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

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

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How long should it take for the swelling from phenergan (promethazine) 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 (promethazine) 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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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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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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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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I've a hard lump under my skin on right upper arm?

I've a hard lump under my skin on right upper arm?

Skin Bumps: There are a number skin conditions that cause lumps and bumps to appear on the surface or just below the skin. The most common ones are lister below: skin cysts, cherry angioma, dermatofibromas, epidermoid cysts, folliculitis, keratoacanthoma, keratosis pilaris, lipomas, neurofibromas. ...Read more

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Right upper arm has a small Lump not painful . Been there approx 6 months . What is it likley to be?

Right upper arm has a small
Lump not painful . Been there approx 6 months . What is it likley to be?

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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