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Large hard lump under chin nopain zit like dont pop tender skin underneath?

Large hard lump under chin nopain zit like dont pop tender skin underneath?

See your doctor.: This could be an enlarged lymph node or a cyst. Your doctor should be able to tell you and recommend the proper treatment (or observation). ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


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Red kinda hard bump on my penis?

Red kinda hard bump on my penis?

Need more info...: Please collect the feature, degree, and detailed sequence of event of its color, size, symptoms, etc and bring them to see urologist who can figure out what it's for you. If it's lifelong, discolored, not hurting, it can be a benign mole; if quite a long while, but become red and hurting, it may be an infected sebaceous cyst; or ... Nonetheless, direct inspection and palpation are needed for dx.. ...Read more

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Tiny hard itchy knot insect bite?

Tiny hard itchy knot insect bite?

Depends: If recent bite and it is sore and red, it could be the start of an abscess or pus accumulation. If not recent it may just be scar tissue formed from repair of the bite damage. If you live in west africa it could be the tumbu fly larva living under your skin :(. ...Read more

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I have hard red bump beside tragus piercing?

I have hard red bump beside tragus piercing?

Red bump tragus: If you have a red bump after tragus piercing, there may be an infection. You can have your ear evaluated for possible treatment. ...Read more

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Small bumps surround by a big hard bump on my butt?

Small bumps surround by a big hard bump on my butt?

Growing?: Hard to say without examining you. Possibilities include fatty tumors(benign), cysts, abscesses? Calcified lesions? Cancer is very rare but not impossible. If it has not changed over many years it is probably benign (not cancer). If it is growing rapidly you should have it seen asap. The "hard" part worries me. See your md. A biopsy will tell you for sure. ...Read more

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Small, hard lump on my eyelid rim--stye?

Small, hard lump on my eyelid rim--stye?

Probably: Try warm compresses and gentle massage and see if you can make it go away. If not, you may need medication or surgical drainage, or it may be something else altogether. ...Read more

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Bruise on stomach with hard pea sized lump hurts when I touch it?

Bruise on stomach with hard pea sized lump hurts when I touch it?

Sounds like a...: ...doctor should have a look at it. Please get examined. ...Read more

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Hard lump underneath vagina but it's not painful?

Hard lump underneath vagina but it's not painful?

? cyst: Women can develop cyst (fluid filled collections) in the vagina that present as you describe. However there is no way to know for sure. Without further eval. Make an appointment. ...Read more

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Hard dime sized lump on head could it be cancer?

Hard dime sized lump on head could it be cancer?

Depends: It can be but doesn't have to be. Please see your doctor for an exam and evaluation. ...Read more

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Soft lump pimple like on inside thigh ?

Soft lump pimple like on inside thigh ?

Pimple on thigh: It could be anything from a big bite to an infected hair follicle. If it progresses, have your pmd take a look. ...Read more

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Hard painful lump on my toe?

Hard painful lump on my toe?

See a doctor: You need to be examined to determine if it is tissue or bone. ...Read more

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Large hard lump under skin of penis hurts?

Large hard lump under skin of penis hurts?

See a doctor: This is the kind of thing that requires an examination. You should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Little shiney hard bump on penis, what could this be?

Little shiney hard bump on penis, what could this be?

Sebaceous cyst...: The most common lump as described is sebaceous cyst, which may grow in size with highly variable pace and may become infected occasionally leading to abscess. But a better diagnosis requires direct inspection and palpation after good history. So, collect the feature, degree, and course of the bump over time and bring them to see the experts timely. ...Read more

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Small pimple-like bump under skin. What could it be?

Small pimple-like bump under skin. What could it be?

Cyst: This is one of those "picture is worth a thousand words" kindof problems. It probably needs to be seen, but it could be a small cyst. If it grows or does not go away, or is bothersome, let your doctor look at it--quickest way to get the answer. ...Read more

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Red pimple like bump on breast. Is it just a pimple?

Red pimple like bump on breast.  Is it just a pimple?

Breast bump, pimple?: It is difficult to say , without having a look at it. Start by seeing your pmd. Make an appointment and have it looked at. ...Read more

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Small hard bumps on thighs, warts?

Small hard bumps on thighs, warts?

Not sure: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Small hard white lump near anus?

Small hard white lump near anus?

Cyst: Most likely an inclusion or sebaceous cyst. These are benign cyst that contain a white sebaceous material similar to that of a black head. These can become infected and present as painful lumps much like the cyst in this picture. Often times gentle pressure may express the material. If the lump is enlarging or becoming tender, have it evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a hard pimple on the left side of my neck. Whatshould i do?

I have a hard pimple on the left side of my neck. Whatshould i do?

Cyst on Neck: Neck cysts or a lump or bump on the neck area can be caused by a number of different things. Bacterial or viral infections, cancer, thyroid problems or an area that has recently been injured, can cause not only swelling and redness in the neck but they can also produce cysts. If you are suffering with neck cysts, you may want to be seen by a doctor, so that he can rule out or help to diagnose. ...Read more

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Hard pimple under my skin on neck ?

Hard pimple under my skin on neck ?

Abscess: Hello. What you may be noticing is an abscess or possibly a sebaceous cyst. See your doctor for a thorough evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a hard pimple on my chin that won't go away. What to do?

I have a hard pimple on my chin that won't go away. What to do?

It might be milia: Or a cyst. See your dermatologist to evaluate. Take care. ...Read more

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Hard pimple under the skin with long thick white roots! What could it be? Held with hait like roots?

Hard pimple under the skin with long thick white roots! What could it be? Held with hait like roots?

Blackhead: It's probably a blackhead (comedo) that had skin grow over it. Not a big deal. Sometimes blackheads get really big and dramatic. Exfoliate to keep this from happening. ...Read more

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I have a weird, kind of hard, pimple on my anus and one or two more as u enter the rectum a bit, it has been 9 days and it hurts, what could it be?

I have a weird, kind of hard, pimple on my anus and one or two more as u enter the rectum a bit, it has been 9 days and it hurts, what could it be?

thrombosed hemorrhoi: Most likely a thrombosed hemorrhoid though other possibilities exist. After that many days, it may require 'lancing'. ...Read more

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I have a hard pimple underneath the surface of my skin on my face. It progressed over a few days, It’s painful and it’s growing. How do I treat this?

I have a hard pimple underneath the surface of my skin on my face. It progressed over a few days, It’s painful and it’s growing. How do I treat this?

Warm compresses to: the area may help, but it sounds like you may need more treatment than you can do on your own at home. Please have it checked by a doctor, so that it can be properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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I have small hard pimple like bumps and a bump with a small black dot like indent hole in the center all appeared after shaving but haven't went away ?

I have small hard pimple like bumps and a bump with a small black dot like indent hole in the center all appeared after shaving but haven't went away ?

See primary provider: It sounds like it is benign but without looking at it would. Be difficult to diagnose. A picture may help but your best bet would be have it checked out ...Read more

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Hard pimples in pubic area?

Hard pimples in pubic area?

Maybe folliculitis: Pubic hair follicles can get infected easily causing a bumpy slightly painful eruption. Many other possibilities exist. Usually dermatological conditions need to be seen by a doctor to make sense of them. Please consult your doctor for an appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Photo is of a typical follicular lesion. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a hard pimple like bump on back?

How to get rid of a hard pimple like bump on back?

Maybe not pimple: It may be a persistent clogged pore or a small cyst if it has lasted for some time. It may also be some persistent inflammation. The best way to know for sure would be to have it examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have hard pimple like bumps on shoulder and chest?

I have hard pimple like bumps on shoulder and chest?

Dermatological eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have a hard pimple under my nose and every time I try to pop it it won't bugde?

I have a hard pimple under my nose and every time I try to pop it it won't bugde?

See your doctor: It may not be a simple pimple under the nose but a sebaceous cyst or fibroma. The doctor can examine it and if it is a pimple extract it with a comedo extractor. If you continue to abuse it there may be a scar left behined ...Read more

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I had a hard pimple like thing n my underarm.. It is painful when touch.. I had wounds due to waxing prior to it. Pls help?

I had a hard pimple like thing n my underarm.. It is painful when touch.. I had wounds due to waxing prior to it. Pls help?

Could be....: An abscess. Usually these require draining to go away. The pain won't diminish until it drains. You can wait a while to see if this happens on its own, or go to a doctor and get it treated. ...Read more

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How long after transmission would a syphilis chancre appear and what does it look like? Does it look like a hard pimple on the outside of the skin?

How long after transmission would a syphilis chancre appear and what does it look like? Does it look like a hard pimple on the outside of the skin?

Yes, & See doctor: If you have any concern about having syphilis, see your doctor as it is an easily treatable infection. You may visit this site for various pictures of chancre. https://www.google.com/search?q=chancre+pictures&biw=1440&bih=726&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAWoVChMIvbzF5b2VxwIVCKCACh2-UQvF&dpr=1 ...Read more

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Kid have hard pimples on legs, what could they be?

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Kid have hard pimples on legs, what could they be?

Here are some ...: Pursuing to conform with the normalcy set out by too many experts through political correctness and commercialism has generated unbearable peer pressure resulting in ruining many people's life. So, seek pro-evaluation and counseling to assess the balance between medical necessity and professional possibilities before embarking on doing something unnecessary to begin with... Best... ...Read more

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Theres a hard pimple under my big toe and it blackish and it hurts when I squeeze it?

Theres a hard pimple under my big toe and it blackish and it hurts when I squeeze it?

Cyst: It sounds like you may have either stepped on something or possibly have a cyst of somesort. You should follow up with a podiatrist to determine exactly what it is. ...Read more

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