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Painful Bump On Elbow
Woke up Friday with a rash on my elbow but today Saturday it is painful filled bumps and the area is swollen. . What is ir?
I have a weird dark bump on my elbow. been there for years, almost look like an ingrown hair. not painful, not grown in size.any ideas how to dig deep?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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??
Hit my arm hard week ago, elbow very bruised still painfully, hard bump and swollen where hit. Hurts , xray no fracture. Please help?
If U hit the point-: -of the elbow there is a bursa & it often fills with blood or fluid, & can swell quite a lot. If U have a scrape or skin violated it can become infected. Early Rx is best. C an orthopedist 4 eval sometimes aspiration is done and steroids injected. This is extraarticular so no steroid enters the joint. Then usually wrap, NSAIDS & antibiotics only if infected. ...Read more
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
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
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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