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Fast appearing lump (within one day), size of an egg, on the arm, not painful, no pain, nor warm. Any reason to worry?

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

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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?

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?

Possibly cyst: If you had some diagnostic imaging done of that breast and it was found to be a cyst it should be of no concern however if it is bothersome it can be aspirated or removed by a surgeon. ...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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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.

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

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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?

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?

Abscess: It may be a blocked gland that has become infected. I would try to massage it after a hot bath or shower to help it drain. If it worsens, it might need to be opened by a doctor.. ...Read more

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Lumps like the size of a small key lime at injection site at the bend of arm. What is it?

Lumps like the size of a small key lime at injection site at the bend of arm. What is it?

Hematoma: You may have a small blood pocket formed by puncture of a vein, or small fluid collection on the tissue surrounding the vein. Put ice an pressure on it for the first 12-24 hours then place warm compress on it. Avoid aspirin Aleve (naproxen) or ibuprofen use. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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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

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25 year old son has painful lump in arm pit that change in size and goes away and comes back?

25 year old son has painful lump in arm pit that change in size and goes away and comes back?

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

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I have an egg sized lump on the back left center of my head and did not hit it, what could it be?

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

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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?

See your doctor: Could be several things from a noncancerous tumor called a lipoma to a lymphnode or an abscess which is a pocket of infection. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Pea size hard lump on the inside of my left arm?

Have it evaluated: The possibilities are virtually endless. The easiest thing to is have a doctor look at it. ...Read more

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Pea size hard lump on the inside of my left arm, should I be concerned?

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

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What's this small pea sized hard lump on my arm near the elbow, what is it?

Lump: 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

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I have an egg sized lump on my mid back und r the skin. In moves freely and doesent hurt.

I have an egg sized lump on my mid back und r the skin. In moves freely and doesent hurt.

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

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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.

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.

Abscess: It is probably an abscess. Sometimes these will settle by themselves, sometimes they need antibiotics, sometimes they need to be cut open to let pus out.
If it is quite painful it's probably time to see a doctor ...Read more

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I am a 21 year old female and have a small pea sized lump under my arm can you tell me what it is it doesn't hurt and is not visable but can feel it?

Axillary lesion nos: Without an exam it is a guess. Could be cyst, could be a small reactive folliculitis (common with shaving), could be a small lymphnode. Have a dr. Examine you to get a more definitive diagnosis. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a goose egg like bump on my arm with what looks like a pimple in the center?

I have a goose egg like bump on my arm with what looks like a pimple in the center?

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

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What do I do for lump the size of a golf ball in arm pit. 21 years old and tried everything?

What do I do for lump the size of a golf ball in arm pit. 21 years old and tried everything?

Needs evaluation: You should not attempt to self treat or self diagnose this. See your doctor for a complete history and evaluation. The doctor will order further tests (lab work or imaging) as necessary as well as provide you with an appropriate treatment plan. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Might be lymph node,: This might be a swollen, infected lymph node or a small irritated boil or hair follicle. If it doesn't get better with topical ointment or you're still concerned, see your doctor for an exam. Best of luck. ...Read more