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i have a lump on my elbow
A 21-year-old male asked:
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Likely bursitis: You should seek evaluation by an orthopaedic surgeon or physician focusing on musculoskeletal injuries. The image shows a typical appearance of olecra ... Read More
A member asked:
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See someone now: If your primary provider can see you now, go. If not, consider an urgent care center or an emergency room. From your description you may have an infec ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Bursa: This is most likely a painless bursitis of the elbow with fluid collection. Lack of redness,pain or tenderness would rule out infection or gout. These ... Read More
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Elbow lump: Can you move it a bit or compress it? Then it may be an effusion water in the elbow sacs . That can happen with repetitive action and will resolve w ... Read More
A member asked:
24 years experience Psychiatry
I : I am not sure that can be answered without having the lump evaluated. Just above the elbow there are supratrochlear lymph nodes. If you had a tiny cut ... Read More
A female asked:
31 years experience Family Medicine
Bursa: I would think of a swollen bursa first.
A 37-year-old member asked:
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine you and run some tests to see what's going on.
A 39-year-old female asked:
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Could be osteophyte/bone spur, calcification. ..Best to see ortho doc and get xr if indicated.
A 60-year-old member asked:
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Be seen: A lump on your elbow could've been triggered by many possible reasons, including trauma, fluid in and around the fat pad due to inflammation, tendon y ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Elbow Lump Causes: Many causes of elbow lumps: cysts, bursitis(olecranon), xanthomas(fatty tumors), abscesses(infections). Any persistent lump on the elbow should be exa ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
58 years experience Internal Medicine
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