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Dr. Hasan Khondker
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
8 years in practice
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Small pea size lump on upper outer arm it's been there about 1 yr gp said its ok just fatty lump I have 2 hairs growing from it,itchy sometimes ?

Dr. Hasan Khondker
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
8 years in practice
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Small pea size lump on upper outer arm it's been there about 1 yr gp said its ok just fatty lump I have 2 hairs growing from it,itchy sometimes
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As long as it's not: hrowing or changing color it should simply be monitored by your physician ...Read more

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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Dr. Allan Goldstein
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
51 years in practice
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Lump under right arm fatty area? Hard, painful, none movable, red-purple tent, internal & raised above skin level, burning & sharp radiating pains

Dr. Allan Goldstein
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
51 years in practice
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Lump under right arm fatty area? Hard, painful, none movable, red-purple tent, internal & raised above skin level, burning & sharp radiating pains

Infection: Heat. If doesn't resolve see md to see if antibiotics or further workup needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
52 years in practice
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I had a lump in my arm. I got it removed and the doctor said that it was a fatty lump. Now I have more in my legs.He didn't send the lump for biopsy. What should I do?

Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
52 years in practice
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I had a lump in my arm. I got it removed and the doctor said that it was a fatty lump. Now I have more in my legs.He didn't send the lump for biopsy. What should I do?

Have these taken out: If you are concerned ask doctors to take one out and send to lab for pathology report as a rule most tissues removed are sent for histology.Most fatty lumps called lipoma are not removed always. ...Read more

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
31 years in practice
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I'm an overweight female and I have an area on my arm that looks like the fat has made a separate lump. Bruised looking. It is soft and achy at times.

Dr. Lynne Weixel
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
31 years in practice
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I'm an overweight female and I have an area on my arm that looks like the fat has made a separate lump. Bruised looking. It is soft and achy at times.

Needs to be seen: To know what it might be, it needs to be seen - probably in person to feel it as well. It could be a fatty cyst of no danger, but you may be wise to call for an examination. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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How can I get rid of arm fat and knee-crotch lump?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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How can I get rid of arm fat and knee-crotch lump?

Fat & lumps: You can not spot lose fat. If you have actual lumps - would recommend medical evaluation of these. ...Read more

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
30 years in practice
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Dr. George Valdez
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What might a large lump on my arm be a symptom of?

Dr. George Valdez
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What might a large lump on my arm be a symptom of?

Many things: A bump must be seen and examined in person to be able to give a better idea what it is or isn't. If it's worse, changes, or not improved in the next few weeks, go ahead to a doctur. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
31 years in practice
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Please help! I have a painful lump under my arm for yrs now what is it?

Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
31 years in practice
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Please help! I have a painful lump under my arm for yrs now what is it?

Abnormal Lymph node: enlargement and pain commonly results from infection, immune response or other causes. Therefore, the direct clinical examination is essential for diagnosis. See your PCP first. ...Read more

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Dr. Orlando Puente
Board Certified, Vascular Surgery
36 years in practice
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I have a weird lump under my arm. What should I do?

Dr. Orlando Puente
Board Certified, Vascular Surgery
36 years in practice
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I have a weird lump under my arm. What should I do?

Prob lymph node: Hi its prob a lymph node would go to ur dr to check it out could also be lipoma or seb cyst but most common ln and get mammography. ...Read more

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Dr. Bret Boyle
Board Certified, Wound care
23 years in practice
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I have a lump under my skin under my arm and it hurts. I popped it and it hurts still. What could it be? Is this serious? Or not to worry?

Dr. Bret Boyle
Board Certified, Wound care
23 years in practice
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I have a lump under my skin under my arm and it hurts. I popped it and it hurts still. What could it be? Is this serious? Or not to worry?

A few possible: Answers are abscess (boil) which can happen spontaneously or precipitated by shaving, or if this has occurred before, this could be hidradenitis suppurativa which is a skin gland disorder typically causing abscess-like lesions under the skin in the underarm, groin and buttocks areas. ...Read more

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