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Tiny White Bumps On Elbow
This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
I have a pinkish colored spot on the outer bend of my elbow it has a small bump in the center of it and every time I bump it it hurts. Why?
Infection: One reason to get this problem taken care of is that your "bump" probably overlies the olecranon bursa, with not much tissue in between. If infection gets into the bursa, you would need to have the bursa drained, with a longer recovery period than the current, smaller problem. ...Read more
Yesterday I saw a soft bump on my elbows. But today I have realized small dots forming around my knuckles. Should I be concerned? What is it?
Yes: Could be infection see ur ms may need antibiotics ...Read more
I have a small bump that is under my skin near my elbow that doesn't 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
There is a small, hard, white bump on my husband' elbow. Does not hurt except if pressed hard. Started small became big after scratching. What could it b?
Not sure: I would see a dermatologist to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more
I have noticed small bumps, some bigger than others, that appear on the wagina or crease above my elbow on my right arm. What is it?
See doctor: To evaluate them. No way for us to diagnose it over the internet. ...Read more
My elbow has a few small bumps. It look smth like pimple which haven't mature yet. It is black in colour n doesn't hurt when press on. Its thr 4 months
Tonsured bumps: Could be almost anything. You need to be seen to get an appropriate diagnosis and treatment ...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
I have contact dermatitis and am being treated for it though I've come to find non-itchy different looking tiny bumps on my left elbow...What is it?
Dry skin?: Try some moisturizer on the elbow and see it this helps. If not, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
3 days go, I discovered a small cluster of bumps above my left elbow, as it was mildly itchy. It seems to resemble some type of HSV. What do I have?
I had a lot of small bumps-which turned into a cluster of lumps-on my forearm & side of elbow. 2 wks prior I had an IV in this arm and swelled after?
Have had a rash that does NOT itch unless it's scratched and small, hard bumps around it, located at the back of the forearm, just below the elbow.?
A picture is worth a: Thousand words. I highly recommend you have your doctor or dermatologist look at it. A fixed location skin eruption that doesn't really itch should be carefully evaluated. ...Read more
I have small bumps on my legs an elbows that are very itchy. What could it be and how do I treat it?
BUMPS ON ELBOWS:
SEE YOUR GENERAL DOCTOR OR A DERMATOLOGIST.
DOES NOT SOUND SERIOUS.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I haven't had and IV nor blood drawn and all of sudden I have a redness and a small red bump in my inner elbow?
See a doctor: Get this examined by somebody who can see it and assess it. ...Read more
What can cause little tiny bumps around my knuckles, an outbreak on my elbows and just about everywhere my skin folds?
Bumps: This could be several diseases. You need a skin biopsy to find out the cause of this. Your dermatologist could do this. ...Read more
I have small patches of goose bumps on my arms and elbow are. They do not itch but are annoying to look at. What can it be?
I have a small bump on the upper part of my left elbow, a purple penny size bump. What is it? It has pain and appears like a bruise.
A bump: Need to see your physician who can examine the bump and tell you what it looks like. ...Read more
I got elbowed in my eyebrow accidentally 1 week ago. Swelling down, but still a small bump that hurts when touched. Worth checking out?
Probably not: You have received a contusion and these take a little time to heal. If the vision is normal and you do not see double, then you just need a little more time for this bump which is probably a bruised healing point to disappear. You might try using local heat to speed this process. ...Read more
Semetrical, red, VERY itchy small bumps on my elbows. When I scatch, they bleed. The itchiness doesn't stop throughout the day. Since 4 days ago.
What are these small red bumps on inner elbow. Randomly appeared a few weeks ago and it keeps getting worse. They do itch but not enough to notice.
Are subcutaneous neurofibromas always firm? I have 4 small bumps on the inside of my elbow but they're soft and I can press on them. Lipomas maybe?
Maybe: Seems you have diagnosed yourself. See how they go and if changes see your doctor ...Read more
If my daughter chipped the tip of her elbow when she dislocated it would the bone fragment need to be removed? Still has lots of pain and a small bump
Not that likely:
Dislocated elbow in an eight year old is very uncommon but not unheard of /dislocation of the elbow is a very serious injury
tip of the elbow is the olecranon and usually not involved directly in a dislocation
if you are concerned you must talk with your treating surgeon or seek another opinion. ...Read more
I have one tiny skin color bump on my finger and several on my elbows they don't itch and there not filled with fluid do you know what this could be?
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?
Skin lump: Usually possibilities include a cyst, a lymph node, or a lipoma. However there are many other rarer possibilities. It is prudent to ask your doctor to evaluate the lesion. You should go promptly if the lesion is growing or changing. ...Read more
I have small bumps left elbows (bigger and more visible on my left) I also have pain shooting down my arms and weakness that comes and goes. Whst is?
Shingles: Could be shingles. Should be examined by a doctor. ...Read more