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Hard lumps on back about 1& 1/2 inch about 4or 5 all over when squeezed ozze smelly puss one is infected what are they called?

Hard lumps on back about 1& 1/2 inch about 4or 5 all over when squeezed ozze smelly puss one is infected what are they called?

Sebaceous cysts: More than likely these are small plugged oil glands called sebaceous cysts. They will occasionally become infected. The will swell, become painful and drain pus and cottage cheese like tissue. The are harmless. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has hard lumps on pentil shaft and they puss when you squeeze them we are both clean of stds and other sexual transmitted diseases?

My boyfriend has hard lumps on pentil shaft and they puss when you squeeze them we are both clean of stds and other sexual transmitted diseases?

Pimples? Cysts?: The good news is that no STD is a likely cause of such symptoms. Herpes of course can cause penile skin lesions, but these sound more like ordinary pimples. Or perhaps he has sebaceous cysts that periodically get infected. He should see a doctor for exam and diagnosis. But most likely this isn't anything serioius. ...Read more

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Pimple or herpes? I've had 2, 1 at the corner of mouth, 1 between nose & lip. Both have a hard lump, puss came out when squeezed, and no blister

Pimple or herpes? I've had 2, 1 at the corner of mouth, 1 between nose & lip. Both have a hard lump, puss came out when squeezed, and no blister

Lump: Your lump is probably an inpetiginous pimple. Do not squeeze the pimple as it will spread the infection. Use an antibiotic ointment for treatment ...Read more

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Lately I've found somewhat large hard lumps on both sides of my chest and small puss filled bumps on my areolas. Is this normal?

Lately I've found somewhat large hard lumps on both sides of my chest and small puss filled bumps on my areolas. Is this normal?

Staph: You may have a mild staff infection I would try using an antiseptic soap if this does not improve I would let a physician see it and give you a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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A hard non painless pea sized lump on labia no puss! Had it for a year?

A hard non painless pea sized lump on labia no puss! Had it for a year?

Cyst? Fibroma?: Probably something harmless, like a sebaceous cyst or fibroma. See your GP or gynecologist, or visit your local NHS GUM clinic for guaranteed expert care. ...Read more

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I have a small lump underarm, I squeezed it and some puss came out. It this a cyst? Its been there for bout 4 months.

I have a small lump underarm, I squeezed it and some puss came out. It this a cyst? Its been there for bout 4 months.

See a doctor: This could be a cyst, a small abscess, a necrotic lymph node from a variety of conditions. You must be examined and treated by a physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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I got a bug bite a few days ago and now there is a hard lump on my arm. It sometimes drains puss and has caused my arm to swell and it hurts a lot?

I got a bug bite a few days ago and now there is a hard lump on my arm. It sometimes drains puss and has caused my arm to swell and it hurts a lot?

Spider?: You likely have a spider bite which tends to get infected and often require antibiotic or even drainage. Contact your doctor, ...Read more

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Hard pea sized lump in the vaginal area just got it today and popped it and puss like stuff came out what could the bump be? It's still really hard.

Bartholin's cyst: The most likely cause is a Bartholin's cyst. The two Bartholin's glands lie next to the entrance to the vagina. They make a small amount of mucus-like fluid. A fluid-filled swelling (a cyst) sometimes develops from a blocked duct that drains the fluid from a Bartholin's gland. Sometimes a gland gets infected, which may then develop into a collection of pus (an abscess). ...Read more

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Have a painfull hard lump under my armpit. No puss forming. Its the size of almond? What can it be?

Have a painfull hard lump under my armpit. No puss forming. Its the size of almond? What can it be?

Pain in axilla: Sounds like a swollen lymph gland. Other possibilities include infected hair follicles or infected sweat glands. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my scrotal sack. I squeezed it and a bit of puss came out that is followed by blood, help?

I have a lump in my scrotal sack. I squeezed it and a bit of puss came out that is followed by blood, help?

