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Pea sized fleshy sort of lump on pubic area. It is underneath the skin and not painful at all, I do shave and wondering if I need to get this checked?

Pea sized fleshy sort of lump on pubic area. It is underneath the skin and not painful at all, I do shave and wondering if I need to get this checked?

Probable cyst: There are a number of conditions that cause lumps and bumps to appear on the surface of the skin or just below the skin. The most common are skin cysts
and epidermoid cysts (aka sebaceous cysts) which is consistent with what you are describing. As long as "lump" is not painful and not changing in size and appearance, would just observe and have your doctor check it at your next routine visit. ...Read more

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A week ago I noticed a peasized lump on my pubic area. It's under the skin, not painful. I've had something similar but it went away. What could it be?

A week ago I noticed a peasized lump on my pubic area. It's under the skin, not painful. I've had something similar but it went away. What could it be?

Hmmm.: Dermatologic conditions are hard to evaluate without seeing them in person.
Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, but,
Small infections like acne or boils are quite common there. Spreading redness implies an infection needing antibiotic but a lot of them heal on their own, . ...Read more

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I have an under the skin lump near my pubic area. Not sure what it is, this isn't the first time. Sometimes it hurts other times it doesnt. What is it?

I have an under the skin lump near my pubic area. Not sure what it is, this isn't the first time. Sometimes it hurts other times it doesnt. What is it?

Examination: Without an examination it is difficult to know for sure. In this area you can get ingrown hairs, pimples, abscesses, something called hidradenitis, swollen lymph nodes, growths....
Have it looked at next time it happens ...Read more

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I have a lump on my pubic area it is very sore an tender and is causing me some pain can some one guide me to what it could be?

I have a lump on my pubic area it is very sore an tender and is causing me some pain can some one guide me to what it could be?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my pubic area and it's filled up with pus and blood it's painful to touch. I've popped many times and used Detol to keep it clean?

I have a lump on my pubic area and it's filled up with pus and blood it's painful to touch. I've popped many times and used Detol to keep it clean?

Sebaceous cyst?: This is probably a sebaceous cyst that is repeatedly getting infected. Or perhaps an ingrown hair with folliculitis leading to a recurrent abscess (carbuncle, boil). A minor surgical procedure to drain it probably will solve the problem. Stop popping it and see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my pubic area. It's not painful, feels fluid filled and about the size of a dime been there for a week. No hair but I shave regularly?

Lump: A small lump that size is likely fine. It may be from skin irritation. If it is getting bigger or looks angry have it seen. Monitor. All the best. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my pubic area. On the right side. It started small and now is about a size of a grape. It's painless but irritable?

I have a lump in my pubic area. On the right side. It started small and now is about a size of a grape. It's painless but irritable?

Lump: If it is growing it warrants to be checked. Although, in most cases it is a benign cyst, without seeing it, it's hard to make such diagnosis, so you have no choice but to see a doc. ...Read more

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Had lump under skin pubic area come n go 3 months popped gone now have new lump different spot come n go cyst? What is it? Wat should I do?

Had lump under skin pubic area come n go 3 months popped gone now have new lump different spot come n go cyst? What is it? Wat should I do?

It's likely: A recurrent folliculitis, like a pimple, from infected hair follicles. Can be from shaving, may need antibiotics but keep area clean with soap and water and use warn, hot compresses to see if this makes them surface faster. Get seen if gets worse. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my pubic area close to my thigh it is rather large in size about the size of a walnut and very painfu. There is no "head"?

I have a lump in my pubic area close to my thigh it is rather large in size about the size of a walnut and very painfu. There is no "head"?

Possible Infection: It sounds like you may have an infection. This is not an uncommon location for infections of either certain glands of the body or even a hair follicle. Either way it needs to be treated. Tenderness and swelling especially if getting larger is likely to turn into an abscess and should be treated by a physician. Go see your doctor before it gets worse. ...Read more

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Hello, I have a small pea sized lump on my pubic area. Very close to the base of my penis. Not red and doesn't hurt. Been there for a couple weeks.

Pubic lump: Most probably is a soft tissue tumor (cyst, fat tumor, etc.) most of the times benign. It will be good to have it checked. Depending on what it is, it may grow or get infected. ...Read more

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What's pain/lump in my pubic area near my left hip bone? I'm a 26 yr old female. I also think I'm getting sick but never experienced this. Had 4 2 day

Exam needed: A Lump and pain in the pubic area or groin could be a hernia, enlarged inflamed lymph gland or a cyst such as a wen, early abcess or ingrown hair A physician would have to examine you in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I gave found a small hard pea sized lump in my pubic area, with no redness swelling or tenderness?

