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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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I found a hard pea-sized painless lump just inside my anus under the skin. I do have hemorroids, but this lump is not soft and not painful.?

I found a hard pea-sized painless lump just inside my anus under the skin. I do have hemorroids, but this lump is not soft and not painful.?

It is most likely: An "old" clotted hemorroid! These wind up as tiny lumps (old clots) in one of the small veins!
You can easily have this checked out in a routine office visit to your PCP (Primary Care Provider. With a simple rectal exam!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...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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Hard pea size lump under my armpit have stayed the same over 10 years, just noticed became slightly bigger but no pain, its moveable under the skin.

Hard pea size lump under my armpit have stayed the same over 10 years, just noticed became slightly bigger but no pain, its moveable under the skin.

Sounds like a cyst: Sounds like a cyst. These can easily be removed in a local outpatient setting. Consult with a dermatologist and they can explain to you what it take to get it removed. Good luck. Dr. Kosari ...Read more

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Pea size lump under the skin in my back near my neck I noticed it about 1 week ago No changing in size No pain Should I see doctor?

Pea size lump under the skin in my back near my neck I noticed it about 1 week ago No changing in size No pain Should I see doctor?

Follow: It may be a tiny lymph node or a cyst. If increasing in size or if signs of infection become evident; follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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I've noticed a small lump recently under the skin. Size of pea 2 inches below my belly button. There is no pain, but today I wanted to poo but can't.

I've noticed a small lump recently under the skin. Size of pea 2 inches below my belly button. There is no pain, but today I wanted to poo but can't.

Lump: The lump sounds like it is subcutaneous, meaning just under the skin. This should not have an impact on your bowels or cause constipation. For the constipation, try a stool softener and keep yourself hydrated, eating plenty of fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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Our 12 yr old son, has a quarter size red spot just to the right side of his right nipple. It feels like a hard pea size lump just under the skin.

Get eval: Always best to get lesions checked out, as your description of the area does not make any probable diagnoses "pop-up." and lesions are almost impossible to DX over the computer. Good luck. ...Read more

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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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I have a small pea size lump, not tender just above my L hip at the front of the body just under the skin any ideas doc?

Benign bump skin: Sounds like a Dermatofibroma, benign (not cancer) growth from fibrous tissue due to prior trauma in the area. You might have had a pimple or bug bite that healed and "by mistake", made your body form this pebble- like lesion.
If it's not very firm, could be other benigns:Lipoma: a Tumor of fatty cells. Cyst:Sac of skin cells&sebum
But, if the lesion grows, changes or hurts, go to the Doc. ...Read more

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I am having weird pea sized lump under the skin, any idea what this is?

Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, muscles and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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Hi I found a pea-size lump under the skin on my lower back. What could it be?

Several things: Sebaceous cyst, pimple, lipoma, dermal nevus and others. Need to have doctor see, , feel the lump in order to give you proper answer. Sorry not more helpful. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more

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Pea sized lump under skin near clitoris? Had for a few months, can't move it much under the skin. What could it be?

Pea sized lump under skin near clitoris? Had for a few months, can't move it much under the skin. What could it be?

Needs to be seen: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my jawline under the skin the size of a small pea had it for 3 to 4 weeks now what is it?

I have a lump on my jawline under the skin the size of a small pea had it for 3 to 4 weeks now what is it?

See your doctor ASAP: Any lump on your jawline under the skin, regardless the size, that lasts longer than 2-3 weeks should be checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Small hard pea size lump in the beginning of my anus (inside)!!!! It's under the skin! Please tell me what is it? I have no STIs

Small hard pea size lump in the beginning of my anus (inside)!!!! It's under the skin! Please tell me what is it? I have no STIs

Hemorrhoids?: A hard lump under the skin can sometimes be a hemorrhoid (swollen or clotted rectal vein). Depending on the location they can be painful or not painful. If painful, any general practitioner can remove a clot from a hemorrhoid with immediate relief. Otherwise, keep an eye on it and visit your doctor to confirm the diagnosis if it doesn't improve. ...Read more

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I have two lumps next to each other in my left armpit, under the skin, no head pea size and they really hurt should I be concerned?

I have two lumps next to each other in my left armpit, under the skin, no head pea size and they really hurt should I be concerned?

Have them checked: Tender axillary nodes can be a sign of infection such as a virus but if they are only on one side, you need to see a doctor to rule a more serious cause, . ...Read more

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I have a hard pea size lump under the skin on the right side of my libia. You can't see it, but you can feel it. It itches sometimes and gets irritated as well.

I have a hard pea size lump under the skin on the right side of my libia. You can't see it, but you can feel it. It itches sometimes and gets irritated as well.

Bartholin's gland: You may be describing Bartholin's gland or cyst. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/bartholin-cyst/basics/definition/con-20026333. Then go see your Family Doc, GYN, Planned Parenthood or local health department for diagnosis. Warm compresses are a good starting point if they recur. ...Read more

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I have a pea sized lump in my inner labia. It doesn't hurt, just annoying and it's under the skin still. What could it be?

Must see event: Unfortunately, this is a must see the MD event as any answers without physically examining the area is just a "guess" ...Read more

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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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My 17 year old son has a pea size lump on the back of his neck under the skin it doesn't move it's just below hairline left side. What could this be?

My 17 year old son has a pea size lump on the back of his neck under the skin it doesn't move it's just below hairline left side. What could this be?

Possible cyst: Some individuals have a prominent point at the base of the skull bone in the midline in the back, and could feel like a nodule. Other likely diagnosis would be a sebaceous cyst, which arises from a hair follicle. They are benign and do not need to be removed unless iinfected, or painful, or continue to enlarge, in which case an excision is important to identify the true nature of the nodule ...Read more

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I just noticed a small (pea sized) spherical hard and tender lump near my scapula under the skin. Should I be worried? What should I do?

Tender: Tender lumps are the Skinner usually skin abscess or infected cyst. See if position face-to-face in the next couple days for diagnosis and treatment specific you ...Read more

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Have a small lump on left side of ribcage just slightly below it, feels like a pea moving under the skin, can move it, no pain. Only felt when standin?

Lipoma: It sounds like you may be describing a benign lipoma which is a fatty tumor. Cysts of the skin or sebaceous cysts could be similar. Obviously, if it grows, becomes irritated, or tender you need to see a medical provider. Certainly if you are concerned and worry about constantly see someone now. Good luck ...Read more

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I have a pea size lump in my ball sack. What could this be? It's under the skin and will not move.

Time for Urologist: It may be a teratoma (sounds awful, but not cancer) or could be other causes--cannot tell over Internet. Needs examined, most direct route to see Urologist, who can do excision / biopsy if suspicious. ...Read more

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I found a lump on my 1 year old shin. Its pea sized hard but I can move it around under the skin. The dr said it felt in the skin and to just observe?

Lumps and bumps: Pea sized bumps are more common in the neck or groin, but are seldom to worry about. Watching and waiting is a good plan. It could be removed by surgery, but little bumps often get better over a few months. A bump that is red, tender or growing should be brought to medical attention. ...Read more

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Lump on right side of left wrist. A hard almost pointy feeling bump under the skin. Small, pea sized, not visible. What could this be? Only on one wrist

Ganglion cyst?: Sometimes a ganglion cyst starts out like that. These are benign and only need removal if they are really bothering you. If it grows or causes pain, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more