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Hard Lump Side Of Knee
Hard bump behind ear only right side. Squishy bump base of neck and side of neck also right side. Squishy bump on bottom of left foot. Worry or no?
See a doctor : You need to be examined by a physician. Could be an infection or enlarged lymph node. Some breast tumors can also be inflammatory. ...Read more
Small lump on testicle after antibiotics immobile hard lump on right side of neck. Shortness of breath and persistent cough. Thoughts?
Testicular cancer: You didn't mention your age but your symptoms are concerning for testicular cancer. Go see your Family Doc today who will then order appropriate tests & refer you to an oncologist & uro-oncologist. Check out http://www.cancer.org/cancer/testicularcancer/ & http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/testicular-cancer/basics/definition/con-20043068. While it may be something else, don't delay ...Read more
Grape sz lump left side groin not tender unless pressed hard, soft lump sternum area, painful walnut sz lump side of breast left side. Lost 15+ lbs?
See a doctor: You have several things going on that could be either all related or completely different. Your best bet would be to have your doctor evaluate it personally and start the workup to determine the cause or causes. ...Read more
Lump: It may be a cyst or a lipoma. Both would be somewhat soft and rubbery though. It is best to get it checked by your PCP and then decide whether it needs to be removed or biopsied. ...Read more
Small lump located half way between elbow and arm pit sort of hard on inner side left down from the bicept prob notlymphnode? Any ideas?
Hard to say: Best to have it examined by your doctor who knows your history. ...Read more
Hard immoveable lump on right side of neck below jaw. hurts a little when pressed. no other symptoms. is it cancer?
Sensitive painful hard lump on my left leg just below my knee on the left side of my calf... Any ideas of what it could be?
Can be anything!: Hard painful lumps and bumps need to be evaluated by your PCP, or dermatologist for further evaluation. Depending if there's an additional red ring around it, or if it's nodular, or if it has any other associate findings will determine what it could be. So a physical examination needs to be done for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
Nonspecific: Unfortunately this is an extremely nonspecific description. A soft fatty lump may be a simple lipoma, which is benign and does not require treatment. If you have had prior fracture of the collar bone, you may be feeling a bony callus or a residual deformity from the fracture. If the lump is tender or has unusual coloration or has been rapidly changing in size, then you need evaluation. ...Read more
Sudden big lump on knee (size of pingpong ball) with redness at top of lump and slight swelling of foot on same leg.
I have two small hard unmovable and painless lumps on each upper thighs. A similar lump on left hip. Huge lum. behind stomach fat. Hurts when pressed?
Lipoma: Sounds like they may be lipomas which are benign encapsulated accumulations of fat. Many people have them and they do not require any intervention unless they are so large they are cosmetically unappealing or pressing on a nerve and causing pain. An examination by your provider can confirm this is the case. Very rarely is any additional testing needed to make this diagnosis. ...Read more
Serve left knee pain knee swollen also size of very large orange swollen just below left kneecap..slight swollen to right of left knee cap ?
Get examined: chances of a significant illness/disease exist. Not necessarily so, but I would recommend an examination and discussion with a local provider, ASAP. ...Read more
Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer