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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.

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

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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?

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?

Doubt it: 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

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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?

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?

Pilonidal Cyst: It depends where it is. Near the top of the buttocks, it's possible this represents a pilonidal cyst. If it closer to the anus, it may be a perirectal abscess. Best to go to your physician to have it checked out. ...Read more

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Swollen lump on inner tigh by walking?

Swollen lump on inner tigh by walking?

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

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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 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.

Time to see Dr.: It is probably a common type of cyst, but it sounds like it's now become infected. Go see your gynecologist, family practice doctor, or planned parenthood-type clinic. Don't wait because once infected, they need to be treated. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Pilonidal cyst?: You should go to a general or colorectal surgeon in clinic. You may or may not have a pilonidal cyst. That will be determined by physical exam. Here is some information. Good luck:https://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003253.htm ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Lump on tonsil and swollen tonsil?

Lump on tonsil and swollen tonsil?

Tonsilitis: Sounds like an infection of the tonsils. Call your primary for evaluation and treatment with proper antibiotic. Untreated infection may create problem in the future. ...Read more

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I have a swollen mush lump in my cheek. What could it be?

I have a swollen mush lump in my cheek. What could it be?

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

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I have swollen lumps on my anus what can I do?

I have swollen lumps on my anus what can I do?

Hemorrhoids: Swollen lumps on the anus are usually thrombosed hemorrhoids. These are hemorrhoids with a blood clot. They are usually very tender making it uncomfortable to sit and may bleed. I suggest you see a doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I was weeding and I had flies on me biting me and I had swollen lumps. Can you help?

I was weeding and I had flies on me biting me and I had swollen lumps. Can you help?

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

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Swollen lumps on ankle. What are possible causes?

Swollen lumps on ankle. What are possible causes?

Outer side: Most commonly are lipoma masses but could be other and an evaluation is necessary see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What is the Swollen under tongue soft squishy lump I have?

What is the Swollen under tongue soft squishy lump I have?

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

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My hickey has got a lump under it and it's gone swollen and red?

My hickey has got a lump under it and it's gone swollen and red?

Sounds like: You may have a small "hematoma" (Blood blister) under the skin! Apply WET HEAT packs to the area to help increase the local circulation thus removing the old blood cells
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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Swollen gland like lump at the base of my head - what could it be?

Swollen gland like lump at the base of my head - what could it be?

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

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The inside of my vagina is swollen and has lumps what could this mean?

The inside of my vagina is swollen and has lumps what could this mean?

Depends: You may have an infection of some sort. Your md can evaluate, test for infections and treat if necessary. ...Read more

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Swollen lump on my leg appeared suddenly and I'm now scared, what could it be?

Swollen lump on my leg appeared suddenly and I'm now scared, what could it be?

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

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Why do I have large lumps (swollen areas) on my left side and under my armpit?

Why do I have large lumps (swollen areas) on my left side and under my armpit?

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

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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?

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