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Lump On Inside Of Arm
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
Cyst? Boil?: A hard, tender lump that is new, usually means inflammation or infection (mild). Cysts and boils often occur under the skin, can be firm and tender. You could try hot compresses to the area. Some people even take an antibiotic to eliminate infection. To be sure, see your doctor who can tell you what you are dealing with. ...Read more
Lump on inside of wrist near vein. Size of pea sticking out. Small, non visible lump on vein near other lump. Pain, burning, numbness in the same arm.
More context: dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them; generally the context matters a great deal. Recent trauma including intravenous injection illegal or otherwise changes possibilities drastically. Ganglion cyst comes to mind otherwise (a cyst in the covering of a nerve like a blister from wear and tear) associated with nerve irritaiton. ...Read more
Abscess vs cyst vs ?: Lipoma is benign lump of soft tissue under skin that doesn't hurt. Cyst is a collection of fluid or oil that shouldn't hurt unless it gets infected. Abscess is a collection of pus that can be quite painful. Hair follicle could get infected & swollen. Best to go see your family doc for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more
Different options: The neck has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, blood vessels and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more
I noticed a bump on the outside of my upper left arm. It's about the size of a quarter. It's where fatty tissue is located on ones arm.?
Cyst or lipoma?: You didn't mention any pain so it's like likely to be an infectious process like cellulitis or abscess. Cysts & glands can often swell up as the pore gets clogged then resolve on their own w/o getting infected or causing pain. Lipoma is a benign (non-cancerous) fatty growth just under the skin. It rarely changes size. Best to go see your family doc for an exam & diagnosis. ...Read more
Bleeding.: Bruises result from bleeding under the skin. This generally happens due to an unrecognized trauma since many bruises don't become apparent for a few days after the incident. Unless you have progressive bleeding or bruising with very minor trauma there is very little to be concerned about. ...Read more
Cyst or tumor: A hard lump on your thigh is most likely a cyst or a benign tumor, such as a fibroma. If the lump has been there a long time, has not changed size and is not painful, you can just "watch" it. If it has appeared recently or has enlarged, then a surgeon should remove it. A pathologist will then determine if it will be of future concern. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: an inflamed lymph node (or a cyst). However, can't state with certainty without assessment. ...Read more
Firm pea sized lump on the right side of the back of my neck at the bottom of my hairline. What is it?!
Typical for mono: It may be enlarged occipital lymph nodes. It may be sebaceous cyst. It may be... I may continue with long list. See your doctor; let him examine that "pea sized lump". Sorry, can not say better not seeing and touching this lump, and without knowing your history. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Yellowish bump on side of tongue,white bumps on tip of tongue,very painful and some what large bumps on the inside of left cheek and my jaw feels sore?
Tongue: Exam by dentist should resolve your issues. ...Read more
Lump under skin with no head right on vaginal bone on top of vagina right above the split very painful???
Uncertain: I could be a cyst or a boil. Is this something you can get evaluated. ...Read more