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I've had a black lump the size of a pea on my back for nearly a year. This doesn't seem to have grown but is painful when touched. Could it be cancet?

I've had a black lump the size of a pea on my back for nearly a year. This doesn't seem to have grown but is painful when touched. Could it be cancet?

Black lump: Whether it is cancer on not, you can only find out by tissue biopsy. Please see a dermatologist, skin doctor, and take care of it. The sooner, the better. Thanks. ...Read more

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I got a small black lump under my butt and it is tender to touch?

I got a small black lump under my butt and it is tender to touch?

Needs to be checked: A te, nder black lump under your butt which is tender to touch needs to be checked by your doctor. It may be an Abscess, A hematoma, or a cyst or tumor. Needs more detailed history, like any history of trauma, any associated symptoms, how long it has been there etc. And Physical Exam to feel if it is soft, firm or hard or fluctuating
Since it is painful I suggest you get it checked asap ...Read more

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What do you advise if I had a black lump on my penis?

What do you advise if I had a black lump on my penis?

Here are some. ..: Without further details such as its size, symptoms, duration, interval, progress, etc, it's hard to say what it may be. Clinically, sebaceous cyst is common. So, pack up its related symptoms and signs to Doc for review, analysis + physical exam + possible tests so to deduce possible Dx for reasonable Rx / counseling... ...Read more

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I have a black lump in vagina, what can I do!?

I have a black lump in vagina, what can I do!?

Need more info: We would need more detailed information to give you a helpful answer. Probably the best thing is to have your doctor take a look at it to be sure you're ok. ...Read more

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I have a small purple/black lump on the left side of my tongue that has gotten larger over the past year. It feels like there is a "knot". What is it?

I have a small purple/black lump on the left side of my tongue that has gotten larger over the past year. It feels like there is a "knot". What is it?

No guessing..: Guessing what this might be is a disservice to you. It is not a normal part of your anatomy, and may be absolutely benign, or more serious, especially if you are a smoker or used chewing tobacco, which we do not know. Call an oral surgeon for an appointment asap. ...Read more

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About a week ago, I noticed a small pea sized black lump on my labia minora near my urethral opening. What is this?

About a week ago, I noticed a small pea sized black lump on my labia minora near my urethral opening. What is this?

Gyn exam: Without a vaginal exam, I suggest a GYN evaluation: this may be a cyst, gowth or infection; however, must be examined. ...Read more

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Black lump under boob for about 2 wks. I thought it was from a bad underwire or a pimple. It's not sore now but was initially.

Black lump under boob for about 2 wks. I thought it was from a bad underwire or a pimple. It's not sore now but was initially.

Abnormal: It is difficult to guess what this could be without a visual examination, but this sounds abnormal enough that you should see your doctor or a gynecologist to see if this needs imaging or a biopsy. You'll want to know what potential this has to be a cancer. Hopefully you don't have any family history ...Read more

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I have a small black lump on my lower eyelid. It has been there for a month. Is this something to be concerned about? ? Melanoma

I have a small black lump on my lower eyelid. It has been there for a month. Is this something to be concerned about? ? Melanoma

Get checked: Any black growth can be a melanoma. If it has increased in size recently or has a fleshy nodular feel to it, it requires a medical examination by your doctor. A biopsy may be needed to make the final diagnosis and treat it appropriately. ...Read more

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2-3 inch away from the vagina, on the thighs, a black lump for 2 yrs. Gets big during periods. Sometimes itches and oozes pus and blood.

2-3 inch away from the vagina, on the thighs, a black lump for 2 yrs. Gets big during periods. Sometimes itches and oozes pus and blood.

Go to the Doctor: Please sign off of the internet and go see your physician or a skin specialist. You have waited two years with this problem. It will not be solved on the internet. ...Read more

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Near d vagina, on d thighs, thr is a black lump which increases nd decreases depending on d periods. At times it itches nd ozzes blood nd pus. For 2yr?

Near d vagina, on d thighs, thr is a black lump which increases nd decreases depending on d periods. At times it itches nd ozzes blood nd pus. For 2yr?

Draining cyst: You have a possible Bartholin's draining cyst which needs to treated through drainage and treated with antibiotics by your doctor ...Read more

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Big black lump in my mouth on my right cheek, it's painful and it spread to the left side I have black bloody stuff all over my tongue and rash onarm?

Big black lump in my mouth on my right cheek, it's painful and it spread to the left side I have black bloody stuff all over my tongue and rash onarm?

Hemorrhage: Black 'lumps' that 'spread' to other are areas may be submucosal hemorrhages. They may rupture and leave a bloody debris on the tongue.
You need to get a blood test asap. Time is important in determining the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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I had my tooth taken out a week ago today. I have just woke up to a big red/black lump in my mouth which was the blood clot. Will I get dry socket?

I had my tooth taken out a week ago today. I have just woke up to a big red/black lump in my mouth which was the blood clot. Will I get dry socket?

Probably not: However if you have any soreness, bad taste, fever, call your treating Dentist or oral Surgeon. In the meantime, keep mouth scrupulously clean. ...Read more

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Could a black painful lump on the back be skin cancer?

Could a black painful lump on the back be skin cancer?

Need evaluation: All skin lesions need to be evaluated by trained eye, some one at your age (17) probably not serious, is true, only after seen by your doctor. ...Read more

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Black hard lump in the gap between clitoris and beginning of labia minora what could it be? It turns grayish when I shower. Doesn't hurt or itch

Black hard lump in the gap between clitoris and beginning of labia minora what could it be? It turns grayish when I shower. Doesn't hurt or itch

Needs evaluation: Please see a doctor regarding this lesion. Any pigmented lesion should be taken seriously. It may represent a nevus, condyloma, or benign genital melanotic macule, however, melanoma can occur on the vulva even though it is not a sun exposed area. ...Read more

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I have a black purplish lump behind my ear. It dosent hurt unless I press on it. Will it go away by its on? How much time?

I have a black purplish lump behind my ear. It dosent hurt unless I press on it. Will it go away by its on? How much time?

Exam needed: Without a physician inspecting this lesion a diagnosis is not possible. It could be a wen, inclusion cyst, ingrown hair, or an enlarged lymph node. If symptoms persist, worsens, or the lump doesn't recede within a week or so, see your physician or a dermatologist.. ...Read more

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There is a black darkish soft lump in between my testicles and anus area. I am 18, do I need to show my family doctor?

There is a black darkish soft lump in between my testicles and anus area. I am 18, do I need to show my family doctor?

Yes: It may represent something as benign as a hemorrhoid but it could also be a result of a peri recital abscess or even a melanoma (though that would be very rare). ...Read more

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Should I be worried about a lump with black center?

Should I be worried about a lump with black center?

Need to see: Your doctor. Any type of newly formed lump definitely needs to be examined for a proper diagnosis and treatment plan, which may include a biopsy. I recommend getting it seen quickly if possible! ...Read more

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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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Lump with black dot at center I've had for months right at top of my pubic area is suddenly tender to the touch and very red in the surrounding area.?

Lump with black dot at center I've had for months right at top of my pubic area is suddenly tender to the touch and very red in the surrounding area.?

Cyst: This may be a sebaceous cyst (wen) which is now infected and may require antibiotics and/or drainage. I recommend that you see your physician or a surgeon in view of redness and tenderness. In the meantime apply hot (not too hot) water applications, pat dry and apply an antibacterial ointment like neosporin or bacitracin. ...Read more