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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?

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

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How long should it take for the swelling from phenergan IM to subside? Lump on upper arm present 4weeks, last 5 days pain below the area too. Thanks

How long should it take for the swelling from phenergan IM to subside? Lump on upper arm present 4weeks, last 5 days pain below the area too. Thanks

Concerned: Normally after an injection a small area can swell but should rapidly subside. If you have had it for 4 weeks it is possible you are having an infection or reaction. Please see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Pain lump on upper arm with pain moving into armpit. Feeling achy and sick?

Pain lump on upper arm with pain moving into armpit. Feeling achy and sick?

Get in.: sounds like you should get this checked out right away. with your symptoms of pain, achiness, and fever you may have an abscess or other type of infection that needs treatment. ...Read more

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Lump under skin in upper arm should I be worried ? Just smaller than a marble doesn't hurt when touched feels pretty soft ?

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

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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 ?

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

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Soft-round-lump-under-skin in upper arm?

Lump: This is one of those "without seeing it, it's hard to tell." and in this case, it needs to be "felt" also. Common lumps are cysts and lipomas--benign fatty tumors. Have your doctor check it out. ...Read more