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Painless Lump On Elbow
I have a lump on the left upper side of my neck and its painless. I don't have any other symptoms except another small lump on the inside of my elbow?
See your doctor: See your doctor for an exam to determine whether this is a lymph node or not. ...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
Small lump forearm near elbow, not on elbow. Hit area hard a few weeks ago. No pain. Cancer possible?
Unlikely: Fat necrosis is one of the common causes of a nodule in the skin after trauma. Cancer usually does not develop within weeks, so that seems unlikely. Was it possible there was lump there before, and you only notice it now after the injury? Without an age, there are some other possibilities that could be seen: gout, arthritis, etc. ...Read more
What could cause a painless lump the size of a nickel in a woman's inner forearm just below the elbow?
Numerous: There are many types of skin tumors this could be. ...Read more
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 soft painless lump on the tip of my elbow about the size of a walnut. It's numb & feels like it's filled with fluid. What could this be?
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 inside of my arm near the elbow. It is about an inch in diameter and is not sore. I work regularly with weights and wonder if that could be the problem. It has been there about three weeks and has not gotten any larger.
Possible cyst: A lump needs to be seen by a physician before a diagnosis can be made. It's quite possible that you have a benign lesion like a cyst, but you'll have to go to a physician for evaluation. ...Read more
Above elbow inside hand, feels like tablet structure and flexible. Pressing inside no pain, catch and press with 2fingers its pain. What is that? Any lump?
Lipoma: I'm not sure from your description, did you mean the inside of your arm above your elbow there is a mobile mass that only hurts if you squeeze it? That would most likely be a lipoma which are common on the arms. If it's on the outside of the arm, the same thing. If it is changing see your doc. Good health ...Read more
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
Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine you and run some tests to see what's going on. ...Read more
I have a squishy lump in the crease of my elbow. It is moveable not fixed and isn't solidly round but about the size of a quarter.
Maybe a lipoma.: This could be a variety of things. It sounds like it might be a lipoma. You could take pictures of it and then either see a doctor in person or on HealthTap to further evaluate it. If you use HealthTap, make sure your pictures are high-quality and that you get close-up pictures, if at all possible. ...Read more
Lump in the crease of the inside of my elbow. 2 inches long and goes from the middle of the crease downward? Pain when slightly pushed. No injury
Lump: This would require a physical exam to be able to give you any useful information. I would recommend seeing your physician. ...Read more
Olecranon bursa: Tou need an accurate diagnosis made by a simple exam. ...Read more
What should I do if I have just noticed on my elbow I have a collection of flesh coloured lumps they don't itch but im really worried as to what they are can anyone help?
More information is needed.
How long have t hey been there?
Have they changed in size?
Are they painful?
I would recommend consulting a local dermatologist or primary care doctor. ...Read more
Needs eval: You don't say how long it's been there or anything about the qualities or if you were injured so sorry but can't be of more help. Of you want to write back with more information maybe we could help. Sorry ...Read more
Difficult to say: It is obviously difficult to guess what a lump could be without an examination, so come in and let a physician see it.! if it is painless and in the back of the elbow it could be your olecranon bursa. Lumps and bumps around the elbow are fairly common. You need an exam and xrays. ...Read more
Could: Be swollen trochanteric bursa, if red or warm seek medical attention. ...Read more
Bursa: I would think of a swollen bursa first. ...Read more
I have a small hard lump on my arm near the elbow its not painful but would like to no what it is?
Biopsy: Follow up with a dermatologist a biopsy can be done if needed. ...Read more
Small pea sized movable lump infron of elbow are (soft side). It doesn't hurt. Same size for months now.?
Lump by Elbow: Likely this is a lipoma, a small benign, collection of fat. To make sure it is worth it to get it checked by your physician. ...Read more
I have small lump on elbow, that is very painfully if pressure is added. What is it and how do I remove it.
Many things can cause a lump on the elbow. If the lump occurred suddenly, then the likely cause is an inflamed bursa usually on the dorsal aspect of the elbow. The area will usually be filled with fluid giving the impression of a lump.
The treatment is to drain the swelling and take anti inflammatory medications in the class of ibuprofen. ...Read more
4.8cm movable lump near elbow. Sonographer today said didn't know what it was......Any suggestions till I see my dr?
Elbow lump: Can be many things and as simple as a fat pad or lipoma or a cyst from the joint. ...Read more