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Painful Lump On Hip
Need more info: This is hard to answer without a physical exam. Please see your family physician asap. ...Read more
Ganglion: This sounds like a ganglion cyst also known as a retinacular cyst. This is a fluid filled sac that comes from the tendons that bend down the fingers. To confirm the diagnosis i would recommend trying to remove the fluid with a needle. These usually go away, sometimes they require surgery to remove. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fell hard on knee 3 wks ago. Initial swelling on knee, bruising, painful to touch. Now swelling above knee cap and 2 hard dime size balls on kneecap?
Prepatellar bursa: The lumps maybe hematoma as you may have injured the prepatellar bursa. Heat might help the lumps go away. If there's more to this you need an evaluation. We want to make certain that you don't have an infection ...Read more
I have two small hard unmovable and painless lumps on each upper thighs. A similar lump on left hip. Huge lum. behind stomach fat. Hurts when pressed?
Lipoma: Sounds like they may be lipomas which are benign encapsulated accumulations of fat. Many people have them and they do not require any intervention unless they are so large they are cosmetically unappealing or pressing on a nerve and causing pain. An examination by your provider can confirm this is the case. Very rarely is any additional testing needed to make this diagnosis. ...Read more
See below: Sounds like a baker's cyst, which is a collection of excess joint fluid which makes it's way out of the knee capsule to the back of the knee between two muscles. It is not a serious condition, but usually indicates an arthritic issue in the knee. It can cause discomfort. Sometimes we drain these but they usually come back. You shoud get your knee examined to determine if this is what it is. ...Read more
Needs to be checked: It needs to be checked and felt.It may be a cyst or a hematoma so go let your doctor check it to find what it can be. ...Read more
Back hip pain on left side. Sore lumps on near back of hip and front side of hip, now have sore lumps on upper abdomen. WHAT IS GOING ON!!!??
Back pain: These lumps need to be examined by a physician. ...Read more
The good news is: most all the lumps under the skin of the extremities are benign. The most common are lipomas (benign fatty, soft tissue growths) dermatofibromas or neurofibromas. Dermatofibromas may be slightly pigmented/brownish. Sometimes neurofibromas can turn in cancers so they are sometimes removed. Other types of bumps include epidermoid cysts, keratosis pillars, etc. which can be distinguished by a doctor ...Read more
Small, invisible, hard lump in thigh/groin area. light pain when pushed. occasional discomfort on its own. hernia? swollen lymph node? treatment?
Sometimes it: is difficult if not impossible to tell on physical exam alone whether an inguinal mass is an incarcerated hernia or an enlarged lymph node. Treatment is completely different for these conditions, so you need to see a doctor who can distinguish one from the other. Your doctor might even order an imaging test such as ultrasound. ...Read more
Tendinitis: Sounds like you are describing patellar tendinits. ...Read more
Bursitis : This may be an inflammation in the little sack or bursa just over the patella. It normally helps everything "slide" when you bend your knee, but can get irritated, especially if you did a lot of kneeling or caused some inflammation to start. If it is red and painful, it may even be infected so you should get it checked. Try an antiinflammatory in the meantime. Try not to kneel until it is healed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painful bumps: A new painful bump in the tissue could be an abscess or boil (furuncle) if it is hot to the touch, or you have a fever you should get checked. However, you don't say how long you have had it, how big it is, the color, whether you injured yourself (ran into something) etc. so it is hard to give any decent information. Check with your doc or try Healthtap Prime & you can talk to a doc, & add pic. ...Read more
Consider hernia.: Does the pain radiate into testicle?Get a more detailed answer ›
Tear: Aanytime there is a bump that is tender in the achillles area consider a partial tear and you would be at hiogh riskk for acute complete tear. Stop doing any jumping running, or stressing the achilles and seek medical attention. A littl rest and treatment now will save six months of recovery later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infection, lymphoma,: A painful lump in the groin can be an enlarged lymph node. If this is the case, it can be due to an infection in the genitalia ( std, scratch, etc) , cancer of the genitalia, a lymphoma blood born ca). It could be an inguinal hernia. The best recommendation is to see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more
Hard to say: It is hard to say if the lump is cancerous without seeing it. A couple of key things to watch: has it changed in size or color, has the pain characteristics changed, is there bleeding or ulceration, are there signs of infection, is there redness or drainage? If the answer to any of these is yes, you should have it checked out by your family doctor. ...Read more
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