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Lump Near The Elbow Under The Skin
I have a hard lump under the skin above the elbow, have had it four years now but now I'm starting to get sharp pains in my elbow.
This needs a hands-: -on exam. Start with Ur PCP & get referred if needed. Not a usual place 4 a lyump node unless close 2 the elbow in the epichondylar area. Pain is not associated with them either. Could B an infected cyst, but that's just a guess U do need 2 B C-n. ...Read more
I have a small lump/bump under (inside) my skin around my right elbow it does not hurt but can be felt and is somewhat visible. I am freaking out.?
Possible cyst: These are always difficult, even when seen in person. Cysts, lipoma (little fatty growths) and rheumatoid nodules can all cause similar little lumps under the skin. Though most are benign, it is worth getting it checked out by your primary doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
I got a small tiny lump on the skin of my elbow 8 monthes ago, I pressed it and a small amount of white creamy cheese came out, later on got a bit bigger and reddish colour.
Elbow lumps: Without further information, "lumps under skin of elbows" could be cause by a long and dizzying list of things. Epitrochlear lymph nodes, tophi, rheumatoid nodules, lipoma, cyst, etc. Guessing is not advised. Seeing your doctor to obtain a formal diagnosis is! ...Read more
I have a small lump (~1cm) under my skin, alittle above my elbow on my inner arm. Its a little raised. Had it for about 6month. Should I be worried?
No: Ihave always found simple excision and pathology analysis of a lump alleviates fear. ...Read more
I have a small lump/bump under skin near elbow on outer forearm. Its skin colour, feels softish (i think) and seems to disappear if I press on it hard?
Skin lump: Usually possibilities include a cyst, a lymph node, or a lipoma. However there are many other rarer possibilities. It is prudent to ask your doctor to evaluate the lesion. You should go promptly if the lesion is growing or changing. ...Read more
I've had red raised lumps on my elbow that started on my left elbow and were not red at all but rather lumps under the skin. Sort of went away for a couple months then came back as only 2 but now red.
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?
I have a lump under skin on right arm by my elbow. Can not tell if it is attached. Does not hurt. It is raised slightly what could it be?
Not sure.: This could be many things. If it has been there for longer than a couple of weeks, i'd see a physician and have it checked out! ...Read more
I have a hard lump under my skin on my elbow (base of bicep). It is hot and is moderately painful when I touch it or stretch my arm. Diametr is ab 1cm
What is a hard lump deep in the skin on elbow? Picked at it badly causing scab, a pea sized white fluid filled lump pulled out with the scab, no pain.
Could be a cyst: This sounds like a cyst, but there are many other causes for the "hard lump". You should get is checked out. ...Read more
I have a lump on the back of my arm under skin on top of elbow tendon and on top of skin above it are a few raised bumps. Been there for months?
Hard little lumps under my skin on both of my arms right before my elbows could it be cancer or swelling?
Lump under skin upper left arm 4 inches above elbow. Kind of sore. What is this? Similar one by Adam's apple.
Hard to tell....: ... if these are related. They could both be swollen lymph nodes. If they do not resolve within a week you should see your doc. ...Read more
I have several very tender pea-sized lumps under the skin of my outer thighs and also inside the bend of my elbow. GP said fibromas? Why so painful?
Fibromas: Fibromas are the most common painful skin tumor. They are benign. Usually removal of these is not necessary. If they continue to be particularly bothersome, I would obtain a consult with a dermatologist to be sure of the diagnosis. ...Read more
Found a firm mobile pea-sized lump under skin near elbow on left forearm. Now found one near elbow on upper arm, and one 1/2 way up back right bicep.
Mass: You will need to follow up with your family physician to evaluate. There could also be need a need for a General Surgery referral for biopsy of the pea size masses. But because you are giving me limited information (I do not know the consistency or shape or color), it is best that you follow up with a physician so they can do the necessary tests and visual assessment. ...Read more
I have a painful lump under skin on bicep/ elbow. Hard lump not visible to the eye. Sends pain down arm?
Varies: There are a number of possibilities; from an enlarged lymph node, to a growth of a tumor or an infectious process among other possibilities. If it is red, painful, enlarging you should probably be seen immediately. If it is not, you could potentially moniter it and if it does not resolve over 4 weeks be seen. It is hard to say more without a direct examination. ...Read more
Hi doc, had unprotected oral and got pain on big toe on my left leg and itchy rash on my elbows and non itchy red rash on chest. Then got ulcer on lower lip and skin on mouth roof started peeling off. Burning tongue sensation and lumps on mouth roof. Imme
Unrelated symptoms: And sketchy picture, you need to be examined, tell your doctor what you are anxious about, you might need an STD testing, trust your doctor, your information is confidential, good luck ...Read more
Pea size hard lump under skins surface. Attached to the tissue or muscle? Doesn't hurt at all. Located at where my elbow is but on the inside part. Moves around when I rub it. Extremely scared!!
Lymph node: Lymph nodes are found throughout the body. The most common ones that can be felt are both in the front and back of the neck, under the armpits and in the groin. One can also find them around the elbows. Any scratch, bite, or infection can make a particular lymph node draining that area, swell. If they continue to grow and persist over six weeks, they need to be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
I have a small bump that is under my skin near my elbow that doesn't 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
I have this hard bump on my arm, under the skin and it is starting to feel tingly and move up to my elbow. It hurts to touch it as well?
Bump: Any lump or bump changing its characters warrants an evaluation by a health care provider. ...Read more
Hi I have this pimple looking bump, just below my elbow. It doesn't have a white head and I have had it for a couple of weeks.
Trauma: Is very common in this area and so that is very likely unless it is a pimple. Try using a hot compress on it 3-4 times a day and otherwise, leave it alone so as not to irritate. Most such things eventually disappear. ...Read more
I have one tiny skin color bump on my finger and several on my elbows they don't itch and there not filled with fluid do you know what this could be?
I have a painful pimple like bump with white head on my elbow. What could it be? Could laying on my bed or applying pressure on my elbow at my desk cause it?
Yes: This could be as simple as a pimple that has not come to surface yet. Constant pressure or irritation to the area can cause this. If you are having fevers, chills or limited range of motion of your elbow joint, a more serious infection could be developing and you should seek medical attention. If not, a warm compress and avoiding the pressure to the area should be helpful. ...Read more
I've had a very painful bump on my arm right above the elbow for about 2 weeks now. Skin around it seems to be peeling. And it is slightly swollen. What can it be??
?: It is hard to make a skin lesion diagnosis without seeing it. The lesion could be anything from an insect bite to an infection or more. Please make an appt with your family physician very soon. ...Read more
I have very dry skin and a pimple type of bump on my right elbow it gets really irritating and itchy what should I do?
Hit back of head. Not to hard. Small bump. Like if u got elbowed. But feel tired since. Feel bit weak. Hard to work. No headache. Bit sore. Bit dizzy?
I have a lump under my skin under my arm and it hurts. I popped it and it hurts still. What could it be? Is this serious? Or not to worry?
A few possible: Answers are abscess (boil) which can happen spontaneously or precipitated by shaving, or if this has occurred before, this could be hidradenitis suppurativa which is a skin gland disorder typically causing abscess-like lesions under the skin in the underarm, groin and buttocks areas. ...Read more
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