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I have a lump on my right forearm and it's only painful to the touch it was there from one moment to another. what could it be?

I have a lump  on my right forearm and it's only painful to the touch it was there from one moment to another. what could it be?

Lump on forearm: How long it is been there? how big? has it changed in size? based on that we can suggest some differential. Most probably either lipoma or neurofibroma bot are benign tumors . If associated with redness pain and swelling around may be an infection or inflammatory lesion. ...Read more

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I had a pain in the top of my left forearm while picking something light up. I rubbed it & noticed that there is a painful lump under my skin. ?

Painful lump: The lump may be a lymph node but without further information i advise you to seek help from your doctor. ...Read more

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Large egg sized lump on inner forearm. Just realized it was there when on the computer . No bug bite, not really painful, what could it be - cause?

Lipoma or Cyst: A lipoma is a growth of fat cells in a thin, fibrous capsule usually found just below the skin. Lipomas are found most often on the torso, neck, upper thighs, upper arms, and armpits, but they can occur almost anywhere in the body. Or an epidermoid cyst is a closed sac under the skin filled with a cheese-like or oily material. Symptoms: the main symptom is usually a small, non-painful lump. ...Read more

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On my left forearm a "lump has appeared in my vein, slightly painful when pushed on. What could be the issue?

On my left forearm a "lump has appeared in my vein, slightly painful when pushed on. What could be the issue?

Thrombophlebitis: Sounds like thrombophlebitis which is inflammation of veins. And it can be treated with Motrin but you should go to your physician to make sure there's no clot. ...Read more

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I discovered a lump in my right upper forearm and its painful when pressure is applied to it. What could this be? Can be felt when bending arm.

I discovered a lump in my right upper forearm and its painful when pressure is applied to it. What could this be? Can be felt when bending arm.

See your doctor: For a painful lump in the armpit, you should see your family practice physician. There are many different causes of a lump but these are difficult to diagnose online. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my upper forearm close to my elbow. It is fast growing and is increasingly painful. It is very solid and has started turning purple.

I have a lump on my upper forearm close to my elbow. It is fast growing and is increasingly painful. It is very solid and has started turning purple.

Skin Abscess: The description sounds like an abscess, or a localized infection. It likely requires an incision and drainage which usually cures it. This is a relatively simple bedside procedure. The body may be able to "wall it off" but there is a risk it will not. Can try warm compress, but advise to see your doctor soon since it is "fast growing". ...Read more