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Muscle (Definition)

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 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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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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Noticed a painless lump on my outside forearm what could cause it?

Noticed a painless lump on my outside forearm what could cause it?

Fatty tumor: The most common cause for that simple description is a lipoma or benign fatty tumor. How long has it been there? The only way to truly know what it is, is to have it biopsied. I would at the very least recommend having a healthcare provider examine it in person. ...Read more

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Large egg sized lump on inner forearm. Just realized it was there when on the computer . No bug bite, not really painful, what could it be - cause?

Large egg sized lump on inner forearm.  Just realized it was there when on the computer .  No bug bite, not really painful, what could it be - cause?

Lipoma or Cyst: A lipoma is a growth of fat cells in a thin, fibrous capsule usually found just below the skin. Lipomas are found most often on the torso, neck, upper thighs, upper arms, and armpits, but they can occur almost anywhere in the body. Or an epidermoid cyst is a closed sac under the skin filled with a cheese-like or oily material. Symptoms: the main symptom is usually a small, non-painful lump. ...Read more

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If you have a muscle knot in your neck, can it cause you to be able to feel a lump or a bump?

If you have a muscle knot in your neck, can it cause you to be able to feel a lump or a bump?

No: a muscle spasm feel like a knot. Rest, warm shower and NSAIDs may help. Do not check frequently it will worsen the spasm. takes 1 to 2 wks for relief. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a large hard lump in my calf muscle?

What is the cause of a large hard lump in my calf muscle?

Injury or growth: This could be the result of injury or a tear to the muscle, muscle spasming (ie: charlie horse), a benign growth or tumor, or a much more serious problem such as a sarcoma (malignant cancer of the muscle). You need to see a doctor to check this out. ...Read more

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Docs, could a pulled neck muscle cause lump on your head?

Docs, could a pulled neck muscle cause lump on your head?

Neck: A pulled neck muscle can cause a lump at the base of your scull where the neck muscles insert, but not on top of your head where there are no muscles. ...Read more

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