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Doctor insights on: Pubic Area Lump

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Are large palpable lumps in the pubic area common to find?

No.: Occasional small lumps that come and go are common. Not large lumps. And certainly not lumps that are progressively enlarging. See your doc to figure out how big they really are and whether they need monitoring. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have painful knots (lumps) in the pubic area on side of vagina...I heard it comes in the place of sickness?

What does it mean to have painful knots (lumps) in the pubic area on side of vagina...I heard it comes in the place of sickness?

Lymph nodes?: It sounds like you are describing swollen lymph nodes in your groin area. You are correct that your lymph nodes swell in response to an infection in the area. For example, if you had genital herpes, your groin lymph nodes would swell. If you had strep throat, your neck lymph nodes would swell. If this is a new symptom, you might want to get it checked by a doctor to rule out an infection. ...Read more

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I am a 29 year old female with a hard ping pong sized lump you can see through my skin located between my pubic area and thigh and it hurts to touch?

I am a 29 year old female with a hard ping pong sized lump you can see through my skin located between my pubic area and thigh and it hurts to touch?

Skin lump: Usually possibilities include a cyst, an abscess, a lymph node, or a lipoma. However there are many other rarer possibilities. It is prudent to ask your doctor to evaluate the lesion. Especially because it hurts to touch it. That suggests that it could be inflamed or infected. ...Read more

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A week ago I noticed a peasized lump on my pubic area. It's under the skin, not painful.I've had something similar but it went away. what could it be?

A week ago I noticed a peasized lump on my pubic area. It's under the skin, not painful.I've had something similar but it went away. what could it be?

Hmmm.: Dermatologic conditions are hard to evaluate without seeing them in person. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, but, Small infections like acne or boils are quite common there. Spreading redness implies an infection needing antibiotic but a lot of them heal on their own,. ...Read more

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I have an under the skin lump near my pubic area. Not sure what it is, this isn't the first time. Sometimes it hurts other times it doesnt.What is it?

I have an under the skin lump near my pubic area. Not sure what it is, this isn't the first time. Sometimes it hurts other times it doesnt.What is it?

Examination: Without an examination it is difficult to know for sure. In this area you can get ingrown hairs, pimples, abscesses, something called hidradenitis, swollen lymph nodes, growths.... Have it looked at next time it happens ...Read more

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Am sexually active and have a hard painful lump at the very top of my pubic area, winding what it could be?

Am sexually active and have a hard painful lump at the very top of my pubic area, winding what it could be?

Skin infection.: Are you shaving this area?This is becoming fashionable and causing more skin infections,which could be dangerous and hard to treat..If it is very small and not too pain Gil ,you may try Bacitracin or Neosprin OTC .If it continues to enlarge and get more painful see a doctor for antibiotic treatment.One problem we see now is something called MERSA ,which needs a health professionals management. ...Read more