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When I lay on my rite side it hurts could this be a mass in my intestines what test could they do on me it feels swollen?

When I lay on my rite side it hurts could this be a mass in my intestines what test could they do on me it feels swollen?

Musculoskeletal: If you note pain while positioning then it might be musculoskeletal pain. That will improve with nsaid. If you have pain in your abdomen then a certain position making it better could be a hernia. Your doctor will do a thorough history and physical. They might need to do a ct scan if you are heavy set. ...Read more

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Sore swollen mass at top of breast, what could this be?

Sore swollen mass at top of breast, what could this be?

Get it checked NOW: In someone so young it probabaly is an inflammation or infection of a duct or the breast but you need to have it looked at. I hope you are doing self breast checks regularly! Go see your gyne/general practioner, whoever you see as the doc who does your pap smears/gyne care. ...Read more

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Can a swollen mass in breast be caused by partner sucking breast?

Can a swollen mass in breast be caused by partner sucking breast?

Possible: Yes, it is possible, if partner is rough. Can damage breast tissue. Ice the area carefully to alleviate swelling and pain. It should get better. ...Read more

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I have a dull ache above my left testicle and some sort of mass behind the testicle perhaps a swollen spermatic cord.

I have a dull ache above my left testicle and some sort of mass behind the testicle perhaps a swollen spermatic cord.

Worth a checkup: You should be evaluated by your primary care provider or a urologist this week. There are many conditions which can cause testicular pain with swelling. Some are minor, some can be serious. A health care provider can help you sort them out, may prescribe treatment or arrange referral for consultation or further testing. ...Read more

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Which specialist for a 2x6cm hard, swollen and painful mass over my right pubic bone? Duration 6 yrs with increase in size&pain

Which specialist for a 2x6cm hard, swollen and painful mass over my right pubic bone? Duration 6 yrs with increase in size&pain

See your PCP: Just about any clinician would be appropriate for an initial visit. See your primary care provider. Depending on the findings, s/he may then refer you to a surgeon or orthopedist -- but maybe preceded by an Xray, ultrasound, or other imaging study. Good luck! ...Read more

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My right breast is very swollen, with an oblong mass and enlarged. Vien or lymphoid in it, is that serious?

My right breast is very swollen, with an oblong mass and enlarged. Vien or lymphoid in it, is that serious?

Could be: What you described suggests an infection and you should see a doctor as it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you.
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What (other than cancer) might cause a painless, v. Hard, fixed mass in the tonsil area w/ firm, swollen AC node, hearing decrement, & clr mucus?

What (other than cancer) might cause a painless, v. Hard, fixed mass in the tonsil area w/ firm, swollen AC node, hearing decrement, & clr mucus?

See your doctor: It looks like you're trying to fit a lot of info into a short question and I suspect there's more to tell as well. In general infection & cancer are high on the list of things that cause lymph node enlargement. There are others, but based on what you've written i'd recommend seeing your doctor for a complete history and evaluation. ...Read more

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I hv a small whitish canker type swollen mass at inner cornr of cheek wall behind my last tooth since One and half month. Meds continuing no results.

I hv a small whitish canker type swollen mass at inner cornr of cheek wall behind my last tooth since One and half month. Meds continuing no results.

1.5 months: If oral lesions persist beyond 10-14 days they require immediate attention. I don't know what Meds you are on, or who gab them to you, but after 45 days they're obviously the wrong Meds. Recommend you see a specialist Oral Surgeon or specialist member of AAOM (Amer Assn of Oral Medicine). Make sure to report all Meds. ...Read more

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Had done strabismus surgery 2 week before white part is red and swollen it looks to be extra mass onit?

Had done strabismus surgery 2 week before white part is red and swollen it looks to be extra mass onit?

Suture site inflamed: It's possible that the place where the eye muscle was re-sutured has some inflammation. It is not serious, but sometimes can be persistent, so please see the surgeon over the next 7-10 days. ...Read more

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My 7y nephew has a swollen mass on his neck below his ear, and is stating nothing hurts but his back, what should be done?

My 7y nephew has a swollen mass on his neck below his ear, and is stating nothing hurts but his back, what should be done?

Best thing to: Do is get him checked out. This could be two separate issues but, without additional medical history, it is hard to say. Please schedule an appointment with his pediatrician so he may get treatment on a timely manner. ...Read more

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I've been getting a dull ache in bottom right rib. And can feel a firm smooth 'mass' located between rib and hip. Swollen liver?

I've been getting a dull ache in bottom right rib. And can feel a firm smooth 'mass' located between rib and hip. Swollen liver?

Abdominal mass: The mass you feel could be your liver. However it could be several other things, such as hernia, tumor, kidney. It is okay to get in to your doc for for exam and imaging to get a diagnosis. Go sooner if you have fever or vomiting. ...Read more

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My labia is very itchy. It feels like I have a large mass tucked into my left labia. No other changes. Just my left labia itches and has a swollen mas?

My labia is very itchy. It feels like I have a large mass tucked into my left labia. No other changes. Just my left labia itches and has a swollen mas?

Needs an exam: One needs to see this to be able to offer advice.
Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Itching makes one thick of a yeast infection. A labial mass makes one think of a Bartholin's cyst. Herpes can also cause itching and swelling. ...Read more

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My husband has a mass under his testicles that he says is starting to give him pain. It has grown in size over the past few mnths. What could it be? At first I though it was a cysts but its hard when u touch it and it doesn't look infected or swollen

My husband has a mass under his testicles that he says is starting to give him pain. It has grown in size over the past few mnths. What could it be? At first I though it was a cysts but its hard when u touch it and it doesn't look infected or swollen

Needs evaluation: For any mass like this, it absolutely needs proper evaluation. I hate to think of testicular cancer as the cause for this hard lump in the scrotum, but is must be checked by a doctor. There are other things it could be such as a collection of veins (varicocele) or spermatocele, but I would not waste any more time. Call the doctor today and try to be seen. He may need a urologist to properly check. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a suspicious mass in the armpit and a swollen/clogged sweat gland?

What is the difference between a suspicious mass in the armpit and a swollen/clogged sweat gland?

Exam: Good question! Often it is difficult for a patient to know the difference between a suspicious mass in the axilla (armpit) and an obstructed or infected sweat gland or hair follicle. If it is red or has a discharge suspect infection and use warm compresses and antibiotics. If it is hard and non-tender it could be serious. See your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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Mass near right ovary found a year ago, comes and goes, painless. Now I have swollen lymph nodes. Are these related and what could it be?

Mass near right ovary found a year ago, comes and goes, painless. Now I have swollen lymph nodes. Are these related and what could it be?

Probably nothing ser: I doubt if it is anything serious. At this young age, I do not expect any health problems in your reproductive system. Lymph nodes are of no concern unless they are bigger than one inch in sixe and getting bigger. I would not do anything unless you have any symptoms related to your pelvic organs. You should relax and quit worrying. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning and took my retainer off and my gums were mass and swollen in one particular spot my gums bright red and really sore.?

I woke up this morning and took my retainer off and my gums were mass and swollen in one particular spot my gums bright red and really sore.?

Call: Call your Dentist for an immediate appointment to find out what's causing your gum inflammation (most common cause is infection) and then to treat it or refer you to a Periodontist, a gum specialist. Call the Orthodontist who made your retainer and make an appointment for an adjustment. Make sure to clean retainer thoroughly 2x/day and put it into Denture Cleaner 1x/day. ...Read more

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