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Pea sized fleshy sort of lump on pubic area. It is underneath the skin and not painful at all, I do shave and wondering if i need to get this checked?

Pea sized fleshy sort of lump on pubic area. It is underneath the skin and not painful at all, I do shave and wondering if i need to get this checked?

Probable cyst: There are a number of conditions that cause lumps and bumps to appear on the surface of the skin or just below the skin. The most common are skin cysts and epidermoid cysts (aka sebaceous cysts) which is consistent with what you are describing. As long as "lump" is not painful and not changing in size and appearance, would just observe and have your doctor check it at your next routine visit. ...Read more

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Are large palpable lumps in the pubic area common to find?

No.: Occasional small lumps that come and go are common. Not large lumps. And certainly not lumps that are progressively enlarging. See your doc to figure out how big they really are and whether they need monitoring. ...Read more

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Am sexually active and have a hard painful lump at the very top of my pubic area, winding what it could be?

Am sexually active and have a hard painful lump at the very top of my pubic area, winding what it could be?

Skin infection.: Are you shaving this area?This is becoming fashionable and causing more skin infections,which could be dangerous and hard to treat..If it is very small and not too pain Gil ,you may try Bacitracin or Neosprin OTC .If it continues to enlarge and get more painful see a doctor for antibiotic treatment.One problem we see now is something called MERSA ,which needs a health professionals management. ...Read more

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Why can I feel a lump in like the v line near the pubic region been there for a while and on and of aches in that area too?

Why can I feel a lump in like the v line near the pubic region been there for a while and on and of aches in that area too?

Swelling: Sounds like a lymph node. When we have any type of infection our body filters the bad stuff out through the lymph nodes which are located throughout our body. That area drains the lower extremity as well as the reproductive organs. Make sure to see your doctor to have this checked out, simple tests can rule things out. Hope this helps and swelling goes down. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have painful knots (lumps) in the pubic area on side of vagina...I heard it comes in the place of sickness?

What does it mean to have painful knots (lumps) in the pubic area on side of vagina...I heard it comes in the place of sickness?

Lymph nodes?: It sounds like you are describing swollen lymph nodes in your groin area. You are correct that your lymph nodes swell in response to an infection in the area. For example, if you had genital herpes, your groin lymph nodes would swell. If you had strep throat, your neck lymph nodes would swell. If this is a new symptom, you might want to get it checked by a doctor to rule out an infection. ...Read more

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I noticed this small ball like lump under my skin on my upper pubic area. Doesnt hurt unless touched and it moves around a little?

I noticed this small ball like lump under my skin on my upper pubic area. Doesnt hurt unless touched and it moves around a little?

Possible Abscesses: It sounds like you may have some abscesses with or without cellulitis. You may need antibiotics and possible drainage of the abscesses if they are fully formed. In the meantime analgesia like paracetamol and ibuprofen will help but also running the area under hot water and soap as often as it is convenient should help. You should let a doctor take a look at it. ...Read more

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I have a red mark on my pubic area..Underneath the mark is a lump that dosnt move and has doubled in size over the last week and it dosnt hurt?

I have a red mark on  my pubic area..Underneath the mark is a lump that dosnt move and has doubled in size over the last week and it dosnt hurt?

Probably needs eval: Hard to say without knowing exactly where. Most lumps in the groin are benign, but any lump that is hard, not movable and doubling has got to be investigated. ...Read more