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Lump Looking Bum
Not sure?: Hemorrhoid? Wart? Cyst? This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
Although it could: Be something as simple as a hemorrhoid - to know - obtain medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more
Bruises: Would be most likely explanation, but if absolutely no trauma or injury to this area (even riding a bike or a carnival ride with a "hard" landing) then you should be seen to get an answer. GOod luck! ...Read more
It needs to be: Identified. This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
My boyfriend has this white hard. Lump on he's bum I've popped it 3 times in 5 years thick white smelling stuff keeps comin out goes away comes back?
My boyfriend has a white lump on his bum. And I've popped it 3 times in 5 years white thick smelling stuff comes out. It always comes back. What is it?
Anal lump: An external hemorrhoid would be the commonest thing causing a lump in the anus. These may be painless, itchy, may bleed and if a blood clot forms in one, they become quite painful and tender. Other anal lumps can be benign skin tags or an abscess which is usually painful, tender and filled with pus. See your physician for diagnosis, however. ...Read more
Lump: Not sure how long u noticed the lump, if it is painful, if size changed, etc.? . Best to have it looked at by your family doctor. ...Read more
Please get an exam: By your doc. It could be a pilonoidal cyst, the kind that grows at the base of the spine. You don't want the area to get infected weather it is or not. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I have a lump the size of a pea between the cheeks of my bum. I only felt it today and it feels soft. What can it be.
Does it hurt?:
It can be a small infection (pimp, or boil?)
it can be a skin lesion (benign growth to something more serious. Need to visualize directly). ...Read more
Happens sometimes...: 29 y/o says Painful lump on buttocks after injection? Happens sometimes if the injecting needle nicks some blood vessels & one gets a local bleed (Hematoma). Most disappear w/o much help but sometimes Warm Moist Compress helps. If it gets too painful/ red or have a discharge coming out then one must see a Doctor to Rule Out/ Treat infection. ...Read more
I have a blue lump on my buttocks. It doesn't hurt but I've had it for a couple of years. Should've worried?
Fatty feeling lump at bottom of back above right buttocks... Feels reasonably movable? What could this be? No pain?
?: This may in fact be a fatty process called a lipoma. You should see your doctor to verify. A lot depends on how long his has been present. You may need to have the area in question removed and evaluated under a microscope. Good luck ...Read more
Do hems always have a bluish color? What if you think you see lumps when you seperate the buttocks, but they are flesh color? Could it be anal folds?
Could be: All are possibilities. If you have questions or symptoms, you should see your family practice doctor. ...Read more
Most likely...: No. First thing that comes to mind would be a simple skin cyst. These are very common. Sometimes they can get infected and become larger and painful. So might be worth getting it checked out at next doctor's appointment. ...Read more
I have a group of sores and what appears to be a lump/clot of blood underneath the sores. This is on my right bum.
Buttock sores: Likely folliculitis and the blood may have been from scratching. Alternatively could be bites, that are infected. May benefit from washing 2x a day with Hibiclens (do not get into mucus membranes or the gluteal crack). may also benefit from topical antibiotics like mupirocin and oral antibiotics. Should also consider may be eczema (topical steroids) or fungal (topical meds). F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more
I have a soft painless lump on my bum near anus for 6 or 7 years. Its growing slowly. It is painless but it itches at times...
There are certainly: A number of possibilities for this finding. Unfortunately these cannot be evaluated over the internet. You will need to be examined. With this long of a duration it is unlikely but not impossible to be serious. Get it checked out now while you are young. Make an appointment for your health care provider to examine you. ...Read more
On my bum cheek I have a painless lump for like over 2-3 months or actually maybe even a year and its normal colour. Should I be worried?
Probably not: Painless lumps are often cysts or lipomas (abnormal fatty growth), sometimes a lymph node (unlikely in that location). If the lump is not bothering you, it is safe to do nothing, as long as nothing changes, like it is getting bigger, painful, or changes in the overlying skin. A surgeon can easily remove cysts or lipomas as an outpatient, if that will give you peace of mind. Very rarely a cancer. ...Read more
Apply topical antibi: Screen for a number of diseases related to bugs by blood tests. ...Read more
I have small black itchy lumps in my buttocks. And its been there for months already. When it dries up, it is flaking and itches a lot more. What is it?
Bumps: Could be due to a variety of reasons. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more
I have a circular lump (1.5-2cm diameter) in my buttock for around 6 months. It is completely painless. Skin colour. It is smooth. It Just got slightly big. I can push it.
Show to your doctor: Lumps under the skin that are painless, slowly enlarge over time, and can be moved around (mobile) are likely to be a lipoma (fatty tumor) or cyst (sebaceous cyst for instance). Lumps at the surface of the skin can include moles and skin cancers. Any masses should be brought to the attention of your doctor. He/she can determine if it should be watched or treated by excision/biopsy. ...Read more