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I have a small painful lump in the inside of my upper right arm. Along with another painful lump near my elbow side closest to my body , Palm up.

I have a small painful lump in the inside of my upper right arm. Along with another painful lump near my elbow side closest to my body , Palm up.

Ans: Well many possibilities. Need a better history. Such as. Did the just appear? How long have they been there? Any change in size or shape? Tender or hot? Any underlying medical issues for you? You should see your doctor for a good exam and then go from there. ...Read more

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What this painful lump on/around my elbow could be?

What this painful lump on/around my elbow could be?

Olecranon bursitis: It probably is an olecranon bursitis if the swelling is at the point of the elbow. See an orthopedist. Aspiration and a cortisone injection often resolves the problem. ...Read more

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Hard painful lump on my elbow it does not move?

Hard painful lump on my elbow it does not move?

Variable: Could be osteophyte/bone spur, calcification. ..Best to see ortho doc and get xr if indicated. ...Read more

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Very small non painful lump on back of elbow, can roll it around between fingerers. Hasn't changed in a month, what could it be?

Very small non painful lump on back of elbow, can roll it around between fingerers. Hasn't changed in a month, what could it be?

Ganglion cyst: What you described is consistent with ganglion cyst. You should have your doctor look at it next time you see her/him. Consult this site for information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ganglion-cyst/basics/definition/con-20023936 ...Read more

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I have a lump just above my elbow. It is pea sized and is quite soft. It isn't painful unless I apply pressure to it. It literally feel like a pea.

Lump: This may be a small,benign fatty tissue growth(lipoma) or a simple inclusion cyst. It would have to be examined by a physician for diagnosis. Perhaps the advice would be to leave it alone after the assessment. ...Read more

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Whats the cause?? Ive got pain when i straighten my R arm. On the inside just above my elbow there is a slight red mark and its painful, feel a lump

Whats the cause?? Ive got pain when i straighten my R arm. On the inside just above my elbow there is a slight red mark and its painful, feel a lump

Infection or abscess: Hard to say for sure but could be an infection that might produce these symptoms. Fevers? is it warm to touch? Could be a clot. If it is really bothering you would a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a big lump on my rt fore arm I also have a couple of small lumps and even smaller ones in both elbows very painful from shoulders to fingers?

Sounds serious: at least potentially. Are these bumps at all tender? Any streaks up the arm? Lumps in armpits? Have you been bitten or scratched by any animal (especially cat) or insect? Any fever? You should see someone to find out what's going on, especially with the pain. It could get worse quickly and you would be in pain and without guidance. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a lump on my upper forearm close to my elbow. It is fast growing and is increasingly painful. It is very solid and has started turning purple.

Skin Abscess: The description sounds like an abscess, or a localized infection. It likely requires an incision and drainage which usually cures it. This is a relatively simple bedside procedure. The body may be able to "wall it off" but there is a risk it will not. Can try warm compress, but advise to see your doctor soon since it is "fast growing". ...Read more

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I have a small lump near my elbow is sore and very painful, I am type2 diabetic?

I have a small lump near my elbow is sore and very painful, I am type2 diabetic?

Many possibilities: Some causes of painful “lumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, and cysts. Have it evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a sore lump on my arm right above my elbow, its about the size of a quarter. Its painful to touch and feels soft, what could this be?

I have a sore lump on my arm right above my elbow, its about the size of a quarter. Its painful to touch and feels soft, what could this be?

Sore lump: Get it checked soon especially if it is red or inflamed and came about quickly over the past few days - it may very we'll be an infection in your skin localized as an abscess. Your doctor should be able to evaluate this and determine the approach to treatment. Wish you we'll and this problem resolves soon. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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Ive woken up with excruciating pain in R arm when i straightn it. On the inside just above the elbow feels like a smll lump painful 2 touch red mark?

Ive woken up with excruciating pain in R arm when i straightn it. On the inside just above the elbow feels like a smll lump painful 2 touch red mark?

Examination : Is required to establish likely causes. Could be a bicep muscle problem shoulder problem pinched nerve or something more seems like a blood clot. Recommend you seek urgent medical attention ...Read more

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Yestrday woke up with a spider bite in my upper arm. Painful thing as day went one lump grew. Overnight lump has shrunk but pain has spread to elbow.

Yestrday woke up with a spider bite in my upper arm. Painful thing as day went one lump grew. Overnight lump has shrunk but pain has spread to elbow.

Spider bite: It's best to have a physician check your arm because of spreading pain. Other worrisome symptoms would include spreading redness, fever,chills, abdominal discomfort or swelling of the bite site. ...Read more

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A small lump appeared suddenly near the inside of my elbow, about 2 weeks ago. Dr said its lipoma, it & area around are painful, could it be sarcoma?

A small lump appeared suddenly near the inside of my elbow, about 2 weeks ago. Dr said its lipoma, it & area around are painful, could it be sarcoma?

Lump dilemma: Lump inside the elbow which is painful can have several causes starting from lymph node, lipoma, cystic mass and the list goes on if we look at the given info; pain, sudden onset favor tendinitis with fluid collection from a strenous exercise more detailed history and skilful exam can clarify the matter.Sarcoma is very unlikely with this history ultrasound of the mass can provide helpful info. ...Read more