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Small lump on lower right arm that moves. Painless. Appears slight blue like a round vein?

Small lump on lower right arm that moves. Painless. Appears slight blue like a round vein?

Vascular tumor: This small mobile painless mass is most likely a vascular tumor. It is benign. Unless it grows or becomes painful you do not have to worry about it. It would not hurt to show it to a primary care physician so that he/she has a baseline to follow this tumor each time you visit. ...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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Lump near arm pit about two inches in diametre, can be felt but not seen, no pain ?

Lump near arm pit about two inches in diametre, can be felt but not seen, no pain ?

2 inches is large.: a golf ball or your eyeball are both smaller than 2 inches. A lump the size of a small plum needs to be evaluated. Since it doesn't hurt it probably is not infected so this isn't an emergency but I would have a doctor examine it next week. ...Read more

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I have a lump under my arm that has been there for approximately 2 months. It does not hurt. How cocerned should I be? What should my next step be?

I have a lump under my arm that has been there for approximately 2 months.  It does not hurt.  How cocerned should I be?  What should my next step be?

Need more info: Need to see a doctor and be prepared to answer these questions: skin redness? Discharge? Recent cuts or animal bites on the arm? Fever? Chill? Night sweats? Weight change? There are many possibilities and some are benign but some could be bad and require prompt attention. ...Read more

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Lump under my skin on my arm painless piliar cyst?

Lump under my skin on my arm painless piliar cyst?

Possibly: There are three things that this could be, a cyst, lipoma or a lymph node. I would see a doctor to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Painless movable lump under the upper arm pit that shrinks sometimes and then swell sometimes noticed about 4 months ago?

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

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Top of my left arm on the back I have at least. 5 lumps under the skin all in same area, painless but do not no what they are?

Top of my left arm on the back I have at least. 5 lumps under the skin all in same area, painless but do not no what they are?

Hard to say: With just the description you gave it is hard to say. These lumps could be lipomas (benign fatty tumors) or they could be cysts (maybe less likely). Having them examined by your primary care doctor would help you figure this out. ...Read more

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I am 19 and have a painless hard moveable lump under my arm. I noticed it about a month ago and it is still there. What could it be?

I am 19 and have a painless hard moveable lump under my arm. I noticed it about a month ago and it is still there. What could it be?

See MD: Hard lumps can be many things including cysts, lymph nodes and/or tumors. It is important to have it checked by a Physician to see if it needs to be removed. ...Read more