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A male has a golf size lump on arm near elbow. can it be a hernia?

A male has a golf size lump on arm near elbow. can it be a hernia?

Not a hernia: Hernias are holes in the abdominal wall. A lump on the upper extremity is likely a lipoma (common, non cancerous fatty tumor), but should be checked out by a primary care provider. ...Read more

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Lump on inside of arm near elbow?

Lump on inside of arm near elbow?

Needs eval: You don't say how long it's been there or anything about the qualities or if you were injured so sorry but can't be of more help. Of you want to write back with more information maybe we could help. Sorry ...Read more

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Whats this lump on my arm near the elbow?

Difficult to say: It is obviously difficult to guess what a lump could be without an examination, so come in and let a physician see it.!if it is painless and in the back of the elbow it could be your olecranon bursa.Lumps and bumps around the elbow are fairly common.You need an exam and xrays. ...Read more

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Whats this small pea sized hard lump on my arm near the elbow, what is it?

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

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I have a small lump that moves in my left arm near my elbow?

I have a small lump that moves in my left arm near my elbow?

Often: A benign fatty tumor called a lipoma. Get it check out the next time you are at the doctors office. ...Read more

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Small hard lump on elbow that does not move. Is apparent when elbow is bent, not felt when arm is straightened. Causes pain. ?

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

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