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About 2 days ago an itchy lump appeared under the skin on my right breast, it's also red in the area....should I be concerned?

About 2 days ago an itchy  lump appeared under the skin on my right breast, it's also red in the area....should I be concerned?

Only a little: Could be clogged follicle, infected skin, bug bite or various other things. You might try hot compresses and hydrocortisone cream. If you have fevers, severe pain, or spreading of the redness, or enlargement of the lump, you should be seen right away. This doesn't sound like a tumor or cancer but if it doesn't go away, that doesn't mean it's not important. ...Read more

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Itchy lump in bottom looks like extra flap of skin. Has been there for quite a while?

Itchy  lump in bottom looks like extra flap of skin. Has been there for quite a while?

SeSee See derm: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can find out what this is. ...Read more

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I have a itchy red lump underneath the skin on my face?

I have a itchy red lump underneath the skin on my face?

Folliculitis: The most common cause in men your age is folliculitis or inflammation of the hair follicle root. This is commonly called an in-grown hair. It could also be a subaceous cyst. See a doctor if it gets worse. In the mean time try not to irritate it. I recommend warm compresses. Get a new razor or avoid shaving. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my chin, it is both under and on top of my skin, it's itchy when i touch it but at the same time it hurts, any ideas what it may be?

I have a lump on my chin, it is both under and on top of my skin, it's itchy when i touch it but at the same time it hurts, any ideas what it may be?

Hard to know: Without more description or a picture, it is hard to know. Would see a primary care physician and see about dermatology referral if he doesn't know. Could be an abscess or something like a dermal inclusion cyst, but I am just speculating. Pictures really help with derm issues. ...Read more

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I have these small skin coloured lumps on the back of my hands they are painless not itchy it started about 8years ago with just a few now I have lots?

I have these small skin coloured lumps on the back of my hands they are painless not itchy it started about 8years ago with just a few now I have lots?

Warts?: Molluscum Contagiousum? See a dermatologist. I hope this helps. If you want to talk more about this contact me by e-mail or text chat or video chat at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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I have a small lump just under ribs on right side it gets itchy but notjing on the skin, is tender at time if bend to the right?

I have a small lump just under ribs on right side it gets itchy but notjing on the skin, is tender at time if bend to the right?

Skin growth or cyst: This could be several things. There are only a few skin growths that are painful. The most common one is an angiolipoma. Have it evaluated by your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a large group of itchy lumps on my neck like skin tags. I've noticed it getting bigger is this something I should be worried about?

I have a large group of itchy lumps on my neck like skin tags. I've noticed it getting bigger is this something I should be worried about?

Need to be seen: You need to see your physician, who can examine the lumps, identify them, and, if need be, biopsy one of them. That way, you can get appropriate treatment and resolve the problem. ...Read more