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Hard Lump In Buttock Cheek Tennis Ball
I have a spider bite; its swollen into a hard lump about the size of a tennis ball, is dark reddish, and extremely painful to walk or move my leg.?
See a doctor now: A bite from a spider, or other insect, which swells with red or dark color is very concerning for infection and/or dead tissue (necrosis). Symptoms such as pain with movement raise concern that the infection/necrosis is spreading. Someone with such a wound should seek IMMEDIATE medical care. ...Read more
Teen hit her head. Has a tennis ball sized bump on forehead that is squishy. What does the squishness mean?
Blood pocket: This indicated that bleeding from the injury has formed a blood pocket in the location. It will usually reach a peak size and stop bleeding due to the pressure formed I the pocket. Within a day or more there may be migration of the breakdown products of the blood, producing a black eye. There can also be a hard lump form in the area that last months from calcium buildup. ...Read more
I'm having sharp pain in my lower right side plus there's a lump about the size of a tennis ball pirotruding through my abdomen, what could this be?
You need an exam!: Without an exam, it would be foolish to try to diagnose this. Especially if these are new, acute events - take yourself to your doctor, urgent care or an ER. If they've been around for awhile, it's still very worthwhile to have an examination and find the right treatment if possible. I hope it goes well! ...Read more
What do you suggest if I have a lump by my ribs the size of a tennis ball, I've had 2 small biopsies?
What were: The biopsy results? That should help determine the course of action. ...Read more
It seems that I have a big fatty lump on my left rib cage. I want to say its just under the size of a tennis ball, and more noticeable when I lay down
Get it checked: You should definitely get this examined by your primary care provider within the next week or two. While this is probably a benign fatty tumor, it sounds quite large and should be checked. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I pulled muscles in upper buttocks and have a muscle knot. It's been a month what can I do? Will acupuncture work or using a tennis ball?
Acupuncture is: Awesome for pulled muscles. Gua sha (scraping) is also very helpful for breaking down roapy bands and trigger points. ...Read more
Had blood work done. Then on the inside of my upper arm there is a lump the size of a tennis ball that hurts and even after a month it is still growing?
Get exam: See your primary care, especially if it is growing. ...Read more
Had an easy open appendectomy 2 weeks ago. Have a tennis ball sized lump an inch above incision. What could cause this. No fever.?
I have excruciating pain in my lower right abdomen, there is also a tennis ball size lump protruding out ofnthe area, I'm nauseous and doubled over.
I have a lump in my virgina, its the size of a small tennis ball and I am unable to push it back up any more, it feels like it is falling out,?
Tennis ball lump under skin left side. Doesn't hurt. What could it be? Should I be concerned. Been there couple months. Felt it laying on my right side
Squishy?: If yes - maybe a lipoma (fatty tumor). Don't normally see a cyst that size. Have it medically checked. ...Read more
I had a csec give months ago, I now have a lump above my scar, almost line a tennis ball in my tummy. Please advise.......
Fell and twisted ankle. Can walk on it OK with some pain but immediately had a tennis ball lump on side of foot. Is this okay?
Ankle Sprain: Most likely you have sprained your ankle but a hairline fracture has to be ruled out with x-Ray. The swelling will go away in few weeks. Apply ice three times a day and elevate when resting. ...Read more
Obese female-42y-tennis ball size lump on lft hip-painful; ultra-sound=normal tissue; mri=inflammed tissue, no mass of collecting fluid. Next step is?
Excise it: You can go to a surgeon, either a general or orthopaedic surgeon, and have it excised if it is really bothering you. Sounds like it is a benign lesion and nothing that has to be excised; however, if it bothers you enough, your next step is to remove it surgically. ...Read more
My partner has a 4 day old boil like knot above her hip on her right side. It's tennis ball size and won't come to a head wut do we do. Tried everyth?
Can you have symptoms of localised tenderness and prickling 4 years after head injury on concrete resulted in tennis ball size swelling on scalp?
There is a huge painfull lump inside buttock cheek of my boyfriend. Its hard and maybe 2 inches or more long and maybe 1 inch wide. No head.?
