Rated 4.714285714285714/5 based on 5 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Painful Lump On Forearm Under Skin

Share
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Board Certified, Dermatology
51 years in practice
5.0M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
2

2
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. ?

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

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Board Certified, Dermatology
51 years in practice
5.0M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
3

3
Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Apply non-medicated moisturizing cream to rash areas
5 Min, 2x day, forever
Keep daily showers brief and without the water being too hot
5 Min, Once, forever
Avoid soaps, which can be drying. Lotion-cleansers are better.
Once
5

5
I have a hard lump under my skin on my inner forearm that a have had for at least a few years. It also has a blueish look to it. Should i be worried.

I have a hard lump under my skin on my inner forearm that a have had for at least a few years. It also has a blueish look to it. Should i be worried.

Venous Lake: Some people have small dark blue cystic like structures which are a confluence of dilated capillaries near the surface of the skin. They are called "venous lakes". They are benign. However, if it has a pulse it may be arterial and should be checked. Also, any rapidly changing lesion need evaluation by a doctor. ...Read more

6

6
Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Hydrate well with purified water
Once
Avoid sugars, dairy, soy, GMO products
Once
Avoid fried and grilled foods
Once
Avoid using harsh detergents in shampoos, moisturizers, sunscreen
Once
Board Certified, Dermatology
51 years in practice
5.0M people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
7

7
I have a small lump/bump under skin near elbow on outer forearm. Its skin colour, feels softish (i think) and seems to disappear if i press on it hard?

I have a small lump/bump under skin near elbow on outer forearm. Its skin colour, feels softish (i think) and seems to disappear if i press on it hard?

Skin lump: Usually possibilities include a cyst, a lymph node, or a lipoma. However there are many other rarer possibilities. It is prudent to ask your doctor to evaluate the lesion. You should go promptly if the lesion is growing or changing. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use topical Benadryl
once
Avoid offending agent
once
Nickel is often cause of skin allergies
once
10

10
I have a hard tender lump under skin on forearm should I be worried. Just appeared over night?

Boil?: This is one of those "almost have to see it to tell what it is" things. If it is tender, it could be a boil--localized staph infection. They are usually red, tender and can come up rather suddenly. It may need an antibiotic or lancing if it worsens. If you get expanding redness, streaks up your arm or run a fever, you need to be seen urgently. ...Read more

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Board Certified, Dermatology
51 years in practice
5.0M people helped
Continue
65,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook