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Painful Lump In Cleavage
2 painful lumps on chest in between my cleavage area and another one on the side on my breast. What could it be?
Maybe fibrocystic: Some women have lumpy breasts, especially painful in the premenstrual part of your cycle. Http://tinyurl. Com/4doxzfm it can be part of pms. Tell your doctor you're having them, and follow over the month. If any lumps become hard and do not go away, you'll need to have it examined especially. Try avoiding caffeine, sugar and unhealthy fats. Evening primrose oil may help; heating pad too. ...Read more
Infection?: Lumps that are painful could be bacterials infection. See doc for appropriate exam and prescription of oral antibiotics. Once I proved they need to be rechecked for any possible underlying issues. ...Read more
Lumps need removal: Any lump in the body deserves medical evaluation to find out what it is. Most are benign, painless and do not grow. These may be harmless and can be left alone. Those lumps which cause symptoms... like pain, can be and should be removed. You should seek medical attention so that your doctor can remove this lump. OTHERWISE IT WILL CAUSE MORE TROUBLE IN THE FUTURE. ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
In skin? Or below?: Hard, soft? If the lump can be pinched/gripped & moved some within the skin, then likely skin lesion, e.g. sebaceous cyst. If the lump is deep & attempting to pinch/grasp it moves only skin & the lump remains firmly fixed/stationary relative to underlying tissue while skin moves over it, then part-of/affixed-to the underlying muscle or bone; important initial clues. Seek help worthy of your trust. ...Read more
See dermatologist: You may have sebaceous cysts or wens. See a dermatologist for help. ...Read more
Variable: Usually cancerous lumps like in the breast are hard and don't move well. Benign ones are usually softer, moveable, and can be tender. No way to tell for sure without seeing a doc and perhaps doing a biopsy depending on the physical findings. Have someone look at it! ...Read more
Cysts: You may have a type of cyst on your scalp. Two common ones are trichilemmal, pilar, and sebaceous cysts. You should have your doctor look at the lumps next time one pops up to have it checked. ...Read more
Inflammed Lymph node: The lymph nodes of the back of the neck drain the lymph fluid from the scalp area. So often when patients complain of this situation we check to make sure they don't have a lesion on the scalp. But otherwise it can be caused by a number of other things. If they don't resolve or get bigger, they should be seen, antibiotics my be necessary. ...Read more
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
I fell on my back and now have a lump on the lower side. It's not painful. Should it be evaluated?
See your family doc: Any lumps or bumps on our body should be evaluated by a doctor. You may have had this for a while and only noticed it when you fell. As it is painless it may be unrelated to the fall. You should see your Family Doctor to evaluate the 'bump' or lump ...Read more
I have a couple of lumps on my inner thighs what can it be and it has gotten bigger but not painful?
Lipoma or cysts: Most likely it's benign lipomas or cysts. If not painful or bothersome, leave them alone. If they grow like doubling in size in a matter of months or if causing discomort, you should have them examined and consider having them removed surgically. ...Read more
I have a lump on my bra line you can feel it better if you press down around the area and it is painful?
Very painful lumps under both armpits. Within days, four have appeared under both. What can be the cause?
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What could be a feeling of a lump on right side for a week, not painful just for it to be gone like nothing?
Lump: Can you resubmit with more info. Where is the lump? How big is it? Is it enlarging? ...Read more
I have had 2 lumps on my head for awhile and now I notice the area they are located hurts a lot and is painful?
Lumps: Probably of no consequence but do you let a doctor have a look at them ...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 got bit 2 weeks ago it hasn't fully healed but now there's a hard lump under the bite mark that's painful to the touch?
Insect bite: That is what we call induration following inflmmation. It should resolve overtime. ...Read more
My son has just shown us 2 lumps on the side of his neck which are painful to the touch. What level of concern should I have?
Depends: It is not unusual for kids to get some swelling in the lymph nodes in the side of the neck during a cold. We call this "reactive adenopathy" The tenderness concerns me however. Look for overlying redness, increasing side of node and fever as a sign of additional bacterial infection of the node. ...Read more
I have lumps under my scape head that have plus in them when I pop them another come bigger and painful different location under scape head?
See your doc: I presume you mean that you have pustules in your scalp, that you pop or drain and pus comes out, then other occur in other areas of your scalp. You may have a staph infection that is out of control. The only treatment may be an antibiotic. DON'T pop or manipulate any more of these, wash your hands frequently and don't touch them. See your doctor or dermatologist. ...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