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   Posted 6/22/2008 11:04 PM (GMT -6)   
can lupus cause lumps places?  i am prone to ganglion cyst but this is not one.  its located above the bend in the inner part of my arm and its hot and tender.  it also has this week type feeling right in that same area.  i've been having alot of other stuff going on with me and have rhumo appt coming soon.  is this anything common with lupus?

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   Posted 6/23/2008 12:08 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi domanique,

Welcome to the forum. It doesn't ring a bell for me . . . . but Lupus can do many really whacky things. Hopefully some of the other will be along soon who may know something about the lumps.

Sorry . . . not much help . . . but wanted to welcome you.


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   Posted 6/23/2008 1:28 AM (GMT -6)   
I wonder if it could be a rheumatoid nodule - the ones that are common with rheumatoid arthritis?
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   Posted 6/24/2008 10:26 AM (GMT -6)   
I have a hard lump on the inside side of my wrist. It is not a cyst. My rheumatolgist said it was from lupus and said not to worry about it unless it hurt or caused problems. It has gotten bigger but other than the fact that it looks weird, I just figure it is just one more "fun" thing to deal with.

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   Posted 6/24/2008 4:59 PM (GMT -6)   

                       I would be careful just got checked for blood clots ,and luckly I didn't have any , but they told me they are painful and leave red marks , and skin feel hot . But I also have a bump at the top of my arm , doc calls it fatty tissue ,and this was when I was real thin . Hope all go's well tc


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   Posted 6/26/2008 10:38 PM (GMT -6)   
I don't know much about the other types of bumps. But Since it's red and hot, you definitely should get the doc to see it. It could be an infection--sometimes my boyfriend just gets these like localized infected bumps like that, or a sign of more widespread infection or an infected bite of some kind. I'm getting bit a lot lately!
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   Posted 6/28/2008 1:30 AM (GMT -6)   
If its more of a knot then I know what you mean. There is a thread about this from a few weeks ago. They are hot to the touch..itch and burn and also painful. Check the other thread for more info. Its a normal symptom but not common.




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