Top
20
Doctor insights on: What Is A Small Bump On The Skin

Share
1

1
What is a small pea size lump,under the skin on the forehead, painless?

What is a small pea size lump,under the skin on the forehead, painless?

Many things: most likely a cyst or lipoma. please see your doctor for a visual evaluation. ...Read more

2

2
I have a  hard painful lump on my inner thigh it is the size of a loony and the surrounding skin is red what is it?

I have a  hard painful lump on my inner thigh it is the size of a loony and the surrounding skin is red what is it?

Lump: It could be a few things but likely an ingrown hair that has become infected or an abscess. It is less likely a lymph node. Because of its size you should be seen and potentially have it drained and receive antibiotics. Applying warm compresses may help.ball the best. ...Read more

4

4
There is a bump under my chin. Not on the skin, but deeper. Also a small area in front of the bump is numb. What could this be?

There is a bump under my chin. Not on the skin, but deeper. Also a small area in front of the bump is numb. What could this be?

Really hard to say: Without seeing it or touching it. It could be a zit that is pressing on a nerve. It could be a mass. At any rate it sound like something you need to go to the doctor and have checked out. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Why is there a small white lump on the bottom of my eyelid?

Why is there a small white lump on the bottom of my eyelid?

Could be: a few different types of benign eyelid growths like epidermal inclusion cyst, hidrocystoma, or milia. A picture would be helpful, but best to have this checked out to make sure it doesn't need to be biopsied or removed. Take care. ...Read more

7

7
I have a lump about 1 inch in diameter on the side of my foot. It is under the skin, and it itches on the surface. The bump is a pale purple. Help!

I have a lump about 1 inch in diameter on the side of my foot. It is under the skin, and it itches on the surface. The bump is a pale purple. Help!

Need to Visualize: Have a healthcare personnel look at the lesions to determine the nature of it. Your primary care provider or a foot doctor will be of great help. ...Read more

8

8
I have what looks like a small wart/pimple on the inside of my eyelid, its the same size as that thin line of skin below the eyelashes. Itches a bit.

I have what looks like a small wart/pimple on the inside of my eyelid, its the same size as that thin line of skin below the eyelashes. Itches a bit.

It sounds like it: could be a stye or hordeolum. You can try applying warm compresses to the area a few times/day and if it is not improving or if it is enlarging, you should have your doctor take a look. ...Read more

9

9
I have a what looks like a white skin tag (about the size of a small pea) that is located on the front top of my tongue where a tongue stud would be.

I have a what looks like a white skin tag (about the size of a small pea) that is located on the front top of my tongue where a tongue stud would be.

Yes: Is there some kind of a body piercing in your tongue this could cause this type growth. You really need to do either face-to-face or video Telemedicine visit we're face-to-face so a doctor can examine this and tell you what it is or if it needs a biopsy ...Read more

10

10
What should a small bump on the rim of the upper eyelid be?

What should a small bump on the rim of the upper eyelid be?

Bumps: These are usually plugged glands. But they can be many other things. Best to have someone look especially if growing or painful and scabbin. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
I have a small purplish bump on the outside of my anus. Is this a hemorrhoid?

I have a small purplish bump on the outside of my anus. Is this a hemorrhoid?

Purpulish: Bumps on the external anus, especially if it is tender can be a thrombosed ( clotted vein) hemorrhoid. These are treated by releasing the thrombus by a Doctor ...Read more

12

12
If theres a small bump on the side of the clitoris what does that mean?

If theres a small bump on the side of the clitoris what does that mean?

Cyst: It is likely to be a benign cyst, but to be sure you would need to be examined-preferably by a gynecologist. ...Read more

13

13
I have a large red bump on the back of my arm where the muscle is. It looks like a pimple and is very painful. What is it?

Abscess? infected: Hair follicle? These are some of the common things that it could be. I suggest putting warm compresses on it to see if it might get soft and open up/drain. If it gets worse, see a doctor for evaluation, possible incision/drainage or antibiotics. ...Read more

14

14
I have a hard bump on the crease of my inner thigh. The area where the bump is is purple. What could it be?

I have a hard bump on the crease of my inner thigh. The area where the bump is is purple. What could it be?

Hard bump on thigh: At an age of -970 if is hard to know what you are talking about. A picture would help. My guess is it is a varicose vein. ...Read more

15

15
What is the bump on the inside of my upper thigh, pretty high up, under the skin? Doesn't hurt, now a small bump (looks like a bite) above the skin.

What is the bump on the inside of my upper thigh, pretty high up, under the skin? Doesn't hurt, now a small bump (looks like a bite) above the skin.

A bump on the : Skin could be benign or worrisome . Sounds like your bump is resolving on its own. Observe for now. Take pictures to see the progress of the " bump". If getting bigger, red, tender, pussy and febrile- you will need to see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

16

16
What is a white bump on inside of leg?

What is a white bump on inside of leg?

Several things: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more

17

17
What is a coliflower looking bump on your penis under the head?

What is a coliflower looking bump on your penis under the head?

Penis: This may well be a venereal wart ( condyloma accuminata) if so, it is contagious and can be sexually transmitted. This can also be the appearance of early penile cancer in addition to several other possibilities. In any case, you should be examined by your physician or a urologist. ...Read more

18

18
I have a bump under my skin in the genital area it kind of looks like a mosquito bite but is hard. It is about the size of a nickel and it does hurt?

I have a bump under my skin in the genital area it kind of looks like a mosquito bite but is hard. It is about the size of a nickel and it does hurt?

Ingrown hair?: It's possible it's an ingrown hair, especially if you shave down there at all, but even if you don't it could be. It could also theoretically be a small cyst. Both can be painful. I would suggest you have your doctor take a look at it for a more formal diagnosis and that way you'll be able to have a proper treatment plan to get rid of it. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

20

20
I found a small black spot on my tongue. It is on the tip of my tongue and a little to the right. It is very small, the size of a taste buds. Why is it there? Also, what is it?

I found a small black spot on my tongue. It is on the tip of my tongue and a little to the right. It is very small, the size of a taste buds. Why is it there? Also, what is it?

Difficult : Difficult to say without seeing it, but something that small and unifocal may be a vascular "bud" (capillary plexus) near or part of your taste bud that looks dark to you. Fungal or yeast problems tend to be more diffuse. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer