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My arm hurts really badly. It generally hurts worse after a wake up. It has a small hard roundish lump in the crook of my arm. The pain shoots up?

My arm hurts really badly. It generally hurts worse after a wake up. It has a small hard roundish lump in the crook of my arm. The pain shoots up?

Exam needed: Having a lump on a body part is best examined in person. It can be several entities including a fatty collection, oil gland, nerve or muscle lesion. Best advice is to see your doctor for a complete history and exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump in my right armpit and it hurts. It grew very large in the past week and I have some mild shooting pain in my arm what is it?

I have a hard lump in my right armpit and it hurts. It grew very large in the past week and I have some mild shooting pain in my arm what is it?

Several Things: You need to see a dr. It could be an enlarged lymph node. It could be an infected sweat or sebaceous gland. The inflammation probably is affecting the nerves going into your arm which pass thru the armpit. It is going to take an examination and some investigation to sort out your problem. ...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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Large lump at the top of my arm, with intermittent shooting pain through my elbow and wrist. Can a lipoma cause pain or is this something more?

Large lump at the top of my arm, with intermittent shooting pain through my elbow and wrist. Can a lipoma cause pain or is this something more?

Nerve compression: The shooting pain through your elbow and wrist could be related to a compressed nerve. Ok to check with your doc for an exam and opinion about that lump and whether it is causative. ...Read more

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I see a lump on my upper arm more when I turn it elbow facing down palm up. In the past I was told its a lipoma now shooting arm pain what's next help?

I see a lump on my upper arm more when I turn it elbow facing down palm up. In the past I was told its a lipoma now shooting arm pain what's next help?

Doc, check it again: Shooting pain down the arm is the focus of what needs to be evaluated. It may relate to the lipoma. A lipoma, collections of fatty tissue under the skin, may occur in multiple areas of skin. If it changes size, or quality or becomes tender, it should be removed, because there may be a cancerous change in some cells. Shoot pain down arm and lipoma may be distinct problems, have both checked out. ...Read more

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Extensor Carpi Radialis longus (inside forearm arm) muscle small knot? Longish-lump, tension? Pain when flexing wrist shoots to upper arm

Extensor Carpi Radialis longus (inside forearm arm) muscle small knot? Longish-lump, tension? Pain when flexing wrist shoots to upper arm

Lump in muscle: Should be evaluated certainly could be any number of benign condition are benign tumor or muscle strain or injury but there's also the possibility that it something more like a sarcoma which is rAre. But not unheard of It's more notable if it's a lump in a muscle if it's truly within the muscle than which muscle one thinks it is. It is in the forearm. ...Read more

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Alot of my veins have become rock hard in my arms and hard lumps also. Yes I use to be a IV drug user. Will those go away or seek attn. I have checked it out and the blood I drew out wuz dark and sludge like

Alot of my veins have become rock hard in my arms and hard lumps also. Yes I use to be a IV drug user. Will those go away or seek attn. I have checked it out and the blood I drew out wuz dark and sludge like

See your doctor: People who have extensively injected into their veins may develop clots and scarring to the point where it blocks all of the superficial veins in their body. Some IV addicts end up injecting into their neck to hit the jugular veins after they use up all the others. See your doctor for an evaluation. It is unusual for superficial clotting to have any major health consequences, but can cause edema. ...Read more

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I have a lump on back of my wrist that changes in size daily. Also weakness in that hand, occasional shooting pain in forearm. What could this be?

I have a lump on back of my wrist that changes in size daily. Also weakness in that hand, occasional shooting pain in forearm. What could this be?

Ganglion Cyst: This lump could be a cyst. These can be surgical removed. Draining is difficult and will only provide temporary relief. Discuss with you doc or see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Iv drug user with small hard lumps w/bruising along veins in forearm no pain but numb/tingle in fingers often. They are not abcesses so what are they?

Iv drug user with small hard lumps w/bruising along veins in forearm no pain but numb/tingle in fingers often. They are not abcesses so what are they?

Hematomas: With injection drug use -there is a small trauma to the skin/soft tissues/veins each time. Sometimes there could be bleeding under the skin after an injection- that will form a small hematoma or blood bruise. It will shrink down over time and become fibrotic-so you're probably feeling those. An abscess occurs when that becomes infected and it's a big throbbing mass of bacteria. Hope u can get help ...Read more

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Have two lumps in my arm pit that hurt?

Have two lumps in my arm pit that hurt?

