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Doctor insights on: Skin Nodules

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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
23 doctors shared insights

Skin Nodules (Overview)

Subcutaneous nodules are raised skin lesions that originate in the subcutaneous layer, so are deeper than surface lesions.


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What causes nodules under skin on bottom of feet?

What causes nodules under skin on bottom of feet?

Few causes. : Most common causes are rheumatoid nodules and nodules related to thickening of the fascia. However if you are talking about the numerous little globules all over your feet that are seen with stretching of the skin and sometimes feel like bumps - those are normal but i'll be darned if i know what to call them. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
23 doctors shared insights

Skin Nodules (Overview)

Subcutaneous nodules are raised skin lesions that originate in the subcutaneous layer, so are deeper than surface lesions.


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My sister has skin nodules and the doctors don't know what they are. What can we do?

University: Make appointment with university dermatologist. They have access to many colleagues in the department and world wide. May be they can help. ...Read more

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Treating a Lung Nodule (Checklist)

Recognize that most nodules are benign scars, not malignant
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Remember to obtain any previous images possibly showing nodule
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Research whether it's best to follow the nodule or to biopsy it
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How do I get rid of vocal nodules before getting to surgey?

How do I get rid of vocal nodules before getting to surgey?

Conservative use: You should be aware of how you are using your voice. Seeing a speech therapist / voice therapist would be helpful. This therapist will help you use correct voicing techniques so you don't strain your vocal cords with normal voicing tasks. You should refrain from yelling or singing loudly. With time, the nodules might disappear and you should see your ENT regularly during this time. ...Read more

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My sister has skin nodules and the doctors don't know what they are. What can we do?

University: Make appointment with university dermatologist. They have access to many colleagues in the department and world wide. May be they can help. ...Read more

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My gf has skin nodules and the doctors don't know what they are. Who should she see?

My gf has skin nodules and the doctors don't know what they are. Who should she see?

A dermatologist: A dermatologist may be able to diagnose these nodules based on appearance; if the appearance is not diagnostic, a skin biopsy can be done to make a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
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Use mild soap when washing the skin
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Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
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Can acne medication be used on skin nodules?

Can acne medication be used on skin nodules?

Skin nodules: There are many different kinds of skin nodules. Some are pimples and folliculitis and acne nodules. Acne medication could be used on those. However the majority of skin nodules are growths such as moles, dermatofibroma, seborrheic keratosis, or other malignant or benign neoplasm. See your dermatologist to evaluate the nodules and prescribe the appropriate therapy. ...Read more

Nodule (Definition)

Any growth or deposit in the body or on its surface may be casually termed a nodule until its character is determined by the familiarity of the physician with it or by the results of a biopsy if it is not so obvious. The term is casual ...Read more