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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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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.

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.

INFECTION: Quarter size red spot overlying a pea size hard mass (lymph node swelling) is probably an active infection if there is associated pain and fever. If not, may be the lymph node swelling is a result of prior infection of nearby area. If doesn't resolve in a week or two or getting worse, see his pediatrician. ...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