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Old 09-24-2007, 06:39 AM   #1
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Jonny25 HB User
Small lump in arm


The last year I have been noticing a small pea-sized hard object in my arm. It sits in the front of the elbow, right beside 2 other veins.

Could this be a dead vein caused by 2-3 years of pretty much total inactivity? I notice it most when I work out physically with my arms, it gets more pushed out and become visible aswell. It feels like a small soft pea, but too deep to say for sure if it is a dead vein or not.

I am a 25 year old male, I suppose this is the age when it starts going downhill and you need to work to maintain a good health

Should I have this checked out?

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Old 09-24-2007, 03:28 PM   #2
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Re: Small lump in arm

Could be a small cyst. Is it stationary or can you move it around? If you're concerned about it, please see a doctor. It will put your mind at ease.

Old 09-27-2007, 06:50 AM   #3
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Re: Small lump in arm

Hard to say, I can push it a little, but it stays in same area. It's a bit disturbing really. I will mention it at my next doctor visit.

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