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Painful lump above right hip bone?

Painful lump above right hip bone?

Painful lump: Above right hip bone could mean an infection, boil, abscess, cellulitis or metastasis from bone tumor. Hard to say without more information and examination. Best thing to do is consult your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a non painful lump on my right hip bone what could this be? I'm a 28 year old female.

I have a non painful lump on my right hip bone what could this be? I'm a 28 year old female.

Bump on hip: This could be a lipoma. Is it soft and nontender? Most likely nothing to worry about if it is just under the skin, and not painful. A simple exam by an MD can help determine this! ...Read more

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I have a painful lump on my lower right hip?

Painful lump on hip: This could be part of your normal anatomy from one of the "bumps" on your femur, the large leg bone that form part of your hip. If your unknowingly bumped it, there could be a bone bruise, or possible the fascia (connective tissue) over the area is inflamed and tight, such as with IT band syndrome or the tensor fascia lata (especially if you're a runner) Best to have it looked at/examined ...Read more

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Received pain med shot in hip 1 week ago. And it's been painful to touch, small lump, not discolored.

Received pain med shot in hip 1 week ago. And it's been painful to touch, small lump, not discolored.

You are decribing: A relatively common reaction to a subcutaneous (under the skin) injection and it is usually transient... (lasting a few days to a week) HEAT packs may help reduce the inflammation and hasten the process!

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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Lump on lower right side above my hip not painful but uncomfortable and is rather large. What could it be?

Lump on lower right side above my hip not painful but uncomfortable and is rather large. What could it be?

Few possibilities: Lipoma comes to mind, but a hernia is also possible. Also could be a hematoma if u had stretched it too much or injured urself. And then more concerning things could be something to do with ovaries. Overall I suggest to see ur physician so they could do a physica exam and see if further imaging studies are required ...Read more

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I'm a 16 year old male and ive discovered a small lump on the left side of my hip, it is firm, but not painful, what could it be?

I'm a 16 year old male and ive discovered a small lump on the left side of my hip, it is firm, but not painful, what could it be?

Possible scar tissue: A firm, non-tender lump is most likely the result of a small impact injury that caused bruising and possible bleeding in the muscle and has resulted in scar tissue. This should remain the same size or shrink with time, but it enlarges, it need evaluation. If the lump is very small and seems to be at the skin level, is is most likely a benign cyst, and can also be watched. ...Read more

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I noticed a small lump on my left lower hip or upper butt side it's grown bigger and a lot harder and is painful below the lump. Like the bone hurts.?

I noticed a small lump on my left lower hip or upper butt side it's grown bigger and a lot harder and is painful below the lump. Like the bone hurts.?

See your Doctor: This could be several things, you need to be seen by your doctor ang get the lump checked out. The most concerning thing would be an infection or abscess. ...Read more

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What to do if I have painful lump about 2 inches inside my left hip bone?

What to do if I have painful lump about 2 inches inside my left hip bone?

Inguinal lymph node: Secondary to infection eg PID, cellulitis leg or rickettsial. Suggest see GP for proper investigation and examination to determine causative factor. ...Read more

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Strech mark on side of hip has a red painful lump coming out of it. Can strech marks get hernias? If not what could this be

Strech mark on side of hip has a red painful lump coming out of it. Can strech marks get hernias? If not what could this be

It could be a hernia: Technically stretch marks can not get a hernia, but you could have a hernia below a stretch mark. A hernia occurs whenever the fascia of the abdominal wall comes apart to allow tissue to bulge through below. The fact that you have a red and painful bump suggest a possible abscess. I recommend you see a doctor. ...Read more

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Painful golf ball sized lump when I push on my right abdomen right above my hip. Are there any special organs right there? It hurts

Painful golf ball sized lump when I push on my right abdomen right above my hip. Are there any special organs right there? It hurts

No special organs: Externally at the level of the skin, there are no special organs. However, if this protrudes as a lump, you have to consider a hernia or a mass in the wall of the abdomen. A hernia would be a defect in the wall of the abdomen that bowel can protrude through. This is often soft and compressible. A firm mass in the wall of the abdomen could be a tumor of some type. It is best to have it evaluated. ...Read more

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My husband has a hard lump, grape sized in his pubic region, top right about an inch in from his hip. He says it is painful, looking for advice?

Go to see GP: It looks like either he may have enlarged lymph node on the the right groin or could be an infection of the root of the hair/big boil. He should go to see his gp to get checked. ...Read more

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I have a small movable lump by my back hip bone. It's not painful. I can feel it only when I touch. It's not getting bigger. It's been thr about 5 year?

I have a small movable lump by my back hip bone. It's not painful. I can feel it only when I touch. It's not getting bigger. It's been thr about 5 year?

