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I have a small, hard lump on my side. What is it?

I have a small, hard lump on my side. What is it?

Many possibilities: Some causes of “raised bumps” may include soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, inflamed lymph nodes, and cysts. Have the area evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis. ...Read more

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Small hard white lump near anus?

Small hard white lump near anus?

Cyst: Most likely an inclusion or sebaceous cyst. These are benign cyst that contain a white sebaceous material similar to that of a black head. These can become infected and present as painful lumps much like the cyst in this picture. Often times gentle pressure may express the material. If the lump is enlarging or becoming tender, have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Small but hard lump in vaginal area. Help?

Small but hard lump in vaginal area. Help?

Get an exam.: There are many things that could cause a bump in the vagina. The best thing to do is have an exam, so that your doctor can see where exactly the bump is, color, if it is tender, etc. ...Read more

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I have a small hard lump inside my tougue?

See the dentist: There are about 30 different reasons for a lump inside your tongue. See your dentist to identify the cause. ...Read more

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Had few illnesses but recently I can feel small hard lumps under my skin that don't move. Tumors?

Had few illnesses but recently I can feel small hard lumps under my skin that don't move. Tumors?

Don't jump...: ...To any conclusions. There are lots of causes of small hard lumps, and most of them are not tumors (or at least not the kind that are dangerous). Let a dermatologist look at them, and if necessary, biopsy them. ...Read more

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I have found small hard lump at back of my left testcle. When I touch it gives me pain and also when I try to sit in motorbike it gives pain. What its?

Here are some...: For most laypersons, left testicle most likely means left side of the sac (scrotum), in which the most common cause for what described may be infected sebaceous cyst. Of course, without a direct look & palpation, an accurate Dx is hard to come by. More? Follow instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html & go to see doc, preferably a urologist if possible. ...Read more

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I have a pain on right side just below my waist and I now feel a small hard lump there. I also sometimes have the pain on right side just above waist?

May be a hernia.: You should make an appt with a flesh and blood doc who can examine you directly, not a virtual Doctor. If you have not found someone to your satisfaction in Brooklyn then I have an office in Manhattan. It sounds like you might have either a direct or indirect hernia. If you indeed have that as the cause of your problem there is a good surgical fix for it! ...Read more

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I have to small, very hard lumps on the crown of my head, slightly larger than pea sized. They don't move and they're not painful. I'm a 29 year old f?

I have to small, very hard lumps on the crown of my head, slightly larger than pea sized. They don't move and they're not painful. I'm a 29 year old f?

Well: Generally speaking lumps on the scalp that are not painful can be inflamed or enlarged lymph node a cyst or fatty tumor lipoma usually these are benign. Rarely they could be a cancer. See a doctor in person for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Small, firm lump on bottom right of right teste. Noticed it yesterday. 2/10 on pain scale when touched (10 being worst).18 and male. No other symptoms?

Small, firm lump on bottom right of right teste. Noticed it yesterday. 2/10 on pain scale when touched (10 being worst).18 and male. No other symptoms?

Here are some. ..: The small, firm, severely tender lump most likely represents developing infection inside a sebaceous cyst, which in time may burst, drain, and subside over a course of 1-2 weeks. So, see Doc timely to decide if antibiotics is needed or not and when is the proper time to remove it so to prevent recurrence. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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I have a few hard lumps on my head just below the service. At first there was just one now there are five. They are very hard but do not move. Start small grow to about hr size of a pea.

I have a few hard lumps on my head just below the service. At first there was just one now there are five. They are very hard but do not move. Start small grow to about hr size of a pea.

If: If the scalp moves freely over these lumps, and they feel hard like bone, they are likely to be osteomas which are benign and don't typically need treatment unless symptomatic. In some rare cases, they may be related to a systemic disorder (such as gardner's syndrome associated with colonic polyps). My best recommendation is have someone check these out to make a proper diagnosis and hopefully reassure you there is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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I have a small hard lump in my forearm?

