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Egg Sized Lump Appeared Arm
Fast appearing lump (within one day), size of an egg, on the arm, not painful, no pain, nor warm. Any reason to worry?
Lump: Anything that appears rapidly is cause for an exam. Start with your family doc and don't be surprised by a referral to a dermatologist. ...Read more
Noticed a lump the size of a small egg on my bicep muscle I can move it and it doesn't hurt but had pains throughout arm, what could it be?
Get checked: It can be many things, get it checked in person to make sure not a dangerous issue. ...Read more
I have a soft egg size lump on side of lt. Breast more under arm. No dr. Knows why and say it's nothing. I had 3d mamo, and sono. They say fluid fille?
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
Egg-sized lump on forearm 1.5" from wrist, I think on the tendon extending from the thumb. Very painful, what should I do?
My 24 year old daughter has a huge, red, ball-like lump in her armpit. It is about the size of a turtle egg. It happened over a two-three day period.
Hidradenitis: Sounds like she has hidradenitis, or inflammation of the sweat glands. If she has fever, tender, redness it might brewing an infection & need antibiotics. She should see a doctor soon to rule this out. A general or plastic surgeon can help take care of it if it belongs a long term problem. ...Read more
My mom has had a bump under her arm it started small now is the size of an egg and is draining puss and she has fever what is this is it urgent?
Nobody amswered my question from yesterday, I've found a pea sized lump in my arm pit that hurts anyone know what it is?
Axillary "lump": Small axillary "lumps" are common in the young and mostly transient. When painful and red, could be due to a localized infection which some call a boil. In-grown hair and clogged pores may due this. Tender lymph nodes and other skin condition are possible. If persistent, worsening, associated with other symptoms, a doctor visit is needed. ...Read more
I have a lump on my upper outside left arm. It has doubled in size in the last 90 days and become painful and hot. What could this be?
Possible abscess: This lump needs medical attention. Suggest you see you primary care as soon as practical. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
My husband has a lump under his arm. It's about the size of a small marble, but it's red and hurts whenever he raises his arm. Any suggestions?
Infection: He has an infection. He needs treatment. ...Read more
I noticed a lump under my arm but don't know how long its been there. Its marble size. Hardish but not solid. Hurt to touch. And can grab it and move it?
Cyst.: This is either a cyst or a lymph node although the superficial nature suggests cyst. Keep an eye on it. If it is enlarging or looks infected see your doc. ...Read more
I received two Garadisal injections years ago and still a hard lump on my arm about the size of a middle schoolers fist. The nurse gave me the injection twice in the middle of my arm where the lump is still currently which I am pretty sure was wrong. My
Swelling: You may have chronic inflammatory change from when you had the original Gardasil It would not cause any problem giving you an injection in that area ...Read more
Infection?: Possible infection, but more details would be helpful: size? Frequency of change? Other medical conditions? Appearance? Symptoms like these are best evaluated in person by your physician. Based on the findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
I have an egg sized lump on the back left center of my head and did not hit it, what could it be?
Get seen: This can be anything from a hematoma your forgot about that calcified and that you just discovered, to an epidermoid cyst, to a skin adnexal tumor. If it's not gone in a few days, have it seen. ...Read more
Have a lump about the size of a thick quarter. It hurts to move or raise my arm. What is it and what do I need to do?
Yes: Have it removed and checked by a pathologist. Maybe a simple lipoma (a fat pad) or a more serious situation. Good luck. ...Read more
A lot more information is needed to answer this question.
- is it painful
-how long has it been there?
-is it mobile?
-has it grown in size? If so how rapidly?
You should have it checked out by a local dermatologist or yor primary care doctor. ...Read more
Doctor can check: A primary care doctor, dermatologist, plastic surgeon, or general surgeon can evaluate to see if this is a epidermal inclusion cyst or something else, such as a lipoma. A cyst might happen when a skin pore is blocked, and dead skin cells build up under the skin, forming a lump. Usually, one starts with a primary care doctor, who can refer to a specialist if needed, or if the lump looks worrisome. ...Read more
Marble size, red, painful bump under arm pit for 5 days now Quite painful. No other lumps or symptoms. Female 37y otherwise healthy. What to do.
Quite large and very hard lump under biopsy area (the cut)? No fluid or bleeding but extremely hard and like a small egg size? Is this normal?
Could be a cyst: An underground growth with a central pimple sounds like a cyst. It's not dangerous but if you want it removed, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
I have a lump in my left arm pit it is very tender about the size of a marble what could this be? Could it be serious
Skin masses: There are a few possibilities. You should see your doctor for an evaluation and treatment ...Read more
I have a lump on the upper third of the arm, the size of 1cm diameter, not moving with the overlying skin. What could it be?
Variable: See your md and get a biopsy. ...Read more
I have a lump under my skin on the crease of my arm its about the size of a quarter and visible do I need to go to the hospital?
Cyst or lipoma: It is most likely either an epidermal cyst or a lipoma (benign fat tumor). Neither is worth a trip to the hospital, but it's worth pointing out the next time you see your doctor or a dermatologist to confirm that it is one of those two things. Of course, if it starts to grow or bleed or change color, have it looked at right away. ...Read more
Hello. I wrote yesterday about pain in my upper arm/shoulder. Today I have found a pea sized lump in my arm pit that hurts! What is it?
Had blood drawn wednesday morning. No problem till today (saturday), now a quarter size lump and pain in most of the arm. Age 66, female?
Hematoma: Hematoma or tissue injury, donot message, Aspirin and heating pad would help. ...Read more
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