this is pravin i have a question regarding on myright side of my
body right under my arm little bit down on my right side of my hand i have small lump for many years but it is not painfull i do not know wat it is i never checked it with any doctor is that harmful for me can u please tell me what it is its not growing but but i can fill that i need to know wat it is so that i can go to the doctor and find out if u have any answer i need to know wat it is and take the necessary steps to cure that lump
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!
The various possibilities are a cyst, a neurofibroma (localized harmless swelling in a nerve), lipoma (localized collection of fat), a swollen lymph node, a tubercular abscess, or an acne. Rarely is it a bony tumor like osteoma. I think you should discuss these possibilities with your doctor.
Watch the lump. Do not touch everyday but once in 10-15 days. If the lump increases in size, becomes painful, changes color, bleeds, changes shape or consistency or more similar lumps appear then immediately consult a doctor. Otherwise seek a regular appointment and get this investigated. Usually such lumps do not need treatment, unless for cosmetic purpose, and unless it is a tubercular lump. Hope this helps. Take care!
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