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I have a big, colorless bump on the back of my right elbow that itches, it's flat, slightly hot, red, no pain and I have no idea where it came from?

I have a big, colorless bump on the back of my right elbow that itches, it's flat, slightly hot, red, no pain and I have no idea where it came from?

Olecranon bursitis: This is most likely a condition called olecranon bursitis which is a swelling in a sac on the back of the elbow. If this is hot and red this could be an infection of the bursa. I recommend seeing a physician to be evaluated and possibly be started on antibiotics. ...Read more

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LARGE painful VERY RED BUMP WITH BLACK CENTER on chin, hand, elbow ?

LARGE painful VERY RED BUMP WITH BLACK CENTER on chin, hand, elbow
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See doctor: It appears you have what's call carbuncles which will likely require an antibiotic and perhaps even incision and drainage. See a doctor ASAP ...Read more

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I got elbowed in the forehead and received a big bump and a black eye. The black eye went away but i still have a bump there. It's been almost a month?

I got elbowed in the forehead and received a big bump and a black eye. The black eye went away but i still have a bump there. It's been almost a month?

Probably..: The bump was a hematoma (collection of blood under the skin.) these will often become fibrotic (scarred) and last for months. They are almost never permanent. You may be able to hasten the disappearance with gentle massage of the lump. I would give it about 6 months to disappear before doing anything else. ...Read more

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My daughter has many bumps on her knees, elbow and the outside of legs. No fever though any clue? Some big some small some with white.Heads.

My daughter has many bumps on her knees, elbow and the outside of legs. No fever though any clue? Some big some small some with white.Heads.

Molluscum?: Hard to say without seeing it but from what you're describing it sounds like something called molluscum contagiosum, which is caused by a benign skin virus. There are treatments for this but often it resolves on it's own. Take her to your pediatrician or a dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is cause of lots of bumps on elbows?

What is cause of lots of bumps on elbows?

Many possibilities: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, abscess, or an allergic reaction to various things like detergents or soaps or to medications. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. ...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 a small bump that is under my skin near my elbow that doesnt hurt when pressed. however ive had this bump for about a month and is noticeable?

I have a small bump that is under my skin near my elbow that doesnt hurt when pressed. however ive had this bump for about a month and is noticeable?

Epitrochlear node?: If it's on the front as in the photo, it may be an epitrochlear lymph node. These are usually clinically significant and may indicate an infection. Best to have it checked by a physician. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more