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A male has a golf size lump on arm near elbow. Can it be a hernia?

A male has a golf size lump on arm near elbow. Can it be a hernia?

Not a hernia: Hernias are holes in the abdominal wall. A lump on the upper extremity is likely a lipoma (common, non cancerous fatty tumor), but should be checked out by a primary care provider. ...Read more

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Lump on inside of arm near elbow?

Lump on inside of arm near elbow?

Needs eval: You don't say how long it's been there or anything about the qualities or if you were injured so sorry but can't be of more help. Of you want to write back with more information maybe we could help. Sorry ...Read more

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What's this lump on my arm near the elbow?

What's this lump on my arm near the elbow?

Difficult to say: It is obviously difficult to guess what a lump could be without an examination, so come in and let a physician see it.! if it is painless and in the back of the elbow it could be your olecranon bursa. Lumps and bumps around the elbow are fairly common. You need an exam and xrays. ...Read more

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What's this small pea sized hard lump on my arm near the elbow, what is it?

Lump: A lot more information is needed to answer this question.
- is it painful
-how long has it been there?
-is it mobile?
-has it grown in size? If so how rapidly?

You should have it checked out by a local dermatologist or yor primary care doctor. ...Read more

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I have a small lump that moves in my left arm near my elbow?

I have a small lump that moves in my left arm near my elbow?

Often: A benign fatty tumor called a lipoma. Get it check out the next time you are at the doctors office. ...Read more

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Small hard lump on elbow that does not move. Is apparent when elbow is bent, not felt when arm is straightened. Causes pain.?

Small hard lump on elbow that does not move. Is apparent when elbow is bent, not felt when arm is straightened. Causes pain.?

Bursitis?: You possibly have the inflammation of Olecranon bursa also called Olecranon Bursitis, which seemed to be chronic in your case, try not to lean on your elbows, protecting your elbows during sports activities with elbow pads,
See your provider for an Xray and possible Anti inflammatory medications. ...Read more

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I had a lot of small bumps-which turned into a cluster of lumps-on my forearm & side of elbow. 2 wks prior I had an IV in this arm and swelled after?

I had a lot of small bumps-which turned into a cluster of lumps-on my forearm & side of elbow. 2 wks prior I had an IV in this arm and swelled after?

Related?: Not exactly sure what you are describing but if they are close to the IV site it could be a superficial phlebitis but could also be an infection. Could be a reaction to what was given to you thru the IV but 2 weeks later much less likely. Best to let your doctor sort it out. ...Read more

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What's the cause?? I've got pain when I straighten my R arm. On the inside just above my elbow there is a slight red mark and its painful, feel a lump

What's the cause?? I've got pain when I straighten my R arm. On the inside just above my elbow there is a slight red mark and its painful, feel a lump

Infection or abscess: Hard to say for sure but could be an infection that might produce these symptoms. Fevers? Is it warm to touch? Could be a clot. If it is really bothering you would a doctor. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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Lump on inner arm above elbow, it aches and I'm absolutely terrified, feels like peas and is moveable, what could it be?

Lump on inner arm above elbow, it aches and I'm absolutely terrified, feels like peas and is moveable, what could it be?

That's All I Knowed: Sounds like a lymph node. They are little rubbery things that fight infection. First they may get tender, then they may enlarge in response to a progressing infection or inflammation. Next step on that train is the armpit. The lump you describe is probably the "epitrochlear" lymph node or nodes that fight infection in the last 2 or 3 fingers and that part of the palm. Anything there??? If not..... ...Read more

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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?

Bump: Depends on location. If it is under the elbow in the area of the olecranon it simply is bursitis and easily can be drained. See your PCP first and he can refer you if needed. ...Read more

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I have a sore lump on my arm right above my elbow, its about the size of a quarter. Its painful to touch and feels soft, what could this be?

I have a sore lump on my arm right above my elbow, its about the size of a quarter. Its painful to touch and feels soft, what could this be?

Sore lump: Get it checked soon especially if it is red or inflamed and came about quickly over the past few days - it may very we'll be an infection in your skin localized as an abscess. Your doctor should be able to evaluate this and determine the approach to treatment. Wish you we'll and this problem resolves soon. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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I have a nickle size lump on the inside of my upper forearm right before my elbow which is only painful to the touch. I did not bump my arm.?

I have a nickle size lump on the inside of my upper forearm right before my elbow which is only painful to the touch. I did not bump my arm.?

Lump: Is it red or warm to touch? Given that it sounds like it appeared suddenly, it may be an infection. You should be seen by a physician. Since it is Sunday, I recommend going to either an Urgent Care Facility or the Emergency Department. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my elbow shooting to my wrist? There is a small lump about one inch above my elbow towards the outside of my arm that is painful.

I have a pain in my elbow shooting to my wrist? There is a small lump about one inch above my elbow towards the outside of my arm that is painful.

It could be due to: Inflammation or impingement of a nerve, arthritis, tendonitis, sprain, strain etc. Take care! Http://www. Medicinenet. Com/elbow_pain/symptoms. Htm. Http://www. M.webmd. Com/pain-management/guide/elbow-pain. ...Read more

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I've woken up with excruciating pain in R arm when I straightn it. On the inside just above the elbow feels like a smll lump painful 2 touch red mark?

