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My daughter has a rectal lump and lower back pain. She also had a small amount of blood on tissue and small amount of mucus. ?

My daughter has a rectal lump and lower back pain.  She also had a small amount of blood on tissue and small amount of mucus. ?

Probably an: External hemorrhoid that thrombosed or clotted and now has ulcerated and as the clot dissolves, old blood is released. Could also be an abscess or fistula. If in doubt see your regular doctor to have it checked out. ...Read more

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Rectal Lump (Definition)

Rectal lump is a symptom in which a person has a lump in the rectum, found during an exam of the rectum (the end portion of the large intestine, just before the anus). The lump can be a growth (such as a tumor) in rectum, or it can be a mass in the pelvis ...Read more


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Daughter Demi received knock to chest playing netball a week ago and has large painful lump (Physio says is hematoma). What is the best treatment?

Daughter Demi received knock to chest playing netball a week ago and has large painful lump (Physio says is hematoma). What is the best treatment?

Rest, Ice, Elevate: Treatment of minor skin hematomas includes rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Heat application can also be helpful. Over time hematoma will gradually be reabsorbed and resolve. Just give it time. If lesion grows or becomes more painful with time see doctor for further work up and evaluation. Caution if you have pre-existing bleeding disorder. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for swollen lump in breast?

What is the best treatment for swollen lump in breast?

Immediate Med Eval!: Any mass in the breast should be considered a malignancy until proven otherwise. Putting evaluation off is taking a potentially lethal risk. I don't know if you have a cancer, abscess, or cyst. Get yourself seen by a doctor asap! ...Read more

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What is the best alternative for treatment of a hard lump in my testicles without going for surgery ?

What is the best alternative for treatment of a hard lump in my testicles without going for surgery ?

Don't have such fear: A hard lump in your testicle is serious business. First the urologist will probably order an ultrasound test. If highly suspicious intervention can save your life. A famous olympic athlete had surgery to remove the hard lump (it was cancer) followed by chemo and he was able to win a gold medal in his sport. If your lump is not cancer then you can rest easy with that knowledge. ...Read more

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Best treatment for an IV injection miss ? Lump under injection site.

See below: Hot compress for 10-15 minutes 4-5 times per day. This will increase blood flow to the area and help to absorb what is under the skin. ...Read more

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Dear dr., I have a 5month old nephew having a small lump on his armpit.It started to appear after his bcg.What's its cause and best treatment?Thank u!

Dear dr., I have a 5month old nephew having a small lump on his armpit.It started to appear after his bcg.What's its cause and best treatment?Thank u!

BCG and lumps: It is unlikely that the lump has any relationship to the BCG but you should it checked by your pediatrician. If it doe snto reolve you may need to biopsied and excised. ...Read more

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Hard, painful lump on thigh after phenergan inj 2 weeks ago.Now looks bruised, started out red.Best treatment?

Hard, painful lump on thigh after phenergan inj 2 weeks ago.Now looks bruised, started out red.Best treatment?

Moist heat: This is not an unusual side effect of intramuscular injection, although quite bothersome for you.I recommend a towel moistened with epson salt water(1 cup salt in a quart of water), warmed and applied to the site for 15 mins every 3-4 hours.It should clear in a day or two.If not better soon seek care! ...Read more

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