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Hard Lump On Elbow
Small hard lump on elbow that does not move. Is apparent when elbow is bent, not felt when arm is straightened. Causes pain.?
Bursitis?: You possibly have the inflammation of Olecranon bursa also called Olecranon Bursitis, which seemed to be chronic in your case, try not to lean on your elbows, protecting your elbows during sports activities with elbow pads, See your provider for an Xray and possible Anti inflammatory medications. ...Read more
6yr old fell. Has bruise and hard lump On elbow. Doc wrapped it in ace bandage. But it hurts her more than before with the bandage. Was doc rite2 wrap?
5cm hard lump removed near elbow thought originally to be inflammatory. Sent to pathology, should I be worried. No one saying what it could be....
Hello Doc, I have one hard lump near my elbow, surrounded by couple of smaller (soft rooms the touch) ones and one movable lump. What could this be?
Possible lipomas: (soft tissue benign fatty tumors) or ganglion cysts. You must be seen and examined. ...Read more
Hard lump in inner elbow and armpit. Both pea-sized, movable and rock hard. Appeared about 2wks ago.
Lymph nodes: Get examined for infection and evaluation of lymph node formation. This will also require blood testing ...Read more
Hard palpable lump next to elbow. Had ultrasound today 4.8cm wide, 1.38 CM deep. Sonographer said it wasn't bursitis or lipoma?
4.8cm hard palpable lump next to elbow. U/s said inflammatory process but no bursa. Keflex and steroids no effect.... What should I do?
When to wait: These often are quite irritating but usually resolve slowly over time without treatment. If they persist then there is a surgical option. ...Read more
14 month old with a big hard lump on right wrist and elbow. Ped said bug bite but they don't look like bites. What else could they be. One on her elbow is forming a white spot in the middle.?
Sounds like bite: The appearance of some bug bites can change rapidly due to localized allergic swelling within the skin nearby. What you describe sounds like a bite to me. ...Read more
Dr. Says hard lump mid. Of arm above elbow to the right feels like swollen lymph node. Doesn't think cancer, wants sonogram. Wht else could it be?
I have a small hard lump on my arm near the elbow its not painful but would like to no what it is?
Bilateral lumps appeared on inside elbows above crease. No injury. Not hard. What could it be? Will have ultrasound soon. No blood draws/injury.
Elbow lumps: Lymph nodes reside just where you describe. These will swell when forearms or hands are irritated or inflamed. Is odd to have bilateral elbow node swelling. Are nodes swollen in axillae? ...Read more
Lump: A lot more information is needed to answer this question. - is it painful -how long has it been there? -is it mobile? -has it grown in size? If so how rapidly? You should have it checked out by a local dermatologist or yor primary care doctor. ...Read more
I have a hard lump under the skin above the elbow, have had it four years now but now I'm starting to get sharp pains in my elbow.
Hard lump on the inside of my elbow where the arm bends. Only painful when pressed on. Area slightly red. Had it at least a week. What could this be?
My 13 year old daughter has a very hard movable lump on the outside of her elbow, about and inch and a half long... Not really painful. What could thi?
Need to be seen: Can't guess, also insufficient information, please see her doctor or a virtual consult with pictures on HealthTap ...Read more
Small lump forearm near elbow, not on elbow. Hit area hard a few weeks ago. No pain. Cancer possible?
Unlikely: Fat necrosis is one of the common causes of a nodule in the skin after trauma. Cancer usually does not develop within weeks, so that seems unlikely. Was it possible there was lump there before, and you only notice it now after the injury? Without an age, there are some other possibilities that could be seen: gout, arthritis, etc. ...Read more
Small lump located half way between elbow and arm pit sort of hard on inner side left down from the bicept prob notlymphnode? Any ideas?
Hard to say: Best to have it examined by your doctor who knows your history. ...Read more
I've had my 4th elbow surgery about 2 1/2 weeks ago all of a sudden ive noticed a 3 in long hard mass/lump my dr is 6hrs away what should I do?
Call the the surgeon: Your doctor has to know, first call your doctor, if needed you may have to go and see ...Read more