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Huge very dark purple bruise right thigh discovered 2 days ago and is getting bigger, no pain or tenderness feel a small knot under skin?

Huge very dark purple bruise right thigh discovered 2 days ago and is getting bigger, no pain or tenderness feel a small knot under skin?

Bruise: You don't remember bumping into something? A large bruise without trauma is unlikely. The knot you feel is probably a blood clot under the skin that will dissipate on its own. The medications you listed should not cause your bruise. It will look worse before it looks better. If you think it was indeed spontaneous, you should really have your doctor check a CBC on you. ...Read more

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I found 2 small knots under my skin on my labia, middle of vaginia. They are like balls, they move around, does not hurt or tender. What could it be?

I found 2 small knots under my skin on my labia, middle of vaginia. They are like balls, they move around, does not hurt or tender. What could it be?

Vaginal Cyst: A cyst is a closed pocket or pouch of tissue. It can be filled with air, fluid, pus, or other material. A vaginal cyst is a closed sac on or under the vaginal lining. ...Read more

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Rash. Lower leg. Started as small knot under the skin/ turned into 3 pinkish bumps. Itches. Haven't scratched. Now 6 inch area. Skin looks very burned?

Rash. Lower leg. Started as small knot under the skin/ turned into 3 pinkish bumps. Itches. Haven't scratched. Now 6 inch area. Skin looks very burned?

Rash: This may have been an insect bite with an allergic response or an area of contact dermatitis from something that touched your skin. Apply cortisone cream, but if redness spreads and burning persists, an infection of the skin(cellulitis) may be present and requires antibiotic treatment(pills and cream). Your physician will advise you. ...Read more

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Just noticed a small knot under the skin, just above left knee cap. Sore to the touch. Will go to doc if it persists but any insight into what it is?

Just noticed a small knot under the skin, just above left knee cap. Sore to the touch. Will go to doc if it persists but any insight into what it is?

Varies: There are a number of possibilities. An exam can usually determine the cause. Among the more commonñ includes an epidermis inclusion cyst. ...Read more

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My 16 yr.Old d has a small knot, painless under the skin on her cheek. When she smiles it looks like a dimple.No pit or opening obvious.Any suggestion?

My 16 yr.Old d has a small knot, painless under the skin on her cheek. When she smiles it looks like a dimple.No pit or opening obvious.Any suggestion?

Old scar site?: A small lump in the facial skin, that may dimple, may be an old scar from past trauma (children get hit with lots of things over the years, especially in sports, and from bumping into doors or furniture). A pediatrician, a dermatologist, or a plastic surgeon can look at it to offer a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can cause hard movable knots under the skin? My son has these on his face... Some small and large.

What can cause hard movable knots under the skin? My son has these on his face... Some small and large.

Some thoughts...: They could be cysts, little fluid filled sacs, that are generally harmless but sometimes could become inflamed. It'd be good to have your son's doc take a feel of them - don't need to have him go to an urgent care or ed, but just a regular visit, especially if they've been there for a long time. ...Read more

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Hello this is embarrasing but the inside of my buttcheeks is turning a very dark colour and theres small bumps that feel like knots under the skin?

Hello this is embarrasing but the inside of my buttcheeks is turning a very dark colour and theres small bumps that feel like knots under the skin?

Tricky: without an exam, I can only give general information and inflammation generally causes increased pigmentation/scarring. The areas of the body that have a lot of moisture, irritation, rubbing and germs can get infected and have abcesses that are quite serious and need minor surgery or they just get (much) worse. cannot say in your particular case, but generally true. ...Read more

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I have a small bb size knot (actually feels like a small bb) under my skin on my penis, what could it be?

Cyst or other: Hello mikek, a small bb size knot is generally a benign cystic lesion as a result of trauma, blockage of ducts, or inflammation. Rarely, it can be a malignant lesion. I would advise having a physician lay his or her hands on the skin of the penis itself, sooner rather than later. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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