Lump on scrotum: Most likely you squeezed an infected hair follicle or a sebaceous cyst. The cyst might have white thick paste that comes out. Be careful because squeezing them can sometimes place you at risk for a more dangerous infection of the skin called cellulitis. On the scrotum this can become very serious. Be especially careful if you are diabetic or immunocompromised. If it's a cyst it will likely recur. ...Read more

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There has been a lump under my right arm for about a year. It fills up with puss. I squeeze it out and about 10 days later, it fills with puss again and has a bad smell. There is no pain though. What should I do?

There has been a lump under my right arm for about a year. It fills up with puss. I squeeze it out and about 10 days later, it fills with puss again and has a bad smell. There is no pain though. What should I do?

Get checked: It depends on where on you arm or if in your armpit. Most likely a clogged follicle or sebaceous cyst which may need to be drained or removed to prevent recurrence. Bad smell usually associated to bacteria invasion. Recommend being seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the underside if my big toe for a few months now. Its kinda hard and white. No puss or drainage if any kind. Its painful.

Keratosis or wart: When the skin is repetitively rubbed from friction against shoes or between toes, the skin will thicken and form a hard bump or ridge that can be painful. Warts can also form, especially on the sole of the foot.
These are readily treated by your primary care doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have these little bumps that start looking like little pimples and a few of them have developed into hard puss filled lumps. What could it be?

I have these little bumps that start looking like little pimples and a few of them have developed into hard puss filled lumps. What could it be?

Depends where locate: Located. You might be having MRSA lesions/boils develop, and it would be good to know what part of your body it's happening. You want to prevent against secondary bacterial infection, so it may be good to visit your doctor, and have it examined, so it can be proactively treated. Pus is never a good sign, and indicates infection starting. Make sure you aren't eating foods you're allergic to as well. ...Read more

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A few weeks ago my armpit started getting hard, red lumps that sometimes are filled with puss. I switched my deodorant/razor and it didn't change?

Dermatology Consult: It sounds like you need to see a Dermatologist. A Dermatologist will examine the area and see if you have folliculitis, an inflammation of the hair follicles, or furuncles, larger skin abscesses. He or she will probably ask you to take a break from shaving the area. Another possibility is Hidradenitis suppurativa, but your Dermatologist will be the best person to help you with this problem. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has got a lump around 1cm in size in the middle of his penis shaft. It started to get a head so he squeezed it and some white puss came?

My boyfriend has got a lump around 1cm in size in the middle of his penis shaft. It started to get a head so he squeezed it and some white puss came?

Follicular infection: It sounds like he gets a infected in the hair or glands which have secretions when infected, he may need to have it removed depending on how often it occurs ...Read more

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I have a large lump under my arm pit that is quite sore. I have had this happen 3 times now under my right arm pit, the lump is hard and the size of a quarter, once it breaks it bleeds with a lot of puss, it tends to heal within two weeks. The last two ep

I have a large lump under my arm pit that is quite sore. I have had this happen 3 times now under my right arm pit, the lump is hard and the size of a quarter, once it breaks it bleeds with a lot of puss, it tends to heal within two weeks. The last two ep

Hello: Hello I can't diagnose your condition. However, it sounds like it could possibly be hidradenitis suppurativa. It sounds like the issue did not draw a lot of attention from your doctor. Recommend that you seek the assistance of a dermatologist for these lesions. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a red lump on my top labia for some time and it bleed when I touched it. It feels firm but a bit soft. No white head or puss?

I have a red lump on my top labia for some time and it bleed when I touched it. It feels firm but a bit soft. No white head or puss?

See doctor: That is not normal and it is not possible to make a diagnosis here. You should see your ob/gyn for an exam and definitive diagnosis - then treatment as warranted. ...Read more

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I have a hard redish lump on my forehead and some smaller ones round it going into my hair line it's not a spot as no puss it's getting bigger.?

I have a hard redish lump on my forehead and some smaller ones round it going into my hair line it's not a spot as no puss it's getting bigger.?

Forehead lump: When did you noticed for the first time? For how long you had it, which are dimensions, were is located, has enlarged over time? Multiple diagnosis may play a role.
Does it hurt, You will need to see a Dr, for proper examination, have imaging studies, and blood work. Probably a needle biopsy will be required.
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I have this grape size or bigger, lump under my brow bone. It is really hard and drains a little puss and blood. What is it? What is should I do?

