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Two hard bumps under skin on penis. Tumors?

Two hard bumps under skin on penis. Tumors?

Hard bump: This may be as harmless as a blocked hair follicle, but may be a more serious infection, harmless or harmful tumor. Please get it checked by a healthcare professional. ...Read more

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Flesh colored/reddish, raised growth under pubic hair, near top of pubic bone. Started growing while pregnant. What is it? Mole? Wart? Skin tag?

Flesh colored/reddish, raised growth under pubic hair, near top of pubic bone. Started growing while pregnant. What is it? Mole? Wart? Skin tag?

Need more info: Hi Miya...you may need to have a biopsy to find out exactly what the growth may be. It could be a normal finding or something else. We cannot diagnose without a biopsy. ...Read more

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Tiny bone growth on my forehead?

Tiny bone growth on my forehead?

Osteoma: An osteoma (plural: "osteomata") is a new piece of bone usually growing on another piece of bone, typically the skull. It is a benign tumor. Could be part of gardner syndrome which is inherited colonic polyps. ...Read more

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Growth of elongated skin on inner labia unhealthy?

Growth of elongated skin on inner labia unhealthy?

Usually safe AND: I have conducted two studies ; now a third to verify the safety and efficacy. No surgery is 100% safe and risks may include infection, hematoma, bleeding, excessive bruising, scarring, dehiscence, asymmetry, pain, numbness, discomfort, contour irregularity, over or under correction, vaginismus, dryness, dyspareunia, vaginosis, vulvodynia, irritation, unacceptable cosmetic result, need 4 revision. ...Read more

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Small hard lump under skin on head/skull, what is this?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Hard lump under skin on arm cancer?

Hard lump under skin on arm cancer?

Lump: A hard lump felt under the skin may be caused by a number of conditions including but not limited to epidermal inclusion cyst , lipoma , dermatofibroma, or cancerous growth. See a dermatologist for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Growth of elongated skin on inner labia, is this bad?

Growth of elongated skin on inner labia, is this bad?

Only if urinating: If the labial skin diverts the urine stream consistently, then a GYN MD can assist you in "trimming" the labia minora. ...Read more

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Male,mid30s.Always soft hair on head,started balding mid-20s.Body hair not thick,increasing growth on the back.Hair loss on fingers and calves.Why?

Male,mid30s.Always soft hair on head,started balding mid-20s.Body hair not thick,increasing growth on the back.Hair loss on fingers and calves.Why?

Genetics/endocrine: This may be an inheritable genetic trait or possibly a thyroid dysfunction. Please consult your physician for further testing. ...Read more

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What can u use on hard bumps on scalp sore hard bumps, at base of neckline on scalp some fill with pus

What can u use on hard bumps on scalp sore hard bumps, at base of neckline on scalp some fill with pus

See dermatologist: These "bumps" could be sebaceous cysts ("plugged hair follicles") or acne cysts. See your doctor for referral to a suitable specialist. ...Read more

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What would cause hard bumps under skin on ankles?

What would cause hard bumps under skin on ankles?

Skin lumps: There are a number skin conditions that cause lumps and bumps to appear on the surface of the skin or just below the skin. The most common ones includes the following: skin cysts, cherry angioma, epidermoid cysts, folliculitis, keratosis pilaris, lipomas, neurofibromas, dermatofibromas. ...Read more

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Itchy smooth pink bump on scalp. Hair falling out around it in dime size area. What is it? Will hair grow back? I do hav body acne, could be related?

Itchy smooth pink bump on scalp. Hair falling out around it in dime size area. What is it? Will hair grow back? I do hav body acne, could be related?

Alopecia. Areata?: It sounds like alopecia areata. This is common usually related to stress and it always comes back. Have a dermatologist see it. ...Read more

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I found two hard bumps under skin on the base of the penis?

I found two hard bumps under skin on the base of the penis?

Get checked: Without being formally evaluated hard to know cause so best to get checked by your doctor or a dermatologist. Cysts can form on the genitalia and could present as firm bumps, but again best to be formally checked by a physician. ...Read more

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Hard bumps under skin on ankles are what?

Hard bumps under skin on ankles are what?

Hard bumps: There are a variety of causes of hard bumps under the skin, including cysts, acne, harmless or potentially harmful tumors. Please see your healthcare professional. ...Read more

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