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Have lumps on elbows. Had taken Cocaine injection. Do I need to worry?

My boyfriend has injected cocaine a few times into my veins on my arms. I did not like the feeling or affect and will not do it again. However i have 2 lumps on either side of my arms, they are really hard lumps, when i stretch my arms out i look like a have a golf ball attached to my elbows. The lumps are not red and do not hurt unless i press on them heavily. I have had these lumps for about 4 weeks? How do i get rid of these lumps ? are they dangerous i have had no other side effects. They look terrible. Thankyou
Asked On : Sun, 17 Feb 2013
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Hi, thanks for using healthcare magic

When any part of the body experiences trauma or healing is occuring, fibrosis can occur. This is the formation of excess connective tissue during a repair process or reaction.
It is likely that the lumps that you are seeing are as a result of fibrosis (scar tissue). In some cases fibrosis can improve slightly in some persons with resolution of the lesions,if they remain and are bothersome then you can contact your doctor about removal.

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Answered: Sun, 17 Feb 2013
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