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Why Is There A New Lump On An Old Scar
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I have a soft lump on the side of my leg near a very old scar, its been there for years and feels like its filled with fluid...Is it a cyst?
A lipoma: Or fatty tumor is more likely. Fat is liquid at body temperature. ...Read more
I had an abscess drained about 4 months ago. Is it normal for scar tissue to still be hurting? There's no lump or anything. I don't think new abscess
I have a large lump that has come up next to an old scar.I had a very large bruise first that lasted for about a week and a half. The lump is about the size of a large lime. Whatshould i do?
Painless lump has recently formed next to a 25 year old scar on front of lower leg. Over the bone. Ca 2 cm. What could that be?
Calcium/callous: Get it checked by a dermatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have 2 inch lump above 4 month old csection incident (scar), hurt when touch, not pain. Is it normal? I also on HCG diet, not affect it with lump?
Healing: It is not unusual to have tenderness or other variable sensations about a c-section scar in the first 6 months. It is not unusual to have lumps immediately around the scar. Varies with technique of closure. However, you could have a hernia. Since it does not hurt unless touched, I recommend using compression underwear like spanks and avoid too much manipulation. If worried or it worsens, see MD. ...Read more
Benign fibroadenoma lump 3X2cm found on my left breast. Am 22yrs old. Is it necessary to excise it because i dont want to do a surgery & have a scar?
Breast lump: That is a fairly significant sized lesion. I am assuming a needle biopsy was performed to establish the diagnosis. While it most likely is benign - and never degenerate my recommendation would be to have it removed. Depending on where it is - an excision around the areola may hide the scar. Good luck ...Read more
20 yr old f. Had hidradenitis suppurativa since 10 yr old. Have permanent hard lumps and dark scars over outer labia. Who should I see for treatment?
Enlarged lymph nodes in a 8 yr old my 8 year old son has had what his doctor described to me as a scarred lymph node on the right side of his neck since about the age of 2. Up until a few weeks ago it was the same. I noticed the lump looked much larger, s
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer