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What could a small pea size hard lump under skin under small red bite or sore be?

What could a small pea size hard lump under skin under small red bite or sore be?

Could be a: lymph node, cyst, boil, or even lipoma. See doctor to help figure this out as an exam is important to diagnose it. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Pea size hard lump under skins surface. Attached to the tissue or muscle? Doesn't hurt at all. Located at where my elbow is but on the inside part. Moves around when I rub it. Extremely scared!!

Pea size hard lump under skins surface. Attached to the tissue or muscle? Doesn't hurt at all. Located at where my elbow is but on the inside part. Moves around when I rub it. Extremely scared!!

Lymph node: Lymph nodes are found throughout the body. The most common ones that can be felt are both in the front and back of the neck, under the armpits and in the groin. One can also find them around the elbows. Any scratch, bite, or infection can make a particular lymph node draining that area, swell. If they continue to grow and persist over six weeks, they need to be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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I keep getting this little pea sized hard lump under the skin of my vagina on and off near wear it meets the thigh/line of panties. What is this?

I keep getting this little pea sized hard lump under the skin of my vagina on and off near wear it meets the thigh/line of panties.  What is this?

Probably a skin cyst: This is most likely either a inclusion cyst or a small boil. If it is not tender then it is probably an inclusion cyst. Boils will usually resolve completely but the cyst will remain and must be removed if you want it to be permanently eliminated. ...Read more

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Pea sized hard lump under the skin on my stomach under my rib that rolls with my finger, likelihood that it is lipoma?

Pea sized hard lump under the skin on my stomach under my rib that rolls with my finger, likelihood that it is lipoma?

Sounds likely: Could also be a small epidermoid cyst under the skin. Doesn't sound like a hernia. See your primary care provider for an exam to find out more. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Hard pea sized lump under skin around earlobe?

Hard pea sized lump under skin around earlobe?

Lymph node, salivary: Adjacent to the ear lobe is the parotid salivary gland and lymph nodes so the lump could be from one of these structures. Also can have skin cysts in this location. Suggest watching it and to see ENT if it gets bigger or if there is pain or tenderness to touch. ...Read more

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I have had a hard pea-sized lump under my skin on my bum for at least 2 yrs - what can it be?

I have had a hard pea-sized lump under my skin on my bum for at least 2 yrs - what can it be?

Probably nothing: Hello Kasia, This may be a lipoma (fatty tumor) or a sebaceous cyst. To be sure, have your doctor look at it at your next appointment. Chances are it's nothing to worry about unless it is enlarging or painful. Best wishes, Pamela Svendsen, MD ...Read more

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My 6mo baby got her 6mo shots and has a hard pea size lump under skin where shot was given. Does this hurt her and how long will it last? Its been 3 days

My 6mo baby got her 6mo shots and has a hard pea size lump under skin where shot was given. Does this hurt her and how long will it last? Its been 3 days

Read on: Sometime a shot will get a localized reaction. The might last up to a week and possibly a little longer. It will go away and is nothing to worry about. U can massage the area if it does bother her she will react and a little Ibuprofen will help but usually if the area is not inflamed it does not seem to bother them. ...Read more

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I have a hard pea size lump under the skin on the right side of my libia. You can't see it, but you can feel it. It itches sometimes and gets irritated as well.

I have a hard pea size lump under the skin on the right side of my libia. You can't see it, but you can feel it. It itches sometimes and gets irritated as well.

Bartholin's gland: You may be describing Bartholin's gland or cyst. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bartholin-cyst/basics/definition/con-20026333. Then go see your Family Doc, GYN, Planned Parenthood or local health department for diagnosis. Warm compresses are a good starting point if they recur. ...Read more

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I am 24 yr Old female. I have a hard pea sized lump under my skin on left side of abdomen. It is near the bottom of my ribs. It has been there for the last 3 months. Some slight discomfort when I push on it or try to move it. ?

I am 24 yr Old female. I have a hard pea sized lump under my skin on left side of abdomen. It is near the bottom of my ribs. It has been there for the last 3 months. Some slight discomfort when I push on it or try to move it. ?

Lump: Difficult to tell you what it is without a physical exam. It could be a sebaceous cyst, tiny abdominal wall hernia, tiny lipoma, aberrent lymph node..... Please see your physician to examine it and perhaps have it biopsied and removed. Even some benign lumps like lipomas can cause discomfort sometimes. ...Read more

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