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small hard lump under skin on forearm

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Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Lumps and bumps: Sounds like a fatty tumor, most of which are lipoma. Okay to check with your doc on an elective (not urgent) schedule. Lipoma are benign fatty tumor, ... Read More
Dr. Arthur Balin
47 years experience Dermatology
Skin lump: Usually possibilities include a cyst, a lymph node, or a lipoma. However there are many other rarer possibilities. It is prudent to ask your doctor t ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Get examined: Could just be a cyst. The bruise could suggest underlying blood disorder. Give us some feedback!
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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Without being able to see this and examine you cannot possibly diagnose. Go see a doctor, perhaps a dermatologist.
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Dr. Michael Bryan
32 years experience Dermatology
Boil?: This is one of those "almost have to see it to tell what it is" things. If it is tender, it could be a boil--localized staph infection. They are usu ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Feyisayo Adeyina
25 years experience Family Medicine
No worries: Sounds like a lipoma. which is some fatty tissue collected under the skin. A definitive diagnosis can be made by your provider
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It could be a cyst but it is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so tha ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Anthony
21 years experience Dermatology
Probably not: Usually would be a benign cyst or lipoma (fatty tumor). Still it is best to have it evaluated by a physician.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
46 years experience Plastic Surgery
Forearm lump: Best to seek in person examination by Derm or Surgeon. Could be lipoma, cyst, etc. Needs removal and biopsy.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carmen Kavali
25 years experience Plastic Surgery
Lipoma: Hi, little fatty bumps that are mobile under the skin may be benign masses called lipomas. These are noncancerous fatty tumors that can be surgically ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Fox
Specializes in Family Medicine
Venous Lake: Some people have small dark blue cystic like structures which are a confluence of dilated capillaries near the surface of the skin. They are called " ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Levine
31 years experience Family Medicine
Possible Lipoma: Lipomas are benign fatty tumors. They tend to feel firm or rubbery, are mobile, and are always non-tender. They do not tend to resolve on their own. ... Read More
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