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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?

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

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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?

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

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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 ?

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

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I have a small hard lump in my forearm?

Does it hurt?: If it hurts it could be a blocked hair follicle. If its non tender it could be a lipoma (fatty tissue) if its near the wrist it could be a ganglion cyst. We would need more information and a picture would help too. ...Read more

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I've many lump on my both forearms why it is?

I've many lump on my both forearms why it is?

Lipomas: These could be lipomas or fatty rumors which are common and do not need to be removed. They should be soft . They can be removed if you wish but will leave a small scar. ...Read more

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Noticed a painless lump on my outside forearm what could cause it?

Noticed a painless lump on my outside forearm what could cause it?

Fatty tumor: The most common cause for that simple description is a lipoma or benign fatty tumor. How long has it been there? The only way to truly know what it is, is to have it biopsied. I would at the very least recommend having a healthcare provider examine it in person. ...Read more

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I fell on my forearm and now there are little lumps under the skin. What should I do?

I fell on my forearm and now there are little lumps under the skin. What should I do?

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