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I had a medial elbow mass resection (a lipoma) 3 weeks ago. Incision is beginning to heal but I feel a hardness under the skin. Normal? Scar Tissue?
Elbow mass: Has an X-Ray of the elbow been done to look for a bone growth or spur? Perhaps an orthopedic surgeon could offer some advice. ...Read more
Small mobile tender mass when leaning on elbow. Is it a cyst causes my elbow pain and how do I fix it?
Olecranon bursitis: The olcranon process is the back of the hunge joint at the elbow. A bursa is a sac that sits over the outside of a joint to cushion the soft tissues from injury. The olecranon bursa can become inflamed, usually from trauma, like leaning a lot on your elbows. An inflamed bursa is called a bursitis. It is often treated with anti-inflammatoies, ace wraps, aspiration of fluid, or a cortisone injection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had my 4th elbow surgery about 2 1/2 weeks ago all of a sudden ive noticed a 3 in long hard mass/lump my dr is 6hrs away what should I do?
Call the the surgeon: Your doctor has to know, first call your doctor, if needed you may have to go and see ...Read more
Nickel size mass on ulna bone about 1.5 inches from elbow. Hard, painless, and doesn't move. Had over a year. What should I do? What is it?
Xray: Could be periosteal reaction. Get an Xray to start with. ...Read more
I need help getting to the bottom of why I feel so run down and am losing what seems to be muscle mass and adipose fat from knees and elbows.?
7 yrs bilateral ulnar pain at wrist/elbow. 3mm bulge@C4.NegativeEMG/NCV. Edema at ulna, fat atrophy at opponen digiti minimi. No mass. Shoulder/neck pain?
I have a hard mass under the skin in my arm, it's about an inch wide. I noticed it probably 5 years ago when it was much smaller. Should I worry?
Yes: Hi Judy. How much to worry depends a bit on your age and what it feels like. Could just be a swollen sweat gland or oil gland (hydradenitis). But it could also be a growth that should be removed. I would strongly suggest scheduling with your general practiioner who may want to refer you to a dermatologist or surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an auxially mass like tumor formed in my left arm it is round shaped when I touched it hardly I feels pain otherwise it doest pain in the arm?
Extremely painful hard upper arm mass, not visible been there for many months no injury hot to touch hurts/hard to move arm. Pain spreading down arm.?
Abscess?: I would urge you to see your family doctor and let him/her examine this painful, hard, upper arm mass. He/she may be able to treat it themselves or should know which specialist to refer you to get it resolved. Do not put this off any longer. Call the office first thing in the morning. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arm tips: Going for big guns. These exercises help to build arm muscle: push downs, pin presses, dumbbell wrist curls, dips, rolling extensions, barbell wrist curls, preacher curls, chin ups, lying barbell triceps extensions, thick grip curls, concentration curls & lying dumbbell triceps extensions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Was diagnosed with a isoechoic circumscribed solid mass in upper arm. Internal vascularity present. What does it mean?
The report: Should include possibilities for the mass seen on ultrasound. Soft, solid, masses often represent fatty tumors (lipomas). However, ultrasound can be limited when it comes to determining what a soft tissues mass is composed of or what structures it involves. Often, MRI is needed to clarify. ...Read more
I have a mass on left side of neck and a mass on left under arm pit. Can you please tell me what this is?
I have a small hard mass inside my left arm below my bicep only a dull pain when I toich ot. What might this be?
I have a large mass on my bicep. It can be felt when pushed it seems to swell and cause numbness in my arm. On my MRI, "no mass was detected"??
MRI can miss masses: In my experience, the most common soft tissue mass missed on MRI is a lipoma, a benign tumor made up of cells containing fat, which look very like the surrounding fat surrounding on MRI. The thin capsule may not be visible. Numbness may be due to pressure on nerve. Other tumors such as schwannoma are less often not easily seen on MRI. A surgeon is often the best person to evaluate these lesions ...Read more
Our 16 year old grandson has recently lost bicep muacle mass in right arm. He cannot even throw a beachball.?
Sudden loss?: Sudden loss of biceps muscle mass in one arm sounds like a tendon avulsion. The tendon pulls away from the humerus bone. Better take him to his doc. He might need an orthopedic consult. Facioscapularhumeral muscular dystrophy starts more gradually. Also it is inherited as a dominant condition so usually other family members are affected. See doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer