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Pea Sized Lump In Arm
Nobody amswered my question from yesterday, I've found a pea sized lump in my arm pit that hurts anyone know what it is?
Axillary "lump": Small axillary "lumps" are common in the young and mostly transient. When painful and red, could be due to a localized infection which some call a boil. In-grown hair and clogged pores may due this. Tender lymph nodes and other skin condition are possible. If persistent, worsening, associated with other symptoms, a doctor visit is needed. ...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?
I have had a pea sized lump in my arm for about 2.5 months now, went to see a doctor 3 weeks ago and he said it was fine, should I still be concerned?
Just "fine"?: That was all you got and you didn't ask for more info? Likely a lymph node, depending on where exactly. Could be a tiny lipoma or an inclusion or a cyst. If node and persistently swollen, might need needle biopsy. Need more info, exam, and to demand more detailed explanation from your dr. ...Read more
I am a two time cancer survivor and three wks ago I found a hard pea size lump under my arm .... There is no pain to it should I be worried ?
Very painful pea sized lump in left arm pit. Painful to the touch. Brand new. Seems movable. More painful than seems normal for swollen lymph node.
3 year old daughter has a hard pea sized lump on her arm about 2" above her elbow it's been there for approx 5 days and looks a little bruised?
Possible lymph node: possible bruising from touching an inflammed lymphnode possible injury and bruising in that area your child needs to be examined to see if other lymph nodes are enlarged or there is a cause for the lymph node being enlarged ...Read more
My toddler has a pea sized lump on her arm. Should I take her to her pediatrician or the dermatologist?
Pediatrician: Hello. For a small lump that is otherwise asymptomatic, I think it is fine for your toddler to have it evaluated by her pediatrician first. If the lump is in the area where a vaccine was given, it could be a small cyst in the subcutaneous fat of the skin that will resolve in a few months. If the lump is something more unusual, the pediatrician will direct you on the appropriate referral doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lump: A lot more information is needed to answer this question. - is it painful -how long has it been there? -is it mobile? -has it grown in size? if so how rapidly? You should have it checked out by a local dermatologist or yor primary care doctor. ...Read more
I discovered a small pea sized lump under my right arm, it's not painful and has slightly increased in sized this past week, could it be an infection?
Unlikely: Infections are often characterized by redness, heat, hardness and tenderness or pain. Show this to your primary care physician and let them assess the likely cause. ...Read more