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Bumps Near Incision
"Bump" vs "welt": Not sure that I understand what you mean about a 'bump' with a 'welt' over it, unless you mean that the skin over and around the 'bump' has firm texture. If this is the case you should seek medical attention as soon as you can. ...Read more
Ganglion Cyst: A ganglion cyst is the most common type of mass, representing about 50% of all hand and wrist lumps and bumps. The tough lining of the small joints of the wrist forms a small pouch, and joint fluid collects within it. Ganglion cysts can also form as pouches off a tendon sheath or a knuckle joint; these are called mucous cysts. ...Read more
Need more info: This is hard to answer without a physical exam. Please see your family physician asap. ...Read more
Painful swollen lymph node (left side) groin 2 painful bumps, lumps, on vagina lip (left) and the entire left lip is swollen.?
Possibilities: Could be a number of things. It could be something as simple as an infected hair follicle, or infected sebaceous cyst (sweat gland). Neither of which is sexually transmitted. But it could be a herpes lesion, which is an std. You can see a gynecologist for a definitive diagnosis. You can try applying warm compresses to see if that helps it to resolve. ...Read more
Enlarged lymph nodes: Most likely it an enlarged lymph nodes. Specially it is a little tender to touch. Nothing to worry about. It is due to a minor pelvic or urinary infection. If you have vaginal discharge or urinary increased frequency go see a physician. You might need antibiotics. If it doesn't go away after few days it must be looked at under all circumstances. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have 2 large lumps underneath my labia majora on the left side right where the labia meets the inner thigh. Ingrown hairs? Or something else?
Painless puss bump not easily popped on pubic area, strand of hairs trapped inside left dark scars of the site. now itchy white flakes around hair fol?
Hair Follicle: If not painful. best to leave it alone!! ...Read more
Tiny lump right inside anus, was told abscess. Made incision on outside. 10 day later have lump on outside by incision (no pain) Incision area black?
Bacterial infection?: It could be a small bacterial infection or ingrown hair. Use warm soaks several times a day and see a doctor if it gets worse. This shaving trend worries me. Besides making people look like jail-bait, it can increase the risk of bacterial infections, including mrsa. I've seen some nasty cases in which men lost parts of their body they wanted to keep. If you don't like pubes, trim, don't shave! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer