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Skin Bumps On Elbows
I have a small lump/bump under skin near elbow on outer forearm. Its skin colour, feels softish (i think) and seems to disappear if i press on it hard?
I've had a cluster of skin colored bumps on my left elbow for 3 weeks. There is no itching and no rash. What can I buy over the counter to cure it?
Likely an infection: Could be hpv virus or molluscum contagiosum both are sexually transmitted. Would really need to see the lesions. Around the corona, it is normal to have 1 mm sized skin colored papules called pearly penile papules for which nothing needs to be done as these are not infectious. ...Read more
Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
I don't. But...: With more information, perhaps we can figure this out. You could request a formal consultation where we could go over your symptoms more specifically, and you could even upload pictures of these bumps during the consult for direct review. ...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
My boyfriend gets random bumps under the surface of his skin. They do not pop up too often and when they do they usually go away pretty quick. But they are usually about the size of a quarter and are hard. He has one in his elbow that is always there. The
These : These could be either cystic lesions or nodules. There are many different types, some more worrisome than others. The fact that they go away is a good sign. However, the bottom line here is to have an evaluation by his primary care provider or dermatologist for a clear diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more
Fatty tumor: More likely benign fatty tumor.Get a more detailed answer ›