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I Have A Lump On My Elbow
I have a lump on my elbow next to the elbow bone and I have an uncomfortable pain in my forearm and tricep, it doesn't look like a zit or bug bite ?
Likely bursitis: You should seek evaluation by an orthopaedic surgeon or physician focusing on musculoskeletal injuries. The image shows a typical appearance of olecranon bursitis- a common condition that usually resolves with rest, ice, anti-inflammatory medications (nsaids), and brief immobilization. Aspiration is frowned upon due to increased risk of infection, but is occasionally indicated. ...Read more
Bursa: I would think of a swollen bursa first. ...Read more
I have a lump in my elbow crease which has stayed the same size since I noticed it in June. But an ultrasound showed nothing shld I worry?
Probably not: But if it still concerns you ask your doctor to remove it for you ...Read more
I have a lump near my elbow.ultra sound it was solid & it was being fed by blood, what could it be?
Usually benign: The most common solid lesions of the upper extremety are benign. If soft, consider a lipomatous growth. If firm benign fibromas can occur but one must think of MFH or a malignant fibrous tumor. The presence of blood supply is hard to define without angiography. If this has recently been noted and growing, then biopsy is indicated to determine method of management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a persistent lump on my elbow, along with a fever, pain and swelling. It got bigger over the last few days.?
I have a lump on my right elbow.Its hard and not moving.The size just like small bean.Sometimes there a pain.I have no injury. Its just came out.Do i need to worry?Tnx
I : I am not sure that can be answered without having the lump evaluated. Just above the elbow there are supratrochlear lymph nodes. If you had a tiny cut or infection the lymph node could be draining the germs, dead white blood cells or other gunk, which caused the lymph node to be inflammed. If you had multiple swollen nodes over the body, that could be problematic. ...Read more
Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more
I fell down on my slippery floor last week, a few days later I realize i have lump few cm under my elbow, doesn't hurt. Is it cancerous?
Unlikely: If you fell on the same elbow , you could have injured the bursa (a small sac of fluid ). This can result in traumatic bursitis, and will require a little time to heal. A hard lump is not uncommon as it heals and should resolve in a few weeks. If it persists, becomes red, painful or enlarges then you should seek medical care . ...Read more