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What is a painful lump under skin on calf please?

What is a painful lump under skin on calf please?

Many possibilities: This must be examined to be diagnosed. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Hard, painful lump underneath skin located on the outer labia?

Hard, painful lump underneath skin located on the outer labia?

Needs evaluation: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Benign cysts, folliculitis, pimples, warts, skin tags are some of the more common finding ...Read more

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I have a painful lump under skin on bicep/ elbow. Hard lump not visible to the eye. Sends pain down arm?

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

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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. ?

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

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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?

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

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Please help! i'm having painful under skin lump underneath the eyebrow?

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

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I have painful under skin lump underneath the eyebrow, is there anything i can take for this?

Eyelid lump: Could be a localized infection called a chalazion or an infected eyelid cyst. You can try some warm compresses to help with the pain and swelling, but you should also be seen by your eye doctor if it doesn't resolve on its own. ...Read more

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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

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

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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

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I have a hard painful lump under the skin on my neck right under the hairline. what could it be?

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

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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!

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

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I have a very painful lump under the skin on ball of my foot it moves around and really hurts?

I have a very painful lump under the skin on ball of  my foot it moves around and really hurts?

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

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I recently had a flu injection. There is now a large hard very painful lump under the skin. Why is that happening?

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: Hello,
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

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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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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

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