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I had a lymp as big as small marble come up on my forearm, very tender to touch, no redness, went down in about two hours. you can still feel a small ?

I had a lymp as big as small marble come up on my forearm, very tender to touch, no redness, went down in about two hours. you can still feel a small ?

? contusion: Most often a transient lump is the result of trauma/an injury or contusion, even if you can't recall something like that happening. The injured tissues swell, or there is a broken blood or lymph vessel that causes a lump. It is quite reassuring that it essentially disappeared so quickly. It is not surprising that a small focus can still be felt. You can watch this. ...Read more

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I have pinpoint red spots on my "dorsal" forearm, and my skin feels mildly sore. Is there any significance to each? Are they related in any way?

I have pinpoint red spots on my "dorsal" forearm, and my skin feels mildly sore.  Is there any significance to each?  Are they related in any way?

Inflammation: You must be examined to deternine is this is a skin inflammation, allergic reaction, infection or skin disease. See a dermatologist. Your question cannot be answered online. ...Read more

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I have poison ivy. My forearm has gotten red, swollen, and sore. But prednisone really adversely messes with my emotions. Can anything else be done?

I have poison ivy. My forearm has gotten red, swollen, and sore. But prednisone really adversely messes with my emotions. Can anything else be done?

Topical treatment : Cold soaks, potent steroid gel like clobetasol and calamine lotion twice a day will help improve poison ivy. Make sure there is no superimposed infection. If there are pustules or pain, please see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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Nurse put IV in forearm 4 days ago and the bruise is huge n plum purple red color and as big as a palm on hand and now my should is weak and sore..

Nurse put IV in forearm 4 days ago and the bruise is huge n plum purple red color and as big as a palm on hand and now my should is weak and sore..

Bruise: Should not cause weakness or pain in shoulder. Go back and see the doctor where the IV was placed. He should be able to tell you what is wrong with your shoulder. ...Read more

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I shot ice day before yesterday in forearm & foot now it's swollen,red,and has fever. I've been in bed with a cold& sore throat ever since. Any sugges?

I shot ice day before yesterday in forearm & foot now it's swollen,red,and has fever. I've been in bed with a cold& sore throat ever since. Any sugges?

See a doctor : This has me concerned – I think you have a infection from where you injected those drugs. This can progress, including infection of the bloodstream, with organ dysfunction and possibly death if not treated properly. Sorry to scare you, but you need to get help right away. Doctors are professionals – you should not be judged for drug use – and medical records are private. Hope you get better. ...Read more

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I cut my forearm and it's open and red all round and really tender what should I do ? Self harm cut

I cut my forearm and it's open and red all round and really tender what should I do ? Self harm cut

See a doctor : Without knowing when this happened or its course thus far or how deep it is, one can't say what is needed. Therefore you need to see a doctor in case some additional treatment is needed, like repair or antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have a very tender, swollen spot on my forearm - it is not red and i did not injure it - could it be a blood clot? Yesterday it was itchy.

I have a very tender, swollen spot on my forearm - it is not red and i did not injure it - could it be a blood clot? Yesterday it was itchy.

Insect bite?: Often we get insect bites without even knowing it, spider or Mosquitos or even a bee sting. Your age, risk factors, general health, and recent hiking or travel history might assist diagnosis. And a photo is often most helpful:) be well, drliza (Try over the counter hydrocortisone cream and see what happens if you are not allergic to it) ...Read more

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Forarm is red and swollen very painful after injecting meth arm is changing colour whole arm is aching

Forarm is red and swollen very painful after injecting meth arm is changing colour whole arm is aching

Cellulitis: You definitely need to see a doctor right away as you seem to be developing a skin infection. It sometimes can be fatal, meaning kill you. ...Read more

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Redness around cold sore? What does this mean?

Redness around cold sore? What does this mean?

See below: Inflammation. Which can be simply due to the cold sore or other issues like a secondary bacterial infection. However, if just started, it is likely just part of the inflammatory process with the cold sore. ...Read more

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