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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?
Large lump appeared on my forearm. I didn't injure my arm & it isn't 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?
Need to be examined: It sounds like you need to be examined with or without an ultrasound to be able to appropriately determine the etiology of this lesion and whether or not it's in lymph node or the soft tissue mass like a lipoma ...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 on my forearm about two centimetres big was a soft lump is not soft anymore is quite painful when touching. What should I do?
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
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
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
Abscess: Usually results from a break in skin intergirity allowing pathogens to cause infection. Sometimes can occur from hair that becomes ingrown or reaction to deodorants or lotion or soap that causes secondary infection. ...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 more
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?
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 don't 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
Dominant Hand: Hand may be seemingly larger or thicker feeling but significant assume try should be evaluated by a health care provider ...Read more
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 more
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
I punctured my arm on a bromeliad thorn. Now several weeks later I have a hard lump under the skin like a large bb. It is slightly painful?
See a doctor: It is possible that you have one of several types of infection with inoculation of organisms into you by the thorn. ...Read more
I have a big lump on my rt fore arm I also have a couple of small lumps and even smaller ones in both elbows very painful from shoulders to fingers?
Sounds serious: At least potentially. Are these bumps at all tender? Any streaks up the arm? Lumps in armpits? Have you been bitten or scratched by any animal (especially cat) or insect? Any fever? You should see someone to find out what's going on, especially with the pain. It could get worse quickly and you would be in pain and without guidance. Good luck! ...Read more
I have a lump in my right arm to the left of my elbow its hard and hurts a lot what should I do no trama there is 4 of them total and there pretty big?
Arm Lump: Lumps under the skin can be caused by a number of conditions. Causes can include benign (harmless) cysts, lipomas (harmless fatty growths), and infections on the surface of the skin of the armpit. Lumps may be produced by enlarged lymph nodes. See your general surgeon for removal. ...Read more
Hi I have a large hard lump on my right lower arm right below the elbow and it started off looking like a bruise but now it grew to be huge?
I have a hard lump in my right armpit and it hurts. It grew very large in the past week and I have some mild shooting pain in my arm what is it?
Several Things: You need to see a dr. It could be an enlarged lymph node. It could be an infected sweat or sebaceous gland. The inflammation probably is affecting the nerves going into your arm which pass thru the armpit. It is going to take an examination and some investigation to sort out your problem. ...Read more
I have a big bruise on my upper arm that has slowly disappearing, ibe noticed a biggish lump that's painful where the bruise was. What could it be?
Hematoma: How did u get the bruise? Do u know? Did it suddenly appear or was there a cause? When a bruise heals, it slowly disappears, however a lump maybe what we call a hematoma which is a collection of blood that will take longer to dissipate. ...Read more
I have a mole that has been painful for about a week today it came out left massive creater with a large lump underneath. Pain is shooting down arm.
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
I have a very large lump in my arm pit. Been there for around 8 months. Started small but now very large. Painful to push on. It's not an ingrown hair?
Arm pit lump: It's time to see your doctor right away. ...Read more
I have a lump on the inside of my arm near the elbow. It is about an inch in diameter and is not sore. I work regularly with weights and wonder if that could be the problem. It has been there about three weeks and has not gotten any larger.
Possible cyst: A lump needs to be seen by a physician before a diagnosis can be made. It's quite possible that you have a benign lesion like a cyst, but you'll have to go to a physician for evaluation. ...Read more