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My 2 and 1/2 year old son has bruising & a hard pea size lump near left hip bone, what could it be?

My 2 and 1/2 year old son has bruising & a hard pea size lump near left hip bone, what could it be?

Probably benign: If new, probably trauma with a small fatty scar, which may takes weeks to resolve. If no where else on the body, should not be a problem. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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I can feel a lump just next to my left hip bone, what could it be?

I can feel a lump just next to my left hip bone, what could it be?

Many possibilities: Hard to say with out seeing or being able to examine it but common causes of lumps in someone your age are: lipomas, dermoid cysts, sebaceous cysts. ...Read more

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What to do if I have painful lump about 2 inches inside my left hip bone?

What to do if I have painful lump about 2 inches inside my left hip bone?

Inguinal lymph node: Secondary to infection eg PID, cellulitis leg or rickettsial. Suggest see GP for proper investigation and examination to determine causative factor. ...Read more

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I noticed a small lump on my left lower hip or upper butt side it's grown bigger and a lot harder and is painful below the lump. Like the bone hurts.?

I noticed a small lump on my left lower hip or upper butt side it's grown bigger and a lot harder and is painful below the lump. Like the bone hurts.?

See your Doctor: This could be several things, you need to be seen by your doctor ang get the lump checked out. The most concerning thing would be an infection or abscess. ...Read more

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I woke up today with a lump new my left hip bone it doesn't unless I put pressure on it what could it be?

I woke up today with a lump new my left hip bone it doesn't unless I put pressure on it what could it be?

Left: Hip lumps can be due to a carbuncle, cyst, lipoma or a contusion. An examination is necessary to help identify etiology and give treatment ...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

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 have a lump slightly below my left hip bone, towards my groin. It's painful to touch, it is approximately 2inches by 1inch what might it be?

I have a lump slightly below my left hip bone, towards my groin. It's painful to touch, it is approximately 2inches by 1inch what might it be?

# of things: It could be any of a number of things. Your doctor should see you and do a history physical, possibly run some tests, then let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Lump left groin area finger length down from bottom of hip bone. Taking b control pill only. No med problems/ allergies. Hurry to doc or wait and see?

Lump left groin area finger length down from bottom of hip bone. Taking b control pill only. No med problems/ allergies. Hurry to doc or wait and see?

See doc: Any abnormal swelling in that area could be lymphatic or vascular, best to avoid trouble by waiting, especially if the lump gets bigger. See your GP or OB for an exam and see what's up ...Read more

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Lump on mid left bum cheek just under hip bone, same colour as skin and doesn't look like a pimple. Same size as top part of my finger&is under skin?

Lump on mid left bum cheek just under hip bone, same colour as skin and doesn't look like a pimple. Same size as top part of my finger&is under skin?

Well: This could be a cyst or an abscess or a benign tumor like a lipoma. Very rarely this could be something serious like a cancer but doubt this.you really need to see a primary care doctor in person for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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If I put my left thumb on my hip bone and extend my middle finger press 1.5" below the navel line and 2" above the groin. Feel pain and with lump?

If I put my left thumb on my hip bone and extend my middle finger press 1.5" below the navel line and 2" above the groin. Feel pain and with lump?

Probable midline her: A hernia is just a thinning in some retaining wall in the body. The most common one in infants is at the belly button and is called an umbilical hernia and it almost always closes spontaneously by 5 yrs. In men the inguinal hernia is most common, in women a femoral hernia, You sound like maybe a hernia of the median raphe. If it doesn't bother U forget it, otherwise see a surgeon! ...Read more

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Very hard lump on L pubic BONE causes pain in my whole left side of my back, hip, and pelvis. CT shows scattered bone islands. Lump feels like bone.

Very hard lump on L pubic BONE causes pain in my whole left side of my back, hip, and pelvis. CT shows scattered bone islands. Lump feels like bone.

Bone islands: Are benign incidental findings, they don't cause a mass. If you had a bony or calcified mass the CT should have showed it easily. The mass you feel may be hard, but not bone. Additional imaging with mri may be useful if CT failed to provide an answer. ...Read more

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I found a lump under the skin (new) near my left hip bone. Extreme Pain in hip and back. Heart beats funny sometimes, fever, sweats, chills?

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See a doctor: Sounds like you need to see a doctor for a more detailed interview and exam and work up. ...Read more

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Feel hard small lump in lower left abdomen, tender to touch almost under hip bone. Ct scan normal and have bloating.

Feel hard small lump in lower left abdomen, tender to touch almost under hip bone. Ct scan normal and have bloating.

Change diet: If the CT scan is normal then the lump may not be anything more than a cyst but you should consult your doctor to be sure. For the bloating try dietary changes like eliminating dairy or gluten. ...Read more

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Pain in the lower right side of my back with a small, movable lump around my hip bone. What could be causing this?

