A 21-year-old female asked:
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i have a small hard lump in my forearm?

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Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
Does it hurt?: If it hurts it could be a blocked hair follicle. If its non tender it could be a lipoma (fatty tissue) if its near the wrist it could be a ganglion cyst. We would need more information and a picture would help too.
Answered on Mar 15, 2013

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