Ok, here's the deal....years ago (over five) I wrecked on a mountain bike..landed on elbow...hurt pain ouch...shook it off...recovered.
Since then I've had a strange hard lump (feels like bone) right on the top of my elbow. Up until recently, it never bothered me other than hitting my elbow on a hard surface it would swell up a bit and be tender for a few days.
About four weeks ago I spiked a volleyball, trying to be the 'sand spike champ of the parks and rec league', Anyways, ouch, pain, swelling...so I immediately began the normal routine of ice, immobilization and babying...well here I am four weeks later and if I put any pressure on my elbow in a strange way I get a very sharp pain in the elbom and a sensation of my elbow locking up...I've found that if I life the skin away from elbow I can return motion to my elbow but it remains extremely tender for hours sometimes days after and event like this.
Why am I here? Cause it has become worse and more frequent...the hard bump looks the same..doesn't appear to be any swelling of the elbow
Help so I can head into my doc armed with some knowledge...no pun intended
in my post I inadvertantly wrote 'top' of the elbow...let me revise that to depict the 'tip' of the elbow...basically if you put your elbow on the table, the part that makes contact is where the lump is...hope that helps
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.