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Hi Sir, I have small lump at potty area. When I pass stool lump becomes big else it remains small Please guide what is it and what is treatment I should have with precautions.

Dr. Jatin Soni 92% (37585 ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi Sir, I have small lump at potty area. When I pass stool lump becomes big else it remains small
Please guide what i...
Take syp cremaffin two tsp at night and apply lidocaine ointment and if necessary get it operated and Avoid spicy food items and not to eat junk food and we also need to avoid peanuts and potatoes in our daily diet
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Lump In Your Body - When To Visit A Doctor For The Same?

Dr. Harika Tirungari 92% (93 ratings)
MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Hyderabad
Lump In Your Body - When To Visit A Doctor For The Same?

What is a lump?

A compact mass of tissue with an irregular shape, lumps are normal and can appear anywhere on the body. Lumps are soft, movable and size of a pea can be benign or malignant, cyst, abscess, or accumulation of fat called lipoma.

When to see a doctor

  1. When the lump gets hard and immovable

  2. When it gets bigger in size

  3. When lump gets painful and red

  4. When bloody discharge oozes

  5. New growth can be seen after removal.

  6. Lump in breast or testicle

Common locations of lump

  • Breast lump

  • Facial lump

  • Neck or throat

  • Back, shoulder, chest and armHand, wrist, fingers

  • Groin Testicle

  • Around anus

When to consult for lump

  1. Breast lumps: Breast lumps are common. It can be due to or can be because of some hormonal changes. However, if there are changes seen like redness of breast, blood oozing out from the breast, stony hardness and if symptoms last for a longer duration, you should visit the doctor.

  2. Facial lump: When there is swelling on the eyelid with watery discharge from eyes, burning, itching.Swelling the cheek which could be due to salivary stone obstruction or infection with mumps.

  3. Lump in neck /throat: Enlargement of the neck which can be due to enlargement of the thyroid gland with symptoms like irregular menses, increase weight, sleep disturbance, gastrointestinal disturbance, weakness, and lethargy. Thyroid nodules are hard to feel and can be seen in the lower portion of the neck. If you see these signs and symptoms you need to consult and get treated.

  4. Lump in back, shoulder, chest, and arm: Mostly in these regions lump formation take place which can be due to fatty deposition called as lipomas. Mostly they are not a cause worry. It can be removed by simple surgical procedure, but chances of recurrence are high. They are best when left alone.

  5. Lumps in hand, wrist, fingers: Mostly in these regions the tendency to form ganglion. Ganglion firm, spongy painless immovable cyst on top of the hand, wrist fingers. Ganglia tend to develops after the injury. However, it can be ignored if they are not causing any trouble. However, you need to consult if there is numbness or if the limitation of movement of joint takes place.

  6. Lump in groin: Common cause of or enlarged lymph node. Normally enlargement of lymph node settles within 3 weeks and in an internal part of body pushes into a weak surrounding muscle or tissue wall. If the swelling doesn’t settle within 3 weeks you need to consult.

  7. Lump in scrotum: When there is a lump in with torsion of testicle, pain, heaviness in scrotum consultation is a must.

  8. Lump around anus: It can be due to . It is swelling developed in and around the canal.

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Sir muje chathi ke right side me ganth jassa kuch hai pka nahi pta to yeh kyu Hoti hai or isse koi problem to nahi hogi.

Dr. Manvinder Kaur 91% (836 ratings)
PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Sir muje chathi ke right side me ganth jassa kuch hai pka nahi pta to yeh kyu Hoti hai or isse koi problem to nahi hogi.
Common causes r fibroadenomas (benign growths), lipomas ( fatty growths), cysts ,infectikns. Get ur self clinically checked snd further investigated to rule out all causes
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Hi Sir, In my right underarm Bump under Armpit cause swelling and pain. Can you please suggest me proper medicines for it.

Dr. Akshay Berad 93% (149 ratings)
MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MD
General Physician, Nagpur
Hi Sir, In my right underarm Bump under Armpit cause swelling and pain. Can you please suggest me proper medicines fo...
How is swelling size n consistency. It can be tumor like swelling or lymph node. After diagnosis only treatment can be planned.
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From last 20 to 25 days I am feeling a small lump on my back of neck that is not apperable but it can be feel by touch and usually it is pain less but some times I feel pain in this. I am not getting this why its is lasting too long?

Dr. S. Gomathi 90% (463 ratings)
BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
From last 20 to 25 days I am feeling a small lump on my back of neck that is not apperable but it can be feel by touc...
It's due to local tumours, consult an oncologist to rule out its cancerous or non cancerous type and proceed accordingly and wait and observe the changes like any changes in size and shape of it.
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I am 64 years old and I am having a gaanth on left side of my neck from last 30 years it's hard when feeling with hand but no pain it has restricted some moment of neck what shall I do?

Dr. Subir Saha 90% (151 ratings)
BPTh/BPT, DMS
Homeopath, Kolkata
I am 64 years old and I am having a gaanth on left side of my neck from last 30 years it's hard when feeling with han...
You take homoeopathic medicne ─║acnanthes - 30 1drop 3 times daily for 7 days after that you consult privately.
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Hello, I am 64 years old and I am having a knot on left side of my neck from the last 30 years. It's hard when I feel it by touching with hands but it doesn't have any pain. It has restricted movement of neck. What should I do?

Dr. Vishwas Virmani 93% (20521 ratings)
MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Hello, I am 64 years old and I am having a knot on left side of my neck from the last 30 years. It's hard when I feel...
Take frequent Breaks at work. Core Strengthening Exercises. Use cervical pillow. Use Back Support. Self Massage the back of neck.
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Hi Sir, I have an armpit lump and given medicines for a week. After which if it doesn't goes I'm asked for surgery. How will be the surgery done? What are the after impacts? Does surgery mean I have a tumor lump?

Dr. Rajeshwar Singh 91% (64 ratings)
MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Oncology
Oncologist, Mohali
Hi Sir, I have an armpit lump and given medicines for a week. After which if it doesn't goes I'm asked for surgery. H...
Dear lybrate-user If lump is more than 2 cm it should be removed or biopsy done to rule out infections which are more common like TB or rarely cancer like lymphoma.
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Hi my husband has been diagnosed with ranula in the lower lip. I have been suggested surgery. Is it the only solution? What are the charges of the surgery? Is it going to pain? What will be the precautions?

Dr. Suvendu Maji 90% (625 ratings)
MBBS, MS - General Surgery, Diplomate of National board in Surgical Oncology
General Surgeon, Kolkata
Hi my husband has been diagnosed with ranula in the lower lip. I have been suggested surgery. Is it the only solution...
There are no absolute precautions. All surgery is accompanied with pain but that is manageable with pain killers. Surgery shud cost 15 to 25 k.
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