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I have a small firm bb sized lump under my skin, what could this be?

More info-? cyst: Although it would be useful to know more about this- where is it, how long has it been there, does it hurt, is there redness in the area, etc. That said, it may be a sebaceous cyst, which is quite common, and presents as a small lump under the skin. A cyst is not painful unless it becomes infected. I recommend you see your doctor or your dermatologist for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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I found a small bb size limp under my skin around my leg crease and it's moveable?

I found a small bb size limp under my skin around my leg crease and it's moveable?

Sounds like: An "old" formerly inflammed lymph gland. (these are VERY common in the GROIN (Is THAT what you mean by "leg crease"? The most common cause of such inflamed lymph glands in the groin is ATHLETES FOOT!

Just a thought! Hope it helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have a small bb size knot (actually feels like a small bb) under my skin on my penis, what could it be?

I have a small bb size knot (actually feels like a small bb) under my skin on my penis, what could it be?

Cyst or other: Hello mikek, a small bb size knot is generally a benign cystic lesion as a result of trauma, blockage of ducts, or inflammation. Rarely, it can be a malignant lesion. I would advise having a physician lay his or her hands on the skin of the penis itself, sooner rather than later. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Painless, colorless, bb sized bump just under skin? Its rock hard but doesn't hurt. I tried to open it and drain it and didn't even bleed. What is it?

Painless, colorless, bb sized bump just under skin? Its rock hard but doesn't hurt. I tried to open it and drain it and didn't even bleed. What is it?

Cyst or skin tumor: Most likely (statistically) to be an epidermal cyst, but it could be one of several types of skin tumor. If it really is "rock hard", let a dermatologist have a look at it and give you a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a small hard bump in my lower groin. Been there 4 months, size of a bb, no pain, hasn't changed in size. I can pinch it in my skin fold..

Hi, I have a small hard bump in my lower groin. Been there 4 months, size of a bb, no pain, hasn't changed in size. I can pinch it in my skin fold..

Lymphnode: As described, it sounds like a lymph node, which are found in the groin area. See a dr. For an evaluation since it is there for over 4 months. ...Read more

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I have a sm. Bb sized firm lump under my skin. On my neck, a little red/pink, and been there for a little over a month. Aggrevated when I tried to pop?

I have a sm. Bb sized firm lump under my skin. On my neck, a little red/pink, and been there for a little over a month. Aggrevated when I tried to pop?

Sounds innocent: You probably just have a small pimple or cyst in the skin of your neck. I would refrain from squeezing it again. If it does not resolve in a few weeks, you should see your physician and may need referral to a surgeon for excision. ...Read more

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I have life a little bb sized ball behind my left and right ear they don't hurt they are movable and I don't know what it is I havnt tried any medication I spelled life instead of like*

I have life a little bb sized ball behind my left and right ear they don't hurt they are movable and I don't know what it is I havnt tried any medication I spelled life instead of like*

The: The lumps you are describing are consistent with enlarged small lymph nodes. These lymph nodes often swell in response to localized infection in your scalp, posterior neck or ears. You might want to see your physician for evaluation. The lumps usually go away when the infection resolves. ...Read more

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Have a bump under my skin at base of middle finger. Started th size of a BB has gotten bigger nd hurts. Any ideas?

Have a bump under my skin at base of middle finger. Started th size of a BB has gotten bigger nd hurts. Any ideas?

"ganglion" cyst: Most such masses at the base of the finger on the palm side are cysts along the tendon. They are due to weak area within the wall of the sheath around the tendon that bulge out, much like a weak spot in an inner tube. They can change in size, bigger and then smaller. They can be removed, but often will resolve all by themselves (I had one in the exact same place, disappeared after a year). ...Read more

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While on rowing machine at crossfit, one side of my head began to throb. Keeping a constant headache. Massage therapist found bb size knot.

While on rowing machine at crossfit, one side of my head began to throb. Keeping a constant headache. Massage therapist found bb size knot.

Migraine?: Migraine can start at any age, and any one-sided headache could be migraine (though certainly many migraines aren't one-sided). A local muscular contraction of the temporalis muscle could do it. Next time, check to see if you're clenching your jaw. ...Read more

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The doctor told me it waa normal to have a bb sized ball in or on the epididymis on the left testical and right beside the epididymis on the right one?

The doctor told me it waa normal to have a bb sized ball in or on the epididymis on the left testical and right beside the epididymis on the right one?

Appendix testis: Yes, it is due to a little (bb size) outgrowth from the testicle itself. It is usually painless, unless it twists and loses blood supply. Brief info here: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/appendix_of_testis. ...Read more

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Pink bb size bump in bikini line. Remained 2 weeks, would not pop. Mostly under skin. No pain. Poked w/ needle, squeezed:blood and yellow fluid. Whatisit?

