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What Type Of Doctor Do I See If Have A Hard Lump On My Side
Small hard lump under left nipple, about an inch in diameter and is oddly shaped. What type of doc should I see and what type of test should I get?
I've a hard/visible lump on the side/back of my rib cage. I've osteoporosis. Injured area 3 months ago. Intermittent pain. Any ideas? Will see doc.
I have a small hard lump at the base of my finger (palm side). I first noticed it two weeks ago and I think it's grown since. Should I see a doctor?
Should I see a doctor? I have what I believe to be a cyst on the back lower right side of my scalp that I noticed on friday that is very painful. It started as a small hard lump and grew into a raised into a larger bump. On sunday I noticed another one
I recently discovered a hard pea sized lump in the left hand side of my upper back. The lump is slightly raised & hard to touch. Should I see my doc?
Best to see a doctor: It is best to see a doctor and get it biopsied or excised if necessary. ...Read more
I have a hard lump under my skin that doesn't hurt. When I squeeze a little bit of white pus comes out. Its been there three days. When to see doc?
I have a hard lump near the vagina (but not on) it is quite sore as well however, I do not want to see a doctor. I am only 14 if that helps...
Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more
I have a hard lump about the size of a pea in my scrotum. It seems to be free floating and not on a testicle. I shined a light to it and it is translucent. Do I need to go to a doctor and if so, what type?
Mass near testicle: Yes you need to see a physician. ...Read more
Hello I have a hard lump on back of head left side behind ear. Every morning I have jaw head neck pain left side. Doctor says feels like bone?
Feels like bone:
Your doctor's comment does not make sense. Did she/he make any attempt to get an x-ray of draw lab tests?
If not, find another doctor. ...Read more
Hard lump on head is fixed not mobile. Two doctors have said cyst to ignore it but it's hard and under skin doesn't feel like a cyst Should I see 3rd?
Lump: The question is do you know what a cyst feels like? If two doctors have examined you and said it is a cyst, what happens when you go to the third and he says it is a cyst? Do you then go to the fourth? You either need at some point to believe them or not. If you don't believe them then do you keep going to doctors until you find one that tells you what you want? Get it removed! ...Read more
2 painless moveable hard lumps under skin under right side of my chin. Doc said not to worry but what could they be? Not sick either.
Benign cysts: While they are most likely benign cysts, if you have not been to the dentist for a while I would go make sure you do not have a dental sinus. ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
I have a lump on the side of the neck it is painless and small and it moves should I go to see a doctor?
Lump: Lump on neck is likely lymph node. It is common for a lymph node to swell. Keep monitoring. It is likely a reactive node and sometimes they remain palpable. If not enlarging or painful usually not a priblem. ...Read more
I have a lump on the back of my head and it's been there for about 4 days; its hard, immovable and hurts. Should I see a doctor?
I have a lump on the back of my head that hurts for about a week. It is on the left lower side if my head. What could it be? Should go see a doctor?
Yes you should: You have a painful bump on your head and it hurts, so have it checked. ...Read more
I have a small lump on my back right side of my neck, what doctor should I see to have it removed. No health insurance, can't afford a lot of appointm?
Try a family doc: How long have you had it? If you have had it a long time and it doesn‘t bother you, it might be a lipoma and that can be left alone. I recommend seeing a low cost primary care/family medicine doctor out of pocket to get an opinion before you look for a surgeon. If it is small, sometimes a family doc can remove it, too. ...Read more
Little swollen under tongue. Small lump on each side it seems. Very tiny but painful. Should I wait until monday or sooner to see doc.?
Likely salivary duct: These are likely your salivary ducts under the tongue on each side of the strand of muscle that you see when you raise your tongue. If you have rough/sharp edges on your lower front teeth and have been sticking your tongue out over them, then this is probably the cause. Warm salt water soaks/rinses make help soothe the area. Monday is probably fine, but sooner if it gets worse. Good Luck. ...Read more
I'm only 19 but I have a small hard painful lump between my breasts and it's has been there for several months now. Should I see my doctor?
It may: Be nothing serious but it should be evaluated by a health practitioner ...Read more
I'm 25.Noticed a lump on right side of ribcage (10th rib) since 1month. There's no pain but it seems to be increasing. Which specialist doc should I see?
Many possibilities: Some causes of “lumps and bumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, and cysts. Have it evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis. ...Read more
Hard painless lump under skin on thigh. No pain, circular, large (lil bigger than a nickle), no discoloration/head/ripple/visual deformity, see a doc?
If it is soft,: Mobile fluctuant or slightly dense, and does not hurt then it's most likely a lipoma. If you decide to have a healthcare professional look at it, that should confirm it. Of course there are other bad things that could cause a well defined lump on bone or under skin. Thanks for using HealthTap. ...Read more
Hi! I have a small lump at my anus. It's pea-shaped. I've noticed it months ago. No bleeding, pain every now and then, and normal flesh color. Sometimes it's hard and sometimes it's barely a shape. I'm gonna go see my regular doctor in a month or two (she
Lump on anus: If it is at the very base of your spine it MAY be a pilonidal cyst. It MAY be another type of cyst or something else. You have the courage w/in you to see your doc and get it taken care of. Then you will have peace of mind. Please do so. Peace and good health. Please move up your appointment. ...Read more
I feel some type of lump in my breast and it is kind of tender im 22yrs old and weigh 170lbs which type of doctor should I see?
Start with Primary: What you are feeling may be a benign cyst or fibroadenoma, but to be sure, see your primary care provider and get it checked out! ...Read more
On top of rip cage noticed small hard pea sized lump under the skin, can move it a bit and no pain, is it a cyst? Fatty tissue, normal? See doctor?
See doc: See your doctor to have this biopsied if needed. ...Read more
I have a small lump at both sides of my groin. Had it a few months. Haven't noticed size change. Normal? Could it be hernia? Should I see a doctor?
Yesterday my mom felt a large lump in her right armpit w/ no pain & hard. Could you please provide me with any possible answer? We'll see doc later.
She needs a doctor's: Any hard lump requires examination by a physician or surgeon. So she should go see the doctor as soon as possible. There is nothing else that can be done except stay calm and do not delay the check up for more than 7-10 days at most. ...Read more
Had ultrasound of thyriod today was wondering what red and blue meant and have a mass on right side. Should I be worried don't see doctor till tuesday?
US colors can denote: ...blood flow, sonographic density, etc. You neither specified the context for your testing, nor prior results for comparison. Sorry we can't be of more help. ...Read more
I found a lump below right side of jawline 3 weeks ago. Today I went to doctor, he checked & told me it is 5mm, semi-hard but movable. He asked me to wait for 1 month & return if it grows. It hurts only you press hard. I'm stressed. Can it be cancer?
Possible lymph: Node reaction to something. What is your oral health like? See a dentist asap to rule out a problem originating from the mouth. ...Read more
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