I have had a pea sized lump in my left

Patient

Q: I have had a pea sized lump in my left armpit for the past 8 months or more. It has never went away. It doesnt hurt to move my arm in any direction but my armpit itches all day long and when the lump is pressed on, my arm goes numb.

Doctor

A:   Thank you for writing to us.

I think that you have a neurofibroma. A neurofibroma is a benign tumour of the nerve sheath. The tumour when pressed will cause numbness of the nerve. This possibly accounts for the treatment.

Please talk to a Doctor to confirm the diagnosis. The Doctor will later treat you with surgery. I hope this helps you.

Wishing you a speedy recovery. All the best.

Related Q&A

Q: Hello, About a month ago I started to feel something on the right side of my neck/throat when swallowing. See pictu...

Q: 21 male When I lift my heel to walk I get a sharp pain near the centre of the underside of my left foot. No visible...

Q: I am traveling to Australia then Southeast Asia for 6 months and I was meant to get my rabbies jab which is a course ...

Q: Hello, I have injured my left foot. About 1 month ago, the outside of my left foot suddenly started to hurt while I ...

Q: Hi, I have had this on my penis since mid Oct (3 months). It has not been any change in its color or development is ...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews