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My forearm is itchy and it is swollen and lumped up what could cause this to happen?

My forearm is itchy and it is swollen and lumped up what could cause this to happen?

Inflammation arm: Many conditions can cause swelling of the arms, including, but not limited, to an infection, tumor, circulation difficulty, and others. You should see your internal medicine at first, to direct you to the correct specialist. ...Read more

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I haven swollen tumours on my left forearm it does not cause any pain...Is it cancer...It does not cause ani pain... ?

Needs an examination: You need to see your physician or primary care to examine you and discern what the swelling actually is. It might be an infection, a benign non cancerous fat tumors such as lipomas but cancerous tumors would be on the differential. All the above causes can cause painless swellings, again would stress you to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What would cause sudden onset of noticeable swelling in left calf of leg and left forearm? No pain, just continuously swollen for 4-5 days. No injury

More information....: There are many potential problems that can trigger these symptoms, for example, blot clots, infection, inflammatory diseases. If this is new to you and just for a few days see your doctor as soon as possible, if severe go to the emergency department near you. ...Read more

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What cause my hands and forearms to be severely swollen for 5 days? Ultra sound shows that I do not have dvt.

What cause my hands and forearms to be severely swollen for 5 days?  Ultra sound shows that I do not have dvt.

Need more info: Your hands can swell symmetrically from inflammation in the joints or from edema. There are tests to determine that and find out the cause. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my left forearm close 2 elbow. Seen my doc and was told it ws swollen due 2 infection gv me antibioic. Wat causes infec is it serious?

Follow up: Skin is an oily structure with skin pores which may get infections we call boils or carbuncles . Skin carries many bacteria which get into these pores with poor hygiene. Finish antibiotics and follow up with doctor. Sometimes may need to be lanced and cleaned ...Read more

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I fell on my forearm yesterday and it is very swollen still a day later....Might it be broken?

I fell on my forearm yesterday and it is very swollen still a day later....Might it be broken?

Evaluation needed: Even though it could still be swollen from a bad bruise. Following on your arm can certainly cause a fracture. I would definitely recommend further evaluation and an x-ray. Please see your doctor or go to your local emergency department. ...Read more

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Hard forearm and blue swollen on elbows?

Hard forearm and blue swollen on elbows?

Blue elbows: Sounds like its resulting from some sort of trauma. Seek medical attention if this the case. ...Read more

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My forearm has been hurting for a week.. From the elbow to my wrist.. It feels swollen and very painful. What could this be?

My forearm has been hurting for a week.. From the elbow to my wrist.. It feels swollen and very painful.  What could this be?

Forearm pain: Any numbness or tingling is arm & 4th & 5th fingers? Any history of injury to elbow? Do u rest elbows on hard surface often? May be ulnar nerve compression or entrapment. See fp or neurologist for exam & testing. Try using NSAID for pain & inflammation; apply ice off & on; avoid resting elbows on firm surfaces. ...Read more

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