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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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I fell on my forearm and now there are little lumps under the skin. What should I do?

I fell on my forearm and now there are little lumps under the skin. What should I do?

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

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What can I do if my cll has flared up, and now I have lumps under the skin is it time for chemo?

What can I do if my cll has flared up, and now I have lumps under the skin is it time for chemo?

Maybe: If there are only a symptomatic lumps, radiation is effective. If skin tumors are widespread chemo might be indicated. ...Read more

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What could be the possible cause of painful lumps under the skin on both shins? There is no redness.

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

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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?

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

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I have small lumps under the skin on my penis should I be worried?

I have small lumps under the skin on my penis should I be worried?

Concerned: And inquisitive.
Circumcision?
There can be small cysts, collections at edge. Several other causes which a urologist can help, you define and treat if needed. ...Read more

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I have small lumps under the skin on my penis should I be worried?

I have small lumps under the skin on my penis should I be worried?

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

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Why do mosquito bites become large red lumps under the skin after you scratch them?

Histamine: Scratching the skin releases histamine the bodies itch and swelling chemical. Its release leads to redness and swelling. ...Read more

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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

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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

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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

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Tiny white lumps under the skin on the chin, temples and neck that arenot milia?

Tiny white lumps under the skin on the chin, temples and neck that arenot milia?

Many causes: These can represent a number of benign growths including variants of cysts or hair follicle growths. See a dermatologist who may biopsy a small area to diagnose the lesions and recommend treatment options. ...Read more

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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?

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

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L have many lumps under the skin of my arm and thigh. Some of them are painful. Its not noticible from out side and but notice when touching.

L have many lumps under the skin of my arm and thigh. Some of them are painful. Its not noticible from out side and but notice when touching.

See your doctor: These may be simple fatty tumors that are annoying but not in any way harmful or possibly something more. They need to be looked at. ...Read more

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I have 2 painless lumps under the skin of my penis at the shaft on right its become visible and tactile when I have erection? And can this cause ED

I have 2 painless lumps under the skin of my penis at the shaft on right its become visible and tactile when I have erection? And can this cause ED

Penile lesions: More important is finding what the lumps and if indicated treatment
If related to STD and left untreated yes depending on the type but most likely no. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about lumps under the skin on upper part of arms and chest?

Should I be concerned about lumps under the skin on upper part of arms and chest?

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