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Ball Near Wound What Can It Be
I have what seems to be a cyst inside my tongue, 1/4" from the tip, a little to the right. It is painless and you can't see it.?
See your Doctor: It may be a cyst or a growth or it could be a keloid. You should see your doctor and let him/her examine you and tell you as to what it could be and the needed treatment. ...Read more
Bleeding crater with puss-like ball in center below earring hole on ear. Wear the same earrings everyday. Could it be cancer? If not what is it?
Cord-like lump running left to right on penile shaft. Only can be seen when erect. What could this be and what can I do to help fix the problem?
I have a lump near the line of your knickers in the inside leg, it's deep on colour and very sore, it appears not to be a spot not sure what it can be?
Maybe a lymph node?: From only your description and without examining you it is possible that this is an inflamed lymph node. I cannot tell from your description precisely where this is located. It is also possible that this is an abscess. Regardless i would recommend you have this examined. ...Read more
Constipation: The standard american diet does not have enough fiber so that most people do not completely empty there intestines although they can have daily bowel movements. When your intestines get a little backed up, your stomach can feel hard. You should try to drink at least 64 oz of water and take fiber supplements daily and it will probably improve. If it does not, see your doctor. ...Read more
Sore lump on the inside area of vagina its hard and rounded. is it meant to be there ? what could it be
Pimple (get checked): Such changes can occur in many different parts of the body. Of course, there are many other possibilities (e.g. inflamed lymph nodes). Bartholin's gland cysts (although not in the classic location) is yet another possibility. Sitz baths (soaking the perineum in a shallow pan/bucket of warm water with a touch of epsom salt for about five minutes daily) can sometimes decrease any symptoms. ...Read more
In the small toe there is a fungus but it turned into a deep opening like a wound how should it be treated?
It is possible: If a toenail infection becomes severe enough, it could lead to loss of the nail. Toenail fungus often time cases the nail to be brittle and loose form the nail bed. The slightest amount of trauma could cause the nail to be completely detached causing loss of the entire nail. Get it taken care of by a professional to avoid preventable complications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a hematoma on roof of my mouth that is sore to the touch. I don't recall any trauma to that area. What could it be? Is it dangerous?
Hematoma or bruise?: Hematomas, petechiae , purpura and eccymoses all result from either trauma, infection systemic disease or blood problems (like medicine reactions or neoplastic/cancer changes). Without a clear history of trauma , i recommend you see your dentist to help determine the cause. Lack or presence of pain is not always a good thing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can hemorrhoids be remove without surgery? I mean can it be back to its original place? Is it the anus thats outside?
I have a bump inside of my ear cartilage that is tender to the touch and the outside skin looks red. It is not near a piercing so should I see a doc?
I have a small bump on the back of my earlobe it looks a little dark under the skin it is painful to touch what could it be should I be concerned?
Yes: Yes. If it persists beyond a week, have an ENT doc examine the bump. ...Read more
I have a large lump just inside my vagina on the top wall. It is not painful at all and does not seem to need to be popped. Could it be cancer?
Hard to tell: Difficult to tell without a pelvic exam or ultrasound just exactily what this might be. Could be a cyst just under the wall which can be left alone or drained depending on size and how much it bothers you. Also depends on if this has been there for some time or more of a recent development. If you have had pelvic exams before and was present I would think would have been noticed. ...Read more
See Podiatrist: Could be a cyst, a bone spur, bone prominence or something else. Where on the toe is it? Have a podiatrist examine it. ...Read more
Natural Process: When there is injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. The swelling occurs under the skin layers and then can leak out of an open wound. The fluid contains water, protein, electrolytes and cells that give it color. This is a natural process and aids in healing. As it heals, the drainage will decrease. Keep it covered. ...Read more
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