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Hard lump under skin near elbow

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Dr. Felix Chien
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Mass: You will need to follow up with your family physician to evaluate. There could also be need a need for a General Surgery referral for biopsy of the pe... Read More

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Abscess: You probably have an abscess . See your doctor for treatment.
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Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 32 years experience
Lumps and bumps: Sounds like a fatty tumor, most of which are lipoma. Okay to check with your doc on an elective (not urgent) schedule. Lipoma are benign fatty tumor, ... Read More
Dr. Arthur Balin
Dermatology 47 years experience
Skin lump: Usually possibilities include a cyst, a lymph node, or a lipoma. However there are many other rarer possibilities. It is prudent to ask your doctor t... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate to see what the bump is, and to start treatment if any is needed. Bumps are hard to describe in ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Likely normal lymph nodes, namely epitrochlear nodes.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Ebner
Dermatology 18 years experience
Could be a cyst: This sounds like a cyst, but there are many other causes for the "hard lump". You should get is checked out.
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Lumps: Your lumps may represent lipomas or fatty tumors
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Elbow: The part of the elbow you are describing is the olecranon. There is a bursa in the area and it is where the triceps muscle tendons insert. Causes for ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Kahn
Pathology 31 years experience
Many possibilities: There are many entities that could cause bumps under the skin. One course of action could be to see a dermatologist. They would be able to evaluate th... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Varies: There are a number of possibilities; from an enlarged lymph node, to a growth of a tumor or an infectious process among other possibilities. If it is... Read More

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