SIJ: 20y female notes unilateral low back pain & movable subcutaneous mass. Absent trauma, these findings suggests sacroiliac joint, SIJ, disorder. Patient has discovered a benign cartilaginous Schmurls node overlying the discomforted dorsal aspect of her SIJ. Pain generated by a disordered SIJ radiates from low back to the hip. Is Hypermobility Syndrome involved? See comments: ...Read more

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I slipped & felI landed super hard on my hip. Couple hours later, I noticed on the hip bone a big, hard lump. What is this, and what should I do?

I slipped & felI landed super hard on my hip.  Couple hours later, I noticed on the hip bone a big, hard lump.  What is this, and what should I do?

Hip: Most people consider their hip pointer as their hip bone, so if this is the part that was injured, most of the time the protective bursa shields the bone and therefore preventing a fracture. One typically gets some bleeding into that bursa which can become distended, hence firm lumpy and painful. Rest,use ice and avoid activities for 36-48 hours. If you begin having sharp groin pain,get a xrayi ...Read more

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I have this werid lump on my hip bone I have just found it. It occured after I have a brousing should I be worried what could it be? I'm stressing

I have this werid lump on my hip bone I have just found it.
It occured after I have a brousing should I be worried what could it be? 
I'm stressing

Bony Lesion: This is because you may have a hematoma/contusion (the painful swelling described) that is limited to this or worse, associated with a fracture. But this also may represent something more ominous if this was actually pre-existing such as a neoplastic process (tumor) and was only incidentally discovered because of trauma. See your physician who can help you with diagnosis (may involve a xray). ...Read more

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Painful lump above right hip bone?

Painful lump above right hip bone?

Painful lump : Above right hip bone could mean an infection, boil, abscess, cellulitis or metastasis from bone tumor. Hard to say without more information and examination. The Best thing to do is consult your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My backs been hurting so I was rubbing my lower back and found a lump on my right side right above my hip bone what could it be?

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

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I have a small movable lump by my back hip bone. It's not painful. I can feel it only when I touch. It's not getting bigger. It's been thr about 5 year?

I have a small movable lump by my back hip bone. It's not painful. I can feel it only when I touch. It's not getting bigger. It's been thr about 5 year?

Watch and wait: If it has not grown in five years, you may watch and wait. If the mass doubles in size, becomes irregular, shape or color, bleeds, or ulcerates, please see a doctor.
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I have a non painful lump on my right hip bone what could this be? I'm a 28-year-old female.

Bump on hip: This could be a lipoma. Is it soft and nontender? Most likely nothing to worry about if it is just under the skin, and not painful. A simple exam by an MD can help determine this! ...Read more

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I have what feels like a lump in my right buttock. Sitting is very painful. Feels like hip bone is going through flesh.?

I have what feels like a lump in my right buttock.  Sitting is very painful. Feels like hip bone is going through flesh.?

Stretching helps: Avoid sitting with wallet in back pocket. May be a very tight muscle or pinched nerve. Stretching helps. Sometimes a heel lift is required. A low back adjustment may be necessary as well. If not relief with this or anti inflammatory medications, further testing, such as an x-ray, ct or MRI may be needed. ...Read more

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I have a lump beneath my hip bone on my right side (groin area?). It is slightly painful to the touch and moveable. What could this be?

Lymph node: This sounds like a reactive lymph node. It can be swollen from a small cut (like from shaving) or other infection in the groin or leg area. It should go back to normal over a few weeks but if it keeps getting bigger you need to see a health provider to check it out. ...Read more

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Severe back pain one day, feeling around noticed a hard lump, on my lower right back closer to my hip region. Feels as hard as a bone.

Back pain: Based on location and the hard lump sounds like a muscle spasm, try an over the counter pain reliever, chill out for a day or so and if it persists a consultation with your local doctor might be helpful. ...Read more

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I am 23 years old and I noticed a small movable lump under the skin right next to my right hip bone. It doesn't hurt but should I be worried?

I am 23 years old and I noticed a small movable lump under the skin right next to my right hip bone. It doesn't hurt but should I be worried?

Hard to say: If you have a soft tissue lesion anywhere that you have noticed, it bears observation. Lesions that are increasing in size, especially rapidly, or those associated with increasing pain, are concerns for malignancy. A painless mass which is constant, unchanging in appearance, and unchanged over time is likely benign. Lipomas are the most common soft tissue benign lesions; common and benign. ...Read more

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I found a lump by my hip bone to the right toward my public. When I'm laying down it is able to be felt but when I raise leg it's easier to be felt.

I found a lump by my hip bone to the right toward my public. When I'm laying down it is able to be felt but when I raise leg it's easier to be felt.

See below : There are several anatomical structures in this region that you're describing at this point probably you'd be best served by getting an evaluation from a physician. There are a laundry list of problems. Off the top my head a few examples may be a hernia, lymph node swelling, soft tissue masses, gynecological pathology. Again there are too many to list. Get it evaluated asap. ...Read more