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Lump On Outer Upper Arm
Small pea size lump on upper outer arm it's been there about 1 yr gp said its ok just fatty lump I have 2 hairs growing from it, itchy sometimes?
As long as it's not: Hrowing or changing color it should simply be monitored by your physician ...Read more
What are those lump/hump feeling parts of the side/back outer upper arm. One on each upper arm in the same place?
Hard to say - lipoma: These could be lipomas. This would be my first consideration. You can discuss this with your physicians. ...Read more
Painless movable lump under the upper arm pit that shrinks sometimes and then swell sometimes noticed about 4 months ago?
Armpit lump: Hello ~ this is most likely a small lymph node in the arm-pit and you have a low grade infection in the axilla (aka hidradenitis). If you shave the hair in your armpit, stop for a good 2 -3 weeks to allow infection to heal and if it gets worse go and see a Dr to get some antibiotics. Thanks ...Read more
Right upper arm has a small Lump not painful. Been there approx 6 months. What is it likley to be?
Possible Lipoma: Lipomas are benign fatty tumors. They tend to feel firm or rubbery, are mobile, and are always non-tender. They do not tend to resolve on their own. They do not require treatment unless they are causing discomfort. Seek medical attention if lump increases in size or becomes painful. ...Read more
My boyfriend lumps in his inner upper arm when we went to drain them a hard white bumpy lump came out?
I have a lump on my upper arm, it's hot and itches sometimes I didn't have it yesterday but I woke up with it?
We won't be able: To tell you what this lump is without examination. ...Read more
Hi, um I have a hard lump under my skin on my upper arm and then their one more starting to developed what is this?
Needs evaluation: Individual diagnoses are beyond the scope of this forum; HealthTap Prime or a doctor's office are needed to do that properly. In the case of diagnosing a hard lump under the skin, nothing beats the ability to feel it on physical exam in an office. ...Read more
Lump under skin in upper arm should I be worried? Just smaller than a marble doesn't hurt when touched feels pretty soft?
Lipoma?: This sounds like a benign collection of fatty tissue called a lipoma. It could also be a cyst. It is worthwhile having your doctor check to be certain, but sounds ok. ...Read more
There are a number skin conditions that cause lumps and bumps to appear on the surface or just below the skin. The most common ones are lister below:
neurofibromas. ...Read more
Hello. I wrote yesterday about pain in my upper arm/shoulder. Today I have found a pea sized lump in my arm pit that hurts! What is it?
How long does it take for a spider bite to open up? My boyfriend has a lump on his upper arm that he believes is a spider bite and I was curious
I just noticed a marble size lump in my upper arm right above where I would get blood drawn. The lump seems to move around when pushed on. What is it?
Node / cyst.: May be a lymph node or a cyst. Hard to say without looking at it directly. If it enlarges or becomes painful or you notice other lumps under your arm or in your groin you should see your doc. ...Read more
I have a walnut sized pliable lump in the skin that hangs in my upper arm. I'm 60 yrs old. It's the excess skin that hangs in the upper arm.
Sounds very much:
Like a "Lipoma" (Benign fatty growth)
Mention it to your local Physician at your next office visit! These are generally benign.....
NOTE This "opinion" is NOT a substitute for a physical EXAMINATION by a Health care Professional. ...Read more
Hello, I had a volteral injection about 3 weeks ago now, I have a hard lump under my skin and the area about 5 inches in my upper arm that is numb?
It could be the volt: I would have expected the voltarel to have been absorbed but it is possible it is still there in one form or another. It may have caused a hematoma which was there initially and now has fibrosis in it. You can see your physician to evaluate this. You may need a biopsy. The numbness may be related to nerve injury. ...Read more
I have a big bruise on my upper arm that has slowly disappearing, ibe noticed a biggish lump that's painful where the bruise was. What could it be?
Hematoma: How did u get the bruise? Do u know? Did it suddenly appear or was there a cause? When a bruise heals, it slowly disappears, however a lump maybe what we call a hematoma which is a collection of blood that will take longer to dissipate. ...Read more
VERY painful lump in my armpit x1 day. The pain extends to the underside of my upper arm and shoulder. Has happened before, but never this bad. Dx?
May: Need antibiotics or I and D. May stop use of deodorants and try spray. ...Read more
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.
Pain similar to that of a bruise on back of upper arm for months now. No bruise or injury visible, jut slight lump, barely visible. What could it be?
Torn tendon: Bruise of posterior arm could initiate residual hematoma with resulting resolution of intital skin traumatic changes. Question as to rotator cuff or other damage depends on ability to raise arm above horizontal level. Lump could be fibrosis of hematoma or end of torn tendon with fibrosis. MRI of shoulder might be helpful. If not orthopedist should look at nodule with regard to possible bx ...Read more
Hi I have a lump on the bone of my upper arm, no pain, feel well. When I put my arm in a different position I can't feel it as much, I suffer anxiety?
I have a pea sized, smooth, purple/pink lump on my upper arm that has been there for a while. No pain or itchiness. What is it and how to I remove it?
See a derm: If it has been there for a long time and it has not undergone any changes and it's not painful then in all probability it is a non-worrisome lesion. It might be something called a dermatofibroma. However with this said I would definitely see a dermatologist to confirm it's benign nature. ...Read more
I have a lump or knot on the outter part of my upper arm, it doen not hurt but my arm is sore. What can it be?
See a dermatologist: It can be many things and at bare minimum I would recommend a biopsy. ...Read more
I have been bitten by something on my upper arm, there is a small white lump and 1mm below a 1inch black bruise, feeling unwell also..
No question here: This needs to be seen today. You don't know what may have bitten you, a blackened or bruised area that large is a concern. If you feel sick and especially if you have fever, best that you go to your doctor today. Don't try and drain this at home. Let the physician do it, that way they can test fluid for culture. Heal swiftly! ...Read more
Hi im a male 31 complaiming of a dull pain in my left upper arm the last few weeks. No lumps. Had a torn muscle near this area few months ago.
May be related: You will need to discuss with your physician and maybe see a specialist. ...Read more
I have a lump in my upper left arm it's swollen hot to touch bothersome at times and where the lump is my upper arm feels like it's going numb?
I have a lump on my upper arm after having a canula in for 3 days. It is just above the insertion site at the bottom of the bicep. Is this common?
I had blunt force trauma to my upper arm, after two weeks I still have a large painful lump under the skin after two weeks. Not visible. What is it?
Most likely blood: You most likely have a hematoma under the skin, this is a jello like collection of clotted blood which accumulates under the skin after trauma. It is usually just treated with pain meds and a heating pad. There could be other causes, but this is most likely, should resolve after 2 or 3 months, if not, see a doctor. ...Read more
I had pain in my shoulder for a few months & it hurt to reach up or out. Now extreme pain in bicep with a lump across my upper arm. What could it be?
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