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i have a lump in my arm and it hurts

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Possible abscess.: You could have a boil or abscess (furuncle). A painful lump needs to be seen and treated soon (1-3 days). If increasing pain, redness spreading up y ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Austin Yeargan
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Endless poss.: Follow up with your primary MD. Need more details to even begin to guess what the differential is in this setting.
A male asked:
Dr. Bret Boyle
27 years experience Wound care
A few possible: Answers are abscess (boil) which can happen spontaneously or precipitated by shaving, or if this has occurred before, this could be hidradenitis suppu ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Get exam: You need to see your DR, have exam, get a correct DX and treatment.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Lumpy pit: Could be an access which we see in clinic all the time. Your doctor will know how to deal with this. Could be an inflamed lymph node which is usual ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
15 years experience Endocrinology
See your doctor: Could be several things from a noncancerous tumor called a lipoma to a lymphnode or an abscess which is a pocket of infection. See your doctor for ev ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Could be lymph nodes: These could be lymph nodes. You need to see your physician - concerns can be infection, tumors
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A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Need to be seen: and examined, start with your primary doctor, could be a lymph node reacting to an infection in the area, best wishes
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmed Seman
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Biceps Swelling: Possibilities include infection, hematoma(accumulated blood), ruptured biceps tendon, ruptured bursa(if it is close to the joint) or many others. P ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Spider?: You likely have a spider bite which tends to get infected and often require antibiotic or even drainage. Contact your doctor,

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