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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Lump On Arm Muscle

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It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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I have painful lumps on my arms and legs lots of muscle spasms and muscular pain all the time. What causes this?

I have painful lumps on my arms and legs lots of muscle spasms  and muscular pain all the time. What causes this?

Be seen: The lumps sounds like sebaceous cysts or fatty tumors, while the spasms could be many things. Be seen for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what could a small lump on inside of arm right below muscle mean?

Can anyone tell me what could a small lump on inside of arm right below muscle mean?

Lipoma: it is probably a lipoma. it is benign. here is a website with more information http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/lipoma-topic-overview If this does not describe your lump, you should see a doctor to have it checked. ...Read more

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It is sunday so there is no medical centres open but I have a lump in the arm which is sending a pain to my muscle it is kind of big and round 1week?

Tender ?: Is it close to your axillary ? Tender and red !? If red and tender it is probably infection and needs drain . If just lump and no pain it's lipid cyst .. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my forearm muscle and im kind of worried about it. Only hurts when i press it. Arm feels perfectly fine other than that lump. Clues?

I have a lump on my forearm muscle and im kind of worried about it. Only hurts when i press it. Arm feels perfectly fine other than that lump. Clues?

See a specialist: See a hand/upper extremity or orthopaedic surgeon. While most lumps and bumps turn out to be benign, some are serious. If there is any question, get the opinion of an orthopaedic oncologist, a person who cares for tumors of bones, joints, muscles. Proper care of the serious lumps care increase the chance of good outcome. ...Read more

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2 painful pea sized lumps on the inside crease of my arm + muscle weakness. Worried because the warnings of lymphoma risk on mtx. What could they be?

2 painful pea sized lumps on the inside crease of my arm + muscle weakness. Worried because the warnings of lymphoma risk on mtx. What could they be?

See details: It is impossible to say without being able to examine the area. It could be small cysts or small lymph nodes. The risk of lymphoma is low. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a small lump on my manubrium that has been causing pain off and on for the past few weeks w/ deep breaths and arm movement. Pulled muscle?

That one really: needs to be looked at directly. Duration of symptoms, your demographics and an in person physical exam are needed before anyone can even begin to develop a list of possibilities. ...Read more

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Left arm been hurting from shoulder to elbow, feels like i got shot in muscle, unable to raise arm w/o pain been painful for 3 weeks, lump in armpit?

Arm pain: It is time to see your doctor for an examination to diagnose the cause of your pain and lump in your armpit. There are many possibilities, so you should not postpone making an appointment. ...Read more

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Firm but not bone hard lump on top of shoulder towards arm. 2.5 CM long. Under skin but on top of muscle/bone. Moves very little. Afraid of cancer.

See your doc: Sounds most likely like a lipoma, a benign fatty tumor. However you should bring it to the attention of your friendly primary care physician. ...Read more

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Extensor Carpi Radialis longus (inside forearm arm) muscle small knot? Longish-lump, tension? Pain when flexing wrist shoots to upper arm

Extensor Carpi Radialis longus (inside forearm arm) muscle small knot? Longish-lump, tension? Pain when flexing wrist shoots to upper arm

Lump in muscle : should be evaluated certainly could be any number of benign condition are benign tumor or muscle strain or injury but there's also the possibility that it something more like a sarcoma which is rAre. But not unheard of It's more notable if it's a lump in a muscle if it's truly within the muscle than which muscle one thinks it is. it is in the forearm. ...Read more

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It feels like a bruise in my biceps muscle underneath my arm halfway between the armpit and elbow. When I press it, it feels like a small lump.

It feels like a bruise in my biceps muscle underneath my arm halfway between the armpit and elbow. When I press it, it feels like a small lump.

Maybe: NO history is available but this may be a bruise of sorts. There may be a small vessel rupture and could have created a small lump called a hematoma. Have you looked to see if it appears bruised? Also what have you been doing ?Have you been playing hard or roughhousing. See your doc and see if he can help you with this. ...Read more

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Does breast tissue feel firmer/bumpier around edges along top when raise arms?no actual lump, same both breasts.Is it where tissue attach to muscle?

Does breast tissue feel firmer/bumpier around edges along top when raise arms?no actual lump, same both breasts.Is it where tissue attach to muscle?

Yes, it does.: The breasts are composed of firm glandular tissue and soft fatty tissue with string like tubes converging at the nipple. Together they make the breast tissue feel lumpy and bumpy with hills, valleys and ridges. That is normal. If you are concerned about what you feel, check the opposite side and see if it has a matching area. If not, see a doctor. ...Read more

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32f, lump upp inner lt breast near muscle/chst wl when i raise my arms. New, disc 6wks ago.Gyn can see it but not feel it.No cysts. Other benign diag?

32f, lump upp inner lt breast near muscle/chst wl when i raise my arms. New, disc 6wks ago.Gyn can see it but not feel it.No cysts. Other benign diag?

Plz C Breast Surgeon: Many breast lumps found on (self) examination are simply "lumpy-bumpy" breast tissue. If a dominant mass is present, it could be a cyst, a benign tumor, or a cancer. The best way to differentiate these is to see a breast surgeon and/or undergo evaluation at a breast center. At your age, an ultrasound is the best test to differentiate lumps that count from those that are not concerning. ...Read more