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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 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