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Is a white lump under the skin on the male ball sac something to worry about it is about the size of a piece of homney?

Is a white lump under the skin on the male ball sac something to worry about it is about the size of a piece of homney?

Sebaceous cyst: Sounds classic for a sebaceous cyst. These are usually creamy white. My training and consultation with many on this is to leave them alone. If it becomes red, irritated, infected or cause problems, they can be removed. Don't press on them or try to express them. If you have questions or concerns as to what it is, see pcp, dermatologist or since on scrotum, urologist! ...Read more

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I got this white lump on my ankle, and i want to know what it is and how to remove it?

I got this white lump on my ankle, and i want to know what it is and how to remove it?

Ganglion: The lump may or may not be a ganglion. Most of the time it can be drained instead of removed. It is better to try conservative options first to avoid surgery because of potential complications and reoccurance. If it is not fluid filled then and MRI may be needed to evaluate it further. ...Read more

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Small hard white lump near anus?

Small hard white lump near anus?

Cyst: Most likely an inclusion or sebaceous cyst. These are benign cyst that contain a white sebaceous material similar to that of a black head. These can become infected and present as painful lumps much like the cyst in this picture. Often times gentle pressure may express the material. If the lump is enlarging or becoming tender, have it evaluated. ...Read more

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White lump on my wrist. What could this be?

White lump on my wrist. What could this be?

Ganglion cyst: Most bumps on the dorsal side of the wrist are gangklion cysts. These are outpouchings of joint fluid from the wrist the wrist joint, which present as soft, moveable bumps. On occasion they can be painful. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a white lump on his bum. And i've popped it 3 times in 5 years white thick smelling stuff comes out.It always comes back. What is it?

My boyfriend has a white lump on his bum. And i've popped it 3 times in 5 years white thick smelling stuff comes out.It always comes back. What is it?

Cyst: Most likely it's a sebaceous cyst; these are also known as epidermal cysts. These are not dangerous in general; however they tend to fill up over and over so he might want to consider seeing a doctor to have it removed. They can also get infected and become red and painful. ...Read more

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I have a hard white lump on my testicle for years now. It doesn't usually cause me pain but recently popped and now is starting to. Is this bad?

I have a hard white lump on my testicle for years now.  It doesn't usually cause me pain but recently popped and now is starting to.  Is this bad?

Here are some ...: What you described is not enough to know if the hard lump is in the scrotal wall or really inside the scrotum because many laypersons tend to describe a lump in the scrotal wall as in the testicle. If in scrotal wall, such hard lump is most likely a sebaceous cyst which may develop superimposed infection like a boil. If inside the sac, it requires a direct look and palpation to ... + / - US for Dx ...Read more

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What could be a white lump on my penis?

Several things,: But the most likely cause is a sebaceous cyst. These are benign skin lumps filled with keratin and fluid. They can be stable, or enlarge and get inflamed, and sometimes drain on their own. If you have a painful, inflamed, or enlarging lesion on the penis, see your physician for evaluation. Many other benign skin issues also present as whitish lumps. ...Read more

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I have a hard, white lump in the middle of my tongue. I have had it for a couple years now. I have never smoked or done any form of tobacco. ?

I have a hard, white lump in the middle of my tongue. I have had it for a couple years now. I have never smoked or done any form of tobacco. ?

Oral surgeon: Not normal. May be a tumor of some sort. See an oral surgeon who will likely remove the lump and send it to a pathologist for evaluation. ...Read more