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Doctor insights on: Many Lumps Under Skin

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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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Why do I get lumps under my skin after a massage?

Why do I get lumps under my skin after a massage?

Muscle knots: Massage is good for superficial muscle spasm relaxation. However, mechanical excitation from a massage is not sufficient to relax the deep muscle spasms. With chronic uperficial muscle spasms , mechanical excitation from massage is not sufficient and teases the muscle rather then releasing it. Therefore, the muscle goes into a knot and these are the lumps that you feel. ...Read more

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Lumps under skin on inner theighs. All are different in size. What could these be? Not painful.

Lumps under skin on inner theighs. All are different in size. What could these be? Not painful.

Lumps : Dermatofibromas are firm non cancerous bumps from ingrown hairs or insect bites. Cysts are also common in this area. It is best to have a dermatologist evaluate the areas in order to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Husband finding small lumps all over body right under skin. Not painful. Fatty deposits? All different sizes and shapes.

Husband finding small lumps all over body right under skin. Not painful. Fatty deposits? All different sizes and shapes.

Possible: lipomas, benign fatty tumors under the skin; however, must be examined to definitively diagnose. This condition often runs in families. ...Read more

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In 21 female and I over the year I've found atleast 9 circle lumps under my skin in public area. They don't really hurt, only sometimes. What is it?

In 21 female and I over the year I've found atleast 9 circle lumps under my skin in public area. They don't really hurt, only sometimes. What is it?

Several things:: They could be cysts, or fatty tumors or enlarged lymph nodes. You should be seen by a primary care for further evaluation and management. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Lumps on my skin that have come in patches. Could this be hives?

Lumps on my skin that have come in patches. Could this be hives?

Possibly: Hives or urticaria or raised, red and typically very itchy. They wax and wane (come and go) over minutes to hours and usually the skin returns to normal without leaving scars, bruises, etc. Deeper skin tissue swelling from an allergic reaction similar to hives is angioedema. This typically leads to lip, tongue or eye swelling. If the lumps don't itchy and not red, unlikely to be hives. ...Read more

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Lumps under skin of elbows. What could this be?

Lumps under skin of elbows. What could this be?

Elbow lumps : Without further information, "lumps under skin of elbows" could be cause by a long and dizzying list of things. Epitrochlear lymph nodes, tophi, rheumatoid nodules, lipoma, cyst, etc. Guessing is not advised. Seeing your doctor to obtain a formal diagnosis is! ...Read more