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Elbow Goose Egg Bump
Could be a cyst: An underground growth with a central pimple sounds like a cyst. It's not dangerous but if you want it removed, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
A goose egg like bump on my arm about 2 inches wide with a red bump in the middle that has a head. The head is white?
See below: Sounds like abscess, boil, or infected cyst. Any recent injury to area—scratch, insect bite? Try warm compresses to encourage it to open & drain. Wash with warm, soapy water; pat dry. If lump gets larger, redder, more painful, see pcp for treatment. If u have history of boils, may need antibiotics. ...Read more
I have a bump a large soft bump on my head that came out of nowhere. It doesn't hurt. Looks like big goose egg. Should I be concerned?
In 1980's I got a goose egg head bump and my mom pushed it back in w a spoon. What did this do? I would never do this but always wondered why she did
Spread it out: Better out than in, maybe spread fluid out, not needed, not recommended because can worsen bruise or if indented fracture can worsen, use ice pack instead let body handle it ...Read more
I have a goose egg/ large bump between my shoulder blades on back. I didn't hit it and it's not sore, sometimes sensitive. Should I see dr. What kind?
Lipoma?: You may have a lipoma, a benign fatty tumor. These rarely require any treatment. Have your family doctor look at this bump before you do anything else. ...Read more
My 3 yo son has goose egg bump on forehead from fall. He has been acting fine but it has been 3 days and has gotten bigger. Should I have it looked at?
Yes, see: Pediatrician, since it is getting bigger-goose egg, is large for a 3 yr old! ...Read more
What's signs to look for on a toddler after a fall on head my son fell off of his loft bed about 4 feet high directly onto his forhead and there is no bump. I'm worried it is internal because I know that a goose egg is a good sign. My son has none, just a b
Go to pediatrician: Don't look, take him to the pepdiatrician. ...Read more
My 16 month old son fell off the arm of our sofa and he has a small goose egg on his forehead, how long should I wait till I put him to bed?
Acts fine after 1hr?: If a child is acting differently, even after a mild injury, she should be seen by her primary doctor. Sometimes an E.R. Visit is needed, depending on the symptoms. Head bumps in which there is low-impact on the head, little crying, no changes in behavior and no headache after the first hour, etc..., usually don't cause internal injuries even if there is a goose egg, so getting some sleep is fine. ...Read more
I have small patches of goose bumps on my arms and elbow are. They do not itch but are annoying to look at. What can it be?
My mom has had a bump under her arm it started small now is the size of an egg and is draining puss and she has fever what is this is it urgent?
Itchy bumps appear often (mostly arm/leg/back), can be goosebump-like or can get as large as bug bites. Disappears in a few hours. Usually not red.
Hives / urticaria: Usually, itchy bumps are urticaria, or hives. They go away in a few hours and the skin looks normal. They are white in the bump area and usually it is pink around the outside. The bumps are called wheals and the areas around them are called flares. If you don't have ANY redness anywhere, it may be eczema or something else. Antihistamines like zyrtec, Allegra or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) help the itch. See a doc! ...Read more
Hyperkeratosis: When skin thickens on the elbows and knees it gets bumpy, rough and sometimes itch. This is best treated with a skin exfoliating cream. There are over-the-counter creams with 12% ammonium lactate to start with. However, sometimes you may need a prescription cream to help those really stubborn spots. ...Read more
This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
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 proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
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Rash: Any skin condition is difficult to identify without seeing it or having more history. What does it look like? Is it red? Flad/raised? Etc. It could be that your knees have come into contact with something and is showing an allergic reaction. Could be eczema or psoriasis or skin rashes can sometimes be a sign of something going on internally. Best to have a doctor take a look and take a full history. ...Read more
Cyst, ? infected: Could be cyst, poss. Infected, also might be insect bite...if worsens, see doc. ...Read more
I have four medium size bumps on my upper arem and one on my elbow. They are red and slightly itchy?
Allergy or infection: Some kind of allergy or infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi there, I have itchy elbows, no rashes or bumps, they just itch and I can't seem to make it go away?
HOW LONG HAVE THEY BEEN ITCHY?
SOUNDS LIKE A CONTACT DERMATITIS FROM SOMETHING YOU HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH.
THINK HARD WHAT YOU WERE DOING JUST BEFORE THE ITCHING BEGAN. . .
IT DOESN'T SOUND SERIOUS OR CONTAGIOUS.
SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST TO RELIEVE YOUR WORRY.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more
I hit my elbow hard a few yrs ago and have a hard bump on it now that feels like bone, what could it be?
Scar tissue: Probably developed some scar tissue. Should get an xray to make sure. ...Read more
I have clusters of red and white bumps on both of my elbows, what could they be? How can I get rid of them?
Bumps: They are probably of no significance at your age but you can try some Vit E cream. This might help ...Read more
Sometimes I get red itchy bumps on my elbows only. Only last a week at the most then goes away. What is this?
Probably dry skin: Try applying moisturizer on the area immediately after bathing to see if this helps. I suspect that why your elbow rash flares up from time to time is related to dry weather. Try it and let us know whether this works. ...Read more
I have these bumps on my left elbow they don't hurt but been there a few days. What should I do to get rid of them?
Bumps elbow: Bumps on the elbow? Need to be more specific. If they persist see your dr please. ...Read more
My husband has a bump by his elbow. It is red, hot and swollen. He woke up saturday morning with it. We don't see any bite marks?
Olecronon Bursitis: There is a large bursa over the elbow that normally is flat. It can become swollen from injury or infection. Sometimes just leaning on the elbow will cause some inflammation, usally goes away with heat and ibuprofen. If his elbow is real painful and it hurts to move his elbow, I am very concerned about a possible infection. This often needs to be drained. See your doctor. ...Read more
I have noticed small bumps, some bigger than others, that appear on the wagina or crease above my elbow on my right arm. What is it?
See doctor: To evaluate them. No way for us to diagnose it over the internet. ...Read more