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Painful Lump On 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
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
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
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
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
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