Pink bb size bump in bikini line. Remained 2 weeks, would not pop. Mostly under skin. No pain. Poked w/ needle, squeezed:blood and yellow fluid. Whatisit?

Sebaceous cyst: Most likely you had a clogged follicle that enlarged because it was not able to secrete its usual substance. Don't poke any future ones because that can lead to secondary infection. ...Read more

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I'm a 24 year old circumcised male. I recently noticed a small bump on the underside of the shaft of my penis, about halfway down. It is about the size of a BB, doesn't hurt or itch, seems attached to the skin above, and is easily moved around.

I'm a 24 year old circumcised male. I recently noticed a small bump on the underside of the shaft of my penis, about halfway down. It is about the size of a BB, doesn't hurt or itch, seems attached to the skin above, and is easily moved around.

See in real life: Skin bumps can sometimes be diagnosed via video. A patient can try HealthTap PRIME for a virtual consult (there is a fee). Otherwise, one's primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine the bump. It could be a closed comedone, a plugged sebaceous gland or follicle, an unusual mole, or less likely a wart. It may be best to get it examined, so that the doctor gets the texture and feel of it. ...Read more

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Hard bb/pea sized lump in forearm for 4-5 years was skin colored, not getting bigger but has become red/pink in last few months. Painless.?

Hard bb/pea sized lump in forearm for 4-5 years was skin colored, not getting bigger but has become red/pink in last few months. Painless.?

Skin lump: This may be a lipoma (fatty tissue growth) or inclusion cyst. Redness is a sign of irritation or infection as a rule. In view of the change in this skin lesion, I recommend an evaluation by a dermatologist or surgeon for peace of mind. ...Read more

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Hi I have bb sized bumps on the shaft of my penis. They are grouped together and are under the skin. They don't hurt and I'm not sexually active.

Hi I have bb sized bumps on the shaft of my penis. They are grouped together and are under the skin. They don't hurt and I'm not sexually active.

Here are some. ..: Without a look, it's hard to offer right Dx. But clinically. The presence of hyperactive sebaceous glands of hair follicles is the most likely diagnosis, which is harmless so requiring no Rx as long as being mentally & physically sound and well. Of course, this will not affect your sexual function. So, seek pro-evaluation & counseling timely as needed if still in doubt. Best wishes. .. ...Read more

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I found a bb sized lump in breast close to surface. It doesn't move. So does that mean its attached to skin and ok?

I found a bb sized lump in breast close to surface. It doesn't move. So does that mean its attached to skin and ok?

See your doctor: This can't be answered unless you are sitting in front of a doctor who can examine you. You probably also need a ultrasound as well.
See you doctor or a breast specialist to answer the question. ...Read more

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The last week ive had pain right below jaw and chin now today I feel a pea size ball under skin neck its tender. Any advice?

The last week ive had pain right below jaw and chin now today I feel a pea size ball under skin neck its tender. Any advice?

Lymph node: What you are describing could be an inflamed submental lymph node. Lymph nodes can be painful if you have an infection. Infections from the lower lip, floor of the mouth, teeth, salivary gland, tip of the tongue and the skin of the cheeks all can affect the submental lymph node. I suggest seeing your doctor to find out where the infection is coming from. ...Read more

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I have a pea size ball under my stmach skin no pain full been there for like a year no grow any more?

I have a pea size ball under my stmach skin no pain full been there for like a year no grow any more?

Hard to tell: Without an exam, It may be a lipoma or cyst. Those are the two most likely answers, but needs an exam to be able to answer your question. ...Read more

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Is a white lump under the skin on the male ball sac something to worry about it is about the size of a piece of homney?

Is a white lump under the skin on the male ball sac something to worry about it is about the size of a piece of homney?

Sebaceous cyst: Sounds classic for a sebaceous cyst. These are usually creamy white. My training and consultation with many on this is to leave them alone. If it becomes red, irritated, infected or cause problems, they can be removed. Don't press on them or try to express them. If you have questions or concerns as to what it is, see pcp, dermatologist or since on scrotum, urologist! ...Read more

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I have a soft bump on my waist and hurts to the touch, it feel like there's a small ball under the skin about the size of a penny roughly?

I have a soft bump on my waist and hurts to the touch, it feel like there's a small ball under the skin about the size of a penny roughly?

Sounds like: A CYST (the location is a bit unusual but SEBACEOUS CYSTS are the most common cause of such "balls" (Enlarged LYMPH GLANDS are also possible!

You should get this checked out by your PCP (Primary Care Provider) who can determine what the diagnosis is!
Check it out!!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more