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Hard lumps on back about 1& 1/2 inch about 4or 5 all over when squeezed ozze smelly puss one is infected what are they called?

Hard lumps on back about 1& 1/2 inch about 4or 5 all over when squeezed ozze smelly puss one is infected what are they called?

Sebaceous cysts: More than likely these are small plugged oil glands called sebaceous cysts. They will occasionally become infected. The will swell, become painful and drain pus and cottage cheese like tissue. The are harmless. ...Read more

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I have a big lump on the top of my head. I squeezed it because I thought it was a pimple and some stuff did come out. What should I do?

I have a big lump on the top of my head. I squeezed it because I thought it was a pimple and some stuff did come out. What should I do?

Lump on head: You may have a sebaceous cyst. Without seeing you in person, this is just a guess. I recommend that you see a plastic surgeon to have it removed completely. Even after removal, these can recur. But to maximize your chances of complete removal and the best possible scar, a plastic surgeon is your best option. ...Read more

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I have the odd few flesh coloured lumps on my face that when squeezed white stringey stuff comes out but fills up again. Nothing gets rid of them?

I have the odd few flesh coloured lumps on my face that when squeezed white stringey stuff comes out but fills up again. Nothing gets rid of them?

Epidermal cyst: If its a classic pimple, then after squeezing it it should not really accumulate. If it keeps accumulating it could be an epidermal inclusion cyst. I would check with a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon and have them take a look at it. In the meantime, don't squeeze it and use warm compress instead ...Read more

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I have had small painless lumps under my armpit, neck and back. Some I have tried to squeeze and out came a whitish, buttery oily stuff. What is it?

I have had small painless lumps under my armpit, neck and back. Some I have tried to squeeze and out came a whitish, buttery oily stuff. What is it?

Epidermoid cyst: It sounds like epidermoid cyst. It is usually just bothersome but not dangerous/cancerous. They usually continue to recur. Consuming a diet low in carbs, milk and high in healthy fats (butter, olive oil. Avocados, coconut) should help to reduce their size in a few months. Try warm soaks, application of tea tree oil. They may help too. ...Read more

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What's small lumps behind ears, occ can squeeze thick white stuff out of em, never com 2ahead 1behind each ear 1 smells even if it just lil fluid nowhite?

What's small lumps behind ears, occ can squeeze thick white stuff out of em, never com 2ahead 1behind each ear 1 smells even if it just lil fluid nowhite?

Most lumps, benign: Don't start worrying. The majority of small bumps on your head would be benign (not cancer). Yours sound classics for a sebaceous cyst (smelly, white, pasty material). See your primary md who can take a good history and examen you. ...Read more

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I found a painful red lump with black head in my armpit. Squezzed it and it discharged hard white stuff. What should I do?

I found a painful red lump with black head in my armpit. Squezzed it and it discharged hard white stuff. What should I do?

Sounds like a cyst: This sounds like a sebaceous or epidermal inclusion cyst. They are common. The biggest problem with them is they can become infected. It is likely to recurr after squeezing and usually needs excision to get rid of it. Consult your doctor, dermatologist or plastic surgeon to be sure. ...Read more

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I have got a lump appear on the front of my vagina if I squeeze it watery blood or white stuff comes out, there is no hair growing around/on it?

I have got a lump appear on the front of my vagina if I squeeze it watery blood or white stuff comes out, there is no hair growing around/on it?

Lubricating gland: This sounds like irritation of the numerous lubricating glands in this area. Moist heat and neosporin for a couple of days. If no better, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had a hard pimple like lump on the bottom of my foot. I squeezed it and watery stuff came out. It's still there but not as hard. What could it be?

I had a hard pimple like lump on the bottom of my foot. I squeezed it and watery stuff came out. It's still there but not as hard. What could it be?

Any "lump": Should really be checked out by a doctor. What you describe sounds like a cyst of which there are a few different types. Without seeing the actual lesion anyone would just be guessing what it is. ...Read more

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Small red lump under my r. Armpit for about 2 wks? Little pain. I poked and squeezed it. Yellow stuff and blood came out. Now, open wound. What now?

