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what is this slowly growing lump on my arm not too hard maybe lipoma

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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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cornell
39 years experience Podiatry
Maybe: There are many tumors that can grow larger as well as things like ganglions etc. You need a consult with a dermatologist, a surgeon, or an onchologis ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience General Surgery
Need to be examined: It sounds like you need to be examined with or without an ultrasound to be able to appropriately determine the etiology of this lesion and whether or ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike
20 years experience General Surgery
Needs assesment: If it isn't the two common conditions listed above - and a good sonographer should be able to tell - then a solid lesion of that size should definitel ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Need exam: Can't tell without examining it- it could be lymph node enlargement, cyst, hematoma, abscess, benign tumor etc. Need careful examination . Please go t ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Some ideas: This may be an osteoma, a little hematoma / bruise bump that healed with a lot of calcification, or something else. If it's not growing, not painful, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Dermatofibroma: See a dermatologist. Most likely it is a benign dermatofibroma, but there are other possible diagnoses. An exam, possibly a biopsy will be needed for ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
26 years experience Family Medicine
Fibroid nodule..: Close to bone boarder s ribs is area with tenons which may form small nodule like structure - ussually mobile, pee size. If frequently toucherd, rubs ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Get this checked now: While the majority of breast lumps are benign, i strongly recommend that you have this evaluated now. After an exam, your doctor will likely recommend ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Have it evaluated: It does not matter what some doctor tells you on an internet site. It may just be a cyst but it must be evaluated, even at age 24. See an appropriate ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Could: Be the result of a torn muscle if you exercise. There are other possibilities. Please see your physician. An MRI may be needed to fully evaluate.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herbert Hoover
50 years experience General Practice
Probably a lipoma: If there is no history of trauma to that area, it is probably a benign lipoma or a cyst. If it asymtomatic and is not growing, it should be seen by ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Scuba
24 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Lump under brow: You need an exam as soon as possible. Any lumps or bumps in the head and neck--particularly of this size--which drain may be simple benign cysts or sk ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See a doc: You need to see a doctor asap to check out this lump. It may be something harmless but occasionally it may also be something serious. Do not delay eva ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Bates
7 years experience Family Medicine
See your doc: Go see your doctor, this may be an abscess that needs to be drained or needs antibiotic treatment.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds like an: enlarged lymph node.This is usually a reaction to a nearby infection,like a bottom tooth,gum, or tonsil on the same side or above of where the lump is ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
50 years experience Dermatology
Cyst of the neck: This may be an inflamed cyst. This is a bag filled with material. When the bag ruptures, the area becomes inflamed and red.
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A female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible cyst: May be a cyst, which is a small fluid filled structure. They can develop in many different areas of the body. If the area isn't painful and if it does ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Lymph node: There are lymph nodes in the neck . They are part of the lymphatic system of the head, neck and scalp. They can become enlarges with viral illnesses o ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Lymph Node: The firs consideration is an enlarged Lymph or fatty tumor or other tumor. You need to see your physican and get an evaluation You may need a biopsy ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Cartilage: This protuberance at the lower tip of the sternum is a cartilage structure called the xiphoid process and in some people it is very prominent. It shou ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, and physical examination, however, it does not appear to be a se ... Read More

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