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Painful Lump Skin
Hard, painful lump under skin. Not visible. Slight redness. Noticed 48 hrs ago. Nickel size. A bit tender around lump. Doesn't move. Thoughts?
Sudden painful lump under skin and redness with hard skin for 3wks. Been on prednisone for 7 days no red or hard skin but still lump. Cancer tumor?
I have a painful lump under skin on bicep/ elbow. Hard lump not visible to the eye. Sends pain down arm?
Varies: There are a number of possibilities; from an enlarged lymph node, to a growth of a tumor or an infectious process among other possibilities. If it is red, painful, enlarging you should probably be seen immediately. If it is not, you could potentially moniter it and if it does not resolve over 4 weeks be seen. It is hard to say more without a direct examination. ...Read more
I had two teeth pulled. The roof of my mouth has a hard painful lump, bruised, skin is pail and peeling of the pallet. Sharp pains and very raw. ?
Return: Return to the Dentist or specialist Oral Surgeon who removed your teeth for a post surgical evaluation. The tissue around the teeth was compromised by the damaged teeth, then a surgical procedure was done to remove them. Expect healing to take some time. But do return to the practitioner who treated you for a post-surgical evaluation. ...Read more
Nausea for 3 weeks w/ anything even water. At times escalates to sweating/passing out. Also painful lump under skin in breast/vagina durning timeframe?
Please see your Dr.: Nausea for three weeks is reason enough to go see a doctor right away. If a person is so nauseous that he/she cannot drink water for three weeks, that can become truly dangerous to your health. Please see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Hard, painful lump under skin where inner thigh meets r side of kneecap. Numbness & weakness of leg & feet. Extreme fatigue. No weight loss. Cancer?
Painful discolored lump underneath skin on bikini line. Has been there for over a month. Tried all home remedies and no improvement.?
See derm: See dermatologist . You may need a biopsy. ...Read more
Not normal : Have a checked out by an eye doctor. You may be referred to an oculoplastic surgeon, to determine what the bump is, and whether it needs to be imaged by MRI or orbital CT. Also they will have to test your muscles, to make sure that your eye muscles are working well together. ...Read more
I have a whitish hard painful lump under the skin near my clitoris what could that be? And also my clitoris has bled and pused before what should I do
See a GYN MD: Whenever there is a possible infection in that area, it is best to have it seen and evaluated by a GYN MD and treatment can then be initiated. ...Read more
I had a pain in the top of my left forearm while picking something light up. I rubbed it & noticed that there is a painful lump under my skin. ?
Painful lump: The lump may be a lymph node but without further information i advise you to seek help from your doctor. ...Read more
I have a very large swollen and painful lump under the skin in my pubic area. I have had it for 5 days and it has enlarged and become more painful. ?
Lump: And painful lump is cause for concern. You should definitely have it checked out. ...Read more
Lymph node?: Could be a lymph node or abcess or cyst. There are a few possibilities. Watch to see if any change in size. Don't touch. See if resolves on its own. May take several weeks ...Read more
I am female, I have a quarter size non painful lump under my skin in the groin area. Where the lump is skin looks darker or gray. Help!
See your provider!: There are various causes, some of which are harmless, such as a cyst of the skin, and others can be more serious, such as a type of skin tumor. I would see your healthcare provider. ...Read more
Puss filled lump i started of with one bump now its a painful lump inder my skin.The bottom part of it is hard and the tip feels like is filled with fluids when it came to a head i popped it and its been draining whitish yellowy puss and blood since lastn
Should be evaluated: From your description, this could refer to several possibilities. One would be that you have developed callous overlying a prominent metatarsal bone. The pain usually is from inflammation of the affected bone/joint. It could also be a cyst, such as a ganglion. Either way, it should be evaluated and treated by a podiatrist. ...Read more
I recently had a flu injection. There is now a large hard very painful lump under the skin. Why is that happening?
Common side effect:
You are experiencing a common reaction to the flu shot. Your immune system is mounting a local reaction which causes swelling to the area where you received the flu shot. This is normal and means that your body is responding to the shot the way it has to.Warm compresses or moving the arm helps. Try acetaminophen or ibuprofen for severe pain. The swelling should subside in 7- 10 days. ...Read more
Painful lump under my skin in my leg. No mark r bruse.Its on my tigh and near my pubic area on my right leg what could this be ?
Could be : A lot of things. Hard to say without being able to touch, feel and see it. It could be a swollen lymph node associated with what looks like an infection you are being treated for, it could be a fatty tumor, a clogged follicle under the skin. If it doesn't go away a week or so after you finish the ciprofloxacin, go back and get it checked out, sooner if it hurts. ...Read more
I've had pain when errect for the past 5 months and just noticed a hard painful lump under the skin on the penis shaft. What can this possibly be?
Peyronies: What you describe is comparable with Peyronie's disease a benign condition of the penis caused by fibrosis in the lining of the erectile bodies of the penis. See a urologist for an exam and if that's what it is he can discuss treatment options for it. ...Read more
I had blunt force trauma to my upper arm, after two weeks i still have a large painful lump under the skin after two weeks. Not visible. What is it?
Most likely blood: You most likely have a hematoma under the skin, this is a jello like collection of clotted blood which accumulates under the skin after trauma. It is usually just treated with pain meds and a heating pad. There could be other causes, but this is most likely, should resolve after 2 or 3 months, if not, see a doctor. ...Read more
I have a very large, quarter size, very very painful lump under the skin on outer area of vaginal area. There is no "head" like a pimple or discharge.?
Cyst: May be a Bartholin's gland cyst, inclusion cyst or a gartner duct cyst. A provider would be able to tell from an exam. They can enlarge and become painful and sometimes get infected. May need to be drained or removed. ...Read more