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I have a goose egg like bump on my arm with what looks like a pimple in the center?

I have a goose egg like bump on my arm with what looks like a pimple in the center?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Should? Concern?: Ince it doesn't hurt, I guess there may not be an emergency, but w/o panic or anxiety, you might be wise to have it examined. It can't hurt and just in case it's a 1st sign of more, nip it in the bud! ...Read more

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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

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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Keratosis pilaris: A genetic condition related to dry skin, worse in winter. No cure. Lubricating creams and salicylic acid creams make it less like sand paper. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Abscess: It may be a blocked gland that has become infected. I would try to massage it after a hot bath or shower to help it drain. If it worsens, it might need to be opened by a doctor.. ...Read more

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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.

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

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Bumps on my itchy elbows don't go away! What do I do?

Bumps on my itchy elbows don't go away! What do I do?

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

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What to do if I have small itchy bumps on both of my elbows?

What to do if I have small itchy bumps on both of my elbows?

Bumps: 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

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Itchi elbows and knees. Bumps come and go?

Itchi elbows and knees. Bumps come and go?

Probably: This is probably eczema. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Why are there itchy bumps on my inside of elbow?

Why are there itchy bumps on my inside of elbow?

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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Why do I get bumps on my elbows when taking albuterol?

Why do I get bumps on my elbows when taking albuterol?

Reaction: It appears that you may have a reaction to albuterol when you take it via a dermatologic manifestation. Trying some antihistamines may reduce the presence and occurrence of this. ...Read more

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Just found bumps on the back of his elbow which are really itchy?

Just found bumps on the back of his elbow which are really itchy?

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

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Painful white bump with red border appeared on elbow. What could it be?

Painful white bump with red border appeared on elbow. What could it be?

Cyst, ? infected: Could be cyst, poss. Infected, also might be insect bite...if worsens, see doc. ...Read more

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I have a little tiny red bump on my elbow that I just discovered today and it hurts. What is it?

Furuncle?: Sounds like it may be a clogged/inflammed hair follicle - furuncle. However, I cannot be sure without seeing it. I would recommed warm compresses and nsaids (ibuprofen or naproxen). See a clinician if your symptoms worsen. Take care. ...Read more

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Hi there, I have itchy elbows, no rashes or bumps, they just itch and I can't seem to make it go away?

Hi there, I have itchy elbows, no rashes or bumps, they just itch and I can't seem to make it go away?

ITCHY ELBOWS?: 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

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I have clusters of red and white bumps on both of my elbows, what could they be? How can I get rid of them?

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

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Sometimes I get red itchy bumps on my elbows only. Only last a week at the most then goes away. What is this?

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

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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