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Hard lump under skin near elbow

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Dr. Felix Chien
Family Medicine 24 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 44 years experience
Abscess: You probably have an abscess . See your doctor for treatment.
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Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 33 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
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Dr. Arthur Balin
Dermatology 48 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
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 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
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Likely normal lymph nodes, namely epitrochlear nodes.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mushahid Farooqi
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Hello! Hope you are doing okay. most likely it is a cyst, nothing to worry about at this time, just keep an eye on it and if anything changes such as ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Lumps: Your lumps may represent lipomas or fatty tumors
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 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
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Kahn
Pathology 32 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
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 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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