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Fat lump on thigh?

Fat lump on thigh?

Likely lipoma: Usually these lesions represent a benign tumor called a lipoma. Resection is usually definitive, but recurrence is fairly frequent. Large size or certain features on MRI may raise concern for other types of tumors or involvement of important local structures, like nerves and blood vessels. Best treated by a surgeon with experience treating sarcomas, like a surgical oncologist. ...Read more

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Mass on mandible below chin. What could this be?

Mass on mandible below chin. What could this be?

Many things possible: There are many things that could produce your problem. Infected tooth, infected salivary gland, or some other cause. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Lump on right side on jaw line, what is it?

Lump on right side on jaw line, what is it?

Not normal: Can be many things. Most important thing to have an evaluation by an oral surgeon or ENT doc ...Read more

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Pea size lumps on both upper iner thighs on the same spot?

Pea size lumps on both upper iner thighs on the same spot?

Inclusion cysts: Likely are small cysts. Go get it checked out especially if they are painful or changing. ...Read more

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Red bump on left cheek in mouth! is it cancer?

Red bump on left cheek in mouth! is it cancer?

Could be several: Things. Please consult with your dentist or an oral surgeon for an exam to check this bump. The most common pink/red cheek bump is called a fibroma which is not cancer. Trauma may have caused this "scar like" bump. However, you really need to have this looked at to make sure it is nothing to worry about or if it needs to be removed and/or biopsied. ...Read more

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Im 19, have a small painless lump on inner bottom gum on the right side. (floor of mouth side of gum) it looks mouth flesh-coloured. What could it be?

Im 19, have a small painless lump on inner bottom gum on the right side. (floor of mouth side of gum) it looks mouth flesh-coloured. What could it be?

Lots of things: Could be a small boney protuberance called a torus, a blocked swollen minor salivary gland, a draining abscessed tooth, a gum infection, or one of innumerable types of lesions. Has to be examined to be diagnosed. Please call your dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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I found a mass the size of a thumbprint that's firm/bony &very tender to the touch. It's on the left side ear level. Below it, sore node on back neck?

I found a mass the size of a thumbprint that's firm/bony &very tender to the touch. It's on the left side ear level. Below it, sore node on back neck?

Exam needed: I recommend that you have a physician examine this mass. Even if it appears to be an enlarged lymph node it should be reexamined in a week or two to assure that it has receded in size and if it hasn't, further evaluation by biopsy may be advised in order to rule out malignancy. Reexamination is also important to ensure that other masses have not appeared. ...Read more

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Whether hard small lump on gum at lower left molars nearly lukoplakia patch are cancerous?

Whether hard small lump on gum at lower left molars nearly lukoplakia patch are cancerous?

Lump: It is always wise to show anything that you are suspicious about to a professional for your own protection and peace of mind. ...Read more

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Could leukoplakia cause sore spots on the gums on my lower jaw?

Could leukoplakia cause sore spots on the gums on my lower jaw?

Yes: Leukoplakia can be accompanied by ulcers or other more serious problems such as oral cancer. Best to have this evaluated in person. ...Read more

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Hard solid mass on bottom eyelid. Chalazion? What is it

Hard solid mass on bottom eyelid. Chalazion? What is it

Tumor: Odds are in favor of a chalazion, but there are many other lesions than can occur. Majority of tumors are benign, but if malignant, you want it removed as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Can the lump on my lip be cancer?

Can the lump on my lip be cancer?

Possible: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful answer without examining the lesion. Even after physical examination, a biopsy may be needed for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hard moving lump inside my mouth on the left side near my salivary glands on the bone. Also very small red bumps near tonsils on one side? 16 year old

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Hard moving lump inside my mouth on the left side near my salivary glands on the bone. Also very small red bumps near tonsils on one side? 16 year old

See a dentist: If if the lamp lasts longer than one or two weeks, you should be concerned. I would advise you to have the lump examined by a dentist or dental specialist (e.g. pedodontist, oral surgeon), to help you with a diagnosis and treatment, if needed. ...Read more

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Could a mass or cyst on child's forehead show up on xray?

Could a mass or cyst on child's forehead show up on xray?

Yes,but: It would not be very helpful in deciding what it was or its full extent.A localized ultrasound would give more information. ...Read more

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Several mouth ulcers & sore throat. Pain/tenderness in jaw with pea size firm movable mass. Mass is on jaw line middle of lower jaw. What is this?

Several mouth ulcers & sore throat. Pain/tenderness  in jaw with pea size firm movable mass. Mass is on jaw line middle of lower jaw. What is this?

Possible lymph node: When a body fights bacteria or a virus the lymph nodes drain away the results and sometimes they will swell when active . An exam by a dentist or physician is warranted ...Read more

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Soft lump pimple like on inside thigh ?

Soft lump pimple like on inside thigh ?

Pimple on thigh: It could be anything from a big bite to an infected hair follicle. If it progresses, have your pmd take a look. ...Read more

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Hard bony lump on inside gum line?

Hard bony lump on inside gum line?

Torus Mandibularis ?: This may be the exostosis you are referring to. No treatment is usually necessary, but they may interfere with the fit of a mandibular denture. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torus_mandibularis ...Read more

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Firm and movable lump on the left of my occipital bone. What could it be???

Firm and movable lump on the left of my occipital bone. What could it be???

Lump: It may be a cyst or a lipoma. Both would be somewhat soft and rubbery though. It is best to get it checked by your PCP and then decide whether it needs to be removed or biopsied. ...Read more

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Abcess? Lump on lower jaw corner?

Abcess? Lump on lower jaw corner?

Hard to tell: It depends on your symptoms. Do you have a fever, pain, redness then maybe an abscess. If those symptoms don't exist then potentially a lymph node or other mass. You should see your doctor to better evaluate. ...Read more

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