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Neuroma

A neuroma is caused by the enlargement of nerve tissue often because of compression or irritation of the nerve. They are not normally a cause for concern, and are easy to spot as they cause a lump or swelling that can be moved side to side, but not up or down. Unless they are causing pain or discomfort, the normal course of action is to leave them, but if they are causing problems then they can be surgically removed, so if you have any concerns, go and see your GP.

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hi I'm 17 year old male I'm worried about having colon cancer. I can feel a lump on my lower right abdomen it doesn't hurt well it dose now as I keep messing with it I.E prodding and poking its hard to explain what it is dose anyone else have the same problem as this or is it a tumour lump.





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I have a lump the size of a pea down below what could it be





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hello, im 17 years old and im a male and ive got a small lump under my left armpit its probably the size of 2 peas put together, its does not hurt and its been there for quite a while now. im going to see my doctor soon but i would like the have an answer now of what it could be. Its not viable when looking at it unless you pull the skin around it. ive had a small pea size lump under my nipple before but it was just a gland and it went away after a few weeks. i also i have 2 pea size glads under my chin, and there always there and they normally show up when im unwell ( colds , flu )but there just glands. i would just like to know what the lump in my left armpit is :(.





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Since asking my question I have had surgery known as SCS. This treatment was sold to me as the 'be all...' of course that's not been the case. Are there any effective pain relief treatments for severe nerve damage, please?





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Hi, I have been diagnosed with a abdominal neuroma with nerve damage, this was due to a laparotomy through my old hysteretomy scar and to remove my ovaries and adhesions.The pain clinic have been treating me with injections for the pain and stunning the neuroma with pulsed radiofrequency. I would like to know if this neuroma would get any bigger and cause any problems in my abdominal area





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HI I also just recently found out after four long years of chronic pain.I have a neuroma in KY right side by where my gallbladder was removed. I can't believe it took that long to diagnos it. I told multiple doctors that I could feel a lump and know one believed me. Glad to know what it is but ya now they want to do a spinal stimulator implant thoughts??

I had a R.T.A 21 years ago which left me with large nerve damage throughout my whole arm (brachial pkexus). I have suffered severe pain the length of my arm, hand & fingers ever since. I'm on durogesic patches and pregabalin tablets but is there ANYTHING else that can ease my terrible suffering.





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I had an R.T.A 6 years ago & completely lost the use of my left arm due to a brachial plexus injury, pregabalin has made a slight difference to life whilst slowly upping the dosage. Unfortunately I am at the maximum dosage & the only time I can notice a difference now, is by the agony experienced if I forget to take a tablet. Bu-trans patches helped the pain brilliantly for about 72 hours, but caused insomnia for the 72 hours. The insomnia faded as did the pain relief. I am now increasing the dosage to no avail. I have just been prescribed An antidepressant drug, the name of which eludes me at present, but it is commonly used to combat nerve pain. I start on this tomorrow & hope it works but I have my doubts after the many different prescription remedies I have tried. Cannabinoid tablets (cannabis) is meant to be 100% effective 100% of the time. Unfortunately it has been trialled for this purpose but not licenced for it. All the pain relieving qualities of smoking it off the plant, with the added bonus of not being stoned or damaging your health, but due to costs, coupled with social taboos, it is not available! So I live with intense, unimaginable daily pain which I can only describe as like: “feels like I have peeled the skin from my hand, grabbed hold of a hedgehog, squeezed it tight & plunged it into an extremely hot deep fat fryer!" sometimes, just to add insult to injury it also feels like an extremely obese bloke is jumping up & down on it as well! If anybody can point me in the direction of effective pain relief that is available on prescription. Please help!

