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what is this lump on my arm

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she d ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Could be: Could be, see your physician to rule out a malignant growth.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many things: A bump must be seen and examined in person to be able to give a better idea what it is or isn't. If it's worse, changes, or not improved in the next f ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
A hematoma: (collection of blood) due to a injection sometimes calcifies!! It's benign and of no significance but if it causes pain or enlarges seek hands on eval ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Grabow
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Need More info.: I am going to assume you mean the lump/bump at the outer edge of the collarbone (clavicle). This is a joint called the ac joint or acromioclavicular j ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know. Maybe a: Cyst or a pimple. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not enough info.: I am sorry, there simply is not enough information here to provide you with an informative response. If it has not resolved - recommend assessment by ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Healing of the bone: A large bump over the fracture site may develop as the fracture heals. This usually gets smaller over time, but a small bump may remain permanently.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Difficult to say: It is obviously difficult to guess what a lump could be without an examination, so come in and let a physician see it.!if it is painless and in the ba ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not enough info: Sometimes fungal infections can hide under rolls of fat but there isn't enough info to advise of the cause. Take care.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Rudolph
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ganglion cyst: Most bumps on the dorsal side of the wrist are gangklion cysts. These are outpouchings of joint fluid from the wrist the wrist joint, which present a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: You sould see your doctor. This lump needs to be palpated by your doctor and he/she needs to be able to put the rest of your symptoms in perspective.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to t ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
A lump: Go to doc to have it checked. The most common lump in the foot is a ganglion.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This will require an: In-person evaluation to make an accurate diagnosis. Take care.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More
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Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
Hard : Hard to tell without a clinical examination so i would see a dermatologist. Perhaps it is cyst or a keloid? See a picture of a cyst and keloid and r ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
?pilar cyst: Without an exam, it is impossible to tell exactly what your "squishy bump" is. Cysts are common though. Get checked by dr., good luck.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
AC joint: While there are many causes for painful bumps around the shoulder, one of the most common is a painful ac or acromioclavicular joint. It is the joint ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Klein
20 years experience Pathology
Hard to say for sure: Without knowing some more history such as how long it's been there, is it tender, does it move easily, have you had any recent illness etc. It's hard ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
Lymph node or cyst: A small lump in the neck is usually a 'reactive lymph node' as the result of some viral upper respiratory infection. Lymph nodes are part of a healthy ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Rash on Arm: without seeing the rash it is difficult to make a diagnosis. However this time of year eczema is the most common rash that is seen in the clinic.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know her dx.: She should have her breast mass medically evaluated.

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