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Hard painful under the skin lumps in armpit! cancer?

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Hard painful under the skin lumps in armpit! cancer?

Have it examined: Most likely it is either infection of the sweat glands or inflammation of the lymph gland. See your md and have it examined and treated. Antibiotic may likely be needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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A knot under the skin on the sternum?

A knot under the skin on the sternum?

Not to worry: It may be a cyst, not to worry but you do need to see a doctor to be sure ...Read more

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Large hard lump under skin of penis hurts?

Large hard lump under skin of penis hurts?

See a doctor: This is the kind of thing that requires an examination. You should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Small tender lump under skin on top of right hand?

Small tender lump under skin on top of right hand?

Benign vs malignant: Might be a ganglionic cyst or a skin cancer or other tumor. Tumors can be benign or malignant. See your doctor for proper evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Sore knot or lump underneath skin on top of the forearm?

Abscess vs cyst vs ?: Lipoma is benign lump of soft tissue under skin that doesn't hurt. Cyst is a collection of fluid or oil that shouldn't hurt unless it gets infected. Abscess is a collection of pus that can be quite painful. Hair follicle could get infected & swollen. Best to go see your family doc for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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Hard lump under skin on arm cancer?

Hard lump under skin on arm cancer?

Lump: A hard lump felt under the skin may be caused by a number of conditions including but not limited to epidermal inclusion cyst , lipoma , dermatofibroma, or cancerous growth. See a dermatologist for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Found very small lumps under skin inside mouth below lip and near gum. Skin colour and no pain?

Found very small lumps under skin inside mouth below lip and near gum. Skin colour and no pain?

LUMPS INSIDE MOUTH: WHAT IS THE QUESTION? DO SEE YOUR PCP. IT COULD BE ANYTHING, BUT I DO NOT THINK IT IS SOMETHING TO BE WORRIED ABOUT. THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUESTION. ...Read more

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Pea sized movable thing under the skin of the arm, what is it?

Pea sized movable thing under the skin of the arm, what is it?

Cyst: Cysts are noncancerous, closed pockets of tissue that can be filled with fluid, pus, or other material.Cysts are common on the skin and can appear anywhere.They feel like large peas under the surface of the skin.Cysts can develop as a result of infection, clogging of oil glands, or around foreign bodies, such as earrings.See a doctor for further instruction on how to get rid of it correctly :]. ...Read more

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Hard lump on right side of penis under the skin.

Hard lump on right side of penis under the skin.

Need to examine: It is likely to be a sebaceous cyst, but you should see your doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Is a lump under skin bad in the jaw?

Not good: It's not good. Could be a number of problems, none good. See an oral surgeon ASAP to get examined. ...Read more

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Hard pea sized lump under skin around earlobe?

Hard pea sized lump under skin around earlobe?

Lymph node, salivary: Adjacent to the ear lobe is the parotid salivary gland and lymph nodes so the lump could be from one of these structures. Also can have skin cysts in this location. Suggest watching it and to see ENT if it gets bigger or if there is pain or tenderness to touch. ...Read more

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Painful lump on bone under skin on finger joint?

Painful lump on bone under skin on finger joint?

Ganglion: This sounds like a ganglion cyst also known as a retinacular cyst. This is a fluid filled sac that comes from the tendons that bend down the fingers. To confirm the diagnosis i would recommend trying to remove the fluid with a needle. These usually go away, sometimes they require surgery to remove. ...Read more

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Can cyst be underneath the skin under the arm?

Can cyst be underneath the skin under the arm?

Yes: Hi Jeniffer, Yes, the arm pit is a common place for cysts to develop. Based on your brief description, I am unsure of what type of cyst you may have, however just for your general information. I have included an article about epidermoid and sebaceous cysts, a common type of cyst that we encounter clinically. Hope this helps. http://wb.md/1k6wVL9 ...Read more

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A small lump under the skin that moves. Is that cancer?

A small lump under the skin that moves. Is that cancer?

May not be: But has to see your doctor to make sure it is not skin cancer. ...Read more

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What is lump under the skin in my groin?

Groin lymph nodes: These lumps underneath the skin in your groin region can be most anything. They can be sebaceous cysts to lipomas. It is also common to feel lymph nodes in the groin. Like all lumps they should be followed closely to see if there are going through any changes, especially if associated with weight loss, fevers, etc. If you are worried about it especially if there is changes i would see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause painful lumps under my skin under the breast and on ribs?

This one can't be: Diagnosed on line - please seek medical assessment. ...Read more

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What causes a hard lump under the skin?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Im 28 and have a 1-2 CM movable lump on the edge of my right rib just under the skin not attached to the skin. Cancer? And its very soft

Doesn't sound bad: It sounds like it's either a cyst (benign) or a lipoma, which is a benign fatty growth which can be soft to the touch. Both are non-worrisome . However with this said i would see a dermatologist to make sure a biopsy is not needed. ...Read more

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