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I have a painless pea sized lump just under the skin near my abs. What could it be?

I have a painless pea sized lump just under the skin near my abs. What could it be?

Cyst, lipoma: This could be cyst, a lipoma or benign lesion. It could represent another type of growth and from the des ription alone it is impossible to give a definitive answer. It is best ot see a doctor for proper diansosis and possible removal ...Read more

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What is a small pea size lump,under the skin on the forehead, painless?

What is a small pea size lump,under the skin on the forehead, painless?

Many things: most likely a cyst or lipoma. please see your doctor for a visual evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a small round lump about the size of a pea under the skin of my underarm its painless but should I get it checked?

I have a small round lump about the size of a pea under the skin of my underarm its painless but should I get it checked?

Possibly: Most likely it is just an enlarged lymph node. If its been there for a short time you would most likely be ok with waiting an seeing if it goes away within the next week. If it becomes painful, swollen, res or you develop fevers then be seen sooner. If its been there a while then consider having it eyeballed by a doctor. ...Read more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

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About a month ago I noticed a pea-sized lump under the skin near the base of the penis. It just recently started to become slightly painful. Advice?

About a month ago I noticed a pea-sized lump under the skin near the base of the penis. It just recently started to become slightly painful. Advice?

Here are some ...: The described pea-sized lump, which may be a sebaceous cyst or a small lipoma, may become infected or inflamed. For the time being, leave it alone or apply warm pack (don't burn the skin!) 2 times x 5-10 minutes daily and see if improving or resolving in 4-7 days. If not as expected, see Doc for confirmation and care timely. Note: Not seeing & palpating it makes giving an accurate Dx hard. Best... ...Read more

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

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Just noticed a small pea size lump on my outer thigh seems painful when I rub and its seems to be right under the skin. could this be a clot

Not likely: Superficial clots form close to the skin, and are not a danger for embolism. Deep venous clots are deeper, generally larger and are a risk. Is more likely a cyst in formation. Try warm compress, and if it grows over sev days, might need Dr eval and antibiotics ...Read more

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