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Lumps Under The Skin All Over Body
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Lumps: This is the time for you to seek on site docs consult. Without seeing the bumps, it is impossible to tell what those are. Lipoma (benign skin tumors) do present that way but would not be popping every day, they are fairly slowly growing tumors. ...Read more
I have small hard lumps under my skin all over my body. I also have difficulty swallowing, chronic dry cough and body pain. What is this?
Arthritic disease or: Cough alone could be many things including asthma post nasal drainage, or acid reflux, but to put all the symptoms together it sounds like you may have a rheumatic disease such as lupus or schleroderma or a vascular disease. I recommend you see your primary care physician, and he or she will probably refer you to a pulmonologist or a rheumatologist. ...Read more
I have large lumps under my skin all over my body and a sunburn like rash on my lower legs. What's wrong?
Lipomatosis: This could be lipomatosis. The leg rash is probably not related. You should see a doctor. ...Read more
Large lumps under my skin all over my body. New lumps almost every day. Also, red rash on shins and up my inner thigh. Diagnosed with phlebitis, no clot?
I have been coughing for 6 months. I have small hard lumps under my skin all over my body, abdominal pain and fatigue. What is this?
See your doctor: While there are many benign causes for your symptoms, and evaluation by your physician is in order due to the length of your symptoms being present. ...Read more
My 16 year old has lumps in various places on his body. They are under the skin and feel like soft marbles. Is there a chance these are cancer?
Lumps Under the Skin: It is very unlikely that these are cancer. They could be one of a myriad of conditions, ranging from innocent "hives, " to a variety of infectious and non-infectious dermatologic conditions. Some hereditary systemic conditions can present this way as well. Naturally, you will want to bring your son to consult with a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more
I'm over weight 300+ 6ft. I'm considering intestinal parisites. But while searching my body I realized I had this lump on my right side. It's firm.don't move feel deep.maybe under the skin. Does not hurt.appx half dollar in aize. I can't confirm it bein
Two issues here: 1) PLEASE don't take intestinal parasites to lose weight--seriously! 2) Your lump may be a simple lipoma, but we can't tell thru this venue. Both issues can be addressed, and options weighed, via your primary physician--this visit I highly recommend! ...Read more
I have red spots all over my body especially on my bum, they start with a small raised lump under the skin, then go red, scabby with a white ring?
Rashes: One of the more difficult thing to diagnose at a distance. May be hpretic but only conjecture. Need to see physicain for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have a small pea size lump, not tender just above my L hip at the front of the body just under the skin any ideas doc?
Benign bump skin:
Sounds like a Dermatofibroma, benign (not cancer) growth from fibrous tissue due to prior trauma in the area. You might have had a pimple or bug bite that healed and "by mistake", made your body form this pebble- like lesion.
If it's not very firm, could be other benigns:Lipoma: a Tumor of fatty cells. Cyst:Sac of skin cells&sebum But, if the lesion grows, changes or hurts, go to the Doc. ...Read more
I have a tender lump on my back near my shoulder blade could it be serious? 16 years old, small body, the lump is the size of a golf ball, and it is again very tender and it hurts when i touch it and its under the skin. Also, I did go to a doctor who seeme
Hello, : Hello, I can not diagnose the lump on your back. It might be a lipoma which is a soft fatty tumor under the skin. It could be a cyst or an abcess. Because it is now symptomatic (painful/ tender) it is probably time to see your doctor again. Let your parents know so that they can get you seen. If it gets red, hot, drains or you get a fever, you need to get it treated more quickly. Take care. ...Read more
My ribs hurt when being poked or pressed on. I feel tiny little lumps under the skin all over my ribs. I am overweight what could this be?
One or both sides?: If this has been present for less than a few days and confined to only one half of the body, then you may be getting shingles which will soon erupt as painful lesions. On the other hand, trauma to or fracture of the ribs can cause pain as well. If the problem is intolerable, see your doctor. Has NSAID been helpful? ...Read more
These could be: Cysts, lipomas, or many other benign tumors, see dermatologist for answers ...Read more
25 male, thin. I have noticed many tiny under 1cm lumps under the skin of inner thighs. I can feel them on both thighs. Just fatty deposits or serious?
Lump thighs: Hard to tell without an exam so get it checked soon. ...Read more
25 male, thin. I have many tiny lumps under the skin of inner thighs. I can feel if I push on both thighs. Just fatty deposits or serious. All under a cm?
Difficult to know: Without an exam, see dermatologistGet a more detailed answer ›
Maybe skin cysts?: A little bump on the skin that has whitish stuff inside, but is not pus as in a pimple, is likely a skin cyst that contains skin oils and skin cells. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can look at it to see what can be done. Sometimes, keeping the cyst empty for a while will allow it to shrink in size. On a penis, tiny permanent whitish bumps near hairs may be normal and not need removal. ...Read more
Numerous: You need a biopsy to absolutely find out. ...Read more
See your PCP to get:
An evaluation and xrays to ensure that you don't have a fracture. Other possibilities include a pulled muscle, or collection of blood causing a lump etc, etc. Another possibility is that the lumps were always there but you noticed them after hurting the forearm from the fall.
Seeing an orthopod would greatly help for proper diagnosis.
Good luck ; happy holidays. ...Read more
Maybe: If there are only a symptomatic lump, radiation is effective. If skin tumors are widespread chemo might be indicated. ...Read more
What could be the possible cause of painful lumps under the skin on both shins? There is no redness.
Erythema nodosum?: A condition called erythema nodosum typically causes painful bumps over the shins. Usually there would also be redness, but not always. Erythema nodosum often is a sign of other systemic inflammatory diseases. For example, it often shows up in people with inflammatory bowel disease, i.e. Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. See a doctor if the problem continues. Good luck! ...Read more
I get large lumps under the skin in my face that come and go. They usually subside within a couple of hours and pop up in different spots.
I have small hard painful lumps under the skin on my bikini line. I can see small white heads on the surface. What could these be how do I treat these?
Folliculitis: Inflamed or infected hair follicles can look like this. Pants could be too tight, too much sweating or pore are infected. Laser hair removal is excellent choice, use witch hazel pads during day to clean and wear loose pants. Use a topical ointment like neosporin while its inflamed. ...Read more
Top of my left arm on the back I have at least. 5 lumps under the skin all in same area, painless but do not no what they are?
Hard to say: With just the description you gave it is hard to say. These lumps could be lipomas (benign fatty tumors) or they could be cysts (maybe less likely). Having them examined by your primary care doctor would help you figure this out. ...Read more
I have two very small colorless lumps under the skin in my right arm pit that are only painful when pressed. What could this be?
Axillary lumps: Hard to say. Possibly lymph nodes, or sebaceous/inclusion cysts. Best bet is to see your physician to get these lumps evaluated. ...Read more
Hello, I have some strange fibrous connected lumps under the skin of my upper left pectoral area. What could they be? (I am male). Thanks
Be seen: Males can definitely have breast cancer, although certainly not as common as females. You need to be seen immediately and thoroughly evaluated. The other possibility is fibrous changes in the fascia itself, but need to be seen to have this evaluated. ...Read more
I was bitten by what looks to be a spider about a month ago. Two puss like lumps under the skin formed. One drained but the other has been getting sma?
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