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Hard Lump After Dog Bite
Red raised pussy bump on child after tick bite 7 months ago. Gets larger even after draining well.
Finger swollen under knuckle after mosquito bite. Why would a mosquito bite make it swell. Will it go down soon?
Several possibility: You may have been bitten by something other than a mosquito, may have had an unusually severe reaction to the bite, or may have developed a secondary infection due to breaking the skin while scratching. If the finger is red, warm , painful or gets worse would see a hand surgeon asap. Infections in fingers can extend upwards very quickly. ...Read more
Bug Bite 12 hours ago. Small 1/4 inch hard lump with 2 holes in middle. Pink 1 inch circle around bite site. Looks Better thus morning. ?
Sounds like a: SPIDER bite See illustration Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
I got bit 2 weeks ago it hasn't fully healed but now there's a hard lump under the bite mark that's painful to the touch?
Insect bite: That is what we call induration following inflmmation. It should resolve overtime. ...Read more
My daughter has a swollen red bug bite on her wrist. There is only one bite can it bed bed bugs or a common household spider bite? The bite hard
Was bitten by cat 1 yr ago, took 4 wks to heal. Tdy realised area was swollen and tender, when pressed feels like there's a hard lump? Pls help thks
Animal bite: Any animal bite most of the time requires proper washing and prophylactic antibiotics. Depending on the location of the bite wound, it may cause localized cellulitis, abscess, tendon, joint or even bone infection. You may need at least an X-ray, possible incision and drainage by plastic surgeon or dermatologist and appropriate antibiotics ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Insect bite bruise: Insects often inject a tiny little bit of anti-coagulant 'venom' into the area when they bite you so it is easier for them to suck your blood. This causes a tiny little bruising right in the area as the blood doesn't clot back up as easily, and thus the brusie with scratching. Nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Hit knee on hardwood playing soccer. Bruise & hard bump formed w/swelling. 3 weeks later,small bump still here & hurts w/pressure. Will it go away?
Yes: Very likely you had a small collection of blood beneath the skin called a hematoma and/or bursitis if the affected area is in front of the kneecap. It often takes several months for the body to naturally resorb the blood and for the soft tissue to become flat and smooth again. This area is very sensitive to pressure because of the lack of fat/cushioning. You will continue to get better! ...Read more
Tiny hard immobile Bump on my foot after a mosquito bite, been there for 3+ years. Doesn't hurt unless I scratch it with nail. Light pink in color?
Get it checked...: either see a Podiatrist or a Dermatologist to have it looked at. ...Read more
I found hard lump on my labia majora. not itchy and there's no white head . Thought it was a mosquito bite but not itchy it's a hard lump under skin?
Could be a cyst ?new: It could be a labial / Bartholin's gland cyst. It might be useful to have your doctor see it. ...Read more
I noticed a pea sized lump under ear/jawbone 2 weeks ago hurts to touch a little . Hasn't grown past pea size. It makes me nervous ! lypmhnode ?
Lymph node: Lymph nodes that enlarge a bit and become tender are common under the lower jaw line. It usually means a low grade infection that the node has helped clean up. A node that doesn't soon shrink back down; or that becomes very hard (and non-tender) should be examined by a physician. ...Read more
Fell hard when hit a wake hard. Thigh horribly bruised & swollen. Very tight, still hard after a week & a half. Up pounds. Swelling cause the gain?
Trauma: Please get evaluated immediately due to worsening of swelling. ...Read more