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Hard bb/pea sized lump in forearm for 4-5 years was skin colored, not getting bigger but has become red/pink in last few months. Painless. ?

Hard bb/pea sized lump in forearm for 4-5 years was skin colored, not getting bigger but has become red/pink in last few months. Painless. ?

Skin lump: This may be a lipoma(fatty tissue growth) or inclusion cyst. Redness is a sign of irritation or infection as a rule. In view of the change in this skin lesion, I recommend an evaluation by a dermatologist or surgeon for peace of mind. ...Read more

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I just found a pea size lump in my right inside forearm that upon touching causes slight pain/discomfort...should this be cause for alarm?

I just found a pea size lump in my right inside forearm that upon touching causes slight pain/discomfort...should this be cause for alarm?

See a doctor: You should probably see a doctor for it. A regular visit will do, not urgent, unless it enlarges quickly and becomes more painful. ...Read more

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Hi I have small multiple pea sized lumps under both my forearms just under skinThere is no pain and they roll under skin when touched. It is colorless?

Hi I have small multiple pea sized lumps under both my forearms just under skinThere is no pain and they roll under skin when touched. It is colorless?

Possible Lipoma: Lipomas are benign fatty tumors. They tend to feel firm or rubbery, are mobile, and are always non-tender. They do not tend to resolve on their own. They do not require treatment unless they are causing discomfort.. Seek medical attention if lump increases in size or becomes painful. ...Read more

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I have pea sized lumps under the skin on my forearms mostly. Sometimes they itch. What can cause this and should I see a doctor or is this normal?

I have pea sized lumps under the skin on my forearms mostly. Sometimes they itch. What can cause this and should I see a doctor or is this normal?

Allergic in nature?: If you could upload photos it may be much easier to identify what you're talking about along with a bit more history as in how long you've had them, what triggers the itching....do they multiply? Do they diminish? Anywhere else on the body? There are also things called fibromas or neurofibromas that can look like what you're talking about. Write me at: www.healthtap.com/dr-saghafi ...Read more

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Hard lump on my left forearm it's not sore and it's the same colour of my skin it's about the size of a pea could u give me some advice please?

Hard lump on my left forearm it's not sore and it's the same colour of my skin it's about the size of a pea could u give me some advice please?

It is quite small: Benign tumors on the skin are quite common. If they are skin colored they are likely to be benign . As long as they are not growing in size, there is little to worry about. But any change in color or size requires a check up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Pea like lump under my skin on my forearm I can barely see it but I can feel it. It doesn't hurt and it rolls around when I rub it. It feels hard and I think it's attached to my skin tissue or something. Also I have been playing guitar (I am a starter) an

Pea like lump under my skin on my forearm I can barely see it but I can feel it. It doesn't hurt and it rolls around when I rub it. It feels hard and I think it's attached to my skin tissue or something. Also I have been playing guitar (I am a starter) an

See below: If this is in forearm near the wrist (either side of wrist), a ganglion cyst is favored. As with any 'firm lump' in the skin/subcutis, these are the possibilities: cysts (ganglion or inclusion), nodular fasciitis, neurofibroma, benign myxoid tumors, or other fibrous tumors such as DFSP. If it is a cyst, they generally do not require treatment; however, if infected, they need incision and drainage ...Read more

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Pea-sized red, itchy, scaly bump on forearm. Been there for a few days.

Pea-sized red, itchy, scaly bump on forearm. Been there for a few days.

Scaly bump/ forearm: Could be eczema or psoriasis, or fungal infection -tinea. Can try topical OTC antifungal and then put a topical steroid on top. F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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My son has a pea size lump on his neck.

My son has a pea size lump on his neck.

Lymph nodes: Are much easier to feel on children than adults. If it is not tender, is mobile and doesn't get any larger then don't worry. If he recently had some type of infection of the scalp, ear, noes or throat then really don't worry. Normal response. ...Read more

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Hard pea sized lump under skin around earlobe?

Hard pea sized lump under skin around earlobe?

Lymph node, salivary: Adjacent to the ear lobe is the parotid salivary gland and lymph nodes so the lump could be from one of these structures. Also can have skin cysts in this location. Suggest watching it and to see ENT if it gets bigger or if there is pain or tenderness to touch. ...Read more

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I have a pea size lump in my virgina what could it be ?

I have a pea size lump in my virgina what could it be ?

Vagina: Would help to know where could be a number of things mostly benign bartholins cyst infection skene's gland frequenly resolved antibiotics. Need to see physician. ...Read more