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    What causes painful swelling in the elbow?

Posted on Mon, 31 Jul 2017 in Lump
Question: I have been achy and slow moving for a month or so. Now I haves raised bump on my elbow. I'm concerned it's a tumor
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 43 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Elbow swelling has many possibilities,kindly provide more input .

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear
Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* Elbow swelling has many reasons from benign soft tissue lesions to other
tumors .

Kindly provide me more details so that I can answer your query completely .

1. Body ache - duration , frequency , severity , aggravating , relieving factors .
2. Slow moving means difficult in walk , run , routine activities or else .
3. Bump - size , shape , soft or hard , duration , progress since appearance ,
elbow movements affected .
If possible & no objection kindly upload a high resolution photograph as an
attachment please .
4. Appetite , weight alterations .
5. Other systemic disease as diabetes or other .
6. Any history of fall or trauma noticed if any .

Awaiting for your response .

Regards .

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