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Doctor insights on: Lumps Under The Skin On Face

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I have big lumps under the skin on the face and neck, what are they?

I have big lumps under the skin on the face and neck, what are they?

These could be: cysts, lipomas, or many other benign tumors, see dermatologist for answers ...Read more

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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 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.

Skin lesions: It could be urticaria / hives. Take a picture when you see them and show it to a physician for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My two year old daughter seems to have two lumps on the back if her head near her hair line it's under the skin should I be worried.

My two year old daughter seems to have two lumps on the back if her head near her hair line it's under the skin should I be worried.

Probably not: In general, pea sized lymph nodes near mucous membranes (head & neck, groin) are not worrisome unless they are painful or growing. ...Read more

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I have two lumps next to each other in my left armpit, under the skin, no head pea size and they really hurt should I be concerned?

I have two lumps next to each other in my left armpit, under the skin, no head pea size and they really hurt  should I be concerned?

Have them checked: Tender axillary nodes can be a sign of infection such as a virus but if they are only on one side, you need to see a doctor to rule a more serious cause, . ...Read more

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I had a white head spot behind my ear i didn't pop it but now its a hard lump under the skin is this owt serios I've two more of these lumps on my pubic?

I had a white head spot behind my ear i didn't pop it but now its a hard lump under the skin is this owt serios I've two more of these lumps on my pubic?

Hiradinitis : The way you describe sounds like a lesion with pus formation it is more common in armpits. But any area where the hair is curly can cause this issue. Need to use hot pack to soften the induration (lumps) and can use antibiotic like neosporin if the area gets bigger and painful need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Small polyp like lumps on my wifes head what are they doc? When i run my fingers through her hair or massage her scalp it doesn't hurt her there are like ten of them under the skin you can't pop them they don't have a head on them very unusual please hel

Small polyp like lumps on my wifes head what are they doc? When i run my fingers through her hair or massage her scalp it doesn't hurt her there are  like ten of them under the skin you can't pop them they don't have a head on them very unusual please hel

Have to be there!: Lumps on the scalp are often sabaceous cysts: they grow from blocked glands that produce oil or sweat. They are problematic when they bother the person -or when they become infected. These can be removed by a doctor. Soft lumps may be lipomas: fatty growths. I would encourage you not to squeeze or otherwise try to remove these on your own, though. Have your wife's doctor evaluate her. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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After being hit in the face I have a large round lump on the jawline of my chin under the skin which hurts when touched. What could it be?

After being hit in the face I have a large round lump on the jawline of my chin under the skin which hurts when touched. What could it be?

Hematoma: I would recommend that you should consult a physician and get x-rays done to rule out mandible or jaw bone fracture.. My guess is that you probably have developed a hematoma which is a collection of blood under the skin. Large hematomas sometimes need to be evacuated surgically. While smaller ones can resolve spontaneously. ...Read more

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I have a nickel sized lump located under the skin on the back of my head. When I press down on the lump it's painless and it is very bony.

I have a nickel sized lump located under the skin on the back of my head. When I press down on the lump it's painless and it is very bony.

Maybe normal anatomy: Without better localization, or a picture, we can't comment with greater accuracy . However, what you describe may be a normal anatomic feature. If any doubt, ask your doctor to check it. ...Read more

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A. Hard lump under the skin on the face by the ear its fainful and my hole side of that face hurts what cause this?

A. Hard lump under the skin on the face by the ear its fainful and my hole side of that face hurts what cause this?

Need exam: It is hard to say what yuo have without an examintion. You could have an infection or a cyst. See your doctor for evaluatin and treatment. ...Read more

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Hard lump under the skin on inner thigh, bikini line, doesn't hurt. Feels like fatty tissue, no redness,no head. Kind of scared.

Hard or fatty?: A hard lump could be a small fibroma. A fatty lump would not be hard. This would be a lipoma. Both are usually benign but to be sure you need an exam. Get it checked out so you can stop worrying about it.Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have a very large, quarter size, very very painful lump under the skin on outer area of vaginal area. There is no "head" like a pimple or discharge.?

I have a very large, quarter size, very very painful lump under the skin on outer area of vaginal area. There is no "head" like a pimple or discharge.?

Cyst: May be a bartholin gland cyst, inclusion cyst or a gartner duct cyst. A provider would be able to tell from an exam. They can enlarge and become painful and sometimes get infected. May need to be drained or removed. ...Read more