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Lump On The Arm
See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
What could this lump on my arm be? I have this lump on my left arm and I don't know what it is.... I've had it for yrs now and it get sore now and then... It's not really visible on the outside but its just under my skin its gotten a bit bigger since
Many things: A bump must be seen and examined in person to be able to give a better idea what it is or isn't. If it's worse, changes, or not improved in the next few weeks, go ahead to a doctur. ...Read more
See your doctor.: There are many lumps that can occur on the body. I recommend that you see your doctor for evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more
Could be: Could be, see your physician to rule out a malignant growth. ...Read more
Recommend: Medical assessment unless it resolved.Get a more detailed answer ›
What if I have a painful lump under my arm and recently started itching all over with tiny bumps that resemble insect bites?
See a doctor: Today! Now! It could be a very serious infection. Go! ...Read more
(collection of blood) due to an injection sometimes calcifies!! It's benign and of no significance but if it causes pain or enlarges seek hands on evaluation!
Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more
Difficult to say: It is obviously difficult to guess what a lump could be without an examination, so come in and let a physician see it.!if it is painless and in the back of the elbow it could be your olecranon bursa. Lumps and bumps around the elbow are fairly common. You need an exam and xrays. ...Read more
Result: You should expect a phone call from your doctor who will discuss the results of a diagnosis provided to him by a pathologist. The actual diagnosis will vary, and at this point, it is just a guess. ...Read more
I have a small hard lump on my arm near the elbow its not painful but would like to no what it is?
Biopsy: Follow up with a dermatologist a biopsy can be done if needed. ...Read more
I received two Garadisal injections years ago and still a hard lump on my arm about the size of a middle schoolers fist. The nurse gave me the injection twice in the middle of my arm where the lump is still currently which I am pretty sure was wrong. My
Swelling: You may have chronic inflammatory change from when you had the original Gardasil It would not cause any problem giving you an injection in that area ...Read more
Lumps & bumps: Focal soft tissue abnormalities are usually better seen initially with ultrasound. Depending on the size and additional clinical scenario, your physician may decide to further explore with CT or MRI. If it is very small or cyst-like, a conservative approach with follow up may be considered. ...Read more
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
Was there an injury: Depends on where the lump is located and your symptoms ...Read more
How can I tell if this lump on my arm. Is really a lipoma I was told by a nurse a long time ago. But im not sure. Help?
I got a bug bite a few days ago and now there is a hard lump on my arm. It sometimes drains puss and has caused my arm to swell and it hurts a lot?
An expected reaction: A sore red area at the site of a vaccination is what happens when your healthy immune system reacts to the shot. It should only last 2-3 days. ...Read more
I have a sore lump on my arm right above my elbow, it's about the size of a quarter. It's painful to touch and feels soft, what could this be?
Sore lump: Get it checked soon especially if it is red or inflamed and came about quickly over the past few days — it may very we'll be an infection in your skin localized as an abscess. Your doctor should be able to evaluate this and determine the approach to treatment. Wish you we'll and this problem resolves soon. Thank you for your question. ...Read more
Hopefully just lipom: Hopefully these are lipomas. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may need a biopsy. ...Read more
I have a nickel sized lump on my arm from a missed iv. If its not red or hot and only slightly tender what should I do??
See your doctor: Missed I've from what. Would like more information. Use good hygiene if not infected will heal but take some time. See your doctor if it worsens or does not resolve ...Read more
I am waiting for anappointment for an ultra scan on a tender lump on my arm which is left from a flu jab 5 months ago. What could it be?
Probably lymph node: It's probably a swollen lymph node.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a bruise and a lump on my arm and I get pins and needles a lot and I have pain running through my arm after I fell onto the corner of a wall?
Hematoma is suspecte: I suspect this is a hematoma. This is bleeding into a rea of injury, the blood then clots and hardens. The injury could have injured adjacent nerves. In the first 36 hours of injury one uses ice and after 36 hours heat to help the heamtoma resolve. To clarify this it would helpful to see your physician. ...Read more
I had my last gardasil vaccine 2 months ago. No complications. Now i have a lump on my arm that hurts to touch and move my arm. Should i be concerned?
Infection?: If the lump is exactly at the site of the vaccine injection, maybe it is a delayed infection or other reaction to the shot. This sort of thing is rare but could happen. If the lump is anywhere else, probably it has nothing to do with the vaccine. See a doctor soon if the area continues to enlarge or becomes more tender; if any redness; or if you have fever. ...Read more
Found a lump on my arm, I got CT scan and they said i have a tumor. How likely is it cancer.are all tumor cancer?
Question too broad: With the description given a biopsy would be in order. Sometimes the radiologist can distinguish between a benign or malignant lesion. Both have their signs and symptoms and a dermatologist or other doctor should be seen. ...Read more
Hidradenitis: This could be a condition called hidradenitis if it looks like an abscess or infection. Another possible cause could be a lymph node. Any lumps that may be abnormally enlarged lymph nodes should always be evaluated. Hidradenitis may be treated with conservative care such as antibiotics, but may also require surgical incision. ...Read more
Folliculitis?: You will need to see your family doctor. "Painful lumps" could be abscesses. You will likely need antibiotics. Go to your doctor for an exam. Allergic reactions may also be a possibility. Fungal infections also may present this way. ...Read more
Prob lymph node: Hi its prob a lymph node would go to ur dr to check it out could also be lipoma or seb cyst but most common ln and get mammography. ...Read more
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