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Large Lump On Forearm
For years I've had a large lump on my forearm vein that balloons. If I raise my arm it goes down because the blood drains from it. When my arm hangs it fills with blood and gets really big if I'm exercising. It hurts if it's hit. Is this an aneurysm?
Possible: Venous aneurysms do occur. If very large surgical ligation is possible. Since it empties with elevation,it is unlikely to be an arteriovenous malformation. May be unsightly but usually not dangerous.have your Pcp send you to a vascular surgeon to assess. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Large lump appeared on my forearm. I didn't injure my arm & it isnt a bite. It is warm to the touch & feels uncomfortable when pressed on. What Is it?
Exam: Go to your physician for an examination. Your question cannot be answered without visualization and examination. ...Read more
Lump gotten larger in forearm near ulnar node area.cant tell if hard/soft. Doesn't move and since bigger,can see w/o feeling area. Node or lipoma?
Large egg sized lump on inner forearm. Just realized it was there when on the computer . No bug bite, not really painful, what could it be - cause?
Lipoma or Cyst: A lipoma is a growth of fat cells in a thin, fibrous capsule usually found just below the skin. Lipomas are found most often on the torso, neck, upper thighs, upper arms, and armpits, but they can occur almost anywhere in the body. Or an epidermoid cyst is a closed sac under the skin filled with a cheese-like or oily material. Symptoms: the main symptom is usually a small, non-painful lump. ...Read more
I keep landing hard on my forearm below elbow in volleyball. there's a large bruise and lump that I can't touch. still have full range of motion ?
Arm pain: Likely just a hematoma or collection of blood under the skin. If ice and elevation and ibuprofen don't help resolve it, I would see an MD for an X-ray. If you have any numbness or tingling or paler color to your hand, go to ER as you may be cutting off blood or nerve supply to your hand from the swelling in your forearm. ...Read more
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
L have lump under my arm quite painful i had 1 under same arm couple weeks ago but not as big and painful as this one?
Could: Be swollen trochanteric bursa, if red or warm seek medical attention. ...Read more
Why do I get very random large lumps that are red and itchy that spread all over my arm then go away?
Folliculitis: Your body/ immune system is healthy enough to get rid of it. Watch for the exposure source.........Linen, soap/clothing/lotion/ indoor animal/ indoor plants. Take some vitamin- a , c supplement. ...Read more
Lump under your arm: is most likely an infected sebaceous cyst or an abscess. It has ruptured and may heal on its own if you keep it very clean. Unfortunately, with the rising prevalence of MRSA (Methicillin resistant Strep aurea), you may need antibiotics, and/or further opening by a physician. I suggest that you have this evaluated at an Urgent Care center. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I dont know if its muscle or what under ur arm but is it normal for one side to be larger than the other? No pain no lumps. Right side and im r handed
I was wondering what these rock hard lumps under my armpits are? They are rock hard and kind of big this morning one of them broke open and now there is a small hole under my arm it was bleeding a little but i can see the inside of my armpit and I am wond
This : This could be many things including inflamed lymph nodes or hidradenitis suppurativa, a condition where one gets cysts and boils in the armpit, groin, and buttock region. Check out the link below for a picture of this condition. You should see a doctor to get a proper diagnosis and to discuss treatment options. I hope that helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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