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What is a lump in back of molar? No pain though.

What is a lump in back of molar? No pain though.

Need description: Is the lump hard or soft, large or small? What color is it? It can be many different entities: impacted wisdom teeth, abscess, neoplasm, cysts, follicle, etc. Have you dentist check it out! ...Read more

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I have a lump in back of my thigh. It has been there for more than a year. But now, it is starting paining as I sit on a seat.

Lipoma?: It is impossible to diagnose this without an examination. It sounds as if it may be an irritated lipoma. You need to see a general surgeon to have it removed. Once it's out then you'll know for sure what it is! ...Read more

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I have found small hard lump at back of my left testcle.when i touch it gives me pain and also when i try to sit in motorbike it gives pain.what its?

Here are some...: For most laypersons, left testicle most likely means left side of the sac (scrotum), in which the most common cause for what described may be infected sebaceous cyst. Of course, without a direct look & palpation, an accurate Dx is hard to come by. More? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html & go to see doc, preferably a urologist if possible. ...Read more

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I have a lump on back of neck. Discomforting & hurts at touch ?

I have a lump on back of neck. Discomforting & hurts at touch  ?

Possible abscess: Most likely an abscess( an area of infection that can develop into ball of pus), secondary to an infected cyst or hair follicle, usually fairly painful, swollen, warm , red most of time along with an area that might be yellow-gold. Fairly common Initially treated with warm compresses( towel soaked in warm water) for 10-15 minutes- 2-3X/day. If no better, see doctor for possible drainage + meds. ...Read more

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I have a hard painless lump on back of knee, been there now for 3 weeks,?

I have a hard painless lump on back of knee, been there now for 3 weeks,?

No worries: could be benign cyst. Have it check when you will get a chance. Not urgent. Some times it can get inflamed. Pay attention if it's starts to grow or gives you pain. ...Read more

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Very small non painful lump on back of elbow, can roll it around between fingerers. Hasn't changed in a month, what could it be?

Very small non painful lump on back of elbow, can roll it around between fingerers. Hasn't changed in a month, what could it be?

Ganglion cyst: What you described is consistent with ganglion cyst. You should have your doctor look at it next time you see her/him. Consult this site for information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ganglion-cyst/basics/definition/con-20023936 ...Read more

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Hi! Have hard lump at back of my head, more to right side and slightly more up than hole where head meets neck. What could this be? It's not painful.

Most likely: Most likely a sebaceous cyst, lipoma, or lymphnode. Difficult to say without an in person examination. Usually these are not dangerous but can cause some complications. www.bmednyc.com ...Read more