Abscess forming: The skin on buttock is rather thick and abscesses generally take longer for the "head" to come to the skin. Your bf is having an abscess forming and thus should be seen--he may need it lanced and possible treatment with an antibiotic. It is really a pain in the _ _ _ but should be checked out. Good luck. ...Read more
I got hit in the kidney with a tennis ball. Not too hard but just enough to make it sting. How do I know if I seriously injured my kidneys?
No blood, lessening:
If you are not peeing blood and pain is lessening, then you know you are getting better and not likely have seriously injured them.
If pain is getting worse, get it checked.
Good luck. ...Read more
I've had rock hard stool that is tennis ball sized round dark green.2-3 in a sitting. 20 min to pass. Made up of other lil balls. Very painful. Ideas?
What do you advise if I was playing cricket. I got hurt near my testicles with a hard tennis ball.?
What do you suggest if I was playing cricket. I got hurt near my testicles with a hard tennis ball.?
When did it happen?: If you are having pain or swelling now, go to the emergency room. If it happened a while ago and has resolved or is clearly resolving, simply mention it to your physician during your next routine exam. ...Read more
I consistently get a hard bulge that appears in my upper stomach, about 2-3 inches about my belly button. Its about the size of a tennis ball.?
Scrotal hematoma; formed postop wks 1-4 (hydrocelectomy); now 8 wks postop; tennis ball size, very firm; age 50; upset; surgically evacuate yes/no?
Scrotal Hematoma: Over the internet impossible to respond. Seek in person second opinions ASAP. ...Read more
Twisted my ankle bad while preventing a fall. Hard to walk on it and extreme swelling. More than a tennis ball on side. Did something rupture or break?
Ankle: Whenever you hurt your ankle and it is swollen and you cannot walk easily one has to make sure you do not have a fracture - so please go and get an x-ray done. ...Read more
Treating RC injury w/ self therapy w tennis ball, pressing hard on my upper back on the side, could that be reason my upper arm hurts when extend?
See therapist: When you have an injury as serious as a rotator cuff, the rehab should really be under the guidance of a licensed OT or PT, unless you yourself are a therapist and understand the therapy. Once you have been to a therapist for a while, you can do self-directed therapy. Suggest you just see an OT and see if they can help you ...Read more
I got hit really hard in my rib cage by a tennis ball, opponent hit an overhead point blank. 24 hours ago It hurts I am very tough. Should I see Dr.
Hit w/tennis ball: Yes, please see your doctor. You MAY have one or more broken ribs, a hematoma, or big bruise. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Hit quite hard by tennis ball on right ear. Got tinnitus straight away and lasted a few minutes. It is still tender around area where hit. Should I be worried??
If pain persists: More than a few days, you should see a doctor. ...Read more
I ave a lump on the inside of my left bum cheek. It is hard and solid. Is there any suggestions what it can be?
Pilonidal Cyst: A pilonidal cyst is an abnormal pocket originating in the skin that usually contains hair, skin debris and other abnormal tissue. A pilonidal cyst is almost always located near the tailbone at the top of the cleft of the buttocks. The only sure treatment for a pilonidal cyst is surgery. ...Read more
A boil/lump appeared on my butt-cheek under skin 4 yrs ago n left untreated. Nw it has grow to a ping pong ball size n hard. What it could be? M 22yrs
Hard to tell...: ...would need more detail or a picture. Given how long it's been there, my best guess is either a sebaceous cyst (not dangerous although at times they can become infected), or a lipoma (a collection of fat cells, not dangerous). you should be evaluated by a doctor if the lump is tender, is draining fluid, and/or is warm to touch. Particularly if it is located right next to your anus. ...Read more
I have something like a lump or a pimple on my left ass cheek, its a bit dark and hard and doesn't hurt a bit but am a bit terrified. So what is it??
Hard to tell: Without a direct inspection. However it may also be a mole which has been present for some time. If the "pimple" gets larger, check with your doctor. ...Read more