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I have discovered a fatty a lump inside my right inner butt cheek.?

I have discovered a fatty a lump inside my right inner butt cheek.?

Lipoma: You can have this treated by your dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

Buttock (Definition)

The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more


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I have a mass on my one butt cheek that started out as a dimple but now looks like a huge crease....

I have a mass on my one butt cheek that started out as a dimple but now looks like a huge crease....

Mass: Although this may be a benign mass such as a lipoma, it's advisable to have your physician examine this mass to be sure. A surgical consult may also be recommended. ...Read more

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I have a large lump on the inside of my right butt cheek it has been there for 10 yrs what could it be?

I have a large lump on the inside of my right butt cheek it has been there for 10 yrs what could it be?

Needs evaluation: Reasons for this lump may be numerous. An appropriate evaluation by a physician is necessary in order to answer this question. This may represent an epidermal inclusion cyst or lipoma, all of which are benign processes. However, there are other possibilities and an evaluation by a physician is warranted. ...Read more

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I have discovered a lump in my inner butt cheek near my anus?

I have discovered a lump in my inner butt cheek near my anus?

Need to see: There are a few different things this can be. It absolutely needs to be evaluated to guide your treatment and let you know what it is. ...Read more

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I have a large lump on the inside of my butt cheek near my anus. What can this be from?

I have a large lump on the inside of my butt cheek near my anus. What can this be from?

External hemorrhoid: Or an abscess or an anorectal tumor, bernign or malignant. You should get it examined by a colorectal surgeon to confirm the diagnosis and get appropriate management advice. ...Read more

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A small area of skin on my butt cheek has been itching for a few months, I just felt a lump under my skin in that area. What could it be?

A small area of skin on my butt cheek has been itching for a few months, I just felt a lump under my skin in that area. What could it be?

May be brewing: Infection, such as folliculitis, or abscess formation. Or it could be a large lymph node with infection somewhere else. See a healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I had a large lump on the inside of my butt cheek and when I sat down today it busted open. A bloody puss type of fluid came out what could it be?

I had a large lump on the inside of my butt cheek and when I sat down today it busted open. A bloody puss type of fluid came out what could it be?

Pilonidal cyst: A pilonidal cyst is an abnormal pocket originating in the skin that usually contains hair, skin debris and other abnormal tissue. A pilonidal cyst is almost always located near the tailbone at the top of the cleft of the buttocks. The only sure treatment for a pilonidal cyst is surgery. ...Read more

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I squeezed a hard lump that was on the bottom of my son's right butt cheek. An extremely sticky green substance came out and I have no idea why. Help?

I squeezed a hard lump that was on the bottom of my son's right butt cheek. An extremely sticky green substance came out and I have no idea why. Help?

Skin infection: It sounds like there was a skin infection there with a pocket of pus. You drained it. The stuff that came out was pus--how the body fights germs. It needs to heal more, so warm packs on it will help speed that up. Talk to your son's doctor who will decide if you need an antibiotic, more drainage, or just watching it. It probably came from a bite or scratch that got infected. ...Read more

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Hard lump under skin in left butt cheek. Size of a pea, slightly bigger. Has been there for over a year. Does not pop, hurts occasionally when pinched?

Hard lump under skin in left butt cheek. Size of a pea, slightly bigger. Has been there for over a year. Does not pop, hurts occasionally when pinched?

See your doctor.: A subcutaneous mass can be lots of different things. In your case I suspect you had a case of folliculitis with a small abscess. If it never drained its contents it may have calcified over time. Your doctor can remove this so a diagnosis can be made by a pathologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a small lump on my right butt cheek. Could it be cancer?

What to do if I have a small lump on my right butt cheek. Could it be cancer?

Rare: The majority of lesions that develop in the buttock are lipomas from the fat present. These are non tender and usually just under the skin. In rare instances sarcomas develop which are firm lesions, can grow relatively quickly and are usually large when identified because there are deeply seated. If such is present a bx is indicated followed by a radical gluteal resection to encompass it. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my rght butt cheek its been there for ten yrs now is it cancer?

Unlikely!: Very unlikely! Lipoma, cyst etc. Has it ever been examined by a physician? ...Read more

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While working out in the stair-treadmill I felt a pop. I now have a hard painless lump on my right butt cheek. It makes a dent appearance. Help?

While working out in the stair-treadmill I felt a pop. I now have a hard painless lump on my right butt cheek. It makes a dent appearance. Help?

Pop: In the buttock area, you would be worried about a muscle or tendon rupture or a collection of blood called a hematoma. Apply ice, rest and use Tylenol (acetaminophen) and if not better in 3-4 days be seen. All the best. ...Read more

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I located a small lump on my lower hip closer to my butt cheek. I noticed pain first then the lump. It has grown and is harder. Should I be concerned?

