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Lump In Perineal A
I've had a small, painless, headless, firm lump in my perineal area for almost 2 weeks. I don't shave/wax. What could it be?
"Show and tell": This is one of those things that a md needs to be "shown" and you need to "tell" him/her about it to be accurate about what it is or is not. ...Read more
Okay.. so I have a lump about an inch or 2 down iniside my vagina to the right side near my anus/perineal area. ?
perineal area kinda towards the entrance of the vagina whitish color i thought it was vaginal discharge no itch bump or burn can't come off ?
Plan: It should be evaluated by GYN. If you sexually active it's definitely need to do ASAP. Please, be rational. Impossible to answer this question without exam. ...Read more
Maybe fibrocystic: Some women have lumpy breasts, especially painful in the premenstrual part of your cycle. http://tinyurl.com/4doxzfm it can be part of pms. Tell your doctor you're having them, and follow over the month. If any lumps become hard and do not go away, you'll need to have it examined especially. Try avoiding caffeine, sugar and unhealthy fats. Evening primrose oil may help; heating pad too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more
Many possibilities: A "lump in my back" can be due to a number of things including a lipoma (fatty mass), sebaceous cyst, lymphoma, tumor (muscle, skin, or other tumor), keloid, bony prominence, or other causes. See your doctor for a more definite diagnosis and possible treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Different options: The body 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, tendons 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
Could be cyst: Lump out side cheek could be cyst , tumor of inflammatory nature or some serious process . We need more history as to when it started , how its progress is , whether it is painful or not , whether there is swollen nodes in the neck . Are you smoker , chew tobacco, drink regularly ? My advice is watch the lump and if it is not resolving , consult with your doc. ...Read more
Take a picture: I wish we could see the picture because that would help in diagnosis so much. A lump and itchiness could mean 10 different things! it could be completely benign, or slightly dangerous. ...Read more
Hematoma: After a fall, there is inflammation and some blood accumulating from broken small blood vessels. It depends on what you are feeling. Otherwise, use warm compress on it to mobilize it. Then show it to your doctor to make sure, and proper treatment can then be instituted. Please no more falls. ...Read more