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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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Do relaxers cause lumps in the head?

Do relaxers cause lumps in the head?

Not usually: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have lumps on my head what can they be?

I have lumps on my head what can they be?

Lumps and bumps : You asked what could "lumps on my head" be? Unfortunately medicine is not straight forward and most doctor's do not have a crystal ball. Without knowing more or without being able to perform an examination, it has to be assumed these "lumps" are lethal, but probably benign. If really small, see a dermatologist. If average in size, see the internist. If large, see the surgeon. Or just see your dr. ...Read more

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What can cause little lumps in your head?

What can cause little lumps in your head?

Many possibilities: Some causes of “lumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, cysts, and infection. Have it evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis. ...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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I have a few lumps on the back of my head that don't hurt or move is this normal?

I have a few lumps on the back of my head that don't hurt or move is this normal?

Head Lumps: These lumps on the scalp could be what are called trichilemmal or pilar cysts which are the most common cyst of the skin and contain a thick substance consisting of dead skin cells, etc. But could also represent something more serious. You should see a dermatologist for an evaluation. Thanks. ...Read more