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Fluid-filled sac on elbow

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What causes swollen and fluid filled elbows?

my elbow is swollen and feels like it is filled with fluid. I have been working out recently and some said it may be a ruptured bursa ...
 

Had surgery on elbow to remove bursa. Elbow filled with fluid like a ball. What can be done?

I had surgery on my elbow about 2 months ago to remove the bursa. The elbow continued to fill with fluid and drain for about 6 weeks until the incision completely closed. Now my elow is filled with fluid ...
 

What is the cause and treatment for edema in elbows?

So I went to my doctor last friday for edema to my elbow. He drained it took out 6ml of fluid with some blood and sent it to lab. The office just called and is ordering Keflex for me to take and have ...
 

3 year child noticed fluid filled lump on elbow. Hurts while pressing. How to get rid of these bumps?

's not hard like bone, it's more of a firm, fluid-filled bump. It has never turned any colors like a bruise ...Hi, My 3-year-old daughter somehow got about a 1-inch diameter lump on the side of her elbow - I ...
 

Fluid filled lump on shoulder, popping sensation when pressed, pain in shoulder, elbow and thumb. Should I go to ER?

I found a weird fluid/air filled lump on my shoulder this morning. It looked like an air bubble ... having some pain in my shoulder, elbow and thumb of the same arm. I've called my Doctor's office and am ...
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How to treat fluid filled elbows after undergoing total elbow replacement?

My husband had a total elbow replacement a year ago and over the last several months it has a large amount of fluid on it. His ortho said he would not recommend aspirating it due to risk of infection ...
 

Bumps on elbows, foot and finger. Light in color. What to do?

if i put pressure on them and they kind of look like little burns. they are hard not filled with fluid ...i have had bumps on my elbows for the last 5 yrs or mayb 6 now i have one one my right foot ...
 

Lump under skin on elbow, look like bruised. Treatment required?

pressed. im assuming she has banged it and caused a fluid like sac, but wondered if I might need to get ...hi, my 4 year old has a pea sized lump under her skin, on her elbow, but feels like its tear shaped ...
 

Lump on arm, near elbow, white pus, yellow discharge, redness. Treatment?

hi i had a lump on my arm near my elbow that was filled with white stuff i squeezed most ... hard only letting out small amounts of yellow fluid its now painful and red idk if thats because i have ...
 

Should the fluid in the elbow causing swelling be drained?

Hi, as a child I knocked my elbow on doorframes, etc (bad balance). I ve noticed that my elbow is swelling (with fluid) - it sounds and looks like bursitis (e.g. from web) but it is not at all painful ...
 

What causes pain in the shoulder, elbow and knees?

My 18 year daughter complains about shoulder pain that runs down to her elbow. Her shoulder blades hurt too. Her knees hurt. she had MRI for her knee and doc discover a little cyst an some fluid in her ...
 

Swollen elbow after a fall. Will this become serious?

Hi Dr, I had a bit of a hard landing on my elbow about 2 weeks ago. The inital bang hurt but the pain soon wore off. The next day my elbow had swollen quite badly but had no pain at all. Since ...
 

3 year old child, having firm fluid-filled bump on elbow, pain on pressing. Causes and treatment?

. It s not hard like bone, it s more of a firm, fluid-filled bump. It has never turned any colors like a bruise ...Hi, My 3-year-old daughter somehow got about a 1-inch diameter lump on the side of her elbow - I m ...
 

Itchy, red bump rashes filled with fluid on right arm from elbow to wrist. No relief from antibiotics. Suggestions?

and I did notice I have some red bumps, and they are filled with some fluid and when they itch I put ... last april I broke into a rash on my right arm from the elbow to the wrist only on the top of my ...
 

Suffering from itchy rashes on the jaw bone and on the elbows. Could this be due to mosquito bite? Swollen lymph node in the armpit. Are these related?

bites and they just keep appearing. They are not fluid filled just intensely itchy. Once I have itched ... face on jawbone then began on the insides of my elbows. Now I have it behind my knee and some on backs ...
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I have a lump on the back of my arm between my shoulder snd wrist. It hurts and is red a little warm to the touch. It is tight when i try to stretch my arm.
if it is over the back of your elbow joint it is likely a bursae. this is a fluid filled sack over the bony prominence of the elbow. occasionally it can inflamed. the treatment is antiinflammatory medication and occasionally antibiotics if it gets infected.
 
pain in my left elbow it is very swollen it feels like there's liquid in it now it is kind of hard if u give me your email i can send pictures
Hello, Thanks for the query to H.C.M. Forum. May be due to synovial fluid accumulation in elbow joint . Send your picture over this site for evaluation of any diagnosis. Good luck. Dr. HET
 
Right hand elbow to fingers pain
Hi, could be due to muscle spasm or other cause. Let me know more detail so that I can help yo better.Meanwhile you can take anti-inflammatory drug like motrin to reduce pain and inflammation
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