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Bb Size Lump In Shaft
A bb sized lump in the scrotum, against the shaft of the penis. No pain, no symptons, been there for atleast 1, 5 year. No growth, what is it?
See urologist: Benign growths in the scrotum often occur and often are spermatoceles. However i advise having a urologist check you to be sure. If it is needed an ultrasound of the testicles is an easy procedure which identifies the type of growth present. ...Read more
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
I have a small sized circular lump underneath skin on my forearm, the size of a bb gun pellet. [ no pain ] anything to worry about? Thank you
Probably not: Usually would be a benign cyst or lipoma (fatty tumor). Still it is best to have it evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
Smaller than a bb sized firm lump under gums. Movable. No pain. Been there for months, with no change. Any ideas?
Absolutely: See a dentist asap to find out what it is. If it's an infection which is quite possible, leaving it untreated may have caused more bone destruction than immediate treatment, and certainly exposes you to the risk of spread and very serious complications! ...Read more
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
I was applying some pressure on my arm and I found a few bb sized ball (or even smaller) lumps/bumps under neath the skin. It's hard and moveable.. I can't see it. I can only feel it when I applied some pressure...it's not painful or anything..is this a c
Valves: If they appear only with pressure, more likely to be valves in veins. ...Read more
My 10 year old daughter has a small moving lump the size of a bb on her calf. She can move it up & down in in a 1.5" area. What can it be?
Calcification: Sounds like a small cacification which is totally benign it have been due to a small trauma. ...Read more
Found hard bb sized lump of labia majora in hair area. . location is about 4 o'clock. not painful. flesh color. perimeno. thoughts?
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
Small, painless, bb sized lump inside my tongue (front right side). What could it be? I suck my thumb in my sleep, could this be the cause? Worry??
See an oral surgeon: Have an oral surgeon evaluate the lump on your tongue. It is challenging to provide a diagnosis without a thorough examination and a photograph of the lump. See an oral surgeon soon if possible. ...Read more
I have a weird hard lump under the skin in my labia. It hurts and is dark in color. It is about the size of a bb. It is irritated and red and inflamed?
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
I have a hard lump about the size of a BB on the outer arm , lower part of my deltoid, almost where the deltoid muscle meets the bicep. what is it?
This may be a calcified lymph gland. At any rate unlikely to be of any health significance.
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
43 y/o with bb size hard lump in rt testicle. Only hurts if pressed. 1/2 inch from epididymis. No other structure.Doesn't get bigger if i strain.
These are very common. They are often fluid filled cysts from scars in the tubing in the scrotum that come with age and life experience. We usually leave them alone unless there is a chronic pain to them.
I also see that you have had a vasectomy. This procedure can also have left you with some mild scarring as well that you can feel through the wall of the scrotum. ...Read more
My 5 yr old daughter has a small light gray bruise near her shoulder with a bb sized lump underneath. She doesn't remember bumping it. What could itbe?
Bruise: Without seeing at least a picture of the bruise, it is impossible to renderan opinion asto what the problem is. ...Read more
Pain in anus woke me..Bowel movement brought relief.Felt no lump in anus but when i pushed in a bit on the right i felt a small bb sized .Lump not inside anus but from anus i can push in and feel it?
The top knuckle on my right thumb is swollen and painful.There is a bb sized lump on the left side of the knuckle.I can't bend my thumb.This seems to happen when I am doing carpentry and using my hand
Osteoarthritis.: The lump you describe is probably a node which commonly occurs at the joints of the hand digits as a result of osteoarthritis. If it occurs at the joint adjacent to the fingernail, it's called a heberden's node; if it involves the middle joint, it's termed a bouchard's node; the one you have has not been given an eponym. ...Read more
Small bb size lump on arm that doesn't move, won't go away, almost in armpit. Started like tiny pimple! 2 siblings, mother, three g-parents/cancer ?
Found tiny BB sized lump on left clavicle, it moves, not painful. Have a dry cough, runny nose and canker so back of mouth. Should i worry?
No worry, lymph node: The lymph nodes only above 1.5- 2 cm radius which are hard, entangled, fixed to the underlying structure or tender is considered as significant. If the lymph node further increase in size and becomes painful over the few weeks please see your PCP for examination. ...Read more
I got hit in leg with BB gun. Skin lost small bleeding. Not deep cut. Small lump under skin . Is the bullet in my leg?
Possibly: It may still be there. The good news is that it usually doesn't cause a problem and can safely be left in place. Antibiotics may help reduce the risk of infection. It is unlikely to get infected, but if it does, it can usually be easily removed. If it starts getting more swollen, red or starts draining pus, see a doctor. ...Read more
I punctured my arm on a bromeliad thorn. Now several weeks later I have a hard lump under the skin like a large bb. It is slightly painful?
See a doctor: It is possible that you have one of several types of infection with inoculation of organisms into you by the thorn. ...Read more
Small hard lump attached directly on testicle for 17 years. Smaller than a bb - not really grown in that time. Could it possibly be cancer?
My bb suffered a fall 8 days ago as I tripped on a spmarket floor while holding him, he has a lge lump which has gone down, but his skull feels cracked?
Doctor can evaluate: If a person is behaving differently after a blow to the head, or one suspects there is a crack in the skull, a primary care doctor and/or the E.R. Doctor can evaluate. A head ct can easily check for a skull fracture, and can look for bleeding inside the skull. ...Read more
I am experiencing abdominal lump. Just on the top of my ribs on the left side there is two very small lumps, like two little BB pellets under my skin?
Unfortunately it is: impossible to diagnose lumps, bumps or rashes over the internet because we cannot examine you (them.) There are any of a number of benign but also potentially serious conditions that could present this way. You need to see a health care professional for evaluation and examination. ...Read more