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Lump On The Perineum
Get evaluated.: A wide range of lumps can appear on the foreskin of the penis, ranging from the benign to the worrisome. Redundant skin, sebaceous cysts are more benign examples. Infections, inflammation, and scarring can also cause lumps. And finally, a rare but cannot be missed diagnosis is penile cancer. Have your physician examine it. ...Read more
Ther perineum is the area between the anus and the scrotum in men and the vulva in women. It generally refers to the surface anatomy, from the pubic symphysis to the coccyx. Perineal tears and episiotomy can occur in this region during childbirth. The anogenital distance is a measure of the distance between the anus and the base of the penis or vagina & used in the ...Read more
Cyst: If its at the entrance to the vagina, it could be a bartholin's cyst. Those usually need a doctor to drain them. They can grow quite large. ...Read more
Lump under skin with no head right on vaginal bone on top of vagina right above the split very painful???
Cyst or tumor: A hard lump on your thigh is most likely a cyst or a benign tumor, such as a fibroma. If the lump has been there a long time, has not changed size and is not painful, you can just "watch" it. If it has appeared recently or has enlarged, then a surgeon should remove it. A pathologist will then determine if it will be of future concern. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knot the size of a quarter painful. In between my vulva area and rectum on the hymen. Whst could it be?
Cyst? Boil?: A hard, tender lump that is new, usually means inflammation or infection (mild). Cysts and boils often occur under the skin, can be firm and tender. You could try hot compresses to the area. Some people even take an antibiotic to eliminate infection. To be sure, see your doctor who can tell you what you are dealing with. ...Read more
What can cause a red , large, hard lump under the skin on the outer region of the upper right thigh?
A few things : If a "red skin lump " is tender, has surrounding redness and enlarging, it may be a skin abscess from a bacterial infection. The body can sometimes "wall" these off without any treatment. A doctor performed incision and drainage may cure these +- antibiotics. Its better to see the doctor early rather than wait to see what your body may do. ...Read more
Abscess vs cyst vs ?: Lipoma is benign lump of soft tissue under skin that doesn't hurt. Cyst is a collection of fluid or oil that shouldn't hurt unless it gets infected. Abscess is a collection of pus that can be quite painful. Hair follicle could get infected & swollen. Best to go see your family doc for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more
Confusing statement: Your testicle is enclosed within several layers of tissue in the scrotum, so you will not see a pimple on it.Your scrotum is covered with hair follicles and odor producing glands that can develop abscesses from skin germs.Tiny ones may self heal with moist heat in a few days,but the larger ones would need evaluation & treatment. This might require oral meds but often requires surgical drainage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lump inside inner thigh firm wjen pushed no visible lump on surface of skin. Always itchy over the area of lump, sore when pressed on. What could be?
Hi I have a small pee size lump in my groin area in between the thigh and sack its right in the crease of my groin on right side?
PEA SIZED LUMP: Needs to be checked out but is likely a benign keratin cyst of the skin. ...Read more
Get checked: Without being formally evaluated hard to know cause so best to get checked by your doctor or a dermatologist. Cysts can form on the genitalia and could present as firm bumps, but again best to be formally checked by a physician. ...Read more
Lump on inside of wrist near vein. Size of pea sticking out. Small, non visible lump on vein near other lump. Pain, burning, numbness in the same arm.
More context: dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them; generally the context matters a great deal. Recent trauma including intravenous injection illegal or otherwise changes possibilities drastically. Ganglion cyst comes to mind otherwise (a cyst in the covering of a nerve like a blister from wear and tear) associated with nerve irritaiton. ...Read more