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Sore wrist x3 weeks. Found bump inch below on underside of radius. Hard, immovable, painless. Can't be seen, only felt. What could the bump be?

Sore wrist x3 weeks. Found bump inch below on underside of radius. Hard, immovable, painless. Can't be seen, only felt. What could the bump be?

Cyst: A benign ganglion cyst is common in the wrist and may well be what you have. A physician or hand surgeon would have to examine you for diagnosis especially since you have discomfort in your wrist, however. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for painless lump on left cheek beside the ear? Xray says it's connected to the parotid gland. Is there medication for it?

What is  the treatment for  painless lump on left cheek beside the ear?  Xray says it's connected to the parotid gland.  Is there medication for it?

Parotitis: Parotitis is an inflammation of the parotid glands (salivary glands on either side of the face). The parotid gland is the salivary gland most commonly affected by inflammation (and staph and strep are the most common bacterial). Stones can also block the duct-work system inside (just like kidney stones can block urinary systems). You doctor should decide whether or not antibiotics are needed. ...Read more

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Small, soft to touch pea sized lump on mastoid bone behind ear, been present for a couple of years now, mobile and painless. Anything to worry about?

Small, soft to touch pea sized lump on mastoid bone behind ear, been present for a couple of years now, mobile and painless. Anything to worry about?

Lymph node: Probably nothing of concern. The differential diagnosis generally would be a reactive lymph node versus an epidermal inclusion cyst. This could be removed to be sure however with growth or changes. An Otolaryngologist would be able to determine this readily on physical exam. ...Read more

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Swollen lump on thigh half the size of my palm. Unsure how long it's been there. Looks like a contusion or swelling but no bruising? Tumor?

Swollen lump on thigh half the size of my palm. Unsure how long it's been there. Looks like a contusion or swelling but no bruising? Tumor?

Concerning...: Are you having any other symptoms such as fevers, unexplained weight loss, new onset fatigue? Any lumps anywhere else on your body? Is the lump tender to the touch? Something that large, in that location that does not look like a bruise, and you don't remember injuring that area would make me want to get it examined by a doctor sooner than later. May be nothing, but hard to tell from here. ...Read more

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Hard lump on my head, been there for a month, skin moves freely over it, about the size of a v.Small grape. No pain, not tender, unmovable.

Hard lump on my head, been there for a month, skin moves freely over it, about the size of a v.Small grape. No pain, not tender, unmovable.

Likely a lymph node: There are a number of lymph nodes scattered around the back of the head and neck where they are easily found. At rest they may be the size of a pea and when stimulated they are often bean sized or larger.Size often changes over weeks ; often reflects bug bits, skin rashes or throat irritation, it is not likely related to headaches, nausea or dizziness. Your doc can confirm this. ...Read more

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What is a painful lump under skin on calf please?

What is a painful lump under skin on calf please?

Many possibilities: This must be examined to be diagnosed. See a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a hard painless lump on back of knee, been there now for 3 weeks,?

I have a hard painless lump on back of knee, been there now for 3 weeks,?

Bakers cyst: It could be baker's cyst . Examination by doctor and Ultrasound would confirm the diagnosis . http://patient.info/health/bakers-cyst-leaflet ...Read more

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Hard lump under jaw left side of neck. Been for scans. Biopsy and lymph node removed 3 weeks ago. Lump still there and more painful, what could it be?

Hard lump under jaw left side of neck. Been for scans. Biopsy and lymph node removed 3 weeks ago. Lump still there and more painful, what could it be?

Wait for report: Wait for biopsy report , if it is benign, it is post operative reaction and will subside in couple of wks , speak to your surgeon if any treatment(s) are required based on the report. ...Read more

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Fell on knee 2 months ago. Bad bruise healed but still painful to kneel. No swelling. Bursitis?chipped bone? See a doctor?Wait for healing? Treatment?

Fell on knee 2 months ago. Bad bruise healed but still painful to kneel. No swelling. Bursitis?chipped bone? See a doctor?Wait for healing? Treatment?

Ortho evaluation: Symptoms persisting for two months require expert evaluation with radiographic and perhaps mr exams. History and physical exam by orthopedic doctor necessary to determine problem and course of therapy ...Read more

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I've got a small lump on left foot on top.Is not painful.No swelling.?

I've got a small lump on left foot on top.Is not painful.No swelling.?

A few things: It sounds like it could be a little bursa, ganglionic cyst, lipoma or if it is hard, a bone spur or prominence of bones at the top of the foot. Keep an eye on it. If it gets bigger, painful or shows sign of shoe irritation consider seeing a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I found lumps on my knee, is it cancer?

I found lumps on my knee, is it cancer?

Can't tell: Probably not, but any new bump or lump should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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