superficial non harmful clot. The best bet would be to quickly check it out with your PCP ...Read more
I have a small lump the size of a pea under my skin. It is 1 inch from my bottom rib and 2 inch left of my spine and it doesn't hurt.?
Do nothing: Most likely a benign cyst. If soft @ moveable poss lipoma if firm who knows without it's removal. If it were me I would leave it alone, but 4 peace of mind if worried c ur pcp & let him/ her look @ it. ...Read more
Lumps in lower back, sore. They started out tiny but now have trippled in size. Almosed massed into afew large rather than a lot of small.?
I found a small marble size hard lump on my upper back, right side, near spine. It hurts only when too much pressure is applied. I have NF1?
Well: Well since you have nf1 good possibility the module you feel is a rumor. Best to see your doctor for evaluation ...Read more
I have a lump in my virgina, its the size of a small tennis ball and I am unable to push it back up any more, it feels like it is falling out,?
My son just complained of pain in a small pea sized lump in the back of his head. What can be the reason? I removed a white thin long thing from it
See your MD:
Any drainage from a scalp irritation or lump requires visit to doctor. This may be an infection in an insect bite or an irritated lymph node,
Good luck. ...Read more
I have a small lump in my lower left back. Its the size of a golf ball. Fairly deep into tissue. It doesn't hurt, but its solid. I do have other cysts.
Sounds like a cyst: If it bothers you or if it causes pain or discomfort see your doctor for exam and removal ...Read more
A year ago I hit the back right of my head prettyhard and formed a bump the size of my hand. Its gone down but there's still a small bump. Is it serious?
Head trauma: You must have really hit the head. A year out is a good sign that there was no serious injury to you. However with such force it is going to take more time to completely resolve. ...Read more
I have a small (pea size) lump/knot below my hairline. It's on the left size and it's painless. I have had blood work done and everything came back normal. Should I be worried about this?
Lump: Monitor its size. This likely is a cyst. Monitor it. Do not play with it or rub it. If it changes, see your doctor. ...Read more
I'm un circumsized. Small. I never pulled the foreskin back. Now I want to. Will this be a mistake or cause any small infections? I am very small in size when flaccid. Reg 4-5" hard. I want the skin to go back so I can be longer and feel normal during sex.
Duration?: If it's been there for more than a few weeks, see your MD. IF present just a few days, likely a reactive lymph node. No treatment if it disappears within 7-10 days. If it persists, see MD ...Read more
I hav small pea size movable mass on back of my head under the skin, slightly tender to tuch, Shud I b concerned?
Lesion on scalp?: Best to seek in person evaluation from PMD or term. Most likely a cyst. ...Read more
I have a small lump about the size of a marble on the left side of the back of my neck by my spinal cord. Tender.?
See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will his doctor be in a position to tell him what's wrong and what needs to be done to help him. ...Read more
Small pea sizes lump on kidneys both sides of spine on my back, at the bottom. I feel a lot of pain when I press it?
Nerve irritation: These can be lymph nodes or fibrositic nodules caused by small segments of intense muscle spasms from muscle overload. Please make sure that you are not over exercising or lifting heavy things beyond what you can do. Please have your family dr. Evaluate you. ...Read more
I have small pen point size red splotched on my legs and a couple on my low back. They are flat and not itchy. Should I be concerned?
Probabaly not: Apparently you are concerned enough to ask. It doesn't sound serious and it is hard to tell about skin spots and rashes without seeing the, m. At your next doctor visit be sure to ask about them, and certainly go sooner if they are spreading or concern you. ...Read more