I located a small lump on my lower hip closer to my butt cheek. I noticed pain first then the lump. It has grown and is harder. Should I be concerned?

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 have a lump in the crease of my leg a. I noticed it about two days ago but now it is starting to be painful in my leg and my butt cheek. What coul?

I have a lump in the crease of my leg a. I noticed it about two days ago but now it is starting to be painful in my leg and my butt cheek. What coul?

Family practice: The lump is probably a lymph node, enlarged due to some form of infection. You should be seen for a proper diagnosis for the pain in leg and buttocks they may be related. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a lump in the inside of my butt cheek. It's hard solid. And hurts when I walk.?

Hi, I have a lump in the inside of my butt cheek. It's hard solid. And hurts when I walk.?

Abscess: It could be infection- like an abscess. Depends on the size antibiotics vs drainage may be needed ...Read more

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A largish, soft lump on my butt cheek isn't bothersome, but if it needs surgical excision, what are practical considerations for stitches, etc.?

Soft tissue lump: This is most likely a lipoma but it is best to have it examined by your PCP to confirm. Dependent on where it is located on the buttock - pressure from sitting can sometimes cause the wound to open so that more permanent (nonabsorbable) sutures would be used to try to keep this from occurring. If it is less then 3-4 cm then it typically can be closed with an absorbable suture. ...Read more

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A boil/lump appeared on my butt-cheek under skin 4 yrs ago n left untreated. Nw it has grow to a ping pong ball size n hard. What it could be? M 22yrs

A boil/lump appeared on my butt-cheek under skin 4 yrs ago n left untreated. Nw it has grow to a ping pong ball size n hard. What it could be? M 22yrs

Hard to tell...: ...would need more detail or a picture. Given how long it's been there, my best guess is either a sebaceous cyst (not dangerous although at times they can become infected), or a lipoma (a collection of fat cells, not dangerous). you should be evaluated by a doctor if the lump is tender, is draining fluid, and/or is warm to touch. Particularly if it is located right next to your anus. ...Read more

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When I was at 18 yrs, a cyst appeared at my butt-cheek. It was left untreated. Nw I'm 23, the cyst became ping pong ball sized lump. Is a tumor (cncer)?

When I was at 18 yrs, a cyst appeared at my butt-cheek. It was left untreated. Nw I'm 23, the cyst became ping pong ball sized lump. Is a tumor (cncer)?

I do not know: At your age, cancer would be unlikely, but the definitive diagnosis is made with a biopsy. Sounds more like a sebaceous cyst or a lipoma, but as stated, see the Dr. And get a therapeutic excisional biopsy. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is a hard, small, painful lump, about the size of a pea under the skin of my right butt cheek, near the area that connects with my thigh?

What is a hard, small, painful lump, about the size of a pea under the skin of my right butt cheek, near the area that connects with my thigh?

? lipoma: There is a type of lipoma called an angio lipoma which can be painful. To make an accurate diagnosis it needs to be cut out. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my left butt cheek and its very painful and sore could this be a boil? Or something?

I have a lump on my left butt cheek and its very painful and sore could this be a boil? Or something?

Yes: This is a common area where bug bites or hair follicles may become breeding grounds for staph or other germs that will form an abscess. If you can sit on a heating pad for an extended period or over several hours you may get it to raise to the skin and drain. If not, it may need to be drained by your doc. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump between scrotum and rectum. It's on the right side "butt cheek", and is hard and painful. About 2" long by 1/2" wide. Help? Thx

I have a painful lump between scrotum and rectum. It's on the right side "butt cheek", and is hard and painful. About 2" long by 1/2" wide. Help? Thx

Abscess: Hi!, sorry about your situation. I sounds like you have a peri-rectal abscess. It is a painful infection filled mass, and may need to by drained by a doctor. Hot soaks and antibiotics sometimes will help, but it's best to see a doctor to pick the best treatment plan. Good luck! ...Read more

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I fell down wood stairs a week ago. Bruising is mostly black and spreading with pain and lumps across lower butt cheek to side of my hip. Is this bad?

I fell down wood stairs a week ago. Bruising is mostly black and spreading with pain and lumps across lower butt cheek to side of my hip. Is this bad?

Injury: Common for bruise to go to dependent area of body. If you are walking and the bruise is the only area of concern it is safe to wait a few more days to heal. ...Read more

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I have a pea sized bump/lump located on a moist area of my left butt cheek but close to the lower lip not far from my vagina opening. What is this?

I have a pea sized bump/lump located on a moist area of my left butt cheek but close to the lower lip not far from my vagina opening. What is this?

Bump: Its very difficult to say without doing a physical examination of that part. I would like to know if its painfull or not, any discharge coming out of it, is
there any surrounding reddness.
my advice is to see your pcp ...Read more