Small red lump under my r. Armpit for about 2 wks? Little pain. I poked and squeezed it. Yellow stuff and blood came out. Now, open wound. What now?

Good hygine: Sounds like an infected cyat that u drained. U want to make sure you did not cause it to become infected. U can try warm compresses, wash well, and hopefully it resolves. If it recurs or worsens you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Bring up lumps of off colour stuff that smells very bad.

Bring up lumps of off colour stuff that smells very bad.

See dr: Not much to go on here, but anytime there is a discharge from some where that includes a color to it and a foul odor, should warrant an evaluation by a health care provider to check for a possible infection. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have thickening under my scalp it feels like lumps with stuff in there what could it be it's like fatty stuff?

I have thickening under my scalp it feels like lumps with stuff in there what could it be it's like fatty stuff?

Tinea Capitis?: Sounds like ring worm infection in your scalp called tinea capitis. The yeast infects root of your hair follicles, make the area thick and dark with hair loss. Check with your doc asap, if so, you will need oral antifungal treatment for 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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In a cancerous lung what is the black stuff and what the white lump is?

In a cancerous lung what is the black stuff and what the white lump is?

Pathology photos: A lung cancer in a lung is usually a dominant mass and usually white, though it may be more subtle. The black is simply from the smoke that's accumulated over the years. The blackness in the lungs frightens people, and rightly so, but it is actually more of a marker for other damage caused by smoke than a problem by itself. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the back of my shoulder that hurts only if squeezed?

I have a lump on the back of my shoulder that hurts only if squeezed?

Lump: This tenderness on squeezing is nonspecific. A physician would have to examine the lump in order to make a diagnosis. Any mass can be tender on squeezing and that includes benign lipoma or other growths, cysts or abscess like a boil. Have the lump examined by your physician or surgeon. ...Read more

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Lump in the croin area which is hard and hurts squeezed it and pus can out?

Lump in the croin area which is hard and hurts squeezed it and pus can out?

Below: GO see your DR, you need an antibiotic.

Until then try warm moist packs to the area 3 times per day for about 15 min each time. ...Read more

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A painless lump on my back I had for years just festered and drained foul smelling pasty stuff. What are the chances it will return?

A painless lump on my back I had for years just festered and drained foul smelling pasty stuff. What are the chances it will return?

Hard to say.: Sometimes it never happens again. If it does, then that would be a good reason to have the cyst excised. Get checked to be sure that all the infection is gone, though. It may not happen again for years! Discuss options with your doc (and insurance company). ...Read more

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Hard lump on my back thought it was a spot but nothing to squeeze out. It's very hard and have had it about a year and it's not got any smaller.?

Hard lump on my back thought it was a spot but nothing to squeeze out. It's very hard and have had it about a year and it's not got any smaller.?

Lumps and Bumps: Good afternoon.

This sounds like a benign scarring process called a sebaceous cyst. This is an oil and dried pus filled lesion usually causing a non-acute lump under the skin.

Sometimes these cysts can become infected or continue to grow. Your health care provider or a skin specialist can teach you how to get rid of them or to have them surgically removed. This would be an 'in-office' process. ...Read more

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I squeezed a lump under my arm bow I have 4lumps 2that hurts bad?

I squeezed a lump under my arm bow I have 4lumps 2that hurts bad?

Spreading infection:: Time to stop squeezing and get examined and treated. Your infection is spreading into the lymph nodes in your axillary area. ...Read more

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I found this lump by my butt hole and I looked up some stuff I think it might be a hemorrhoid. What do I do?

I found this lump by my butt hole and I looked up some stuff I think it might be a hemorrhoid. What do I do?

See a doctor...: Have a physical examination to see if what you feel is a hemorrhoid vein. Avoid constipation. Avoid sitting & straining too long at the toilet. Drink plenty of water and eat more fruits & vegetables, add metamucil fiber to your diet. ...Read more

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I have two small lump like stuff beneath the skin in the left side of my neck....What are they? It hurts when I move my neck...

