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What would cause a soft lump under the skin as a result of a 2 year old shin contusion?

What would cause a soft lump under the skin as a result of a 2 year old shin contusion?

See below: 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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Soft-round-lump-under-skin in upper arm?

Soft-round-lump-under-skin in upper arm?

Lump: This is one of those "without seeing it, it's hard to tell." and in this case, it needs to be "felt" also. Common lumps are cysts and lipomas--benign fatty tumors. Have your doctor check it out. ...Read more

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Small soft lump under skin pea sized had it for years and ignored it now infected red and hard size of a golf ball 4 days of antibiotics and still the same how long before antibiotics make effect ?

Small soft lump under skin pea sized had it for years and ignored it now infected red and hard size of a golf ball 4 days of antibiotics and still the same how long before antibiotics make effect ?

Infected cyst: It sounds like you have a small epidermal inclusion cyst that became infected. Although antibiotics may be helpful, the infected cyst ought to be incised and allowed to drain. See your dr. ...Read more

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What causes a hard lump under the skin?

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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Is a white lump under the skin on the male ball sac something to worry about it is about the size of a piece of homney?

Sebaceous cyst: Sounds classic for a sebaceous cyst. These are usually creamy white. My training and consultation with many on this is to leave them alone. If it becomes red, irritated, infected or cause problems, they can be removed. Don't press on them or try to express them. If you have questions or concerns as to what it is, see pcp, dermatologist or since on scrotum, urologist! ...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