I gave found a small hard pea sized lump in my pubic area, with no redness swelling or tenderness?

Lump in pubic area: It could be a few things: a sebaceous cyst, a lymph node, the beginning of an abscess formation. Best thing to do is get it checked out by your doc, but it doesn't sound like an urgent thing - maybe in the next 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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I have a red lump in the pubic area, it is quite firm and sore to touch and about the size of a fingertip, is it something I need to worry about?

I have a red lump in the pubic area, it is quite firm and sore to touch and about the size of a fingertip, is it something I need to worry about?

Infection: This could be an infected hair follicle if it's reddened and tender. Apply warm compresses and if it doesn't quiet down, drain or recede, have an examination by a physician as it may need to be drained especially if it enlarges. ...Read more

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Possible reasons for a very sore purplish/red lump in pubic hair area?

Possible reasons for a very sore purplish/red lump in pubic hair area?

Uncertain.: This lesion would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my pubic area and lower back problems also affecting my testicles ultrasound says I don`t have a hernia. Help me please?

I have a lump in my pubic area and lower back problems also affecting my testicles ultrasound says I don`t have a hernia. Help me please?

Maybe fat?: If you are overweight, it could simply be extra fat in your public area, and maybe even spinal disc problems from vein overweight as well. It's a bit more complex than this however, and really requires a visit to the doctor for a more complete history and physical examination. If you have already been to a doctor, consider getting a second opinion. ...Read more

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I am experiencing groin lump. Hard lump in middle of pubic area?

I am experiencing groin lump. Hard lump in middle of pubic area?

Here are some...: Are the lump hurting you in which way, and how long has it been? Without a detailed set of info on the specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of the lump (s), it is hard to tell what it may be. But it is not that hard to sort all related things out correctly for good care by following suggestion in articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish to health... ...Read more

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I have a lump on my pelvic/pubic area which I thought was a pimple but hasn't gone away. What else could it be?

I have a lump on my pelvic/pubic area which I thought was a pimple but hasn't gone away. What else could it be?

Depends: How long has it been there. Where exactly is it?

It could be a cyst - which needs to be removed surgically.

It could be a lymph node - indicates infection in the area.

It could be scar tissue from a former pimple in that area. ...Read more

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My friend went in a steam room to detox and by earily the next morning started complaining of a painful lump in her pubic hair area, could this be from the steam room detox because she was fine before the detox?

My friend went in a steam room to detox and by earily the next morning started complaining of a painful lump in her pubic hair area, could this be from the steam room detox because she was fine before the detox?

Great Q. Tough A.: Ok, so this might sound gross, but places like shower and steam rooms are hot, humid, laden with germs from bare bottoms or damp towels. They are the perfect environment for organisms to grow and thrive. So I would ask about the steam room as well as the health of the person undergoing detox. An exam by a primary care physician or institutional md would be helpful. Extra pain is not a good thing ...Read more

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A huge lump is on my pubic hair area & it hurts very bad it's even hurting my tummy what is this?

A huge lump is on my pubic hair area & it hurts very bad it's even hurting my tummy what is this?

Get it seen: It is hard to say without seeing the lump. However, it is likely a ingrown hair or an abscess and the pressure from the infection is causing the pain. Get it checked. ...Read more

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Are large palpable lumps in the pubic area common to find?

No.: Occasional small lumps that come and go are common. Not large lumps. And certainly not lumps that are progressively enlarging. See your doc to figure out how big they really are and whether they need monitoring. ...Read more

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I have lumps in my pubic area. My gyno told me they are fatty deposits. Now I am feeling them when I wipe in both areas. Should I get a secomd opini?

I have lumps in my pubic area. My gyno told me they are fatty deposits. Now I am feeling them when I wipe in both areas. Should I get a secomd opini?

Yes: If you doubt any diagnosis, you should get a second opinion. "fatty deposits" can occur in the vaginal area. ...Read more

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Am sexually active and have a hard painful lump at the very top of my pubic area, winding what it could be?

Am sexually active and have a hard painful lump at the very top of my pubic area, winding what it could be?

Skin infection.: Are you shaving this area? This is becoming fashionable and causing more skin infections, which could be dangerous and hard to treat. If it is very small and not too pain Gil, you may try Bacitracin or Neosprin OTC. If it continues to enlarge and get more painful see a doctor for antibiotic treatment.One problem we see now is something called MERSA, which needs a health professionals management. ...Read more