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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.

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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.

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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?

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?

Cyst: It could be a cyst connecting to the joint, or it could be a bursitis, or a nodule with no relation or connection to the joint. You can leave it alone unless it started causing pain, or it is getting larger.

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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.

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.

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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?

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

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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!

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What could cause this lump on my right elbow?

What could cause this lump on my right elbow?

Need: A picture! Suggest you use Health Tap Prime and attach picture Dr Z

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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.

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I have found a lump just above my elbow, what is this?

I have found a lump just above my elbow, what is this?

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.

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I have a squishy lump on inside of left elbow do I need to worry?

Olecranon bursa: It sound as if you are describing an olecranon bursa. They are benign. It could be aspirated and then a compressive dressing applied for a few days and that should relieve it. Otherwise prolotherapy to the bursa will close it down. It is not a cause for worry.

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What does it mean when you have a lump in your elbow and have sharp pains?

What does it mean when you have a lump in your elbow and have sharp pains?

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.

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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.

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.

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I have apainful lump on my elbow I am typw two diabete?

I have apainful lump on my elbow I am typw two diabete?

Olecranon bursa: Tou need an accurate diagnosis made by a simple exam.

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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?

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?

Lumps: 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.