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Swollen Sternal Lump
Have large lump going from left buttock toward the groin has a red coloring and is painful and it seems to be growing larger extremely swollen around?
ER/UC NOW!!!: You have a deep gluteal infection- go directly- it may required surgical intervention. ...Read more
What's wrong? (red, hard, tender, swollen, noitch, painful, lump, nopus, in-grown) inner-left buttock; half-year long;teen;good hygiene;no drugs no doctor apt.
Perianal abscess: This is most likely a perianal abscess. You can think of it sort of like a pimple. It's basically a gland that gets clogged and then infected with bacteria. Don't worry, it usually doesn't have anything to do with hygeine. Try sitting in a warm bath with epsom salts to help soften up the area. If it gets worse, sometimes it needs to be surgically drained. ...Read more
Hi, I have a lump in my sternal notch that is pretty firm. Ultrasound says "may" be a lipoma, watch for interval growth. Its bigger. Thoughts?
Lipoma are usually soft specially in this location
It is hard for me to say it is not without feeling it or seeing it.
I am depending on the location and description.
there is higher possibility that it is part of the sternum than it is a lipoma.
any way if it is too visible or causing you a problem you can ask to have it removed. ...Read more
Lump in sternal notch, almost tripled in size in 8 weeks, but ct did not pick it up. ENT not worried. Said check back in 6 weeks. Should I push this?
No: You've done the right thing by seeing an ENT surgeon. If that doctor wants to see you back, you are not being ignored. ...Read more
Is it normal on CT to show what appears to be erosion on the posterior side of the manubrium? I have residual thymus, and a mass in my sternal notch.
Not normal: Normal residual thymic tissue should not erode the manubrium. The nature of this mass needs to be fully explored. ...Read more
Lump in sternal notch, falls behind manubrium. Doc thinks lipoma, but it's getting bigger over just a couple weeks. Didn't show at all on CT 6mo. Ago?
Could lump in my sternal notch could be causing intermittent ear pain? No infection. 30yrf. I have residual thymus, "may" be my mass? Growing/painless
Thymus: Not the ear, should get the "mass/lump" further evaluated, exam/radiologically/biopsy if need be ...Read more
Swollen bump between my buttock it hurts when I sit or stan it produce fluid as well been there for years now. Somebody said its fitzila?
Be eval by surgeon: Walking shouldn't cause lumps. A spontaneous mass or swelling on one thigh is bad and needs evaluation by orthopedics as it could be cancer, infection, hematoma, muscle tear, lymph gland, nerve tumor, vascular, on and on... Go to orthopedics. Don't wait. Better to be safe than sorry. Time often matters. ...Read more
My lymph nodes are swollen because I've been sick for a little while. But are the lumps supposed to hurt?
Yes: Swollen lymph nodes can be painful! It' means that illness still there. ...Read more
I had a lump in my perineum for about 3 years. And it gets big and then small. But this time u could. Really. See it cause. It s so swollen.
I have a swollen lump at the top of my buttcrack and between. Visually it looks normal but it hurts when I sit or lay on my back. What is it?
There's a lump under my skin. Its hard. And it moves. My face is a little swollen. It hurts to touch it. There is no mark on the surface of my skin.?
I have a lump on my bikini line that has grown and is more painful than a few days ago. It is hard and swollen, noticed it years ago when it was small?
Skin Lump: Bumps and lumps can be a variety of things depending on the depth in relation to the skin, the duration, and associated symptoms. The timing of recent growth suggests infection on top of a pre-existing issue -- such as a cyst that got infected. If the lump is deep beneath the skin there could be something swelling in the abdominal wall (like a hernia). Surface lesions can also get inflamed. ...Read more
Ihave a small lump undermy rightbreast rightat the braline. Itwas small and itchy two days ago and now it is a little swollen, looks like a bite maybe?
Medical Evaluation: Have your doctor take a look at it and discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I have a small movable lump on lower left head slightly from the back center, I don't have any symptoms, its just felt that my left side is more swollen than the right one?
BetterGetItChecked: It may be a cyst or a lipoma (fatty tumor)But we can not say exactly what it is without examination. I suggest you have it checked by your doctor to make the diagnosis and to know if it needs to be incised ...Read more
Different options: The face has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, nerves, vessels and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more
See your doctor: See your doctor so they can examine and diagnose them. ...Read more
Insect bites: Insect bites are more common during the spring and summer months. When possible, identifying the general type of insect (e.g. Ticks) can provide valuable clue in making a diagnosis in setting of symptoms. Geography is also very important. Skin rash, fever and swollen nodes are some symptoms after an insect bite that should be evaluated by a doctor right away. ...Read more
What happens if you have swollen lumps around your anal hole swollen lumps right on the rim of anal hole
These: These could be hemorrhoids. This can be quickly checked with a physical examination. ...Read more
Swelling?: Probably swelling if you had trauma or bit your tongue during your sleep. It could also be a mucocele which is a sac full of mucous that may need drainage and/or steroid injection to help prevent recurrence. If it's not painful or severe symptoms ok to give it a couple days to see if resolving. If not, or getting worse, or has been there a while get it checked out this week by your doctor. ...Read more
May be an infection:
Swollen glands in the neck are very common. They usually occur due to sore throat caused commonly by a virus. In that case it is typically tender but it settles down in 2-3 weeks on its own.
But if the glands are painless and do not settle down or keep enlarging, then you need to go see your doctor for further examination. ...Read more
Depends: You may have an infection of some sort. Your md can evaluate, test for infections and treat if necessary. ...Read more
Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, tendons and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more
See below: It could be lymph nodes, hydradenitis supperitiva, or enlarged muscle. Without seeing you, it is hard to be definitive. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
I've got a lump on my right uvula its been inflamed and swollen for past 6 months and lumps been there for past 3 months?
R side of uvula: Assuming you mean the right side of the uvula (which we all heave 1 of hanging in the back of our throats), then a mass/lump for over 3 months with 6 months of associated swelling and inflammation needs to be evaluated and treated to assure it is not something serious. Good luck. ...Read more