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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 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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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 reoccurring hard, painful lumps under my skin on a few fingers and toes for the last year. They are not itchy and about 0.5-1 CM in diameter. ?

I have reoccurring hard, painful lumps under my skin on a few fingers and toes for the last year.  They are not itchy and about 0.5-1 CM in diameter. ?

It could just be: scar or fibrous tissue, cyst,viral infection etc. Your primary Dr or Dermatologist can give you a definitive diagnosis. Best wishes! http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/cysts-lumps-bumps ...Read more

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