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Lumps in pelvic area, not painful. My dr thinks it's due to shaving, but would this still be the cause if its underneath the skin? Not ON my skin?

Lumps in pelvic area,  not painful.  My dr thinks it's due to shaving,  but would this still be the cause if its underneath the skin? Not ON my skin?

LumpyBumpyGrumpy: If it is due to shaving, then what happens is that those little hairs, after being shaven-down, lose their sense of direction (they don't have GPS yet) and get stuck just beneath the skin. Then they get pissed off and try harder but can't break back through or, actually grow in really screwy directions. That causes irritation and bumps. Some people are just prone to it: armpits, pubies, face (men) ...Read more

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Hello I have a lump in my pelvic area possibly about the size of a golf ball at time is painful! is this something to be alarmed about?

Hello I have a lump in my pelvic area possibly about the size of a golf ball at time is painful! is this something to be alarmed about?

Yes: Anything the size of a golf ball, that wasn't there in the past, and isn't suppose to grow there, should be worried about. The "pelvic area" doesn't describe exactly where the golf ball is, so a primary care doctor can look to see where it really is. Possibilities include: hernia, enlarged lymph node, cyst, etc... ...Read more

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25 y/o F. I have a lump in groin area btwn upper thigh and pelvic area. It is unmovable, approx 1 cm, painful even w/o touch, deep under skin.

25 y/o F. I have a lump in groin area btwn upper thigh and pelvic area. It is unmovable, approx 1 cm, painful even w/o touch, deep under skin.

Lymph nodes: In this area, a lump could be a lymph node, a hernia, a cyst. Avoid rubbing or manipulating. If persists longer than a week, get in for evaluation with your doc. Ultrasound will make the diagnosis of hernia versus something else. Be well. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my left side of my pelvic it is painful wat could it be?

I have a lump on my left side of my pelvic it is painful wat could it be?

Exam needed: This would have to be seen and examined by a physician for diagnosis. Possibilities include hernia, enlarged lymph gland,cyst,PElvic growths including ovarian cyst or uterine tumors or an abcess(boil). See your physician who may refer you to appropriate specialists. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump close to my pelvic bone what could it be.

I have a painful lump close to my pelvic bone what could it be.

Pelvic lump: Difficult to answer based on limited information. Lymph node or hernia are possibilities. No sense speculating, you should probably get evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Painful hard lump lower left side above pelvis?

Painful hard lump lower left side above pelvis?

Hard to say: it may be nothing of consequence, but to be sure you should visit your doctor. It's one of those vague things that's hard to tell without an exam. If it's causing pain, it's always better to get in and be seen. ...Read more

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I have painful pea size lumps on both sides of my pelvis. What should I do?

I have painful pea size lumps on both sides of my pelvis. What should I do?

Family practice : These could be lymph nodes. They enlarge when there is an infection or reaction in your body. Since it is on both sides it hard to say where your infection may be. You need to have your dr check it out. ...Read more

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I have several large lumps in the crease of my leg between my thigh and pelvic they have been there for over a year and are painful what could they be?

I have several large lumps in the crease of my leg between my thigh and pelvic they have been there for over a year and are painful what could they be?

Large, painful: If they are large, greater than an inch and painful they should be examined to determine why they are there. Be checked. All the best. ...Read more

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I have 2 week old, 1.5 in diameter, hard painful lump growing on the outside of my upper pelvic bone. No discoloration or injuries. What could it be?

I have 2 week old, 1.5 in diameter, hard painful lump growing on the outside of my upper pelvic bone. No discoloration or injuries. What could it be?

Cyst vs abscess: Clogged pore or cyst can enlarge & become painful. They can also become infected, especially if ingrown hair. Ice is good to apply to injuries while warmth is good for infections. Use indelible ink to mark circumference around lump. If it grows beyond, then go see your family doc. May need to get drained. ...Read more