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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 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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?
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
See your PCP to get: An evaluation and xrays to ensure that you don't have a fracture. Other possibilities include a pulled muscle, or collection of blood causing a lump etc, etc. Another possibility is that the lumps were always there but you noticed them after hurting the forearm from the fall. Seeing an orthopod would greatly help for proper diagnosis. Good luck ; happy holidays. ...Read more