Rated 5.0/5 based on 11 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Lump Moves Under Skin

Share
1

1
Is a lump that moves under skin, cancer?

Is a lump that moves under skin, cancer?

Not always: There are several types of soft tissue masses. Best to get it evaluated by your physician. Most are easily treatable if caught in early stages. ...Read more

Get help now ›
Dr. Cindy Juster
30 years in practice
2M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
Dr. Cindy Juster
30 years in practice
2M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
4

4
I have a small lump on my leg under my skin n it moves around when I touch it what could it be?

I have a small lump on my leg under my skin n it moves around when I touch it what could it be?

Cysts: It's probably a cyst which is a fluid filled sack or a lipoma which is a clump of fat. If it doesn't get irritated or larger it is probably nothing to worry about ...Read more

Get help now ›
5

5
Small lump on the back of my neck near my spine. Several months ago it popped with a soft material. Will not go away and is under skin, painless, moves?

Small lump on the back of my neck near my spine. Several months ago it popped with a soft material. Will not go away and is under skin, painless, moves?

Posterior neck lump: Possibly a sebaceous cyst (aka epithelial inclusion cyst). Was the expressed material cheesy & malodorous? Such cysts require complete removal including capsule to prevent their recurrence. See pcp or a general surgeon for this procedure. They will first evaluate to make sure no vital structures are involved. ...Read more

Get help now ›
6

6
I was sick about a month ago and since then I've had a small bean sized lump on my neck which moves around under my skin. It is not visible.

I was sick about a month ago and since then I've had a small bean sized lump on my neck which moves around under my skin. It is not visible.

Lymph node: This is most likely a lymph node that enlarged during your recent illness and may slowly recede over time. Sometimes the node permanently remains as a burned out small mass and is not significant. If the mass in your neck enlarges,becomes tender or if new masses appear, see your Physician for evaluation. ...Read more

Get help now ›
Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified
30 years in practice
2M people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
9

9
I have a very painful lump under the skin on ball of my foot it moves around and really hurts?

I have a very painful lump under the skin on ball of  my foot it moves around and really hurts?

Should be evaluated: From your description, this could refer to several possibilities. One would be that you have developed callous overlying a prominent metatarsal bone. The pain usually is from inflammation of the affected bone/joint. It could also be a cyst, such as a ganglion. Either way, it should be evaluated and treated by a podiatrist. ...Read more

Get help now ›
10

10
Hi , I have a hard lump under the skin near my clitorius - it moves and is very sore what is it?

Cyst: Sounds like a cyst--kind of a deep pimple. Warm compresses may help, an antibiotic ointment may help. If it enlarges, or your pain expands or worsens, you will need to be seen to possibly drain the lesion. ...Read more

Get help now ›

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Cindy Juster
30 years in practice
2M people helped
Continue
67,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook