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Small Bumps Under The Skin
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Is a malignant condition that may have the appearance of eczema, with skin changes involving the nipple of the breast. The incidence is approximately around 3%. Most of them are also associated with underlying breast cancer. Biopsy should be done to confirm. Mammogram, sonogram and perhaps MRI breast should be done-depending on the case to ...Read more
I have a painless small bump under the skin located at the upper right side of the shaft of my penis. It can be moved around. What should I do?
See a urologist: A mobile, non-tender, penile mass on the shaft is likely something benign, possibly a cyst, but there is no way to know for sure without a doctor seeing it and possibly removing it. A urologist can evaluate the lesion and see if excising it would be necessary. ...Read more
I have a small bump under the skin right next to my vaginal opening. It is very painful when I touch it. It was not there yesterday. What can this be?
Location?: If it is on the side but in the back of your vaginal opening it could be a bartholins cyst. It may require drainage but before that try doing site baths twice a day. This may help in opening it up. ...Read more
I'm 16 and I have a small bump under the skin in my pinky finger and it doesn't move and is hard I've had it for a few months?
Wart?: without a picture to look at or being able to see it and feel it in person it is difficult to say exactly what this is. Commonly it could be a wart. Rarely could be something called a synovial cyst or tendon sheath cyst. Best to see your doctor for evaluation. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more
Had blood work done today and nurse had a little trouble finding the vein couple hours later I have a small bump under the skin at the needle site.
Hematoma: Once a blood vessel is punctured by a needle a small leak can cause blood to accumulate resulting in a hematoma. If the hematoma is small it will eventually be cleared by one's own body. If the lesion is larger , it may require surgical attention. ...Read more
I have a small bump under the skin on my pubic region, above the genitals, with a few small white spots. It's about the size of a dime.
See your doctor: For a diagnosis and treatment, there could be a number of causes, . ...Read more
I have a small bump under the skin near the gum line on the floor of my mouth on the right side. You can't see it in the mirror you can only feel it.
Hard small bump under the skin below/behind right ear. May have gotten smaller overnight. But is still very sore and aching/painful.
Send photo: Photo will help to see location: could be lymph node vs skin related issue/cyst vs tumor which would need evaluation. ...Read more
I have what feels and looks like a spot on the palm of my hand. It started as a small bump under the skin but now is red with a head(ish). Any ideas?
Time to see doctor: You need to be evaluated especially with a new skin growth. Go to doctor for evaluation and diagnosis ...Read more
What could cause swelling under the skin? I have a small bump under the skin by maxillary sinus I noticed it flares up when my sinuses act up. What could this be?
Infraorbital: Your infra orbital vein runs just under your eye and lateral to your nose. The vein connects to your cavernous sinus and when your sinuses get congested the vein dilates and causes swelling. One mechanism why people with allergy problems will get dark circles under there eyes. ...Read more
I have small, white, bumps under the skin on the inside of both my arms. They are spread out and not painful. Could this be an allergy?
Have an itchy rash on my neck, chest lower arms elbows and hands. Started feeling itchy after cleaning the garage yesterday. Small raised bumps under the skin. Seems to be getting worse. Have photos if needed?
Allergic reaction,: benadryl could be helpful. If having difficulty breathing, go to urgent care/ER for possible severe allergic reaction. ...Read more
I have a small movable bump under the skin about dime size. What could it be ???it only hurts when I press on it. And it kind of pops like an inflamed
Depends: Can be multiple things based on location, size and associated symptoms, hard to determine without examination. ...Read more
I have a small hard bump under the skin it only hurts slightly if you press on it it's slightly red but doesn't stand out what could this be?
I have had a small movable bump under the skin in my shin for ten years. Hasn't grown and no pain. A few other smaller bumps have developed since then on both shins. What could they be?
Well: The best thing to do is to see doctor have the areas biopsies or removed and send to pathology. Then you will have your answer ...Read more
It may be...: Most likely, they're harmless sebaceous cysts, which may grow over time with a widely variable pace and become infected occasionally. But, being without a direct look at and palpate it may limit my accurate guess; so, see Doc timely. But, for all health-conscious persons, I urge them to practice low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence/obsession as foundation of healthcare.... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have small bb style bumps under the skin of my penis, lower right side of shaft. Not painful, or red, and do not move . Any helpful tboughts?
Could be normal: Could be tiny cysts. Not a common complaint of a sexually transmitted disease. I think a visit with a dermatologist is in order to ease your mind. ...Read more
Many choices: Likely scar rissue but it could be a hematoma, muscle bruise, a mass. ...Read more
I have a small painless hard bump under the skin of my penis, its been their for over a year and i don't know what it is, can u hlep?
Probably a cyst: See a dermatologist, cysts are fairly simple to remove. ...Read more
As skin ages it goes through various changes that makes it look older. Skin resurfacing is a technique (usual with a laser) that removes the top layers of skin. That stimulates the skin to produce younger looking, healthier skin. The key is to go to a qualified cosmetic surgeon to be sure that the treatment is right for you and to be sure that ...Read more
Biological therapy means treatment with agents that are natural biologic products (such as antibodies from other species, etc.). The new drugs like Humira (adalimumab) (that are constantly advertised on tv) are examples; these are usually used for immune caused diseases like ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid ...Read more
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