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Lump On Big Tod
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Inflammed Lymph node: The lymph nodes of the back of the neck drain the lymph fluid from the scalp area. So often when patients complain of this situation we check to make sure they don't have a lesion on the scalp. But otherwise it can be caused by a number of other things. If they don't resolve or get bigger, they should be seen, antibiotics my be necessary. ...Read more
My boyfriend breasteses have a big lump next to the niple and they hurt, I tried to squeeze them some white stuff comes out and its very painful?
Cyst: It may be just a cyst but see a doctor for further evaluation of his breast lesion. Better to be safe than sorry. Good luck. ...Read more
Some ideas: Many males don't find their own epididymis / spermatic cord and plexus, or don't recognize it as part of their normal equipment. Any other 'big' testicular mass calls for a physician's office visit. ...Read more
Need 2 C Ur Doctor: Most women's breasts are "lumpy-bumpy", especially after pregnancies +/- breastfeeding. This is because most of the breast consists of fat; the islands of milk-producing tissue tend to consolidate and change in response to hormonal changes. This should be no cause for concern and this should improve after menopause. However, don't become complacent-any new lump warrants evaluation. ...Read more
Many things: A history & physical will help greatly in the true diagnosis. It could be a simple cyst, or a "hematoma/contusion" if he hit his head, or an infected pimple/abscess/hair follicle, etc. He should see a dr. And get the proper diagnosis, as the treatment will depend on it. Good luck ...Read more
Ask your surgeon: It is hard to know from your question if the lump is what was biopsied (to see what it was) or if the lump is from the biopsy procedure. It would be unusual for a hematoma from a biopsy to persist from may to september, but if the biopsy was done to see what was in a pre-existing lump and there was no other treatment, it would still be there. Ask your surgeon. ...Read more
See a doctor: Have it evaluated. There is no way to give you any specifics without being able to examine the area. ...Read more
I have noticed back of tongue there are big and small lumps at back of and back (on side) of tongue. Is that normal?
I have a lump on the back of my neck (right side), does not hurt but lump is very big sometimes my neck feel stiff.?
One lump of suger: Usual painless lump in the neck is a lipoma if it is soft, moveable and under the skin. However it should not cause your neck to be stiff. Check it out with a general practice doc or a dermatologist. ...Read more
I had my gallbladder taken out a week and a 1/2 ago. I lifted something a day ago heavy. Now I have a lump under my big cut. Did I tear inside?
Good evening, I'm female fourty years old, im a smoker and I have burning feeling and big lump on my upper right middle of my back. What can it be?
Hard to say: But things that I would worry about that could cause this are an infected or inflamed cyst. You could also have a skin abscess. There are other things it could be to besides what I mentioned. Without seeing it, it really is difficult to be more specific. Your best bet is to be evaluated in person. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have a lump on my left lower clitoris outside of the clitoris where all women love shaving to look sexy, just noticed it early this morning is big?
See Dr.: It is very tough to diagnose anything over the computer, so it is recommended for you to see your ob/gyn dr. For a vaginal evaluation and proper diagnosis. If you shaved that area, it could be an infected hair follicle that is becoming abscessed, and it may need to be incised and drained, and or treated with antibiotics. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have a big lump on the back of my neck prior to this I had 2 same size lumps on ea side that were all painfull & went away on their own weeks apart.
See ENT for consult: All suspicious lumps n the back of the neck require an ENT examination to try to find the primary source. See ENT for consultation and tests. ...Read more
I have a peasize lump in pubic area. So I shave and look at it. It grow big when I touch it and getting small when I don't notice it. Its been 4days?
Bump at pubic area: It could be genital wart or molluscum contangiosum ...Read more
My 3 year old son been having big lumps to come in his head and turn into sores and when I press down on them he said it hurts. He have three. Please?
Breast Lesion: This is likely a benign process given your young age, but given that rarely these may still represent a malignancy in a young person. See your physician for an exam and also a diagnostic ultrasound (or mr, if indicated). Often that can help guide treatment. Common benign processes in your age group are fibroadenoma, fibrocystic changes, intraductal papilloma, and fat necrosis among others. ...Read more
When?: A 'lump' is a scap hemorrhage qutside the brain and as such needs no particular treatment other than time, head injury can matter in old people. Those on anticoagulants and if it was associated with loss of consciousness or vomiting or iprolonged headache it should be investigated. Severe head trauma can be life threatening in the first 12 hours or so if accompany by a so called extradural hema. ...Read more
These could be: Cysts, lipomas, or many other benign tumors, see dermatologist for answers ...Read more
Fungiform Papilla: Fungiform papilla toward the back of the tongue can get inflammed and occasionally infected. This is typically benigh. There are a few more ominous things that it could typically be so I would definitely get it checked out, but don't stress out and lose sleep over it. ...Read more
I have a big lump under my arm pit an its been there for three days its rick hard an it hurts what could this be?
Lumpy pit: Could be an access which we see in clinic all the time. Your doctor will know how to deal with this. Could be an inflamed lymph node which is usually from your body fighting some infection, but needs to be followed closely to ensure it goes away. Put hot compresses on it tonight and let your doctor see you in the morning please. ...Read more
My baby has lumps all around her body and the lumps have little pumps around the big lumps and some are scabbing?
Infection: See your pediatrician today. This is likely an infection and may require prescription medication. It is also probably contagious so keep the baby away from pregnant women, other babies or people with compromised immune systems (such as the elderly) until you know what it is. ...Read more
I have a lump on my lower back that itches like crazy it does not pain but it relatively big and it hard? Help please
L have lump under my arm quite painful I had 1 under same arm couple weeks ago but not as big and painful as this one?
What could the cause be of a hard lump under my skin on my upper thought that hurts when I apply pressure to it. Not very big?
Lump: Many things it could be so get it examined. It could be a cyst, infection for example. ...Read more
I have a ball-like lump on the left side of my neck for a few years now. Today it is really big and hurts bad, what should I do?
See physician: If you have had this lump for several years and it is getting painful I would highly recommend seeing a physician sooner than later. ...Read more
Lump on my forearm about two centimetres big was a soft lump is not soft anymore is quite painful when touching. What should I do?
Why do I get red marks/dots under my skin on the inner side of both my thighs (flat not lumps) after taking ecstasy and having a big night?
I had a lump in my perineum for about 3 years. And it gets big and then small. But this time u could. Really. See it cause. It s so swollen.
I have rather big lumps in both of my breasts. I've had them since I was a teenager, so I never thought anything about them. Is that normal?
Hey I am looking for to ask u I found a lup that seams like a big boil under left Brest sorry typo above lump it is very painful what should?
I have lump on top right down there, it is red and big lump, smooth on top like liquid inside there, it's painful when touch it, please help!,
Lump: Phillip had to say what it is without a picture. Can you post one? ...Read more
I am 21 years old and my head is deformed and I got a big lump back of my head I need your help. What I need to do for my head to become normal?
Seek consulttion: It is hard to know what it recommend without a photo and consultation. A (facial)plastic surgeon with craniomaxillofacial experience would be appropriate. The best treatment will depend on the nature and degree of your deformity, . Good luck! ...Read more
lump on my bikini line. Started to shrink then was big again (size of a chickpea)then shrunk again. It does not hurt just get pulling feeling?
Lymph node/infxn: Lumps on bikini line that increase or decrease in size can be a lymph node (if found in the crease between the leg and the pelvic region) or an infection of the hair follicle called folliculitis. Folliculitis are usually red spots that are painful/itchy while lymph nodes are typically rubbery and firm. One can get folliculitis with waxing/shaving the bikini line. ...Read more