I had an R.T.A 6 years ago & completely lost the use of my left arm due to a brachial plexus injury, pregabalin has made a slight difference to life whilst slowly upping the dosage. Unfortunately I am at the maximum dosage & the only time I can notice a difference now, is by the agony experienced if I forget to take a tablet. Bu-trans patches helped the pain brilliantly for about 72 hours, but caused insomnia for the 72 hours. The insomnia faded as did the pain relief. I am now increasing the dosage to no avail. I have just been prescribed An antidepressant drug, the name of which eludes me at present, but it is commonly used to combat nerve pain. I start on this tomorrow & hope it works but I have my doubts after the many different prescription remedies I have tried. Cannabinoid tablets (cannabis) is meant to be 100% effective 100% of the time. Unfortunately it has been trialled for this purpose but not licenced for it. All the pain relieving qualities of smoking it off the plant, with the added bonus of not being stoned or damaging your health, but due to costs, coupled with social taboos, it is not available! So I live with intense, unimaginable daily pain which I can only describe as like: “feels like I have peeled the skin from my hand, grabbed hold of a hedgehog, squeezed it tight & plunged it into an extremely hot deep fat fryer!" sometimes, just to add insult to injury it also feels like an extremely obese bloke is jumping up & down on it as well! If anybody can point me in the direction of effective pain relief that is available on prescription. Please help!

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my boyfriend as a lump on his buttocks near his anus it is 2cm long not painful or red could you tell us if he needs to see a doctor. Thankyou Amanda





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Can any one please help me? I havr a painful nueroma on a nerve aat the base of my penis. It is a constant painful lump that seems to get irrataited and grows larger then shrinks in size to a pea size at times but the burning pain is constant and can become very intenae at times. Im afraid if I were to have it removed or operated on, it would result in my ability to have an erection. I s my only fate to live in pain so I will be able to make loce to my wife? If any one out there has an answer please help.





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How did you get diagnosed with a neuroma at the base of your penis, and do you happen to experience a flaccid curvature? Your description is the first that matches mine in symptoms.

In reply to the question asked about how was I diagnosed. I was never properly diagnosed. Every urlogist I went to only made a guess diagnoses. When I ask for an MRI or an Ultrsound they were not interested. They all acted like there was nothing they could do, but how can they say that when they dont do any diagnostic testing. I think it is a tare in the suspensery ligament and the artey is pinched through ghe tare. When I get an erection the pea size lump enlarges and is very hard. It is also right bebeath the skin. I even tried a clinic in Jacksonville Fl. The MD there read a report from one of the doctors I seen and never examined me or seen me in person and said he agrees with the other urologist opinion. Also my penis is slightly curved to the left when erect and the lump is on the right side. That makes me wonder too if maybe the ligement is stretched on the right side allowing for the penis to bend to the left more. I have not been able to find a doctor who wants to take an interest in helping me with a true diagnoses and then utilize critical thinking skills and say "Yes we know exactly what it is and this is what can or cannot be done to fix it. " Instead I get stupid answers and blank looks and confused doctors that since they dont know they dont want to get involved and try to solve the problem. They just want to stick the the routine things they do and charge a lot of money for their service. If its something they have use their thinking skills on they have no interest in helping. I have lived with this burning pain in my penis for a very long time and since its outside of the box of routine urological care they shove me out the door.

You have just described what I have been going thought since 2008 with poor low quality third world healthcare in the United States. I have personally witnessed physicians (in Missouri) using the same sentences and looking behind me while talking so why have a secret forum. They have used the net on special informative DEA forums and talk about patients privacy illegally. I have been to 11 urologists (9 in Missouri and 2 out of state), all doing the same thing, all without tests, all without results, trying to have me taking pills without diagnosis. I have a constant pain, non-stop, and never ending for 4 years without a single scan in the State of Missouri. I have MC+ (Medicaid), and when I ask for a MRI or scan, they tell me I have Medicaid and the drill about not wasting money and killing me. So, in short, I filed for SSD so the tax payers will fit the bill for this practicing degeneracy. I have minor flaccid curvature and pain after sex.

can you get these on your penis





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Hello I am 19 years old. I have a hard small lump on my right leg near my foot, it has been there for months and I do not know what to do about it. I tried to see if anything came out of it but only blood came out and nothing else. It gets sore and sensitive sometimes when I touch it. Please can you help?





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