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I have a weird lump under my arm. What should I do?

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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What might a large lump on my arm be a symptom of?

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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What is this lump on my arm? Noticed when i gained weight?

What is this lump on my arm? Noticed when i gained weight?

See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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What should I expect during a biopsy of a lump on my arm?

Result: You should expect a phone call from your doctor who will discuss the results of a diagnosis provided to him by a pathologist. The actual diagnosis will vary, and at this point, it is just a guess. ...Read more

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Whats this lump on my arm near the elbow?

Difficult to say: It is obviously difficult to guess what a lump could be without an examination, so come in and let a physician see it.!if it is painless and in the back of the elbow it could be your olecranon bursa.Lumps and bumps around the elbow are fairly common.You need an exam and xrays. ...Read more

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How can I tell if this lump on my arm.Is really a lipoma I was told by a nurse a long time ago. But im not sure . Help?

How can I tell if this lump on my arm.Is really a lipoma I was told by a nurse a long time ago. But im not sure .  Help?

MRI: Unlike most soft tissue tumors, you can diagnose a lipoma confidently with an mri. If it looks like a lipoma on mri, you don't need a biopsy or surgery. ...Read more

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If I have a lump on my arm, should I get an xray?

If I have a lump on my arm, should I get an xray?

Lumps & bumps: Focal soft tissue abnormalities are usually better seen initially with ultrasound. Depending on the size and additional clinical scenario, your physician may decide to further explore with CT or MRI. If it is very small or cyst-like, a conservative approach with follow up may be considered. ...Read more

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