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Hard Bump On Elbow
I have this hard bump on my elbow. Its movable and I was wondering if I should get it clocked out. It has been there for 8 months now. ?
Probably benign: I would have this checked out only f it is bothering you. Otherwise I would not worry about it. ...Read more
I have. Read hard bumps. On my elbow. When I hit them on something. It's a burning feeling. What is it?
There is a small, hard, white bump on my husband' elbow.Does not hurt except if pressed hard.Started small became big after scratching.What could it b?
Not sure: I would see a dermatologist to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more
My boyfriend gets random bumps under the surface of his skin. They do not pop up too often and when they do they usually go away pretty quick. But they are usually about the size of a quarter and are hard. He has one in his elbow that is always there. The
These : These could be either cystic lesions or nodules. There are many different types, some more worrisome than others. The fact that they go away is a good sign. However, the bottom line here is to have an evaluation by his primary care provider or dermatologist for a clear diagnosis. Good 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?
Recurring rash on the inside of rt. Elbow which first appeared 1 yr ago. The rash consists of a few hard, itch-less bumps at any given time?
I have this hard bump on my arm, under the skin and it is starting to feel tingly and move up to my elbow. it hurts to touch it as well ?
Bump: Any lump or bump changing its characters warrants an evaluation by a health care provider. ...Read more
I have an elbow that has hort for weeks and is also causing muscles in and around to hurt and weaken grip and lifting capability. Now a hard bump is s?
Wart on elbow?: If it is indeed a wart (caused by a viral infection of the skin cells) then the least noxious solution is to buy yourself a roll of Duct tape (yes, Garrison Keillor's favorite for everything) and cut a little patch of it and cover the wart every night for 6 weeks. 80% cure rate! If that doesn't work then chemicals (salicylic acid), then freezing and finally burning it off electrically (most noxio ...Read more
Have had a rash that does NOT itch unless it's scratched and small, hard bumps around it, located at the back of the forearm, just below the elbow. ?
A picture is worth a: thousand words. I highly recommend you have your doctor or dermatologist look at it. A fixed location skin eruption that doesn't really itch should be carefully evaluated. ...Read more
Are subcutaneous neurofibromas always firm? I have 4 small bumps on the inside of my elbow but they're soft and I can press on them. Lipomas maybe?
Maybe: Seems you have diagnosed yourself. See how they go and if changes see your doctor ...Read more
I have a small lump/bump under skin near elbow on outer forearm. Its skin colour, feels softish (i think) and seems to disappear if i press on it hard?
My left elbow is slightly swollen and it's hard to move/flex my elbow due to the throbbing pain. There's also a small bump of pus. How do I treat this?
Take it to a Dr.: If there's pus and throbbing, it's an indication of infection. That's better addressed by a provider who can prescribe antibiotics if needed. Cleaning out the wound incompletely would just lead to having to deal with it later - so go to a clinic or your provider. It's a chance to discover the underlying cause (if not an injury) and deal with that too. Best! ...Read more
I am traveling in India now, and I seem to have developed small, skin-colored, hard, itchy blister-like bumps on my fingers & elbows. I'm on Malanil.
Hit back of head. Not to hard. Small bump. Like if u got elbowed. But feel tired since. Feel bit weak. Hard to work. No headache. Bit sore. Bit dizzy?
Hit my arm hard week ago, elbow very bruised still painfully, hard bump and swollen where hit. Hurts , xray no fracture. Please help?
If U hit the point-: -of the elbow there is a bursa & it often fills with blood or fluid, & can swell quite a lot. If U have a scrape or skin violated it can become infected. Early Rx is best. C an orthopedist 4 eval sometimes aspiration is done and steroids injected. This is extraarticular so no steroid enters the joint. Then usually wrap, NSAIDS & antibiotics only if infected. ...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
Sorry: We do not have access to pics of your bumps. You will need to be seen. ...Read more