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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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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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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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I have a sore lump on my arm right above my elbow, its about the size of a quarter. Its painful to touch and feels soft, what could this be?

I have a sore lump on my arm right above my elbow, its about the size of a quarter. Its painful to touch and feels soft, what could this be?

Sore lump: Get it checked soon especially if it is red or inflamed and came about quickly over the past few days - it may very we'll be an infection in your skin localized as an abscess. Your doctor should be able to evaluate this and determine the approach to treatment. Wish you we'll and this problem resolves soon. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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