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Why do I have a soft nodule on the back of my bony elbow. It does not hurt. It is probably 3×2×1 cm.How long should it last.When should I see the dr.?

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Dr. David Dinhofer
Radiology

In brief: Bursitis

This is likely due to fluid in the olecranon bursa.
Check out link to see if it looks like this: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/olecranon_bursitis if it hurts or is red, see a doctor right away. This is often cause by over exertion or trauma. Stop doing whatever activity that can be a possible cause and take a nsaid.

In brief: Bursitis

This is likely due to fluid in the olecranon bursa.
Check out link to see if it looks like this: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/olecranon_bursitis if it hurts or is red, see a doctor right away. This is often cause by over exertion or trauma. Stop doing whatever activity that can be a possible cause and take a nsaid.
Dr. David Dinhofer
Dr. David Dinhofer
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Dr. Mohammad Khan
Pediatrics

In brief: Pls see a physician

May be a lipoma, which is not dangerous but needs to be checked out soon.

In brief: Pls see a physician

May be a lipoma, which is not dangerous but needs to be checked out soon.
Dr. Mohammad Khan
Dr. Mohammad Khan
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