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I Have A Lump On My Elbow
Olecranon bursa: Tou need an accurate diagnosis made by a simple exam.See 1 more doctor answer
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.
Bursa: I would think of a swollen bursa first.
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
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.See 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.?
See someone now: If your primary provider can see you now, go. If not, consider an urgent care center or an emergency room. From your description you may have an infection. You should seek attention as soon as possible.
I have a lump just above my elbow. It is pea sized and is quite soft. It isn't painful unless I apply pressure to it. It literally feel like a pea.
Lump: This may be a small, benign fatty tissue growth (lipoma) or a simple inclusion cyst. It would have to be examined by a physician for diagnosis. Perhaps the advice would be to leave it alone after the assessment.
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.
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.
Many possibilities: Some causes of painful “lumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, and cysts. Have it evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis.See 1 more doctor answer
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.
Hi Dr, 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.
Hi I have had a lump in my right elbow for over a year now it has grown and had it cheacked they think this is a reactive lymph node how long can it t?
2nd opinion: It is unusual to have a reactive lymph node solely at one elbow and certainly not lasting for over a year. You need to get a 2nd opinion to find out the cause especially since the lump has been growing in size.
I have a lump under my skin by my elbow on my bicep and I am dizzy. What is going on and what should I do?
Lump under my skin: I will suggest immediate evaluation by surgon. We want to clear that dizziness is not link with mass. It can be vascular mass leading to dizziness is possibality
I have a lump in my left arm inside elbow where a nurse places stethoscope. It is hard and there is swelling around it. Also above collar bone?
Likely lymph nodes: It sounds like it could be some swollen lymph nodes since it is in multiple locations. Would consult with your pcp and look for possible underlying infection or another reason for some lymph node enlargement.
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine you and run some tests to see what's going on.
I've had a sore lump on my elbow for months, will it go away on its own? And what do u think it is please?
Elbow Lump Causes: Many causes of elbow lumps: cysts, bursitis (olecranon), xanthomas (fatty tumors), abscesses (infections). Any persistent lump on the elbow should be examined by a physician. Some causes are easy to treat with minor surgery, antibiotics, etc. Others like xanthomas reflect more serious internal problems.
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