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I have a lump on my uper arm and it hurts its been 3 days what can it be?

I have a lump on my uper arm and it hurts its been 3 days what can it be?

Possible abscess.: You could have a boil or abscess (furuncle). A painful lump needs to be seen and treated soon (1-3 days). If increasing pain, redness spreading up your arm, fever, or other symptoms of spreading infection it needs to be evaluated today. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my under arm that really hurts?

I have a lump in my under arm that really hurts?

Cyst or infection: Many reasons to develop painful lumps in underarm or axilla. Swollen lymph nodes may or may not be painful. Ingrown hairs can be uncomfortable. Cysts are usually non-tender but if large enough or infected, can be quite painful. Hidradenitis suppurativa is an extreme case of oil glands gone bad. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/hidradenitis-suppurativa/ds00818 for more info on this topic. ...Read more

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I had my last gardasil vaccine 2 months ago. No complications. Now i have a lump on my arm that hurts to touch and move my arm. Should i be concerned?

I had my last gardasil vaccine 2 months ago. No complications. Now i have a lump on my arm that hurts to touch and move my arm. Should i be concerned?

Infection?: If the lump is exactly at the site of the vaccine injection, maybe it is a delayed infection or other reaction to the shot. This sort of thing is rare but could happen. If the lump is anywhere else, probably it has nothing to do with the vaccine. See a doctor soon if the area continues to enlarge or becomes more tender; if any redness; or if you have fever. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my arm pit. It does not hurt it's a little smaller than a penny oval shaped and when I lanced it only blood came out what is this?

I have a lump in my arm pit. It does not hurt it's a little smaller than a penny oval shaped and when I lanced it only blood came out what is this?

Lump in armpit: May be abscess but that usually is painful, or lipoma- benign or swollen lymph node form regional inflammation, infection ( lung upper thorax) or mass. If persists 1 month you should have it evaluated by doctor with imaging / biopsy to make sure not due to cancer. ...Read more

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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?

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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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

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I have a lump thats under my arm pit its hard and hurts ? What can it be

I have a lump thats under my arm pit its hard and hurts ? What can it be

Abscess?: There are a few thoughts. First of all how long have you had this? Change in size? Well could be a collection of infection or an abscess. Could be a simple cyst. Apply some heat may help and avoid deodorants and shaving. See if the heat helps ...Read more

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I had a tetanus shot and now a few days later I have a big lump on my arm and its red and hurts?

I had a tetanus shot  and now a few days later I have a big lump on my arm  and its red and hurts?

An expected reaction: A sore red area at the site of a vaccination is what happens when your healthy immune system reacts to the shot. It should only last 2-3 days. ...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?

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 found a lump in my arm about a week ago it hurts when I rub it I also find myself constantly streching the same arm out what can it be?

I found a lump in my arm about a week ago it hurts when I rub it I also find myself constantly streching the same arm out what can it be?

Endless poss.: Follow up with your primary MD. Need more details to even begin to guess what the differential is in this setting. ...Read more

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I have a random lump inside my arm about a centimeter in length. It's right below the antecubital and to the right and is hard. Doesn't really hurt?

Lymph gland: most likely this is a lymph gland which is part of the immune system that gets bigger when there is infection to produce antibodies.
generally speaking you might require a course of antibiotics and blood test. then possibly a biopsy to find out what that is if is still persist.
research find that the chance for this to be nutsy is extremely rare
you will need to see your doctor to discuss that ...Read more

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My arm hurts really badly. It generally hurts worse after a wake up. It has a small hard roundish lump in the crook of my arm. The pain shoots up?

Exam needed: Having a lump on a body part is best examined in person. It can be several entities including a fatty collection, oil gland, nerve or muscle lesion. Best advice is to see your doctor for a complete history and exam. Good luck. ...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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I squeezed a lump under my arm bow I have 4lumps 2that hurts bad?

Spreading infection:: time to stop squeezing and get examined and treated. Your infection is spreading into the lymph nodes in your axillary area. ...Read more

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I have a big lump under my arm pit an its been there for three days its rick hard an it hurts what could this be?

Lumpy pit: Could be an access which we see in clinic all the time. Your doctor will know how to deal with this. Could be an inflamed lymph node which is usually from your body fighting some infection, but needs to be followed closely to ensure it goes away. Put hot compresses on it tonight and let your doctor see you in the morning please. ...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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I have a lump under my arm that has been there for approximately 2 months. It does not hurt. How cocerned should I be? What should my next step be?

I have a lump under my arm that has been there for approximately 2 months.  It does not hurt.  How cocerned should I be?  What should my next step be?

Need more info: Need to see a doctor and be prepared to answer these questions: skin redness? Discharge? Recent cuts or animal bites on the arm? Fever? Chill? Night sweats? Weight change? There are many possibilities and some are benign but some could be bad and require prompt attention. ...Read more

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Lump on left arm. Hurts a bit?

Lump on left arm. Hurts a bit?

Get it looked at: There are many things this could be. It depends on the history of how it started, how long has it been there, are there skin changes and exactly where is it. A quick visit with a md can likley give you the answer. ...Read more

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I have painfully lumps in my armpits. They are very sensitive and it hurts to raise my arms.

I have painfully lumps in my armpits.  They are very sensitive and it hurts to raise my arms.

Could be lymph nodes: These could be lymph nodes. You need to see your physician - concerns can be infection, tumors ...Read more

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I have this weird lump under my armpit and it hurts every time I close my arm. Should I be worried?

I have this weird lump under my armpit and it hurts every time I close my arm. Should I be worried?

Need to be seen: and examined, start with your primary doctor, could be a lymph node reacting to an infection in the area, best wishes ...Read more

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Lump on left arm that hurts if I move my arm or touch it. Lump is hard and painful had it for 2 days ?

Painful lump: More than likely its inflammatory in nature - however all lumps should be evaluated- so a quick visit to the GP should resolve this. ...Read more

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I have a large lump on my left bicep and it hurts only when i touch or flex my arm it has been there 4days?

I have a large lump on my left bicep and it hurts only when i touch or flex my arm it has been there 4days?

Biceps Swelling: Possibilities include infection, hematoma(accumulated blood), ruptured biceps tendon, ruptured bursa(if it is close to the joint) or many others.
Please see your doctor asp. Be well. ...Read more

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There's a lil lump on my left arm like a lil ball it doesn't bother me and it doesn't hurt what can that be?

Possibly a lipoma...: Lipomas are round nodules of benign adipose tissue (fatty tissue) that sometimes grow under the skin on the trunk and extremities (like the arms). These are usually mobile (not fixed to the adjacent tissues) and can be present for many years. Physical examination from a doctor or other experienced healthcare provider would be useful in confirming this. Hope that this helps. ...Read more

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Lump under skin in upper arm should I be worried ? Just smaller than a marble doesn't hurt when touched feels pretty soft ?

Lump under skin in upper arm should I be worried ? Just smaller than a marble doesn't hurt when touched feels pretty soft ?

Lipoma?: This sounds like a benign collection of fatty tissue called a lipoma. It could also be a cyst. It is worthwhile having your doctor check to be certain, but sounds ok. ...Read more