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I have a semi-hard lump under the skin on the side of my leg. It started out like a bug bite on the external skin and now there is discomfort?

I have a semi-hard lump under the skin on the side of my leg. It started out like a bug bite on the external skin and now there is discomfort?

Lump/pain: It sounds like a cyst that may now be infected. Be examined and drained or removed if indicated. Some doctors also give antibiotics. All the best. ...Read more

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Due to an insect bite, I have a very large lump on my leg (4 in by 3 in). When the skin is pulled, it feels a little sore. Should I be concerned?

Due to an insect bite, I have a very large lump on my leg (4 in by 3 in). When the skin is pulled, it feels a little sore. Should I be concerned?

Insect bite: How long ago? That is a large bite would f/u /w/ doc /urgent care may be infected and you may need antibiotics. Bites/ cuts injuries should heal and not persist. Consider benedryl 25 mg 2-3 x a day (no driving afterward) to relieve some swelling if due to inflammatory ...Read more

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My fourmounth old got bug bit and diveloped a large dark red lump with a head onit. We took him to the doctor and he give him Benadryl, Prolone, Bactrim?

My fourmounth old got bug bit and diveloped a large dark red lump with a head onit. We took him to the doctor and he give him Benadryl, Prolone, Bactrim?

Infected bite: Infected bite is likely. Send us a photo if any concerns. Did you see a tick? Are you in a Lyme risk area? Consult with us to see if it is infected and get an Rx if needed. ...Read more

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I have a couple lumps under my skin, I'm not sure if they're spider bites or if I should be more concerned.

I have a couple lumps under my skin, I'm not sure if they're spider bites or if I should be more concerned.

It is almost: Impossible to diagnose complaints of this nature over the internet without being able to see and feel the areas in question. If this is concerning to you, you will need to see a health care professional who can fully evaluate the area of concern. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my inner thigh under skin looks a bit blue on top of skin the size of a 50 pence I'm a 36year old lady?

I have a lump on my inner thigh under skin looks a bit blue on top of skin the size of a 50 pence I'm a 36year old lady?

See PCP/Dermatologis: 36 y/o Female says I have a lump on my inner thigh under skin looks a bit blue on top of skin the size of a 50 pence... There are too many questions to be considered in response to question. At this point, seeing, touching even biopsying suspicious lesions should be done by the Doctor. See PCP /Dermatologist. ...Read more

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The bony lump in the back of my head seems rather large, and has grown quite a bit the last few months. What does it mean?

The bony lump in the back of my head seems rather large, and has grown quite a bit the last few months. What does it mean?

It means...: ...That you could have one of a textbook full of things going on, most of which are benign. There are exceptions, however, so please call your physician now for an examination. ...Read more

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I am in colombia south america and got bitten it was red and hot now I have a small lump under my skin it does not hurt should I get it checked?

I am in colombia south america and got bitten it was red and hot now I have a small lump under my skin it does not hurt should I get it checked?

Definitely see doc: Tropics harbor many insect-borne infections such as malaria, yellow fever (mosquitos) and chagas ds (transmitted by blood-sucking kissing bugs). Early diagnosis & treatment are important. ...Read more

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Why do mosquito bites become large red lumps under the skin after you scratch them?

Why do mosquito bites become large red lumps under the skin after you scratch them?

Histamine: Scratching the skin releases histamine the bodies itch and swelling chemical. Its release leads to redness and swelling. ...Read more

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On the left of my head I fill I have a lump where my brain is and if I touch it it hurts a little bit?

On the left of my head I fill I have a lump where my brain is and if I touch it it hurts a little bit?

Irritated or: Inflamed sebaceous cyst. If you want to shoot me an e-mail click this link https://www. Healthtap. Com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more

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I have a lump under my skin at the side of my nose it hurt at first n was a bit crusty but now nothing but it's still there?

I have a lump under my skin at the side of my nose it hurt at first n was a bit crusty but now nothing but it's still there?

Lump on Nose: This needs to be evaluated by your physician as we can not see or feel the lump to evaluate it. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have little lumps under your tongue under the stretchy skin bit. I had them for a long time, is this something to be worried about?

Is it normal to have little lumps under your tongue under the stretchy skin bit. I had them for a long time, is this something to be worried about?

Salivary ducts: From what you describe, it is most likely where the two salivary ducts from your salivary glands are and is completely normal. Have your dentist take a look just to be sure. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my left underarm a day after pulling the skin harshly to pluck hair by myself. The lump hurts a bit, its semi hard. Shud I be worid?

Ingrown Hair: An ingrown hair occurs when a shaved or tweezed hair grows back into the skin, causing inflammation and irritation. Ingrown hairs are most common among black males ages 14 to 25. But an ingrown hair can affect anyone with tightly coiled hair who shaves, tweezes, waxes or uses electrolysis to remove hair. ...Read more

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Hello. I have a lump under the skin on my inner thigh. Top looks likea bite of sorts above the skin. Lump is 1 inch long and 1 half to 3/4 inch wide.

Hello. I have a lump under the skin on my inner thigh. Top looks likea bite of sorts above the skin. Lump is 1 inch long and 1 half to 3/4 inch wide.

Possible bite on leg: Yes, please see your doc. It is POSSIBLE that the bug/tick is still in there. The sooner you identify what happened and get treated the better off you will be. There can be long-lasting effects from tick bites. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I got a small tiny lump on the skin of my elbow 8 monthes ago, I pressed it and a small amount of white creamy cheese came out, later on got a bit bigger and reddish colour.

Sounds like a. ..: Abscess or boil. It would be wise to see your doctor as you might require an antibiotic if the area is still red, warm, inflamed or tender. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I am having sharp pain on the left side of pelvic. I have a lump a little bit bigger then a quarter underneath my skin.

I am having sharp pain on the left side of pelvic. I have a lump a little bit bigger then a quarter underneath my skin.

I am not a medical: Doctor, however, any lump would be ample cause to call a doctor and have them look at it. Better safe than sorry. Early detection is important. ...Read more

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I have a lump that showed up on my back under the skin 2 days ago and I don't know if it's a spider bite or a cyst. Help?

I have a lump that showed up on my back under the skin 2 days ago and I don't know if it's a spider bite or a cyst. Help?

Perhaps: Cysts don't usually unless if they get infected as for spider but usually that's inflamed and red or it could be a spontaneous bacterial abscess generally those are painful with redness around them ...Read more

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I got hit in the head by a hockey stick 10 hours ago. I had no lump and it's a bit sore but no headache really. Will I be ok?

I got hit in the head by a hockey stick 10 hours ago. I had no lump and it's a bit sore but no headache really. Will I be ok?

Yes: If you were not knocked out or down and have minimal symptoms it is not an issue. Headings, nausea, visual problems, concentration issues, sleep disturbances, personality changes and appetite changes can be symptoms of concussion. ...Read more

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Really itchy head all time past 5 days and my neck and little bit of back has red itchy little lumps on it that flair up in shower?

Really itchy head all time past 5 days and my neck and little bit of back has red itchy little lumps on it that flair up in shower?

See a dermatologist: Seborrhea, contact dermatitis to anything used on scalp especially hair color can cause these symptoms. So can head lice. They particularly like the back of scalp and the neck. Their bites are very itchy and we often see small red crusted nodules on upper neck just below hairline. ...Read more

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Lump on left lower back. Beneath the skin. Moves around a little bit. Feels like a large lymph node? Not painful. What could this be?

Could be: It could be a cyst or lipoma. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You probably need a biopsy. ...Read more

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I have had a skin colored lump on my head doesn’t hurt but I have had it for a little bit of time. I just got another one on my armpit but it hurts.

I have had a skin colored lump on my head doesn’t hurt but I have had it for a little bit of time. I just got another one on my armpit but it hurts.

Examination: These lesions would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more