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Forearm Tumor Symptoms
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
Lump in the left forearm for 4 year. Size has increased pain n numbness in left part with nasal bleeding. A local doc said it's a tumor
Forearm tumor: It is very important to get this tumor evaluated, if a physician said it is cancerous , it well can be . I think it should be evaluated asap, biopsied and removed if so advised (as per their recommendation). It is hard to say what it is without knowing the characteristics. Don't be afraid get evaluated in a bigger center. Good luck ...Read more
Friend has an baseball sized tumor? growth on the outside of his chest.It looks soft & says it 's bleeds when he moves to fast& 2 tiny 1's on arm
May be sarcoma: Most common lesions to reach baseball size on chest wall are lipomas. However they don't bleed. One must consider if primary, that lesion is a form of angiosarcoma or vascular dysplastic melanoma . Treatment never offered unless dx available. If easily resectable, this approach needed. Two other lesions may represent mets and once dx made, PET/CAT important to find other possible sites. ...Read more
Yes: Depending on where the tumor grows and which tissues it involves, it certainly can cause lymphedema of the arm. In particular, if the tumor involves the lymph nodes in the arm pit (axilla), this could Prohibit lymphatic drainage from the arm and cause lymphedema. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have Polynueuropathies and it's hard to raise my arm and I have a pain in my back. I saw online it could be a tumor. Should I go to the ER?
Polyneuropathies: For how long?Injury? What was done? How was diagnosis made? if never assessed ER may be first stop , they will make sure it is not acute and then refer you. Could be rotator cuff injury ( usually not acute), MS, disc(infection or slipped), rarely lymphoma(CXR), autoimmune, rarely impingement,vascular, rarely schwanoma. F/u/ w ER ...Read more
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?
Have u seen an md?: If but just feeling a mass and have not had it looked it then that would be the first step. Torn or attained muscles can feel like a lump but usually with pain and difficulty with motion. If it is a tumor it most likely would be a fatty benign lipoma but these can become or b malignant. Physical exam and likely an MRI would be first steps to evaluate. Could b clot, lymph, met but need more info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tumor: Your mother needs to see her physician to have tests run so that both of you can have peace of mind. ...Read more
Pancoast was a: Radiologist that noted tumor at the top of the lung burst upward, involve sympathetic nerve plexus, and the nerve roots before, as and after they enter the brachial plexus. The tumors tend to be insidious, so the arm pain may be gradual. These tumors can be difficult to diagnose because the shoulder arm pain make people think orthopedic rather than oncologic. Pancoast was wrong. These can be cured. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My ortho dr recently found a metastes tumor in the upper part of my right arm, what are the chances that this tumor is benign ?
I have some bumps under my arm pits like a pimple. I don't feel anytbing hard under the surface like a tumor. But i'll pop them or I see a little white tip & pop it & a lot of white string will come out in each one. What is it? I also have dark pits & I'v
Not commonly: These are not common symptoms of pituitary tumors...But they could occur if the tumor is producing too much thyroid or adrenal (cortisol) hormones. When someone complains of arm or chest pain, we worry more about the heart or lung rather than the pituitary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nearly 3 years after removing tumor and some lymph glands i still have discomfort in my upper arm and shoulder, what to do?
It happens: They just happen in many cases. Some run in families (genetic). Symptoms can be from growth of the tumor or irritation of nerves and other structures nearby. Sometimes they are found when the bone breaks for bone weakness from the tumor. In other cases they are found when a person is evaluated for another problem. ...Read more
I have a medium sized ball in the back of my arm. It's located in my arm fat, its hard. Could it be lipoma, a cyst, or a tumor?.
I have a knot under my left arm started out the size of a quarter now its the size of a baseball could it be a fatty tumor and is that cancer?
Brain tumors: Brain tumor type, size, and location are responsible for the clinical symptoms and objective neurological signs. Tumors located in the sensory cortex of the brain can irritate the underlying cortex or grey matter and cause tingling. See your neurosurgeon to discuss the ongoing symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer