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Lump On Arm After Fall
Hematoma: Bruising is nothing out of the ordinary after an injury and sometimes the blood in a bruise will collect into a hematoma. When this blood coagulates it gets hard. This could be the lump. The body should reabsorb this over time but if it grows or doesn't get smaller then seek medical attention. ...Read more
Fell bad on arm over a week ago. Still hard to rotate arm from palm down to palm up, bulge on back of arm above elbow, painful. Is this a tendon?
Let me advice you: You sound to have a problem which not resolve for a week and swelling there, please go and check it out. ...Read more
I fell on the ice 3 weeks ago & hit my elbow in the fall. Area on outside of arm below elbow is still very tender to touch and feels slightly lumpy.
Olecranon Bursitis: The olecranon bursa is a thin sac that cushions the loose skin and the pointy bone at the tip of the elbow. If it becomes irritated or inflamed, fluid can accumulate in the bursa and bursitis will develop. It is tender and sensitive to pressure, lumpy. NSAIDs and avoidance of direct pressure helps. Can take weeks to resolve. If no improvement after a month of treatment, see your doctor ...Read more
Lump popped up under shoulder blade after having a lump upper arm same side. Numb skin but extremely painful when walking laying sitting. ?
See a doctor: This may be an infection that needs to be drained. Only by seeing a doctor and having an exam of the area can this be determined. ...Read more
Fell on concrete and I have a gash & knot on my forehead, scraped knees, elbow and left shoulder is real sore?
Irritated a nerve in my underarm area. Started happening few weeks ago, lying on my side with my arm straight. 2 days ago, picked up books under arm
Long rest: Nerves take a long time to heal, so don't expect recovery immediately, may take a few months to resolve ...Read more
Rotator cuff surgery 3 weeks ago. Accidentally hit the shoulder hard on a door frame. Can move arm straight up but not to the side. Bump on shoulder?
See your ORS: Falls after rot cuff surgery are more likely to result in re- tears than your mechanism of injury.If u don't have worsening pain than unlikely you have retorn your cuff.3 wks.After our arthroscopic rc repairs we allow passive motion only'straight up' ( forward flex ion in plane of scapula) but no motion away from the body (abduction).See your ors soon and let him examine you. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fell two weeks ago down the stairs of the nightclub landed on my arm hurts from above wrist up to elbow some bruising tenderness and hurts to touch?
May wish to have: this assessed to insure that there is only soft-tissue injury. ...Read more
I fell on my hand sbowboarding 1 1/2 weeks ago. still have upper arm swelling and pain especially on outer arm and front, back side shoulder pain ?
Go to ER: or walk in clinic and ask them to examine and x-ray your arm and shoulder to rule out any damage. ...Read more
I fell down steps 1m ago landed on my elbow and backside of hip. Huge bruise been hurting ever since. Found lump between back bone and top of hip ?
Sounds like a hema--: Toma (collection of blood) from a burst vessel or due to a ruptured muscle, which are commoner than a fracture, ligament/tendon tears, etcc. Your symptoms should be getting better generally. Hot pack 3 times a day with pain meds would help, as well as pt with strengthening exercises. I hope you saw your pcp or an orthopod, to ensure you don't have a fx. ...Read more
I fell in my yard on my left hip 2 weeks ago. Bruise size of lrg hand from hip down to my thigh. Swollen, very tender, and warm to the touch?
Fell on ice 4.5 weeks ago. Hit arm slightly below elbow on forearm. Sore has healed but area is still very tender. Cannot rest arm on items bc of pain?
Hit my elbow on brick column at my house trying to start mower, pain when bending elbow, and when my arm lays on pillow. No bruising has appeared yet.
Small lump forearm near elbow, not on elbow. Hit area hard a few weeks ago. No pain. Cancer possible?
Unlikely: Fat necrosis is one of the common causes of a nodule in the skin after trauma. Cancer usually does not develop within weeks, so that seems unlikely. Was it possible there was lump there before, and you only notice it now after the injury? Without an age, there are some other possibilities that could be seen: gout, arthritis, etc. ...Read more