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Found lump by pelvic bone, is this cancer?

Found lump by pelvic bone, is this cancer?

Needs evaluation: Finding a lump is always anxiety producing. I would recommend you see your doc to further evaluate where the lump is and whether it is related to soft tissue overlying the bone or the bone itself. Work-up may include imaging of the area and appropriate referral for biopsy if indicated. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

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


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I have a painful lump close to my pelvic bone what could it be.

I have a painful lump close to my pelvic bone what could it be.

Pelvic lump: Difficult to answer based on limited information. Lymph node or hernia are possibilities. No sense speculating, you should probably get evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Have lump by lower left pelvic bone underneath skin and fat. Only hurts when put pressure on it. Big as a quarter. What can it be?

Have lump by lower left pelvic bone underneath skin and fat. Only hurts when put pressure on it. Big as a quarter. What can it be?

Needs evaluation: You may need an MRI or biopsy of the lesion. Please have it checked sooner than later. Incidently, when it comes to lumps it doesn't matter if it is painful or not. It needs to be checked out. ...Read more

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A lump under the skin of my pelvic bone. It comes and goes in the same day?

A lump under the skin of my pelvic bone. It comes and goes in the same day?

Swelling coming and: going is likely to be a cyst or hernia that fills and empties. Have it assessed by your doctor for further identification. All the best. ...Read more

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I have 2 week old, 1.5 in diameter, hard painful lump growing on the outside of my upper pelvic bone. No discoloration or injuries. What could it be?

I have 2 week old, 1.5 in diameter, hard painful lump growing on the outside of my upper pelvic bone. No discoloration or injuries. What could it be?

Cyst vs abscess: Clogged pore or cyst can enlarge & become painful. They can also become infected, especially if ingrown hair. Ice is good to apply to injuries while warmth is good for infections. Use indelible ink to mark circumference around lump. If it grows beyond, then go see your family doc. May need to get drained. ...Read more

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Just noticed a knot lump like growth in my groin area where my pelvic bone and upper inner thigh meet the knot is an inch long what is it ?

Just noticed a knot lump like growth in my groin area where my pelvic bone and upper inner thigh meet the knot is an inch long what is it ?

Inguinal knot: There are a few possibilities. It could very well be an enlarged lymph node. This usually happens when we become ill or have a urinary or sexually transmitted disease. Another possibility is an inguinal hernia. Questions to answer are is there fever? Pain? When does the pain come on? Go away? Any other infectious symptoms? I would see your doctor for a complete examination. Hope that helps ...Read more