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There is a lump above my my elbow on on the inside : had an

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There is a lump above my my elbow on on the inside
JA: How long have you had the lump? Is it hard or soft?
Customer: had an ultra sound ... they called back and said "Yes there is a mass " which i already knew ... now have to go for am MRI
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: What could it possible be... and why an MRI
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

Any mass in this area is unlikely to be cancer

Usually it is a cyst, bursitis, or a lipoma.

A MRI is the best test to determine exactly what it is but I suspect it is not worrisome.

high probability it is benign.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

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