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Two hard bumps under skin on penis. Tumors?

Two hard bumps under skin on penis. Tumors?

Hard bump: This may be as harmless as a blocked hair follicle, but may be a more serious infection, harmless or harmful tumor. Please get it checked by a healthcare professional. ...Read more

Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more


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Beneath my penis glans there is a little blue bump more noticeable during erection. it is painless. could it be tumor? also my penis hurts sometimes

Beneath my penis glans there is a little blue bump more noticeable during erection. it is painless. could it be tumor? also my penis hurts sometimes

Likely Just a vein: What you are describing sounds like a normal penile vein, a thrombosed (clotted) vein, or ruptured capillary bed. Any of these are benign, and the latter two may be due to excessive friction. I would recommend abstaining from sex or masturbation to see if your penile pain resolves. See your clinician if pain persists or worsens, or if blue bump gets larger (not if stays the same). ...Read more

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I have a tumor in left butt cheek if I sit on it to long it makes my penis numb should I be concerned ?

I have a tumor in left butt cheek if I sit on it to long it makes my penis numb should I be concerned ?

More info...: Hi! KNichols, How big is this tumor, how long has it been there, have it been growing in size, and how has it bothered you besides penile numbness after "long" sitting? These info could be useful for... If concerned? That depends on its size, location, and nature (benign or malignant?); if benign, you may just watch, adjust sitting time and positioning; if worried about malignancy and unwilling... ...Read more

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What's a tumor board do?

What's a tumor board do?

Review and discuss: Tumor boards are part of certified cancer programs all over the country. They usually have the surgeons, radiation and medical oncologists present. Also primary docs, pathologists, and other specialists are present. Nuses, palliative care teams and other support members are there. A patient ' s case is discussed from top to bottom, and a treatment plan is made with input from this team. ...Read more

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What is borderline tumor 2c?

What is borderline tumor 2c?

Need more detail: 2c is a staging parameter used for several cancers and we need more details to answer. ...Read more

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What does a tumor feel like?

What does a tumor feel like?

No single answer: Tumors can feel soft or hard and may be painless or painful, depending on the type and location. Sometimes they are associated with changes to the overlying skin. A physician can check any skin spot or lump that is tender, itching, oozing, scaly, doesn't heal, has irregular color, swollen, is enlarging, or any other changes that worry you and make suggestions for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What can tumors typically feel like?

What can tumors typically feel like?

Variable by biology.: "tumors" can be either benign or malignant. Those that are malignant have the ability to grow and spread. Malignant neoplasms/tumors often invade adjacent normal tissues and are firm with irregular borders. They sometimes invade / surround nerves and can be associated with pain. Location in the body can be important as well. Hope that this helps. ...Read more

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How are skin tumors typically treated?

How are skin tumors typically treated?

Surgical Removal: Skin tumors are usually removed by surgical excision with or without stitching afterwards. ...Read more

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