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Lump near elbow under skin

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Rosenfeld
Dermatology 44 years experience
Rheumatoid Arthritis: If these bumps are non-tender. they may be Rheumatoid nodules. Uric Acid deposits from Gout can give similar bumps. The nodules can be tested by a Der... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Lio
Dermatology 21 years experience
Possible cyst: These are always difficult, even when seen in person. Cysts, lipoma (little fatty growths) and rheumatoid nodules can all cause similar little lumps ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Sebaceous cyst?: Sometimes oil glands in skin get plugged leading to accumulation of oils in a cyst. Sometimes they get infected. If persistent it can be removed. See ... Read More
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Dr. Aleks Radovic
A Verified Doctoranswered
8 years experience
Sounds like a ...: Abscess or boil. It would be wise to see your doctor as you might require an antibiotic if the area is still red, warm, inflamed or tender. Best of lu... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Comedone: A small acne cyst associated with a hair. OK to squeeze it out.
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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 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 45 years experience
No: Ihave always found simple excision and pathology analysis of a lump alleviates fear.
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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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Elbow injury: Hi, if the lump is on the elbow, it is most like bursitis- inflammation of the bursa lining in the area, leading to fluid accumulation. Icing it and u... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abdul Khokhar
36 years experience
Lump under my skin: I will suggest immediate evaluation by surgon.We want to clear that dizziness is not link with mass.It can be vascular mass leading to dizziness is po... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Not sure.: This could be many things. If it has been there for longer than a couple of weeks, i'd see a physician and have it checked out!
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