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Hard lump in inner elbow and armpit. Both pea-sized, movable and rock hard. Appeared about 2wks ago.
Lymph nodes: Get examined for infection and evaluation of lymph node formation. This will also require blood testing ...Read more
Throbbing pain in shin when i stand up. Was kicked hard in shin playing softball. When i first stand up it throbs and its hard to walk?
Bruise: The tibia( shin) bone has very little muscle covering it . Contusion( bruises) here are very common in football and other sports. This is your likely diagnosis. Immediate ice, elevation can help.Occassionally a knot or hematoma can develop next to the site of contusion and persist for a period of time.They generally resolve w/ time. Good luck ! ...Read more
Sounds like a...: ...doctor should have a look at it. Please get examined. ...Read more
Pea size rock hard left parotid and l & r superclavicular lymph nodes, 2cm left rock hard submandibular lymph node & achy dull joints.
Not: "Normal" Get hands on examination by your Pediatrician! Dr Z ...Read more
My left ball hurt bad ..feel like have 2 ball inside together but one side hard rock & other half soft both in same left ball?
15 y/o male. Hard lump on back of head, doesn't move, feels like bone, feels like dent under "lump" making it feel raised. Doc said lymph node?
Enlarged: lymph nodes in that area are generally from SCALP sores which when scratched ca become infected! However, the SKULL often has raised areas which are NORMAL!! Sounds like you need a definite answer and this could involve xrays. If it is a lymph node and persists WITHOUT "simple" explanation a biopsy would be indicated! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Unclear: It's unclear based on your description. It is true that everyones stomach will enlarge with a full meal - and it is possible that it might feel more firm. If you are experiencing any other related symptoms, it is possible that you would benefit from an exam. Other factors such as your age and risk factors for GI tract diseases might also put more urgency around an exam or endoscopy. Hope it helps! ...Read more
See Head & Neck doc.: Possible lymph node vs. parotid gland mass other rare cause. Enlarged nodes from 1) normal response to inflammation 2) lymph node cancer 3) regional cancer moved to lymph node 4) weird infections. Parotid masses usuallu require surgery but 80% are benign. If this has been present for more than a few weeks please see a doc experienced in head and neck disease. Usually a Plastic Surgeon or ENT. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Movement?: Is it based on movement or stretching - can anyone else hear it when you move? It is important to know about full symptoms before giving you advice. ...Read more