Does it hurt?: If it hurts it could be a blocked hair follicle. If its non tender it could be a lipoma (fatty tissue) if its near the wrist it could be a ganglion cyst. We would need more information and a picture would help too. ...Read more

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What can cause a small, hard lump to form under the chin?

What can cause a small, hard lump to form under the chin?

Several things: Many things can form a lump inder the chin. There could be an enlarged lymph node. Inclusion cysts can form in the skin anywhere on the body. Other growths can form in the skin under the chin. Even a salivary duct stone can make a lump in this area. ...Read more

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Small, hard lump in chest that hurts when I put pressure on it?

Small, hard lump in chest that hurts when I put pressure on it?

As above: Correct diagnoses can't be made without proper assessment. See u pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a small firm bb sized lump under my skin, what could this be?

I have a small firm bb sized lump under my skin, what could this be?

More info-? cyst: Although it would be useful to know more about this- where is it, how long has it been there, does it hurt, is there redness in the area, etc. That said, it may be a sebaceous cyst, which is quite common, and presents as a small lump under the skin. A cyst is not painful unless it becomes infected. I recommend you see your doctor or your dermatologist for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is this small hard lump between my breasts, it hurts when I touch it.?

What is this small hard lump between my breasts, it hurts when I touch it.?

Xiphoid?: Kind of hard to tell without a look, but the sternum and xiphoid bones are between your breasts. Sometimes there can be a little bony prominence that hurts if you push on it. ...Read more

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He is 11 years old. My son has got a small hard lump under his arm. What is it?

He is 11 years old. My son has got a small hard lump under his arm. What is it?

Lymph node: A hard lump under the arm is most likely an enlarged lymph node, there so many causes for enlarged lymph nodes most common is infections, local or systemic, but if it is only one gland it is usually due to local infection, you need to take him to his pediatrician to check him, make proper diagnosis & R/O other causes for this lump. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a small hard lump in my neck its been there for 3 months, what could this be?

I have a small hard lump in my neck its been there for 3 months, what could this be?

Neck lump: Any prolonged, suspicious lump should be examined by your physician. The list of potential differential diagnosis is quite extensive and best handled by an experienced provider. ...Read more

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I have small pointed hard lump on right testicl near 1 year. No pain. Is it dangerous?

I have small pointed hard lump on right testicl near 1 year. No pain. Is it dangerous?

Can't say: There is a normal structure called the appendix testis that could be what you are describing, but without an exam and possible tests it is hard to comment. ...Read more

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I have a small lump on my thigh. It's slightly hard but it feels like it's movable. What could it be?

Lump: What you are describing sounds like a lipoma which would be a benign/harmless lump. However, it could be something else. You should have it evaluated. Take care! ...Read more

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I've recently found a small round hard lump at the top of my groin I can't move it and it's not painful?

It may be a cyst: You should have your physician test it. It may be a cyst? It may be a tumor? Or it may be somethign else. Since it is hard depending on what your studes show such as laboratory tests a dn imaging you may need to have it removed surgically. ...Read more

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I've had a small, painless, headless, firm lump in my perineal area for almost 2 weeks. I don't shave/wax. What could it be?

"Show and tell": This is one of those things that a md needs to be "shown" and you need to "tell" him/her about it to be accurate about what it is or is not. ...Read more

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I have small white lumps above and below my eyes. They are hard and round. What are they and what is the best way to avoid them?

I have small white lumps above and below my eyes. They are hard and round. What are they and what is the best way to avoid them?

Milia: These are blocked glands that may go away on their own. Don't try to "pop" them, they won't pop. You may leave a scar. There are medical and surgical treatments for cosmetic reasons. See a dermatologist if they bother you cosmetically. ...Read more

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I have a small lump around my lower inguinal region. It hurts a little when I touch it and its hard. I have been having it for days now.

I have a small lump around my lower inguinal region. It hurts a little when I touch it and its hard. I have been having it for days now.

May be folliculitis: Small lumps around the vulva and pubic hair region may represent hair follicle infections which are easily treated before they become larger issues. See your doctor for evaluation, ...Read more