I've woken up with excruciating pain in R arm when I straightn it. On the inside just above the elbow feels like a smll lump painful 2 touch red mark?

Examination: Is required to establish likely causes. Could be a bicep muscle problem shoulder problem pinched nerve or something more seems like a blood clot. Recommend you seek urgent medical attention ...Read more

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Yestrday woke up with a spider bite in my upper arm. Painful thing as day went one lump grew. Overnight lump has shrunk but pain has spread to elbow.

Yestrday woke up with a spider bite in my upper arm. Painful thing as day went one lump grew. Overnight lump has shrunk but pain has spread to elbow.

Spider bite: It's best to have a physician check your arm because of spreading pain. Other worrisome symptoms would include spreading redness, fever, chills, abdominal discomfort or swelling of the bite site. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my arm midway between my elbow and shoulder? It's on both arms what could it be

I have a lump on my arm midway between my elbow and shoulder? It's on both arms what could it be

Hopefully just lipom: Hopefully these are lipomas. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may need a biopsy. ...Read more

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I have a small hard lump in a vein on the inside of my arm by my elbow. It radiates pain and stings when I touch or squeeze it. What is it?

I have a small hard lump in a vein on the inside of my arm by my elbow. It radiates pain and stings when I touch or squeeze it. What is it?

Phlebitis likely: Phlebitis is simply an inflamed vein. It could also be thrombophlebitis with is an inflamed vein with a clot in it. Both respond to compression, ice, heat, rest, elevation, and anti-inflammatory medicine. The concern is that there is no clot extension into a deeper vein. See a doctor who can check your veins with ultrasound and make sure you don't have a deep vein clot. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my left arm above my elbow on the inner side under my arm feels slightly bruised. What could this be. Its been the same for a week.

Get a check ip: Have you had a lifting injury? This could represent a biceps muscle or tendon tear. Could be a swollen lymph node or any of a variety of masses. I would recommend an evaluation by your primary physician. Good luck! ...Read more

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I've a lump above inner elbow, waiting for an ultrasound and my arm pit aches, I've no lumps there though, what could it be? I'm absolutely terrified

I've a lump above inner elbow, waiting for an ultrasound and my arm pit aches, I've no lumps there though, what could it be? I'm absolutely terrified

Lump: Such a lump could be a benign cyst or a tumor involving bone or muscle. I wonder if you had an xray or an evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon as yet. If the ultrasound is nondiagnostic an mri May be needed depending on your physician's assessment. The axillary discomfort may be unrelated. ...Read more

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My arm is all swollen and red it numb to the top and pain to the elbow it has lump and black circle in middle of my arm. It so painful I cant move it?

My arm is all swollen and red it numb to the top and pain to the elbow it has lump and black circle in middle of my arm. It so painful I cant move it?

Insect bite: This could be an insect bite such a a brown recluse spider or an injury from a rose thorn. A picture would be helpful but it probably needs to be seen an treated ...Read more

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I have a lump in the fat of my lower stomach ''the pooch'' if you will. I also have a lump in the fat of my arm by the elbow. The lumps have not grown?

I have a lump in the fat of my lower stomach ''the pooch'' if you will. I also have a lump in the fat of my arm by the elbow. The lumps have not grown?

Fatty Lumps?: Abdominal "pouch" is a collection of defuse fatty deposits vs the elbow fat most likely is a lipoma. Best to see your PMD for referral to PS for evaluation and surgical options. ...Read more

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I have developed a sudden allergy to alcohol. Around three months later I noticed a painful lump in my left arm need my elbow that went away in a week?

I have developed a sudden allergy to alcohol. Around three months later I noticed a painful lump in my left arm need my elbow that went away in a week?

See your Dr and get: A comprehensive exam including liver function and blood count. U may be developing withdrawal symptoms to alcohol. Have that lump reexamined to be sure it's not a tumor. Hope u quit drinking alcohol for good. Take care! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/alcohol-withdrawal-symptoms-treatments. ...Read more

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Severe pain on my right arm at my elbow bend on the inside arm, unbearable In the mornings can't straighten or bend my arm, there's hard lump in it, been treated for tennis elbow but it's been there and constant for atleast 6 months and is getting worse,

Severe pain on my right arm at my elbow bend on the inside arm, unbearable In the mornings can't straighten or bend my arm, there's hard lump in it, been treated for tennis elbow but it's been there and constant for atleast 6 months and is getting worse,

Be seen: Clearly something is not right. Sounds too severe to be a simple case of tennis elbow. If you have not had one, an MRI may give more information about the cause. Once the correct diagnosis is made, appropriate action can be taken. ...Read more

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2cm lump on right arm. Inside above elbow. Sore and tender. Arm hurts to move.?

2cm lump on right arm. Inside above elbow. Sore and tender. Arm hurts to move.?

Infection?: What you are describing sounds like an inflamed epitrochlear lymph node, which can be a sign of infection. I would recommend seeing your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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When I bend my right hand up, I feel lump on the inside of arm right below the elbow crease and 1/4 inch to left. What could it be?

When I bend my right hand up, I feel lump on the inside of arm right below the elbow crease and 1/4 inch to left. What could it be?

Lump: This action stretches your flexor tendons and that may be what you a feeling. Other possibilities include a cyst on the tendons or perhaps the synovial sac swelling. If this get enlarged get checked. ...Read more