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What Is This Slowly Growing Lump On My Arm Not Too Hard Maybe Lipoma
Hard lump somewhat deep under skin on outer upper left arm. Feels about the size of a dime. Gotten bigger over the last month. Doesn't move. Lipoma?
Maybe: There are many tumors that can grow larger as well as things like ganglions etc. You need a consult with a dermatologist, a surgeon, or an onchologist. ...Read more
Lump gotten larger in forearm near ulnar node area. Cant tell if hard/soft. Doesn't move and since bigger, can see w/o feeling area. Node or lipoma?
Need to be examined: It sounds like you need to be examined with or without an ultrasound to be able to appropriately determine the etiology of this lesion and whether or not it's in lymph node or the soft tissue mass like a lipoma ...Read more
Hard palpable lump next to elbow. Had ultrasound today 4.8cm wide, 1.38 CM deep. Sonographer said it wasn't bursitis or lipoma?
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 have a lump in my arm I was told it was a lipoma what is that and how do I get rid of it. And is it dangerous?
Benign Fatty Tumor: Lipomas are non cancerous growths that may occur anywhere on your body, usually evident as a rubbery lump that can be felt just under the skin. They can be easily removed (often under local anesthesia in an office-setting, depending on it's size and location). Removal is advised if it is enlarging or causing discomfort, although many request removal for aesthetic reasons. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Possible to have many small lipomas under the skin all throughout my arms? Can't see lumps, but can feel small ones when pressing down deeper.
Lipomatosis: Yes, it is possible. It is called Lipomatosis ...Read more
Large lump at the top of my arm, with intermittent shooting pain through my elbow and wrist. Can a lipoma cause pain or is this something more?
Have a grape sized lump under arm that moves. When I lift arm it moves lower and can't feel it lying down. History of lipomas. Swollen gland or lipoma?
LIkely: Sorry, cannot tell by history provided. Need to see a dr for exam. Might put needle in it, or if annoying you, might remove to identify ; 'kill two birds with one procedure.'. ...Read more
I have been going insane over this small hardish lump on forearm. I have multiple lipomas on both arms but this feels slightly different. Any insight?
Consult your MD: Schedual an appt. For an rrexam and possible biopsy ...Read more
I see a lump on my upper arm more when I turn it elbow facing down palm up. In the past I was told its a lipoma now shooting arm pain what's next help?
Doc, check it again: Shooting pain down the arm is the focus of what needs to be evaluated. It may relate to the lipoma. A lipoma, collections of fatty tissue under the skin, may occur in multiple areas of skin. If it changes size, or quality or becomes tender, it should be removed, because there may be a cancerous change in some cells. Shoot pain down arm and lipoma may be distinct problems, have both checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have a lipoma lump on my upper arm and now have what looks like a broken blood vessel coming down my arm?
A small lump appeared suddenly near the inside of my elbow, about 2 weeks ago. Dr said its lipoma, it & area around are painful, could it be sarcoma?
Lump dilemma: Lump inside the elbow which is painful can have several causes starting from lymph node, lipoma, cystic mass and the list goes on if we look at the given info; pain, sudden onset favor tendinitis with fluid collection from a strenous exercise more detailed history and skilful exam can clarify the matter.Sarcoma is very unlikely with this history ultrasound of the mass can provide helpful info. ...Read more
Hello, I have a 1cm and 1/4cm, normal skin colored, moveable under the skin, and painless lumps in my left forearm. Are these lipoma?
Found a visible lump between breast and armpit in dec. Mammo and u/s in march, it showed up in neither. Dr said felt fibrous. Lipoma? Lymph gone bad?
Firm lump on shoulder blade that does not move. Been there for about two yrs, recently growing and increased discomfort. Fairly certain not a lipoma.
Get evaluated: Any lump increasing in size or associated with discomfort warrants evaluation, particularly if present for fairly lengthy duration. I would not venture to guess what it may or may not be without an exam. ...Read more
I have several bump in my arms. Sizes are 1cm or smaller. Not pain, but hard. Somedays before one got pain with fever. But now isn't. Is it lipoma?
Cysts, fibromas, lipomas, neurofibromas can all be small lumps anywhere in the body.
There are some clinical differences, but some need removal to determine cause. ...Read more
If I want to be seen for a lipoma on right upper arm that I think is growing were do I go what's the first step to take?
Brst cancer surv 1.5mths. (pic) lumps grew starting july, not noticeable until aug. Dr says won't check out, no big deal-lipoma. But these r growing fast.
What is the question: Your question is not entirely clear to me. Do you have a diagnosis of breast cancer made already or are you concerned that you might have cancer? Please make it clear and ask a clear question that you have in mind. I agree that if the lumps are growing fast, it is not going to be a lipoma. So a biopsy is required to determine the nature of this tumor (unless already confirmed to be breast cancer). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had two surgeries 2 years ago on a lipoma on my back - there is still a large, hard, painful lump. How can I tell if it is a scar or lipoma?
Get evaluated: Go to your doctor for evaluation. If you have discomfort you may need re work. ...Read more
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