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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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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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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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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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What could be a white lump on my penis?

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 white lump in my mouth. What could it be?

I have a white lump in my mouth. What could it be?

See a dentist.: Your question is too general and there are so many things it could be that i strongly recommend you see a dentist immediately for an exam and proper diagnosis. Please don't wait! ...Read more

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Can i pop spider bite white lump?

Can i pop spider bite white lump?

Thanks for asking!: It is probably better if you go to a physian and have them do it for you if indicated because they can get a culture of it so that you ultimately know the causative organism, and obtain culture and sensitivities which will tell us what antibiotics it would be susceptible to for treatment. ...Read more