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Painless Lump On Buttocks
Fatty feeling lump at bottom of back above right buttocks... Feels reasonably movable? What could this be? No pain?
?: This may in fact be a fatty process called a lipoma. You should see your doctor to verify. A lot depends on how long his has been present. You may need to have the area in question removed and evaluated under a microscope. Good luck ...Read more
I'm 24 female. Lump on right side above buttocks. Painless. Slightly squidgy. Really worried its cancer?
Probable lipoma: What you are describing sounds like a very common and usually totally innocent lumbosacral lipoma. You should have it checked by your primary care provider who can refer you to a surgeon if there is any concern. These can usually be removed easily as an outpatient under local anesthesia. ...Read more
Probably not: It depends on your age and exact other symptoms. Pilonidal cysts are quite common in this location, but they usually have hair or drainage associated with them. Is it a mass? Is it soft and pliable? Could be a lipoma. If it is hard, irregular borders, and immobile, that is more concerning. Probably should get it looked at. ...Read more
Lump in buttocks under skin near top of butt crack. No pain, moves, can't see only feel. Should I worry?
Probably lipoma: Usually this is a lipoma (benign fatty deposit). Ask your internist to look at it. Do not just ignore, but probably nothing to worry about. ...Read more
I have a circular lump (1.5-2cm diameter) in my buttock for around 6 months. It is completely painless. Skin colour. It is smooth. It Just got slightly big. I can push it.
Show to your doctor: Lumps under the skin that are painless, slowly enlarge over time, and can be moved around (mobile) are likely to be a lipoma (fatty tumor) or cyst (sebaceous cyst for instance). Lumps at the surface of the skin can include moles and skin cancers. Any masses should be brought to the attention of your doctor. He/she can determine if it should be watched or treated by excision/biopsy. ...Read more
I have a circular lump (1.5-2cm diameter) in my buttock for around 6 months. It is under the skin. It is hard. It is painless. It doesn't pain even if I push it. Skin colour.it got slightly bigger. Should I worry?? Is it serious.
Evaluation: You should get evaluated by a physician since the skin lesion changed its size, to make sure it is not anything serious. ...Read more
I have a circular lump(1.5-2cm diameter)in my buttock for around 6 months. It is under the skin. It is hard but I can push it. It is painless. Skin colour. Smooth surface. Got slightly bigger(negligibly).there is layer of skin above it.no other symptoms?
I have a circular lump (1.5-2cm diameter) in my buttock for around 6 months. It is under the skin. It is hard and painless. It doesn't pain even if I push it. Skin colour. Smooth skin. Initially it got bigger. For last 2 months it hasn't increased in size.
Possible lipoma: Must be examined to rule out skin disease or a fatty tumor on your buttocks. ...Read more
I have a circular lump (1.5-2cm diameter) in my buttock for around 6 months. It is under the skin. It is hard. It is painless. It doesn't pain even if I push it. Skin colour. There is a layer of skin above the lump. Is it serious. Should I worry.?
You have a painless lump under your skin. It may be a fatty tumor. Called. Lipoma. Have the mass/bump looked at when you see your doctor during the regular yearly visit.
Note if it changes in size, color or draonage ...Read more
I have a circular lump (1.5-2cm diameter) in my buttock for around 6 months. It is under the skin. It is hard but I can push it. It is painless. It doesn't pain even if I push it. Skin colour. The skin above the lump is smooth. It got slightly bigger?
I have a circular lump (1.5-2cm diameter) in my buttock for around 6 months. It is under the skin. It is hard but I can push it. It is painless. It doesn't pain even if I push it. Skin colour. It got slightly bigger.can it be sebaceous cyst.
Happens sometimes...: 29 y/o says Painful lump on buttocks after injection? Happens sometimes if the injecting needle nicks some blood vessels & one gets a local bleed (Hematoma). Most disappear w/o much help but sometimes Warm Moist Compress helps. If it gets too painful/ red or have a discharge coming out then one must see a Doctor to Rule Out/ Treat infection. ...Read more
I have a blue lump on my buttocks. It doesn't hurt but I've had it for a couple of years. Should've worried?
Do hems always have a bluish color? What if you think you see lumps when you seperate the buttocks, but they are flesh color? Could it be anal folds?
Could be: All are possibilities. If you have questions or symptoms, you should see your family practice doctor. ...Read more
Are all hems bluish? What if when separating buttocks you think you see lumps but they are flesh color? They do not feel hard or anything.
Usuually yes: If they do nor hurt, they are ok. ...Read more
Apply topical antibi: Screen for a number of diseases related to bugs by blood tests. ...Read more
I have small black itchy lumps in my buttocks. And it's been there for months already. When it dries up, it is flaking and itches a lot more. What is it?
Bumps: Could be due to a variety of reasons. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more
Gluteal lump: My best gress is that this is herpes simplex. It usually last a few weeks then clears but may leave a pigmented scar. It does recur however and can be contageous. There is a simple blood test to rule out herpes, which needs to be done and there is treatment to supress the lump and symptoms that may be present. In the meantime, topical ice may he helpful. Also, your consort may need to be checked. ...Read more
Cannot tell: My guess based on your age and your description of the problem is no but by all means go see a physician if you have any physical finding or concern. We cannot really tell by just the info you provide. Best to you. ...Read more
I have red lumps on my buttocks and a few high up my thighs, they're not Itchy and they're not painful and are quite small. There are about 10.?
Can't diagnose with: Available info — but a dermatologist likely could. Take care. ...Read more
I have a nonpainful lump on my lower back right above my buttocks, that I've had for a long time it's recently gotten much larger. Is this a concern?
There are many: Potential causes for a lump as you describe. The only way to tell for sure if it is serious is to see a health care provider and be examined. If it is enlarging it is of greater concern. Don't delay. ...Read more
There are palpable lymph nodes in the back between the buttocks and the middle of the back? If not, what could it be? Wife have 3 lumps over the butt
I can feel lumps on each side of my lower back, just above the buttocks. It often hurts when I lie down or sit for long periods of time. What is this?
Evaluation: You need to be evaluated by your doctor to find the cause and to be treated. ...Read more
Found a swollen immobile lump roughly 1.5cm in length at the rear junction of my buttocks and thigh. What could it possibly be?(I'm 24yrs old)
Epidermoid cyst: This benign cyst, aka epidermal inclusion cyst, is the most common skin cyst. It typically occurs in areas of little/no hair, such as you describe, though it originates from hair follicle. It is usually filled with malodorous "cheese like" material. Rarely they become inflamed/infected. They don't require treatment; if inflamed a doctor may inject trimancinolone (a steroid) or surgically remove ...Read more
Hi im 39yr male and I've noticed a soft round lump on the left side of my spine in the arched area just above the buttocks, I can move it about aswell?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. However, from what you described it suggests a lipoma, a benign tumor of fat. You should see your doctor at your convenience, it does not appear to be urgent.
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