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Why do I have notciable bumps on my elbow after i came from the beach? What i did there is just put beach water on my arms and rubed sand on arm.Rinse

Why do I have notciable bumps on my elbow after i came from the beach? What i did there is just put beach water on my arms and rubed sand on arm.Rinse

Likely irritation: Your skin likely has a topical reaction to the exposure; possibly, rubbing sand irritated your skin. Try topical Hydrocortisone cream 1% 2-3 times a day for a few days. If there is redness and swelling, there might have been an exposure triggering an allergic reaction. In this case, try benedryl 50mg every 6 hr for 1-2 days. If it continues or is problematic, call your md. ...Read more

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I woke up with hives 2 mornings in a row. On day 3, in the middle of the day, I have itchy red bumps on my elbows & knees. What could this be?

I woke up with hives 2 mornings in a row. On day 3, in the middle of the day, I have itchy red bumps on my elbows & knees. What could this be?

Hives: Hives come and go. The best therapy is to decrease the itch-scratch cycle by taking higher doses of non-sedating antihistamines during the daylight hours and the sedating antihistamines at nighttime to get some sleep. See you allergist if this persists. ...Read more

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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. ?

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

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I have these red bumps on my elbow? Mrsa?

Possible: See your family doctor asap for diagnosis and recommended treatment. ...Read more

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I have strange moving bump in my elbow what dose this mean? It is very unconfertable

I have strange moving bump in my elbow what dose this mean? It is very unconfertable

Most likely bursitis: Most likely what you have is olecranon bursitis. If it bother you need to take the fluids out and possibly injecting steroid there. Some times it have to be taken out go to your doctor he will manage it. ...Read more

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I have a red bumps around my elbow and I don't have any idea what is it coz it's just come out...so can u tell me what could it be?

I have a red bumps around my elbow and I don't have any idea what is it coz it's just come out...so can u tell me what could it be?

Depends: I need more details. Does it itch? Does it have an annular ring or scales? Could be contact dermatitis, eczema, ringworm,psoriasis, dermatitis herpetiformis. I suggest that you take multiple pictures of elbow and upload to Health tap. Set up a visit ...Read more