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Found a swollen immobile lump roughly 1.5cm in length at the rear junction of my buttocks and thigh. What could it possibly be?(I'm 24yrs old)

Found a swollen immobile lump roughly 1.5cm in length at the rear junction of my buttocks and thigh. What could it possibly be?(I'm 24yrs old)

Epidermoid cyst: This benign cyst, aka epidermal inclusion cyst, is the most common skin cyst. It typically occurs in areas of little/no hair, such as you describe, though it originates from hair follicle. It is usually filled with malodorous "cheese like" material. Rarely they become inflamed/infected. They don't require treatment; if inflamed a doctor may inject trimancinolone (a steroid) or surgically remove ...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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I have a small swelling underneath my buttocks. It might be a swollen lymph node ?

I have a small swelling underneath my buttocks. 
It might be a swollen lymph node ?

See a gyn doc: several possibilities, doubt life threatening at this time but treatment has to be diagnosis specific ...Read more

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For over a week my lower torso all the way down to my ankles is extends painful and my legs and buttocks are swollen and very hard and painful?

For over a week my lower torso all the way down to my ankles is extends painful and my legs and buttocks are swollen and very hard and painful?

Anasarca?: Hi. We need much more information. Do you have any known liver, kidney, lung, or congestive heart failure diseases? What you describe sounds like it could be edema. Please see your doc for an evaluation and diagnostic testing. Good luck? ...Read more

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Told i had MRSA or impetigo on my buttocks. Is it normal to feeling a lump in behind not at site and feel swollen in gland in pubic bone?

Told i had MRSA or impetigo on my buttocks. Is it normal to feeling a lump in behind not at site and feel swollen in gland in pubic bone?

Fighting Infections: Yes. This is exactly what happens when you have a significant infection. The glands of your lymph system swell to eat up the toxins and bacteria in the infection. This all sounds very normal. ...Read more

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Hives are present on my wrist,buttocks,legs.Areas become swollen afterwards and resolves.This has been happening for 3 days. What could be the reason?

Hives are present on my wrist,buttocks,legs.Areas become swollen afterwards and resolves.This has been happening for 3 days. What could be the reason?

Hives: Hives can occur for many different reasons - viral infections, food allergy, medication allergy, insect sting allergy, or rarely an allergy to an environmental allergen. Try oral antihistamines for relief of hives and itching. See PCP or allergist if not resolving. ...Read more

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Itchy red rash around anus. Only on buttocks not vaginal. Looks like chafing gone wrong. Feels hot and is definitely a little swollen.

Itchy red rash around anus. Only on buttocks not vaginal.  Looks like chafing gone wrong.  Feels hot and is definitely a little swollen.

Intertrigo : The rash could be intertrigo or a cellulitis. If it is hot to touch, see a physician as soon as possible to make sure it is not a cellulitis which would need oral antibiotics quickly to treat. Intertrigo is a rash that occurs in folds of skin and can be treated with topical creams usually. ...Read more

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Lumbar pain near spine. Swollen. Buttocks pain. Pain when walking/sitting for long. Sometimes hip locks. Its been 4 months now. what can it be?

Lumbar pain near spine. Swollen. Buttocks pain. Pain when walking/sitting for long. Sometimes hip locks. Its been 4 months now. what can it be?

Good exam: Sacroilitis and Piriformis syndrome are causes for radiating pain to the hip/buttock but at the end of the day, you will need a doctor experienced with low back pain to do proper musculoskeletal exam to pinpoint the area. ...Read more