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A pea sized movable lump in the right armpit?

A pea sized movable lump in the right armpit?

Axillary lesion: It may be a simple cyst, abscess, or Lymph-node. Get an exam to determine which one it is. ...Read more

Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more


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Bean sized painful lump in the middle of my breasts?

Bean sized painful lump in the middle of my breasts?

Folliculitis: Though it is hard to guess without seeing but it could be folliculitis ( inflammation of hair follicle) or may be a boil. If you don't recall any injury than this might be most likely. If getting bigger/ staying painful then it needs to be examined and treated. ...Read more

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Lump in testcal size of a small pea cancer or cyst?

Lump in testcal size of a small pea cancer or cyst?

Needs eval: A lump in the testicle should be evaluated by a physician and imaged (testicular ultrasound) if need be. Guessing is not in order. Please see your physician for a physical examination and further testing/imaging are needed. ...Read more

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I have pea sized lump in left of neck and was a pea sized lump in right groin but now size of marble, cancer? Or what could this be?

I have pea sized lump in left of neck and was a pea sized lump in right groin but now size of marble, cancer? Or what could this be?

See a physician!: Your doctor will ask you many detailed questions - including what the time span of enlargement has been and your medical history. In combination with a physical exam (of your entire body, including special attention to the consistency of those ymph nodes) and probably some tests, your doctor will narrow down the range of possibilities. ...Read more

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I have a pea size lump on top of the ear. Help?

I have a pea size lump on top of the ear. Help?

Need exam: Hard to say what it is without examination. See ENT doc for exam. Often these things need to be biopsied. ...Read more

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What is a small pea size lump,under the skin on the forehead, painless?

What is a small pea size lump,under the skin on the forehead, painless?

Many things: most likely a cyst or lipoma. please see your doctor for a visual evaluation. ...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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Lump the size a pea in neck just under jawline hurts to touch?

Lump the size a pea in neck just under jawline hurts to touch?

Lymph node: Sounds like inflamed lymph node. In this locations an infected tooth or throat infection, with throat pain, becomes of concern. Cancer lumps do not hurt to touch. ...Read more

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Hard lump on top of my right testicular. Grown from a tiny pepper seed to a pea size during the 2 years. It is in or under the epididymis. Near testi.

Hard lump on top of my right testicular. Grown from a tiny pepper seed to a pea size during the 2 years. It is in or under the epididymis. Near testi.

Unlikely cancer: However needs to be checked by urologist + scrotal ultrasound to rule out cancer. You are a little young for testicular cancer, although rare, does occur in childhood. Will probably turn out to be a calcified appendix testis (scrotal pearl). Good luck. ...Read more

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Small bump below knee the size of a bb?

Small bump below knee the size of a bb?

Not to worry.: Keep an eye on it. Most likely it will go away within a few weeks. It is common to develop small skin or connective tissue irregularities. It doesn't sound like anything serious. If it continues to enlarge, then get it checked out. ...Read more

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Sore swelling, about the size of a grape under jaw in my neck.?

Sore swelling, about the size of a grape under jaw in my neck.?

Lymph or salivary gl: Lymph node most commonly. This area, due to infections over a lifetime in throat, teeth, ears or nose or facial skin, can be chronically slightly enlarged and be normal. In this area it can also be a salivary gland. If it's an enlarged node, it is likely draining an infection or inflammation from something nearby. If swollen grape and no other symptom, get a good check-up with primary care doc. ...Read more

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I've had a swollen lymph node on right side of panty line for past year. It started out size of pea and currently size of a nickle . It varies in size?

I've had a swollen lymph node on right side of panty line for past year. It started out size of pea and currently size of a nickle . It varies in size?

Lymph node: Most lymph nodes are benign in origin, but one that has been present for a year and grew in size may be biopsied to get a definitive answer. ...Read more

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Sonogram on a small lump on top of my left bicep. Told it appeared to be a lymph node. Is a lymph node located here? What would cause the pea size?

Sonogram on a small lump on top of my left bicep. Told it appeared to be a lymph node. Is a lymph node located here?  What would cause the pea size?

Normal: Yes, there are thousands of lymph nodes in our body, including over the biceps. "Pea sized " is minimal enlargement and knowing whether it is new or old would determine whether it will go away. ...Read more

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I have a small lump about the size of a marble on the left side of the back of my neck by my spinal cord. Tender.?

I have a small lump about the size of a marble on the left side of the back of my neck by my spinal cord. Tender.?

See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will his doctor be in a position to tell him what's wrong and what needs to be done to help him. ...Read more