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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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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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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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What might a large lump on my arm be a symptom of?

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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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?

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

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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?

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?

Hidradenitis suppurativa: Sounds like an abscess, you may have this problem, check out the website. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/hidradenitis-suppurativa You may need to see your GP to help with this ...Read more

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I have a big red lump underneath my arm?

I have a big red lump underneath my arm?

See a doctor: It could be many things and you should see a doctor asap for treatment. Good luck from nyc. ...Read more

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I have a large lump that burns on my arm?

I have a large lump that burns on my arm?

Painful tumor : This could be one of the painful tumors. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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What could be causing me to have large boil like, puss filled lumps under my arm.

What could be causing me to have large boil like, puss filled lumps under my arm.

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

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Why do I get very random large lumps that are red and itchy that spread all over my arm then go away?

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

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I have large painful lump under my arm that began flowing pus and blood this morning?

I have  large painful lump under my arm that began flowing pus and blood this morning?

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

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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

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It is sunday so there is no medical centres open but I have a lump in the arm which is sending a pain to my muscle it is kind of big and round 1week?

Tender ?: Is it close to your axillary ? Tender and red !? If red and tender it is probably infection and needs drain . If just lump and no pain it's lipid cyst .. ...Read more

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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

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

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I had a tetanus shot and now a few days later I have a big lump on my arm and its red and hurts?

I had a tetanus shot  and now a few days later I have a big lump on my arm  and its red and hurts?

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

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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?

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

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