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Lupus And Lumps Under The Skin
Numerous: You need a biopsy to absolutely find out. ...Read more
I have sore tender bump on my head it's under the skin I have RA and lupus is this just a nodules?
Possibly: Or maybe a growth unrelated.....need to find out. ...Read more
I have lumps in my arms, legs, thighs and buttocks. They are inside my skin and do not hurt. I do not know what it could be. I have sle lupus?
Probably nothing: They are likely just normal variations in subcutaneous tissue but have your rheumatologist take a look if you are concerned. ...Read more
Small painless lump on outer skin of breast found. I have also noticed part numbness near by. A lump deep in tissue further up. Lupus or follow up?
Not lupus: Have the breast lesion evaluated immediately. It is not related to lupus. ...Read more
These could be: Cysts, lipomas, or many other benign tumors, see dermatologist for answers ...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.
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 ›
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 lumps, 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 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
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
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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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
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
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
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
I have two small lumps under the skin on my stomach close to my right side. They hurted before I could feel them. They don't hurt anymore. Just there.
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I've always had a few small hard lumps under the skin on my bikini lines. They're not painful but they move around. My doctor said it was probably nothi?
Lymph nodes?: If they are lymph nodes, then yes, they are normal. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Painful lumps: You need to see a surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
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