I have two small lump like stuff beneath the skin in the left side of my neck....What are they? It hurts when I move my neck...

Lymph node?: Sounds like lymph nodes. How long has it been there? If it's been there for more than four weeks, and it's palpable, and there's really no reason for it to be there, it should just be taken out for definitive diagnosis by a pathologist, truth be told. Testing from the outside (ultrasound, CT scan) is often unreliable in this context. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my nostrils 1 moment 1 side will be stuffed and have that lump and the other side will be fine then it randomly switches sides?

I have a lump in my nostrils 1 moment 1 side will be stuffed and have that lump and the other side will be fine then it randomly switches sides?

Turbinate cycling: It sounds like you are discussing a normal phenomenon in which the inferior turbinate's alternatively congest and decongest. You will perceive this problem, if your nose is a little more congested than average from allergies for example. A deviated septum can make this worse. See an ENT to examine this. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has this white hard. Lump on he's bum I've popped it 3 times in 5 years thick white smelling stuff keeps comin out goes away comes back?

My boyfriend has this white hard. Lump on he's bum I've popped it 3 times in 5 years thick white smelling stuff keeps comin out goes away comes back?

Possible cyst: Your boyfriend may possibly have a dermoid cyst that needs to be removed. He should see his primary care physician for the appropriate diagnosis. The primary care physician may be able to remove it, or your boyfriend can be referred to a surgeon to have it removed. ...Read more

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I have a slightly large lump on my penile shaft it been there for a couple days it won't pop doesn't hurt on when squeezed want to know what it is?

I have a slightly large lump on my penile shaft it been there for a couple days it won't pop doesn't hurt on when squeezed want to know what it is?

Could be a number of: Different things, but the only way to really know is to see your Dr. It may be embarrassing to you, but it is normal for doctors to examine the private parts. Looking things up on the internet can lead to misdiagnosis and unnecessary anxiety, so I always recommend seeing a Dr FIRST. Also, it is probably a good idea not to try and pop it, as this may lead to infection/inflammation and make it worse ...Read more

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Some sort of brown stuff all over tongue with much more at the back. Can scrape off but more comesback. Large red lumps all over tongue. What is this?

Some sort of brown stuff all over tongue with much more at the back. Can scrape off but more comesback. Large red lumps all over tongue. What is this?

Brown tongue: Is usually caused by plaque, staining, debris, bacteria especially in patients that smoke & drink lots of coffee. Red bumps are probably normal of more likely inflamed papillae (taste buds). Just like you have to brush\floss your teeth & shower or bath every day, you should use a tongue blade to keep your tongue clean. All this is conjecture, see your own dentist for exam & accurate appraisal. ...Read more

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I have a lump under my arm for a few weeks well I woke up this morning and now there is a hole and I can see tissue and stuff has came out what is it?

I have a lump under my arm for a few weeks well I woke up this morning and now there is a hole and I can see tissue and stuff has came out what is it?

Exam: This sounds like an axillary abscess nor a sebaceous cysts. It must be examined and surgically opened and cleansed out. Call for an appointment today ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a white lump on his bum. And I've popped it 3 times in 5 years white thick smelling stuff comes out. It always comes back. What is it?

Cyst: Most likely it's a sebaceous cyst; these are also known as epidermal cysts.
These are not dangerous in general; however
they tend to fill up over and over so he might want to consider seeing a doctor to have it removed. They can also get infected and become red and painful. ...Read more

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I have yellowish stuff in my underwear and now I have color white lumps on my penis?

I have yellowish stuff in my underwear and now I have color white lumps on my penis?

Penile Discharge: Without any other information to go on, this is a symptom of a sexually transmitted disease until proven otherwise. It is either gonorrhea or chlamydia or both.

This is not anything to ignore. Please get to your trusted medical provider or your local public health std clinic as soon as possible.

You will remain contagious until you are fully treated, . ...Read more