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Picc Line Removed Lump Where It Was
I had an ingrown toenail 4 years ago and was surgically removed. Now it hurts in the same area where it was. Could the ingrown toenail be back?
Recurrence/ingrown: YES! Seek Podiatrist examination and possible more aggressive operation with the use of phenol drops. I had the same issuer a few years ago and the POD re excised area and added phenol drop to destroy the area of the nail matrix - result PERFECT>>>> ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A picc line is a peripherally inserted central catheter. It is a long IV that is typically placed in a large vein in the upper arm. The tip of the catheter usually ends in the junction between a large vein (superior vena cava) and the upper chamber of the heart on the right side (right atrium). Picc lines are necessary for administering certain medications and ...Read more
Not uncommon.: Should apply a moist heat cloth a few times a day until this resolves. ...Read more
Bump appeared after i shaved. Its on the crease where my leg meets the pubic area. No color to it. Where is it?
Has it moved?: It should still be on the crease where your leg meets the pubic area (called the groin crease). If it's just under the skin, it probably hasn't moved. ...Read more
Quarter size lump on my face in front of the ear that i had removed, it was biopsied and they found cancer. Now 2 weeks later large lump under arm?
What's that painless hard lump under skin where i had a surgery after cut in superficial vein on the back of my hand 2months ago, it appeared 3weeks po
Tiny lump right inside anus, was told abscess. Made incision on outside. 10 day later have lump on outside by incision (no pain) Incision area black?
I have an elongated hard lump on my right mons pubis, near my bikini line. A few weeks ago, that was the site of an ingrown hair. Is it related?
Had a scalp cyst removed in October. Now where it was removed it's bleeding and puss. Is that normal?
No: This is consistent with an infection at the site of the cyst removal and it should be evaluated by the physician who removed it. A culture may be taken and, while waiting for results, you may be started on warm applications, antibiotic ointment as well as antibiotics by mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had surgery 2wks ago to remove ganglion from back of hand. Stitches were removed last week now have bump where cyst was. What is the bump from?
Several possibilitie: Could be several things: 1) inflammatory residual, which should go down in time, use ice pack or moist heat, whichever helps more), 2) Local infection, but redness and warmth would be characteristics. If that's the case antibiotics might be needed. 3) Problem with the surgery, less likely, but would necessitate follow up with the surgeon ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Oct 9 had a ingrown toenail removed below the toe where they gave me a shot its bruise & the veins r big like they put it in vein area. Is this normal?
Ice it: It should go down back to normal. Bruising by needle stick can happen. ...Read more
Yes please, a little worried... Had ovarian cyst removed 12 days ago. Cyst was attached to tube & had part of tube removed also. 2 days ago noticed hard lump under bikini incision , size of an egg. Today lump is very tender when touched. I don't know if t
A small lump appeared suddenly near the inside of my elbow, about 2 weeks ago. Dr said its lipoma, it & area around are painful, could it be sarcoma?
Lump dilemma: Lump inside the elbow which is painful can have several causes starting from lymph node, lipoma, cystic mass and the list goes on if we look at the given info; pain, sudden onset favor tendinitis with fluid collection from a strenous exercise more detailed history and skilful exam can clarify the matter.Sarcoma is very unlikely with this history ultrasound of the mass can provide helpful info. ...Read more
I'm feeling pain underneath my toenail callus was removed by a podaitrist on the site where i had an ingrown nail removed but still sore underneath?
Bone: Sometimes after the removal of a tooth a smalll bone piece can work its way out of the extraction site. It is common and usually nothing to worry about. It will take time for your bone to re-model around the extraction site. Call your dentist who can determine if it needs additonal care or not. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had keyhole appendectomy 3 weeks ago, the bellybutton scar is a bit puckered & there's a hard lump under the scar at right end. Will this lump go away?
Most likely...: After a surgical procedure there is always healing tissue forming and it may be swollen and hard at one point. It usually resolves after a few weeks. However in some cases hard tissue may remain and stays there permanently. If the surgery is very recent it is hard to tell how it will finally heal. If very concerning make sure you f/u with your surgeon. ...Read more
I had hernia repair 2 weeks ago. Where I have been stitched up theres a raised hard lump all across where the cut was, stitches should have dissolved?
I had an ear infection 3 weeks ago, and I have had a swollen lump on the inside on my forarm where the crease is where the elbow bends. Gp said it was just an itch but isnt there lymph node there?
Sutures removed 8hrs ago, where sutures where feels like its being stabbed with a rusty knife, is this normal?
Organized hematoma drained on top of hand, now its a solid painful lump. I had trauma, to the top of my hand and an organized hematoma formed, i had surgery it was drained and cleaned and sutured closed, after a week when the bandages were removed the hug
It : It may be scarring and fibrosis and as it was drfained once the surgeon may not want to do this again. Sometimes areas of swelling stay swollen ewvebn though the hematoma or seroma is gone. Often splinting, therapy and compression with a glove or similar garment will help the problem is that if once tries to remove the scarring it just reacumulates if it is done again too early. This is especuially true if it is due to trauma. ...Read more
Recently had a gum graft procedure. I now feel a sizable bump near the donor site. Is this normal?
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