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Hard Growth On Skin
Growth on back: Keep watch - make sure it does not change its character or enlarge. Seems you have other reasons to be seeing a health practitioner - have him / her look at it each visit, also, since it is a bit difficult for you to see. ...Read more
On the outer aspect of my big toe I have a have growth of hard skin. It can be shaved easily or cut off with scissors, it returns. How remove it?
Doctor, I have a hard cyst-like growth under the skin of my left inner thigh, near my genitals. The growth is about and inch wide in all directions and is painless unless poked with a sharp object. Thinking it was an ingrown hair (I've had those near the
See a surgeon or der: Or dermatologist. Probably benign but to be determined by exam and possibly by removal of it. ...Read more
Sir I have a small growth under my neck skin. It like a hard blister under skin .It is not making pain. If I touch it strongly then I feel lit pain.
It could be an: enlarged lymph node. An exam would be necessary to further characterize it. Not likely harmful,but needs examination. ...Read more
Round, hard skin tone growth on back. Not itchy. Size of a pencil eraser. Perfectly round. Been there 2 years. Concern?
Not likely: Most likely benign. A dermatologist can best answer your question after a look. ...Read more
Small (3-4mm) growth on my foot It's dark black, very hard. It seems to grown under the skin and break through within days. ?
Got 1 CM wide hard bump under skin at bikini line on inner thigh. Came when bikini wax started growing in 1-2 months ago, no growth or pain. Thanks!
I had my wisdom tooth several months ago but noticed skin growth growing from the socket. It is hard and white, and bleeds easily when poked. ?
Yes: Extreme malnutrition is the most common cause of growth retardation worldwide. When a child becomes malnourished, specially within the first 2 years of life, the first thing to go is weight gain, followed by length and ultimately head circumference. Incredible how your brain will be protected until the end! ...Read more
Hi I had a culture done I have the results I do not understand them could you tell me what the skin flora isolated scant growth is please?
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Possibly: Few lesions growing on the side of the head are benign. Most are cutaneous in origin and represent basal cell Ca, squamous Ca and melanoma. Some unusual lesion like adenoid cystic Ca also seen as well as various blood vessel lesions. In rarer instances metastatic lesions can spread to the scalp. Biopsy is indicated and resection afterward depending on the pathology. May then need RT. ...Read more
Age spots: These "liver" or "age" spots, o/w called senile or solar lentigines, are very common over 40. Of course with pigmented lesions it is very important to consider more serious, and possibly life-threatening forms such as malignant melanoma. So, always see your dermatologist if a lesion is changing or has any of the warning signs of melanoma- http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001853/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This past years there is an excess skin growth in my butt. What should I do ? Before it is small but now it become big.
Consult a Surgeon: Consult a surgeon that can evaluate the nature of the "growth" and remove it to get a certain clinical diagnosis. ...Read more
I have small, white and irregularly-shaped growths of skin inside the opening to my anus and inside the back wall of my anus.
Old hemorrhoids: This is my first guess. Need pictures. ...Read more
Soft purple/dark growth under skin on face. Not painful. Had for 3mths. Stays about the same size. sometimes swells then goes down. Should I worry?
Let Doc see it.: Any new skin and lesion,especially those that continuously change, should be checked by a specialist . Make an appointment with your Dermatologist. The Doctor may even need to biopsy it to reach a diagnosis. In the meantime, don't try to pop it, and use a daily sunblock. ...Read more
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