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Lump On Chin Bone After Fall
Six months after sliding genioplasty I scratched dead skin of my chin hard, could chin have moved?
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
Had a crown prep on tooth 30 last week. This week on off pain under r side chin down neck into right chest 2 in under collar bone. This from tooth?
Hematoma: Bruising is nothing out of the ordinary after an injury and sometimes the blood in a bruise will collect into a hematoma. When this blood coagulates it gets hard. This could be the lump. The body should reabsorb this over time but if it grows or doesn't get smaller then seek medical attention. ...Read more
41 y/o female. New enlarging bony lump on the front of my right shin bone just below my knee. Painless. No trauma. Immobile. First noticed few mos ago?
Medical evaluation: This needs to be evaluated by a physician. There are many possibilities being the most simple a reaction after injury but other serious problems such as bone tumors are possible. In most cases a simple x-ray is sufficient. ...Read more
I fell down steps 1m ago landed on my elbow and backside of hip. Huge bruise been hurting ever since. Found lump between back bone and top of hip ?
Sounds like a hema--: Toma (collection of blood) from a burst vessel or due to a ruptured muscle, which are commoner than a fracture, ligament/tendon tears, etcc. Your symptoms should be getting better generally. Hot pack 3 times a day with pain meds would help, as well as pt with strengthening exercises. I hope you saw your pcp or an orthopod, to ensure you don't have a fx. ...Read more
Branch fell hitting my chin. Lump soon formed. No broken skin. Had all functions. Dark purple bruise, tender small lump remain 4 days. Is chin broken?
Injury : Injuries can be difficult to diagnose without seeing the patient face to face. Although you have normal function as you stated, it might be better to let your doctor check you if there is bruising ...Read more
Fell hard on knee 3 wks ago. Initial swelling on knee, bruising, painful to touch. Now swelling above knee cap and 2 hard dime size balls on kneecap?
Prepatellar bursa: The lumps maybe hematoma as you may have injured the prepatellar bursa. Heat might help the lumps go away. If there's more to this you need an evaluation. We want to make certain that you don't have an infection ...Read more
I noticed a bony lump on the top of my left shoulder bone. Not paining but it's grinding when rotate the shoulder. I lift weights. Cause for worry?
Prob AC joint: The AC joint is on the top of your shoulder, about 2 inches from the outside edge. I suspect this is what is bothering you. It is easily irritated by repetitive movement and strain. It would take an exam to know exactly where your problem is. Back off on your lifting and try some ibuprofen. If it doesn't go away, see your doctor. ...Read more
See Dermatologist: A hard bump in the head could in fact be one a several things such as: lipoma, benign cysts, foreign body granuloma, Various bony/soft tissue tumors, or even infectious processes. The best way to rule out a malignancy/cancer is to see a dermatologist. He/she will do an exam and determine whether or not a biopsy is recommended. Since you are very anxious, it is best to schedule an appointment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard lump on tibia bone (upper front part),which had mild pain 2 weeks ago (only on touching it).Now the lump is hard and immovable. No pain at all.
TV fell on leg and slid down shin bone. Was told it was a bruised bone. Now I have a hard movable lump in area that feels like scar tissue? Normal?
Lump: A lump secondary to trauma that is mobile is unlikely connected to bone. There has likely been damage to the tissue just under the skin, called subcutaneous fat. It often takes weeks for this to resolve. All the best. ...Read more
I had a tooth extraction last Thursday. The root was fused to the bone. Walnut size lump on jaw line and pain, sometimes intense. ?
About a week ago i noticed this lump on my left collar bone. It's weird shaped, hard & starts just above the bone but is mainly on it. Never broken it?
Swollen gland: Likely what you are describing is something called lymphadenopathy, which is swelling and inflammation of lymph nodes. This can lead to pain and can be aggravated by movement, depending on the location of the swollen lymph node. Generally speaking, most lymphadenopathy is caused by infectious processes. This could be viral or bacterial. Other causes can be discussed with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have knot on breast bone Lt. side after felling on hard box hurts to pick up thing bend over or mash on breast bone been 6weeks what could be wrong?
You may: have a "sub-periosteal" hematoma ("bone bruise") These take longer to resolve than soft tissue bruises. Applied HEAT may RESORBTION Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more
Tailbone pain: Pain in the tail bone, or coccyx, is very common after trauma to the buttocks area. In most causes, the pain is caused by a bone bruise (contusion) and can be relieved by anti-inflammatories and ice -- this pain may last from 4-6 weeks -- the good news is that the coccyx is difficult to fracture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Must be examined: and x-rayed. I suggest a surgical consultation. ...Read more
Firm but not bone hard lump on top of shoulder towards arm. 2.5 CM long. Under skin but on top of muscle/bone. Moves very little. Afraid of cancer.
I fell down and hurt my leg bone. As a result, there's a bump on my leg bone after the scratch healed. How to make the bump go away?
Leave it alone: It will probably go away on its own...It just takes more time.If it gets bigger, painful, red, ...C ur doc. ...Read more