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Dr. Paxton Daniel
Board Certified, Radiology
34 years in practice
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I had MRI that showed a lump in muscle of forearm. What causes it? It doesn't go away. Hurts when pressed. Will it get bigger?

Dr. Paxton Daniel
Board Certified, Radiology
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I had MRI that showed a lump in muscle of forearm. What causes it? It doesn't go away. Hurts when pressed.  Will it get bigger?

MRI: Should be able to narrow down the possibilities about what this is. Please ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Seres
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
35 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Michael Bolesta
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
35 years in practice
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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?

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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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
30 years in practice
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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

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
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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

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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Dr. Philip Miller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
42 years in practice
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Swollen lymph nodes in neck, white furry tongue, face muscle soreness near jaw, thigh and forearm muscles become fatigued , lumps under skin onbelly?

Dr. Philip Miller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
42 years in practice
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Swollen lymph nodes in neck, white furry tongue,  face muscle soreness near jaw,  thigh and forearm muscles become fatigued , lumps under skin onbelly?

Exam: Do you think this should be treated online? Absolutely NOT. Call for a medical appointment, exam, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. Cannot be answered online. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Seres
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Dr. Ryan Venis
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
14 years in practice
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Noticed a painless lump on my outside forearm what could cause it?

Dr. Ryan Venis
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
14 years in practice
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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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Dr. Ajay Acharya
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
32 years in practice
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Have a painless lump in scalene muscle moveable no other symptoms what could be the most likely causes?

Dr. Ajay Acharya
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
32 years in practice
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Have a painless lump in scalene muscle moveable no other symptoms what could be the most likely causes?

Fibroma: Just manufacturing defect. Old injury can present as organised hematoma also. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Board Certified, Dermatology
27 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Michael Fisher
Board Certified, Dermatology
27 years in practice
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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?

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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Dr. Amrit Singh
Board Certified, Cardiology
46 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Amrit Singh
Board Certified, Cardiology
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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?

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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Dr. Robert Jackson
Board Certified, Dermatology
38 years in practice
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What could cause a painless lump the size of a nickel in a woman's inner forearm just below the elbow?

Dr. Robert Jackson
Board Certified, Dermatology
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What could cause a painless lump the size of a nickel in a woman's inner forearm just below  the elbow?

Numerous : There are many types of skin tumors this could be. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Board Certified, Dermatology
23 years in practice
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What is the cause of a large hard lump in my calf muscle?

Dr. M. Christine Lee
Board Certified, Dermatology
23 years in practice
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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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