Top 20 Doctor insights on: Lump under skin on head
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Small lump under skin back of head. Causing slight dull buring in back of head. Lump soft but firm to the touch. New over several months. Need 2 worry?
Trichilemmal Cyst: The most common sites for trichilemmal cysts are hair-bearing areas, typically the scalp. Clinically, they present as smooth and mobile cysts within the dermis. ...Read more
Lump under skin with no head right on vaginal bone on top of vagina right above the split very painful???
Ultrasound done. Not cancer. Looks like vessel clog. Lump under skin under penis head. Itchy only after masturbation. No pain. What could it be?
Here are some...: Without a direct look at, it is hard to come up with a right diagnosis although pearly penile papules are likely if having been there for long with no change in size and no symptoms. If so, leave them alone; if still in doubt, seek evaluation and counseling for definite answer timely. ...Read more
Large, hard, red, painful quarter-sized lump/bump under skin with no head and no discharge near vaginal area. What is this? How can I get rid of it?
I have a boil on my buttocks when I first saw it I thought it was just a pimple so I popped it now its a lump under my skin with a head puss and blood?
Lump on buttock cheek, under skin no head on it. Slightly pinkish in colour. Any idea what it could be?
Epidermoid cyst?: Need exam for better definition.Get a more detailed answer ›
26 years old. For 3+ years had movable painless lump under skin of penis shaft near head of penis. Grown slightly to 1cm in diameter now. Cancer or cyst?
EIC?: Probably an epidermal inclusion cyst. These are benign. If it's bothering you, see a urologist who can safely remove it for you. Best of luck. ...Read more
On left side of my penis there is an elongated lump under the skin just under the head about 1/2'' long, 1/8'' wide slightly sore, viz erect & flaccid?
See dermatologist: This could represent a number of conditions and should be evaluated by a urologist or dermatologist. ...Read more
25 year old. Have pea sized flat movable lump under skin of penis shaft near head of penis. Been there more than 1 year. Urinating/ejaculation is ok.
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Cant' tell: Can't tell by description. See a doctor and get checked. ...Read more
By making an appt.: With a doctor who will get a history from you and do a physical exam. Dr. Anne ...Read more
Trichilemmal Cyst: Trichilemmal or pilar cysts are common intradermal or subcutaneous cysts, occurring in 5-10% of the population. Greater than 90% occur on the scalp, where trichilemmal cysts are the most common cutaneous cyst. Trichilemmal cysts are almost always benign. Treatment is surgical excision. ...Read more
Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more