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Hard bump on forearm? It's hard and if i pick at it possibly small amount of blood will come out it's dark around the edges and pink in the center.

Hard bump on forearm? It's hard and if i pick at it possibly small amount of blood will come out it's dark around the edges and pink in the center.

Bump: It is very difficult to know what this represents since i can't see it. If it has been there for any length os time i would go see your physician. ...Read more

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My son has a rock hard bump under the skin of his forearm it is not outside noticable but you can feel its very hard what is it? It is a hard bump under his forearm. He was playing and barley bumped it when he was playing with his lil brother. He is three

My son has a rock hard bump under the skin of his forearm it is not outside noticable but you can feel its very hard what is it? It is a hard bump under his forearm. He was playing and barley bumped it when he was playing with his lil brother. He is three

The : The most important question here is if the lump was present prior to the incident where he bumped his arm. This is a common, the discovery of a lesion that is thought to be from the injury that occurred but was actually present prior to that. The bottom line here is to have your son evaluated by his primary care provider. It may just be a simple cyst or lipoma, however it needs to be seen. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I have a small lump/bump under skin near elbow on outer forearm. Its skin colour, feels softish (i think) and seems to disappear if i press on it hard?

I have a small lump/bump under skin near elbow on outer forearm. Its skin colour, feels softish (i think) and seems to disappear if i press on it hard?

Skin lump: Usually possibilities include a cyst, a lymph node, or a lipoma. However there are many other rarer possibilities. It is prudent to ask your doctor to evaluate the lesion. You should go promptly if the lesion is growing or changing. ...Read more

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Have had a rash that does NOT itch unless it's scratched and small, hard bumps around it, located at the back of the forearm, just below the elbow. ?

Have had a rash that does NOT itch unless it's scratched and small, hard bumps around it, located at the back of the forearm, just below the elbow.   ?

A picture is worth a: thousand words. I highly recommend you have your doctor or dermatologist look at it. A fixed location skin eruption that doesn't really itch should be carefully evaluated. ...Read more

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I have 2 hard non painful bumps under my skin on forearm muscle. Got an ultrasound on them and doctor said it was nothing but what are they?

I have 2 hard non painful bumps under my skin on forearm muscle. Got an ultrasound on them and doctor said it was nothing but what are they?

Need more info: Without viewing and examining your "bumps" it's hard to tell you what is going on. If your physician did not give you a diagnosis it is time to get a second opinion from another physician. ...Read more

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Blood vessel on forearm feels firm in 1-2cm location.What can be the cause?MRI & xray normal in area & vessel.what can it be, also small bump there.

Blood vessel on forearm feels firm in 1-2cm location.What can be the cause?MRI & xray normal in area & vessel.what can it be, also small bump there.

Phlebitis: Sounds like Phlebitis = irritation of vein. Bump could be clot in vein from irritation = thrombophlebitis. Common after IV or trauma to vein. Should resolve with warm heat and aspirin. ...Read more

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I have a 1/8 inch bump with a black spot on my forarm that has become hard and painful in the past 4 days ?

I have a 1/8 inch bump with a black spot on my forarm that has become hard and painful in the past 4 days ?

Abscess : Apply warm compresses regularly throughout the day. Let a doctor know if pain gets worse or if you have fevers. If there is redness around the site and it starts to spread, you need to be evaluated quickly. Don't try to cut it but if it starts to drain, ok to gently squeeze with a warm compress. ...Read more