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I have a lump on the side of my vagina?

I have a lump on the side of my vagina?

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 more

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I have a lump on the inside of my mouth in the bottom beneath my tongue. What could this be?

I have a lump on the inside of my mouth in the bottom beneath my tongue. What could this be?

Get it checked: This can be serious especially if you have history of smoking. I would recommend getting it checked with your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi there I have a lump that isn't sore or doesn't have a head right near my groin almost on the flap of my vagina. It's inside not on top of the skin?

Hi there I have a lump that isn't sore or doesn't have a head right near my groin almost on the flap of my vagina. It's inside not on top of the skin?

See your OB/GYN: This could be a Bartholin's gland cyst, I would see you family doctor or OB/GYN to be assessed this may need to be surgically drained, or a small catheter placed in the mass to drain it. In the meantime you can place a warm wet washcloth on the area to encourage draining. If you have pain or fever please be seen sooner. ...Read more

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I have a large lump on the inside of my butt cheek near my anus. What can this be from?

I have a large lump on the inside of my butt cheek near my anus. What can this be from?

External hemorrhoid: Or an abscess or an anorectal tumor, bernign or malignant. You should get it examined by a colorectal surgeon to confirm the diagnosis and get appropriate management advice. ...Read more

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Today i noticed a small lump inside the back of the neck on the left side. What could it be?

Today i noticed a small lump inside the back of the neck on the left side. What could it be?

Normal lymph node: We have lymph nodes scattered throughout our body & they are often detected in the neck where they sit on top of neck muscles. These nodes are little fluid strainers that take body lymph & remove stray germs and debris from things like bug bites. They are often pea sized at rest & grow to dime sized when working. Within 2-3 wks they often shrink back down unless they are stimulated further. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the outer wall of my vagina. What could it be?

I have a bump on the outer wall of my vagina. What could it be?

Cyst: A bartholin cyst is a common cause of a lump in the vagina. At times they are infected and are painful. A Gynecologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more

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I have a small light purple bump on the inside of my leg right at the edge of my groin. It's about pea shaped. What do I do?

I have a small light purple bump on the inside of my leg right at the edge of my groin. It's about pea shaped. What do I do?

Skin lump: You'll need to see a doctor in person to get a diagnosis of this little lump, and to decide what to do for it. Maybe it'll go away on its own, but it might need to be removed in the office. For now, try some warm soaks, 20 minutes twice a day. If it gets larger, hurts, or turns red, see someone right away. ...Read more

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I have a reacurring lump on my groin and at the same time a painful spot on my left bottom cheek.

I have a reacurring lump on my groin and at the same time a painful spot on my left bottom cheek.

2 different issues: When we as doctors see patients, we ask sevreral questions, to decide how to make a diagnosis and treatment. From the limited information provbided, it is not clear that these are related, or occur simultaneously or not anything including totally minor inflamed hair follicles, lymph nodes , or herpes simplex, or other stds could be prresent. ...Read more

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I have a small knot on the top of my knuckle. What could it be?

I have a small knot on the top of my knuckle. What could it be?

Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will his doctor be in a position to tell him what's wrong and what needs to be done to help him. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump on the right side of my stomach it started out about the size of my palm now it fell like the size of a soft ball?

I have a hard lump on the right side of my stomach it started out about the size of my palm now it fell like the size of a soft ball?

Needs examination: It is almost impossible to know what it is you are feeling without a complete history and examination. I suggest you see your doctor this week and get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the inside of my ear and it really hurt?

I have a bump on the inside of  my ear and it really hurt?

See your doc: It could be a cyst or inflammation if there was some trauma. Hard to say unless you have a doc look at it. ...Read more

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Hello. I have noticed a lump on my left side of my labia majora/lip the size of a marble and I can move it around that area. It hurts when touched?

Hello. I have noticed a lump on my left side of my labia majora/lip the size of a marble and I can move it around that area. It hurts when touched?

Lump in left labium: The most common cause of such a lump is retention of secretion in a gland called Bartholin's gland. This gland participates in lubrication of the vagina There is one in each lip. When the neck of the gland is blocked the secretion causes it to swell up and form a cyst. It is usually painless. If it gets infected it becomes a painful abcess which will then need to be drained. Try taking sitz baths. ...Read more