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what is this pea sized lump under the skin on the outer side of my elbow

A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Fibromas: Fibromas are the most common painful skin tumor. They are benign.Usually removal of these is not necessary. If they continue to be particularly bother ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Shoulder blade mass: This may be a ganglion cyst ( though shoulder blade area is rare) which can be painful or a regular cyst/fibroma. if it is painful follow up with der ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Tough to say: Skin lesions are very difficult to diagnose over the computer. Most skin conditions are benign, but the best advice for you is to have it examined in ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
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 male asked:
Dr. Felix Chien
22 years experience Family Medicine
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
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
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.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Thompson
Specializes in Travel Medicine
? ganglion cyst: Your son most likely has a ganglion cyst. You can GOOGLE this and see if you recognize it. Sometimes they are painful while enlarging, but when stable ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
This needs a hands-: -on exam. Start with Ur PCP & get referred if needed. Not a usual place 4 a lyump node unless close 2 the elbow in the epichondylar area. Pain is ... Read More
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