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What is a painful lump in triceps?? i have one in my right triceps and it moves under skin.if it's a tumor,have any chance to be cancer? please

What is a painful lump in triceps??   
i have one in my right triceps and it moves under skin.if it's a tumor,have any chance to be cancer?
please

See MD: Usually little lumps are fatty deposits called lipomas, but they may represent other problems, be seen and put your mind at ease. May be nothing but infected lymphnode, but should be seen. Good luck. ...Read more

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Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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I am experiencing a lump on my right arm near tricep. The following also describes me: painless but lump. What should I do?

I am experiencing  a lump on my right arm near tricep. The following also describes me: painless but lump. What should I do?

Well: Need more history. How long has it been there? Any changes? Perhaps start with an evaluation. See what the doctor says. You may need an ultra sound. Get your evaluation and diagnosis. Start there ...Read more

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Shoulder tendonitis & bicep lump(mri showed fatty tissue) presenting the same day. 2 months later I have a tricep lump & pain. What is this?

Shoulder tendonitis & bicep lump(mri showed fatty tissue) presenting the same day. 2 months later I have a tricep lump & pain. What is this?

See below : Not enough information really to help you at this time i would recommend you seek out an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation of your shoulder problem thank you. ...Read more

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Over 50 rubbery to hard, slight painful lumps in tricep, gracilis under rib and lumbar area. lipoma? 50lbs overweight, not visible, some are deep.

Over 50 rubbery to hard, slight painful lumps in tricep, gracilis under rib and lumbar area. lipoma? 50lbs overweight, not visible, some are deep.

Lipomas??: Without an exam it would be difficult to say. It sounds like lipomas - fatty tumors. some people have a few, some have a bunch. They can be removed if needed. They don't habe to be removed if it is determined that they are lipomas. See you doctor or surgeon to make sure. ...Read more

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Pea sized lump under skin on tricep. Very light green blue, just like my veins. I think a vein runs right by it. Primary doc not concerned but I am.

Pea sized lump under skin on tricep. Very light green blue, just like my veins. I think a vein runs right by it. Primary doc not concerned but I am.

Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often appear on the neck, shoulders, and back. Try to avoid skin products that are oily. I would also stay away from transfats and bad oils, which is good for overall health. Saunas and sweating may help a bit although i don't of data. Ask doc about it. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my elbow next to the elbow bone and I have an uncomfortable pain in my forearm and tricep, it doesn't look like a zit or bug bite ?

I have a lump on my elbow next to the elbow bone and I have an uncomfortable pain in my forearm and tricep, it doesn't look like a zit or bug bite ?

Likely bursitis: You should seek evaluation by an orthopaedic surgeon or physician focusing on musculoskeletal injuries. The image shows a typical appearance of olecranon bursitis- a common condition that usually resolves with rest, ice, anti-inflammatory medications (nsaids), and brief immobilization. Aspiration is frowned upon due to increased risk of infection, but is occasionally indicated. ...Read more

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Firm, non visible, pea size slight painful lumps near inner triceps, gracilis on thigh and lumbar area. PA-C friend said lymph nodes arent in this area. Could be lipoma? No ins. Warrant DR visit

Firm, non visible, pea size slight painful lumps near inner triceps, gracilis on thigh and lumbar area. PA-C friend said lymph nodes arent in this area. Could be lipoma? No ins. Warrant DR visit

Yes: Moist likely a lipoma. Or maybe mini tears in your muscle that may be inflamed. Try resting the muscle and anti inflammatories like Advil (ibuprofen) four times daily for two weeks. Usually lipomas are not painful. If no improvement see your doctor. ...Read more

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Lump on shi, n no injury. Cancer?

Lump on shi, n no injury. Cancer?

Need exam: Please see a doctor for an exam to help determine the cause of your lump. ...Read more

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Please describe the tell tale signs that a lump is cancer?

Please describe the tell tale signs that a lump is cancer?

If in doubt...: Get it seen. Neck lumps that are stable, slightly tender, unfixed to surrounding structure and smooth are usually lymph nodes. Otherwise if a mass is present for two weeks or more, it deserves a physician's attention. ...Read more

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Can you feel lumps in boobs and not have cancer?

Can you feel lumps in boobs and not have cancer?

Yes.: Breasts vary from person to person; they are composed of glandular, fibrous and fatty tissue. Therefore, cancer is not the only type of lump that one can feel in the breast. However, the rule of thumb is, when one feels something, have it examined by an expert: they will feel it, image it, and determine whether or not it is cancer. ...Read more

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Is diareshha and lumps on sholders a cancer symptom?

Is diareshha and lumps on sholders a cancer symptom?

Not specifically: I believe that you are asking about diarrhea and lumps on the shoulder. These are not specific for cancer.Certainly if the lumps are associated with abnormal pigmentation or with change or pain-one has to be wary for skin cancer.Diarrhea is not a specific cancer symptoms.However, it you examine all of "bowel problems", including constipation or blood in the stools, this could be a symptom of cancer. ...Read more

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Can lump on my neck be cancer?

Can lump on my neck be cancer?

In a nutshell, : ...Yes. No way any of us can tell from here, though. Please, please see your doc. Hope is nothing serious. ...Read more

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Can cancer lumps in your armpit?

Can cancer lumps in your armpit?

Yes: If the lump in your armpit growing you need to see your doctor to arrange for biopsy and if positive for malignancy you be treated. ...Read more

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Lump on shoulder, cyst or cancer?

Lump on shoulder, cyst or cancer?

Can be any of above: Please have your doctor evaluate to figure out the source of your lump. ...Read more

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Can a lump on the neck mean cancer?

Can a lump on the neck mean cancer?

Not necessarily: Lumps anywhere are either benign or cancerous. Benign lumps in neck are frequently caused by infections in the throat which are common(colds and coughs due to viruses). But cancer can affect the neck lymph nodes or any other organs like thyroid or inside the mouth, which can show up as an enlarged neck nodes. You need to think cancer when the lump is painless and is continuing to grow for >3-4 wk. ...Read more

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Could this lump on my neck be cancer?

See a doctor: Lumps on the neck need to be evaluated by a physician. Cancer is one possibility, but there are many. ...Read more

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I have lump. Do I have vaginal cancer?

I have lump. Do I have vaginal cancer?

Do you know your: Way around your vulvo-vaginal area well enough to know normal versus something new? Maybe you do, but you need to find a trusted practitioner to take a look and advise next step. Few lumps prove serious, but ignorance is solved by expert advice of your doctor. ...Read more

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