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Movable Tiny Lumps Near Butt
I have 2 small lumps on each side of my lowerback dimples, not visible (only feeling), not painful, & sorta movable. What can it be? Is it an emergEncy?
Not an emergency: As a rule of thumb, if a finding is symmetric on both sides of the body, it is very likely to be normal anatomy. Your description is vague, but you are most likely describing part of your paraspinal musculature which runs along both sides of the spine and can often bunch up in knots of lumps which can be tender to pressure. It's extraordinarily unlikely for 2 concerning masses to be symmetric. ...Read more
44yr old woman has 4 or 5 small lumps on back had them last few yrs don't hurt haven't changed but have increased should they be checked?
Yes: These lumps sound like something benign like lipomas which are benign fatty tumors perhaps. However, if they are definitely changing and therefore not stable then they should be checked by your doctor! ...Read more
Hi there, I have a few small lumps on the inside of my cheeks and am wondering what they might be. I have 2 on the right side and 1 on the left. All a?
Lumps: There are literally hundreds of possible causes for "lumps, " most benign. You have to be examined to be diagnosed. Please call your Dentist. ...Read more
Most likely lipomas: Lipomas are varying sized fatty benign tumors that are under the skin & mobile as well as being painless. They are pretty common. These lumps could also be cysts. If they are not painful & not growing in size, you can discuss them with your doctor at your next appointment or go earlier if they are enlarging or painful. There are a list of other possibilities but they rank lower down on the list. ...Read more
Let me explain: Those lumps could be simple to infection around the area, or could be sign of more serious disease the thing is to check out. ...Read more
Lumps: The lumps in your neck represent swollen lymph nodes. ...Read more
Lymph nodes: Many possibilities including enlarged lymph nodes due to viral infection. See your family doctor or internist. ...Read more
Normal: These lumps are called Montgomery glands and are normal. Some women have more prominent Montgomery glands than others. Do not be worried. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
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
I have two small moveable lumps in the dimples of my lower back. I have had them for over a year and no growth. Should I be concerned?
Lumps: Usually no cause for concern, especially if on both sides. Probably fatty tumors. ...Read more
Whenever I feel the left side of my obliques, I always feel small lumps and they are painful to touch. What are they and why do I have them?
Hard to know: They are lost likely small fatty tumors, albut could be a number of different things. Best to get them examined. Start with your primary care provider. Next available appointment should be fine. Hope this helps! ...Read more
What is fatty tissue supposed to feel like? I can feel lots of small "fat" lumps underneath my skin in particularly fatty areas when I press down.
Lipoma: These subcutaneous lumps may be lipomata which are benign growths of fatty tissue. To be sure, however, a physician would have to examine you. ...Read more
I have several small lumps all over my body. I have been told by 2 docs that it's fat deposit but find new ones and am not sure. What do I look for?
Lipomas?: You may have one of the genes that gives you dozens of lipomas that pop up over your lifetime. One of my longtime friends has had over 100 excised and has filled several gallon jugs with them. He has a sense of humor and it helps -- ask your physician about this, and how and whether to get rid of them. The cancer risk is minimal if this is what you have. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have two small lumps on my lower back one on each side they hurt sometimes and move around when rubbed what could they be? They are very irritating
Lipoma: More likely than not they are lipomas or cysts. Unlikely to be cancerous but if they continue to enlarge or become more painful you should consult with your physician. Good luck. ...Read more
It could be...: A localized infection from a manicure. It also could just be a hereditory issue, or mild form of a fungal irritation. Have a dermatologist examine it to find out if it's anything more serious. Sometimes systemic diseases are diagnosed by how they effect the nails. ...Read more
I have small, movable lumps inside my lips. They don't hurt, and aren't getting bigger. What are they?
Probable cysts: Please consult a dentist or an oral surgeon. Cannot be visualized here; however, sounds like mucous retention cysts. ...Read more
36 yr old female with multiple tiny soft movable lumps in back of vaginal wall painless felt in vaginal and anus?
Can't tell w/o exam: Can't answer your inquiry without you being examined by a GYN MD to determine cause of the lumps. ...Read more
Are they new?: The normal texture of the scrotum is sort of that way. Are theses painful or different? Best be checked out if they are. It is really hard to say without seeing. Sorry. ...Read more
They have to be seen: I'm really sorry to have to punt this question, like this, but it is really hard to diagnose skin problems without seeing them. "Small red lumps on face" can be caused by bacteria, bug bites, allergic reactions, viruses, yeast, inherited diseases, or even cancers. Try googling "small red lumps on face" to see what I mean. Have a doctor see your face and talk with you to help decide what to do. ...Read more
Lumps vs bumps: If you are noticing tiny white bumps on scrotum, with no redness or pain, theses could be benign. Check with your doctor if these change appearance, get bigger in size ir seem to have fluid inside or start hurting p. Feel better ...Read more
Unclear...: Do you mean who you should see for feeling small lumps behind your testes? If so, see urologist of choice. To sort out all concerns correctly for good care, follow instruction in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions. Html. More? Contact me at www/Hea;thtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. Best wish to health. ...Read more
Here are some...: What you reported hints you've not been bothered, but annoyed by seeing or palpating the described lumps, which are most likely the presence of hyperactive sebaceous glands of hair follicles or sebaceous cysts and usually need no active care until superimposed infection like acne on the face... More? Seek pro-evaluation & counseling. ...Read more
Cysts?: They are probably what we call sebaceous cysts that are common. To be very sure have your physician examine you. ...Read more
Get it checked!: At your age, primary vaginal cancer is not likely. More commonly these are plugged glands or hair follicles or infections of the vaginal wall (HPV for example). Occasionally cancers (such as cervix or melanoma) can cause cancerous lumps in the vaginal wall. See a gynecologist or family doctor soon. ...Read more