Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

hit my elbow hard and now there is still a huge lump on the elbow

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Peter Bee
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Not exactly: Sound like you have developed a condition called "Olecranon bursitis," commonly known as "baker's elbow." This is due to increase synovial fluid coll ... Read More
3
3 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Scar tissue: Probably developed some scar tissue. Should get an xray to make sure.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could be bone.: Assuming you struck the back of your elbow, it could be a bone chip. The hook of the ulna bone is in that area, and can commonly be chipped, by striki ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
35 years experience Neurology
Yes: If you injured the ulnar nerve which runs thru the elbow in the cubital tunnel then you need to get an elbow pad to avoid putting pressure on the nerv ... Read More
1
1 thank
Dr. Thomas Graber
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
May heal slowly: Some people use elbow pads but most just learn to avoid leaning on the sore elbow until it heals. Elbow injuries often involve bone bruising, and tha ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Exam needed: It is possible you fractured a bone when you fell on your elbow. In order to properly evaluate this problem you should go to a medical clinic where a ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Haresh Sawlani
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Trauma: Get it checked out, in the meantime, ice, meds like Motrin to help with swelling and inflammation and x-ray to rule out fracture and visit to your md ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Most likely: Bursitis of the elbow or what we call olecranon bursitis. See the picture if that what is some treatment should be done by orthopedic surgeon.
7
7 thanks
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Well! : As long as u have full pom & it is painless u may have olecronon bursitis. This would present as a fluid filled sack @ the tip of the elbow. U should ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Time for an X-ray : An x-ray and an exam are in order.
2
2 thanks
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely, but: The only way to be sure is to get an examination and xray. Pain would be very significant. If not fractured; then would want to elevate, ice, use co ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Have it evaluated: Why don't you see a doctor and have it x rayed, then you know.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month