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Painful Sore Lump On Butt Cheek
I have a lump on my left butt cheek and its very painful and sore could this be a boil? Or something?
Yes: This is a common area where bug bites or hair follicles may become breeding grounds for staph or other germs that will form an abscess. If you can sit on a heating pad for an extended period or over several hours you may get it to raise to the skin and drain. If not, it may need to be drained by your doc. ...Read more
Or type of cyst.
There can be many causes. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis will be a medical evaluation. ...Read more
After deep heavy squats at the gym I stretched and noticed a hard painful lump upper left side of butt cheek in the tissue. Shld I be worried? 3dayago
Unlikely: See your health provider to assess if it is a lipoma or something else. ...Read more
My son is 9 months old there is an infectious lump in his inner butt cheek it's really painful this is the second time what shall I do?
I have a lump in the crease of my leg a. I noticed it about two days ago but now it is starting to be painful in my leg and my butt cheek. What coul?
Family practice: The lump is probably a lymph node, enlarged due to some form of infection. You should be seen for a proper diagnosis for the pain in leg and buttocks they may be related. ...Read more
What is a hard, small, painful lump, about the size of a pea under the skin of my right butt cheek, near the area that connects with my thigh?
? lipoma: There is a type of lipoma called an angio lipoma which can be painful. To make an accurate diagnosis it needs to be cut out. ...Read more
I have a painful lump between scrotum and rectum. It's on the right side "butt cheek", and is hard and painful. About 2" long by 1/2" wide. Help? Thx
Abscess: Hi!, sorry about your situation. I sounds like you have a peri-rectal abscess. It is a painful infection filled mass, and may need to by drained by a doctor. Hot soaks and antibiotics sometimes will help, but it's best to see a doctor to pick the best treatment plan. Good luck! ...Read more
Sounds like Boils: Please see a doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've had a open pimple like sore on my butt cheek for months now, it started out as a boil - painful. It heals/opens - nervous to see the doc, help!
Get over fear: An untreated lesion may be worse than seeing the doctor. Without trying to scare you with possible diagnoses, it would be best to see a physician for evaluation and recommendations. ...Read more
I have a painful, tender, firm lump around my anus. I've already had I&D of previous abscess on other cheek. Started after bowel prep for MRI. Causes?
Why won't someone tell me what's wrong with me. Help night sweats 100 fever always hair falling out sore on head. Legs heavy painful. Can't catch breath always tired. Memory going. Pain lump on shoulder?
Whenever I have a patient with nondescript symptoms I ask them to monitor and record their data. Hence, I would ask you to take your temp, photograph your hair loss and the lump, and I would objectively quantify your memory performance with cognitive testing.
Also, several of the symptoms you relate can be caused by the Lortab you take. Please speak with the prescribing physician about it. ...Read more
See doctor: And have it checked. It may be a sebacious cyst or a lipoma. ...Read more
A largish, soft lump on my butt cheek isn't bothersome, but if it needs surgical excision, what are practical considerations for stitches, etc.?
Soft tissue lump: This is most likely a lipoma but it is best to have it examined by your PCP to confirm. Dependent on where it is located on the buttock - pressure from sitting can sometimes cause the wound to open so that more permanent (nonabsorbable) sutures would be used to try to keep this from occurring. If it is less then 3-4 cm then it typically can be closed with an absorbable suture. ...Read more
My right butt cheek has been hurting specially when I sit down. There is no lumps or bumps. It feels almost like sharp needles kind of numb but not?
A boil/lump appeared on my butt-cheek under skin 4 yrs ago n left untreated. Nw it has grow to a ping pong ball size n hard. What it could be? M 22yrs
Hard to tell...: ...would need more detail or a picture. Given how long it's been there, my best guess is either a sebaceous cyst (not dangerous although at times they can become infected), or a lipoma (a collection of fat cells, not dangerous). you should be evaluated by a doctor if the lump is tender, is draining fluid, and/or is warm to touch. Particularly if it is located right next to your anus. ...Read more
When I was at 18 yrs, a cyst appeared at my butt-cheek. It was left untreated. Nw I'm 23, the cyst became ping pong ball sized lump. Is a tumor (cncer)?
Lipoma: You can have this treated by your dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Need to see: There are a few different things this can be. It absolutely needs to be evaluated to guide your treatment and let you know what it is. ...Read more
Rare: The majority of lesions that develop in the buttock are lipomas from the fat present. These are non tender and usually just under the skin. In rare instances sarcomas develop which are firm lesions, can grow relatively quickly and are usually large when identified because there are deeply seated. If such is present a bx is indicated followed by a radical gluteal resection to encompass it. ...Read more
Unlikely!: Very unlikely! Lipoma, cyst etc. Has it ever been examined by a physician? ...Read more
I have 4 tiny bumps on my left butt cheek and one semi big one on both cheeks. The never itched or have been sore. What is it?
Cysts: If not painful could be sebaceous cysts due to pressure. Avoid tight pants and try to avoid sitting on them until these disappear. ...Read more
I have an open sore on the bottom of my right butt - cheek, it's the only one of its kind, and is concerning me, any thoughts or ideas?
Have a painful tender lump on the back of my head that I found 3 days ago. It has been thumbing since and had a headache. I'm 35 yrs old.
Get examined: This sounds like posterior occipital adenopathy of a growth in your scalp- in either case, you must be examined, evaluated, diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
While working out in the stair-treadmill I felt a pop. I now have a hard painless lump on my right butt cheek. It makes a dent appearance. Help?
I located a small lump on my lower hip closer to my butt cheek. I noticed pain first then the lump. It has grown and is harder. Should I be concerned?
I have a lump on my right butt cheek not positive on where it came from or if I was bite by a bug. It hurts really bad it's been a week gotten worst. Hard to walk and can't lay on that side at all?
Infected bite: Infected bite is likely. Consult with us to see if it is infected and get an Rx if needed. ...Read more