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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?

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

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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.?

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

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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?

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

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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 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 ...Read more

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Lumps under skin of elbows. What could this be?

Lumps under skin of elbows. What could this be?

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

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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.

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.

Sounds like a ...: Abscess or boil. It would be wise to see your doctor as you might require an antibiotic if the area is still red, warm, inflamed or tender. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Red lumps under skin of elbows and a few down the back of forearm?

Red lumps under skin of elbows and a few down the back of forearm?

Rheumatoid Arthritis: If these bumps are non-tender. they may be Rheumatoid nodules. Uric Acid deposits from Gout can give similar bumps. The nodules can be tested by a Dermatologist, to find out what they are. ...Read more

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