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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've had swollen slightly painful arm pit a few months now happened out of no where and I'm starting to get concerned what can be the cause?

I've had swollen slightly painful arm pit a few months now happened out of no where and  I'm starting to get concerned what can be the cause?

Get examined: Swelling in the armpit or axilla can be due to inflammation of the sweat glands or the hair follicles especially if started after an episode of shaving the hair in this area. Lymph nodes in this region can also be enlarged if they react to infections or to cancer of the breast but wouldn't be painful early on. Get a check up to see what is the problem and if a biopsy is needed. ...Read more

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What can cause a swollen arm?

What can cause  a swollen arm?

Varies: A lot of potential causes- blood clot, infection, inflammation, infection,arthritis, Tendonitis, overuse to name a few; don't hesitate to be seen for it. ...Read more

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My right arm gets swollen day and night what could be the cause?

My right arm gets swollen day and night what could be the cause?

How long?Fever?: Is there any pain, any swelling in rt. Underarm from lymph node . Is there any breast abnormality.Is there any pitting of the swelling-rt arm , any swelling on opposite side, r u on any hormonal trt . Few possibilities- poor venous drainage secondary to a possible clot in deep veins of arm, head and neck masses , breast masses --lymphatic obstruction/venous obstruc. See ur pcp/surgeon for more evaln. ...Read more

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I have a swollen gland under my arm out. I just noticed it this morning in the shower. What could cause this?

I have a swollen gland under my arm out. I just noticed it this morning in the shower. What could cause this?

This could be: related to an infection, or a cyst. If it gets larger and doesn't go away in 1-2 weeks see a doctor ...Read more

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What could cause a swollen arm and red marks?

What could cause a swollen arm and red marks?

Infection allergy: The things you have to be concerned with include an infection, an allergic reaction, blood flow obstruction, a mass growing blocking blood flow, insect or animal bites releasing toxins. If its red and swollen then get it checked out fast. Don't wait. ...Read more

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My leg and arm on my right side are swollen what causes this.?

My leg and arm on my right side are swollen what causes this.?

Doctor can evaluate: In order to swell up just on one side, there has to be more blood or more fluid in that side of the body. The primary care doctor might check to see if there is a blood clot or blood flow problem, if there is a problem in the nerves or nerve signals to that side of the body, if there is fluid in the tissues that is settling into one side of the body due to gravity or lymphatic blockage, etc... ...Read more

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Soft and moveable swollen / painless lymph node under arm. What could cause this? Been there for 8 months with no noticeable change.

You are doing good: Since it is not increasing in size, you do not need to worry. Just keep checking it once per month. Unless it is more than 2 cm, it is likely to be benign and may be of no consequence. ...Read more

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What can cause a itchy red warm swollen spot on my arm?

What can cause a itchy red warm swollen spot on my arm?

Bug bite: Most such localized spots would be the result of some bug deciding to bit you & you body deciding it didn't appreciate the attention. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen lymph node in arm pit? And how to treat it?

What causes a swollen lymph node in arm pit?  And how to treat it?

Several things: An infection is the most likely cause, but other things can cause swollen lymph nodes as well....Your doctor needs to examine you and possibly run some tests to determine the cause before it can be treated.... ...Read more

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What are possible causes of right underarm pain into surrounding area, worse lifting arm out or up, also feels swollen, lump-began yesterday?

What are possible causes of right underarm pain into surrounding area, worse lifting arm out or up, also feels swollen, lump-began yesterday?

Infection: Infection is the most frequent source of this acute onset illness and would strongly recommend you go immediately and be seen by a doctor. Go to an ER if necessary. Hopefully this will not be too severe and perhaps not due to infection, but do not ignore it and make sure you are seen ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more

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Blood clot cause swollen right arm?

Absolutely!: This is common with central lines, pacemakers, or indwelling catheters, like quinton dialysis catheters. It causes obstruction of the main veins of the arm (axillary, basillic, or subclavian) and can cause arm swelling. This is similar to a DVT in the leg. ...Read more

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What causes swollen lymph node in the shoulder and arm?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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I have a bruise on my arm thats growing, what could cause this? My liver is swollen.

I have a bruise on my arm thats growing, what could cause this? My liver is swollen.

Be seen: An expanding bruise is an expanding bleed under the skin. If your liver is not working properly to make blood coagulation proteins, it could be a sign of a more serious problem. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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