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Nodules Under The Skin Near The Back Of The Elbow
Occiput: The prominent part of the skull (where you feel it curve in toward the neck) is called the occiput. Occipital lymph nodes are 1/2 to 1 inch oval or ball shaped glands situated next to the muscles between the neck and the head. Infection nearby may cause these nodes to increase in size and become tender. Another term that sounds like this is occipital lobe: a posterior portion of the brain. ...Read more
Tophaceous Gout: Gout can occur in just about any soft tissue in the body. The accumulation of uric acid crystals in the soft tissue forms nodules or masses called tophi. The singular of tophi is tophus or stone. These can become quite large and disfiguring. They can rupture through the skin and destroy not only soft tissue but joints. Tophi formation is the result of chronic high levels of uric acid in the blood. ...Read more
Onycholysis: Most common causes are trauma (tapping long fingernails on keyboard), frequent exposure to water, & harsh chemicals (nail polish remover). Certain diseases can cause it as well: psoriasis, overactive thyroid, fungal infxns. Drugs like tetracycline or fluoroquinolones (cipro, et al) can cause it. See following site for treatment suggestions: http://www.Drugs.Com/health-guide/onycholysis.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
the tips of my babys fingers are a tan colour compared to the rest of her, from the joint below the nail to the tip. It's the skin around the nail
Skin color: You didn't mention the age of your baby or the skin color of the rest of your baby. Color of skin around nail tends to be the same color as the palm of the hands. ...Read more
Lump in the crease of the inside of my elbow. 2 inches long and goes from the middle of the crease downward? Pain when slightly pushed. No injury
Lump: This would require a physical exam to be able to give you any useful information. I would recommend seeing your physician. ...Read more
Week-long surface pain from the soft part just to the front of the knob on the left shoulder, right up the neck to just below the back of the ear.
Tendonitis: see rheumatologist and do heat therapyGet a more detailed answer ›
Mass or swelling not sure which in right hand side of the abdomen below the ribcage, smooth and painless, the size of the palm of my hand?
What can cause a red , large, hard lump under the skin on the outer region of the upper right thigh?
A few things : If a "red skin lump " is tender, has surrounding redness and enlarging, it may be a skin abscess from a bacterial infection. The body can sometimes "wall" these off without any treatment. A doctor performed incision and drainage may cure these +- antibiotics. Its better to see the doctor early rather than wait to see what your body may do. ...Read more
Meningiomas tumors does the lump show up on the outside of the skull? I have a lump on the back of my neck right where the skull and neck meet in the dip. On the left side. It's noticed by touch
You don't have: Meningioma , a benign tumor is intra-cranial ( in side the skull ) originates from lining membrane of skull not brain itself so you can not feel it . What you are feeling is a fatty benign tumor - lipoma , common at that location , show to your doctor . ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have this big lump under the skin on the right side of my facial skin by my chin. The skin is reddish on top. The part under the surface feels huge?
Is the lower left back of the head, the area where the neck meets the skull, especially susceptible to trauma?
Depends: The area that you describe is not inherently more susceptible to trauma other than the fact that this is the area that takes the impact most of the time when someone falls back wards. The c1-2 region which is the top of the cervical spine is more prone to fracture in the elderly patients partly because of osteoporisis. ...Read more
a hard lump on the left side of my head, in line with the base of the skull and in between the ear and the top of the neck. Hurts to touch. Advice?
What are the possible causes of a pain in the neck below the ear and right below the jawline? Pain moved from closer to the chin, up the jawline
Pain: It could be a temperomandibular problem and your dentist may be able to give you a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
What can cause swelling on the base of the head on the right side with a raisin size knot located in the middle of the swelling ?
Probably lymph node: Do you have any abnormality in the scalp, even a bad case of dandruff? What you described sounds like result of some inflammation in the scalp and enlarged draining lymph node. Pay attention to scalp hygiene and if it does not resolve in 4-6 weeks, or if it becomes painful, or starts draining, see your doctor. ...Read more
Hello I have pain in the bottom of my rib cage from the muscle at the bottom of the sternum to the left along the rib and the right.What is it?
Costochondritis: Also known as chest wall pain, is a benign and often temporary inflammation of the costal cartilage, which connects each rib to the sternum at the costosternal joint, and is a common cause of chest pain. Though costochondritis is often self-limited, it can be a recurring condition that can appear to have little or no signs of onset. Treatment options are quite limited and usually, rest, analgesics. ...Read more
I have a thickening of the tissue under the skin on the right outer part of the shin. It's oval in shape about 3.5' long and has heat coming from it. ?
Erythema nodosum?: google pictures of that. See a dermatologist or a doctor about this. ...Read more
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