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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   hello
User :   My father has just found a lump on his elbow..just found today and wondering what would be
Doctor :  
May i know his age?
User :   But feels like liquid in there
User :   45
Doctor :  
Does he have any other symptoms?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Did he hurt himself?
User :   no
Doctor :   what is the approximate size of the lump?
User :   1 inch
Doctor :  
Does he have any problem in moving the elbow?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Ok. it looks like a benign problem
Doctor :  
that may disappear soon
User :   what is that
Doctor :  
The exact diagnosis can however be possible
Doctor :  
only after an examination
User :   it is real soft
Doctor :  
a benign lesion is one that is non growing, non cancerous, asymptomatic swelling
Doctor :  
but i would recommend a physical examination
Doctor :  
by a doctor to know the cause for the same.
Doctor :  
have you followed?

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