Maybe infected: Lumps in the armpit skin of a teen or adult can be due to ingrown hairs or blocked oil (sebaceous) glands. Occasionally, they are blocked pores, filling up with dead skin cells. If the lumps hurt, they may be infected...And would need antibiotics or need to be cut open by a doctor, depending on how they look. Lumps deeper in the armpit may be enlarged lymph nodes, which can be infection or cancer. ...Read more

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I have a lump under my arm?

I have a lump under my arm?

Hidradenitis: This could be a condition called hidradenitis if it looks like an abscess or infection. Another possible cause could be a lymph node. Any lumps that may be abnormally enlarged lymph nodes should always be evaluated. Hidradenitis may be treated with conservative care such as antibiotics, but may also require surgical incision. ...Read more

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Red painful lumps under my arm?

Red painful lumps under my arm?

Folliculitis?: You will need to see your family doctor. "painful lumps" could be abscesses. You will likely need antibiotics. Go to your doctor for an exam. Allergic reactions may also be a possibility. Fungal infections also may present this way. ...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 weird lump under my arm. What should I do?

Prob lymph node: Hi its prob a lymph node would go to ur dr to check it out could also be lipoma or seb cyst but most common ln and get mammography. ...Read more

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Lump under each arm pit. Is it anything to worry about?

Lump under each arm pit. Is it anything to worry about?

Depends: It depends on the size & how long they have been there. There are lymph nodes in your arm pits that can swell if you have an infection. Nodes may be swollen even if you do not feel any symptoms because your immune system is fighting the infection without you realizing it. Swollen nodes are usually tender. If hard/painless or are concerned see your dr because it could be something more serious. ...Read more

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Please advise me. What could this lump under my arm be?

Please advise me. What could this lump under my arm be?

Uncertain: Swollen lymph node, abscess, cyst, other infection? You would need evaluation to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What is this lump on my arm? Noticed when I gained weight?

What is this lump on my arm? Noticed when I gained weight?

See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Huge lump/ knot under my arm very painful! What should I do!?

Huge lump/ knot under my arm very painful! What should I do!?

Infected Cyst: You likely have an infected cyst in your axilla. It needs to be evaluated today for definitive treatment and antibiotics. If you can not get into your doctor you should go to an Urgent Care or ER. ...Read more

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Hi I have a lil lump under my arm should I get it checked out?

Hi I have a lil lump under my arm should I get it checked out?

If it bothers you...: Anytime someone asks if s/he should go see a doctor, the answer is typically yes b/c there are many things we can't take into account online, certainly not in 400 characters. At the very least, some sort of online video is reasonable such as Virtual Consult. With that said, if lump is in armpit after shaving, most likely this is ingrown hair. But if no pain & shaving, then worry about lymph nodes. ...Read more

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I found a painless lump under my arm, who should I see about this?

PCM: You can start with your primary care provider (family physician). He or she was assess and determine if you need to be referred to a specialist. ...Read more

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Hard painless lump in arm pit had for 2 1/2 weeks is this serious?

Hard painless lump in arm pit had for 2 1/2 weeks is this serious?

It might be: The armpit is the location of normal lymph nodes, and they become more noticeable when they are enlarged associated with infection or tumor. If you have had an infection nearby, this could explain it. However, the safest thing to do is see your doctor right away for a thorough examination. Then whether or not a biopsy is needed will be determined. Best wishes:) ...Read more

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What dose it mean for a guy to have have a lump under your arm pit?

What dose it mean for a guy to have have a lump under your arm pit?

See a doctor: The lump could be a lymph node, an infection, a cysts or some other growth. Go see a doctor for an accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I squeezed a lump under my arm bow I have 4lumps 2that hurts bad?

I squeezed a lump under my arm bow I have 4lumps 2that hurts bad?

Spreading infection:: Time to stop squeezing and get examined and treated. Your infection is spreading into the lymph nodes in your axillary area. ...Read more

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What do it mean when you have lumps under your arm? And 16 years old

Lymph nodes: (by under arm I am assuming armpit) what you are describing sounds like lymph nodes. They can be swollen due to different reasons - most commonly swells in setting of an infection (viral or bacterial) or a more concerning cause can be indications of lymphoma. talk with your doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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Please help! I have a painful lump under my arm for yrs now what is it?

Please help! I have a painful lump under my arm for yrs now what is it?

Abnormal Lymph node: Enlargement and pain commonly results from infection, immune response or other causes. Therefore, the direct clinical examination is essential for diagnosis. See your PCP first. ...Read more

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I have a lump that's under my arm pit its hard and hurts? What can it be

Abscess?: There are a few thoughts. First of all how long have you had this? Change in size? Well could be a collection of infection or an abscess. Could be a simple cyst. Apply some heat may help and avoid deodorants and shaving. See if the heat helps ...Read more