I have this grape size or bigger, lump under my brow bone. It is really hard and drains a little puss and blood. What is it? What is should I do?

Lump under brow: You need an exam as soon as possible. Any lumps or bumps in the head and neck--particularly of this size--which drain may be simple benign cysts or skin infections. But a bump under the brow you describe is near the eye and therefore dangerous on its own. But it also raises suspicion of a mass that is involved with a gland associated with the eye. ...Read more

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Mastoiditis? -Hard big unmovable lump on mastoid -not a puss/acne. -no pain unless I touch -no fever, headache -no noticeable discoloration/change

Mastoiditis? -Hard big unmovable lump on mastoid -not a puss/acne. -no pain unless I touch -no fever, headache -no noticeable discoloration/change

Doubt it: With true mastoiditis you should be sick, febrile, with swelling and discoloration. The mastoid is a projection from your skull that anchors various neck and face muscles. The site may have just added some bony mass over time. Your doc can confirm this. ...Read more

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I have the oval shaped lump and it is secreting puss and it feels like pressure pulling down when I stand?

I have the oval shaped lump and it is secreting puss and it feels like pressure pulling down when I stand?

Be more specific: Be more specific what where when how long. I need a doctor visit telemedicine for face-to-face to diagnose and treat this ...Read more

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What is a lump on my gum with white puss in it?

What is a lump on my gum with white puss in it?

An abscess: A lump on the gums is an abscess. Typically, there are 3 reasons for it. 1) endodontic - the pulp of the tooth is infected. Could be due to a cavity or trauma. 2) periodontic - the is an infection around the tooth. There is a space between the tooth and gums where bacteria can get trapped and abscess. 3) a fractured tooth.
An abscess is treated with antibiotics and removal of the infection. ...Read more

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What type of lump on a penis would secrete white puss?

What type of lump on a penis would secrete white puss?

Penis pimple?: Penis lumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more

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Does puss and breast lumps mean cancer?

Does puss and breast lumps mean cancer?

Not automatically: Pus and breast lumps do not automatically mean cancer. This rather points to clogged gland ducts with resulting infection producing pus. It nevertheless requires attention by a physician. ...Read more

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What could be causing me to have large boil like, puss filled lumps under my arm.

What could be causing me to have large boil like, puss filled lumps under my arm.

Abscess: Usually results from a break in skin intergirity allowing pathogens to cause infection. Sometimes can occur from hair that becomes ingrown or reaction to deodorants or lotion or soap that causes secondary infection. ...Read more

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Lumps, sometimes painful and puss filled that are recurring. Mostly top of thighs and groin, and in different places within the area?

Hidradenitis suppura: Perhaps you're referring to hidradenitis suppurativa? Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/hidradenitis-suppurativa/ds00818. Then go see your famiy doctor for diagnosis & treatment, referral if necessary. Good luck! ...Read more

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I've notice I develop bumps on vaginal area And I have a lump the bumps sometimes have white puss come out I've never had inter course can you help me out I'm very worried?

I've notice I develop bumps on vaginal area And I have a lump the bumps sometimes have white puss come out I've never had inter course can you help me out I'm very worried?

Lumps and bumps: It is difficult to say without being able to examine you in person. You may simply have a mild case of "folliculitis" which is infection or inflammation of the hair follicles which usually resolves with proper hygiene and sometimes antibiotics. A sexually transmitted infection is much less likely given the fact you have never had intercourse. ...Read more

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I had a lump inside my vagina its gone but now my discharge smells like puss?

I had a lump inside my vagina its gone but now my discharge smells like puss?

Bartholin Gland: This sounds like a Bartholin's gland cyst that ruptured. The Bartholin's gland is a gland in the lower part of vagina on both sides. Sometimes the gland's duct gets clogged and a small cyst/abscess can form behind. When it ruptures it can have yellowish/greenish/whitish discharge and smell. Warm bath soaks and massaging area can help. Hopefully it resolves and doesn't come back! ...Read more