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A 25-year-old female asked:

Hi i noticed i have a sore spot in my upper left arm kind of near the muscle. when i push on it it feels like a bump is under the skin or its swollen there. is this likely to be cancer? its painful to the touch. no visable lump?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Cancer is unlikely but it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. You may watch and wait. If the sore area more than doubles in size, you get fever, lose weight or other sore areas appear, see a doctor. Wish you good health!
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