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I have a blue lump on my buttocks. It doesn't hurt but i've had it for a couple of years. Should've worried?

I have a blue lump on my buttocks. It doesn't hurt but i've had it for a couple of years. Should've worried?

Hemangioma: A blue lump can be several things and should be examined by a plastic surgeon or dermatologist, especially if it has grown or changed in any way. It could be a tumor of blood vessels, a lipoma (fatty tumor), or even a large mole. Have it looked at for your peace of mind. Be well, dr. Fred. ...Read more

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Buttock (Definition)

The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more


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Fatty feeling lump at bottom of back above right buttocks... Feels reasonably movable? What could this be? No pain?

Fatty feeling lump at bottom of back above right buttocks... Feels reasonably movable? What could this be? No pain?

?: This may in fact be a fatty process called a lipoma. You should see your doctor to verify. A lot depends on how long his has been present. You may need to have the area in question removed and evaluated under a microscope. Good luck ...Read more

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Can lump on the cheek of the buttocks be serious?

Can lump on the cheek of the buttocks be serious?

Gluteal lump: My best gress is that this is herpes simplex. It usually last a few weeks then clears but may leave a pigmented scar. It does recur however and can be contageous. There is a simple blood test to rule out herpes, which needs to be done and there is treatment to supress the lump and symptoms that may be present. In the meantime, topical ice may he helpful. Also your consort may need to be checked. ...Read more

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I have been having a hard lump under the skin on my lower buttocks. Recently it only hurts when squeezed but nothing will come out. What could it be?

I have been having a hard lump under the skin on my lower buttocks. Recently it only hurts when squeezed but nothing will come out. What could it be?

Lump: A firm subcutaneous mass could be an ingrown hair or an inclusion cyst and these may not recede. Apparently there is no inflammation or infection. A physician, dermatologist or general surgeon could evaluate and advise you about these lumps. ...Read more

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Are lumps above buttocks near hip likely to be cancerous?

Are lumps above buttocks near hip likely to be cancerous?

Cannot tell: My guess based on your age and your description of the problem is no but by all means go see a physician if you have any physical finding or concern. We cannot really tell by just the info you provide. Best to you. ...Read more