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1 year old having painful lump on the pelvis. Need immediate medical attention?

my 1 yr old son has a lump on the right side of his pelvis , he plays all day fine with it but when i went to change his diaper i decided to touch the lump and see if it bothered him, he whimpered and acted like i was irritating him so im just curious to what it is, we are out of state at the moment of him insurance and they wont accept it here and i need to know if i need to seek immediate medical attention or can it wait a week until we get back
Asked On : Tue, 14 Aug 2012
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You should show the lump to a pediatric surgeon. It can be a hematoma (collected blood) due to some trivial injury that he may have sustained while playing. It may be a minor skin infection developing. Or it may be something deeper. Since it is painful to touch, a doctor should have a look at it. Further tests and treatment will depend on the findings
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