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Dr. Orlando Puente
Board Certified, Vascular Surgery
36 years in practice
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I have a weird lump under my arm. What should I do?

Dr. Orlando Puente
Board Certified, Vascular Surgery
36 years in practice
122K people helped
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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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. George Valdez
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What might a large lump on my arm be a symptom of?

Dr. George Valdez
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
143M people helped
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What is this lump on my arm? Noticed when i gained weight?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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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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Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg
Board Certified, Dermatology
23 years in practice
172K people helped
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I have a small hard lump on my arm near the elbow its not painful but would like to no what it is?

Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg
Board Certified, Dermatology
23 years in practice
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I have a small hard lump on my arm near the elbow its not painful but would like to no what it is?

Biopsy: Follow up with a dermatologist a biopsy can be done if needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. Drazen Jukic
Board Certified, Pathology
23 years in practice
254K people helped
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What should I expect during a biopsy of a lump on my arm?

Dr. Drazen Jukic
Board Certified, Pathology
23 years in practice
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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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Dr. David Trettin
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
28 years in practice
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Whats this lump on my arm near the elbow?

Dr. David Trettin
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
28 years in practice
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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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Dr. Harold Fields
Board Certified, Family Medicine
56 years in practice
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Dr. Addagada Rao
Board Certified, General Surgery
51 years in practice
25M people helped
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What is this slowly growing lump on my arm? Not too hard. Maybe lipoma?

Dr. Addagada Rao
Board Certified, General Surgery
51 years in practice
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What is this slowly growing lump on my arm? Not too hard. Maybe lipoma?

Could be: Could be, see your physician to rule out a malignant growth. ...Read more

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Dr. Ilya Iofin
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
13 years in practice
130K people helped
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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?

Dr. Ilya Iofin
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
13 years in practice
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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?

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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Dr. Robert German
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
21 years in practice
4K people helped
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I have a lump on my arm near the inside of my elbow. It has been swollen for about 3 weeks. ?

Dr. Robert German
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
21 years in practice
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I have a lump on my arm near the inside of my elbow. It has been swollen for about 3 weeks. ?

Was there an injury: Depends on where the lump is located and your symptoms ...Read more

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