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Lump in arm pit ,pins and needles sensation in the hand - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   i have a lump under my arm and a sensation in my arm and hand
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   bump from when it is there ?
User :   a lump
Doctor :   yes lump from how many days it is there ?
User :   about 4 weeks
Doctor :   is it painfu
User :   no
Doctor :   how big it is ?
Doctor :   what is the size of the swelling ?
User :   not very big
Doctor :   is it increasing in size day be day ?
User :   no
Doctor :   is it soft or hard lump ?
User :   hard
Doctor :   did you show it to doctor ?
User :   no have not been. its more the pins and needles in me arm and hands that annoy me
Doctor :   this is from when, did it come along with the lump or it has come after the lump appearance?
User :   i noticed the pins and needles before
Doctor :   is it only in the hand which has lump under the arm or it is in both hands ?
User :   only the one with the lump
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it seems the lump is impinging or encircling the nerves which is causing this sensation in the region of distribution of the nerve in the hand
User :   yes
Doctor :   so you need to get an NMG study of the nerves of the arm affected
User :   ok
Doctor :   get physically examined with doctor to know what is that lump
User :   ok
Doctor :   once the lump is removed the sensation of pins and needles might disappear
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