Watch and wait: If it has not grown in five years, you may watch and wait. If the mass doubles in size, becomes irregular in size, shape or color, bleeds, or ulcerates, please see a doctor.
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I am 17 and have a swelled, soft lump, that is painful, and is between my hip and groin area. Should I see a doctor?

Lymph node or hernia: It sounds like a lymph node or a hernia. Lymph nodes can swell in reaction to inflammation and usually it is normal, but, yes, you should see a doctor as rarely it does need attention and a hernia does need attention. ...Read more

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I have what feels like a lump in my right buttock. Sitting is very painful. Feels like hip bone is going through flesh.?

I have what feels like a lump in my right buttock. Sitting is very painful. Feels like hip bone is going through flesh.?

Stretching helps: Avoid sitting with wallet in back pocket. May be a very tight muscle or pinched nerve. Stretching helps. Sometimes a heel lift is required. A low back adjustment may be necessary as well. If not relief with this or anti inflammatory medications, further testing, such as an x-ray, ct or MRI may be needed. ...Read more

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I have a lump beneath my hip bone on my right side (groin area?). It is slightly painful to the touch and moveable. What could this be?

I have a lump beneath my hip bone on my right side (groin area?). It is slightly painful to the touch and moveable. What could this be?

Lymph node: This sounds like a reactive lymph node. It can be swollen from a small cut (like from shaving) or other infection in the groin or leg area. It should go back to normal over a few weeks but if it keeps getting bigger you need to see a health provider to check it out. ...Read more

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Found a lump in upper buttocks. Very deep, very painful. Growing quickly. Can hardly walk. Found another one on my hip. Dr said its lipoma. I don't agree.

Found a lump in upper buttocks. Very deep, very painful. Growing quickly. Can hardly walk. Found another one on my hip. Dr said its lipoma. I don't agree.

Mass: Lumps must be biopsied and sent to pathlogy for definitive diagnosis. Lipomas (benign fatty tumors) are common, they sometimes need a course of antibiotics and pain meds to calm down the inflammation. Neuromas are lumps that grow on nerves. I don't know about why you are having difficulty walking. Perhaps you need to see a general surgeon to get a second opinion on biopsy. ...Read more

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I have a lump slightly below my left hip bone, towards my groin. It's painful to touch, it is approximately 2inches by 1inch what might it be?

I have a lump slightly below my left hip bone, towards my groin. It's painful to touch, it is approximately 2inches by 1inch what might it be?

# of things: It could be any of a number of things. Your doctor should see you and do a history physical, possibly run some tests, then let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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I had two shots of Rocephin (ceftriaxone) above each of my hips near my buttocks. I still have two painful NOT red lumps deeply embedded. What can I do to heal it?

I had two shots of Rocephin (ceftriaxone) above each of my hips near my buttocks. I still have two painful NOT red lumps deeply embedded. What can I do to heal it?

Rocephin (ceftriaxone): This antibiotic is given by deep intramuscular injection or IV. When given by injection it goes in the deep muscles usually of the buttocks. There it may cause localized bleeding of the muscle causing the lumps you feel. These are usually absorbed by the body. Sometimes they calcify, most likely on patients who have had multiple shots in the buttock. There is really nothing to do but time. ...Read more

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I have painful tube like lumps at the crease of my upper leg near my hip (anterior) My pelvis has been extremely painful?

I have painful tube like lumps at the crease of my upper leg near my hip (anterior) My pelvis has been extremely painful?

Possibly enlarged: Lymph nodes, but hard to say based on limited information. You should probably see your doctor to get evaluated. ...Read more

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Hard lump not painful on middle belly also small mass on my hip had biopsy said shouldn't grow has a lot past history 2 biopsy and pre cancer cells?

Hard lump not painful on middle belly also small mass on my hip had biopsy said shouldn't grow has a lot past history 2 biopsy and pre cancer cells?

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without seeing your records, especially the results of prior biopsies, taking history, performing a physical examination and may be doing some tests. Since you have a doctor, it would be prudent to discuss the matters with her/him. ...Read more

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Obese female-42y-tennis ball size lump on lft hip-painful; ultra-sound=normal tissue; mri=inflammed tissue, no mass of collecting fluid. Next step is?

Obese female-42y-tennis ball size lump on lft hip-painful; ultra-sound=normal tissue; mri=inflammed tissue, no mass of collecting fluid. Next step is?

Excise it: You can go to a surgeon, either a general or orthopaedic surgeon, and have it excised if it is really bothering you. Sounds like it is a benign lesion and nothing that has to be excised; however, if it bothers you enough, your next step is to remove it surgically. ...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?

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 a immovable lump on my lower left lumbar about 1 inch off from spine, just above the pelvis region. Not painful to touch, does not move?

I have a immovable lump on my lower left lumbar about 1 inch off from spine, just above the pelvis region. Not painful to touch, does not move?

Well: This could be several things from a tumor or cancer or infection to benign lump. You really need to be examined by primary care physician for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more