Red Lump / Spot on Elbow (picture provided) Help Please

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Hello All, 

I'm a hypochondriac, can someone please put my mind at ease and tell me that this doesn't look like skin cancer...

Please help, if it looks serious please advise, 

Many Thanks. 


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  • Posted

    Just bathes it with cotton wool ball dipped in hot water as hot as you can bare and it will burst it. Simples....
  • Posted

    Good, it feels comepltely different to a normal zit and after squeezing it for days it stayed the same so I thought it might be something serious. 


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    Possibly an insect bite. Should clear up by it self within a few days though may leave a mark for much longer. If it is  hot and the area round it swollen it may have become infected so you may need to see your GP.
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    I agree, it looks like a zit - possibly as spider bite that became infected.  Put ichthamol (tarry-like salve) - some call it Boileze - on it with a bandaid overnight.  It should break open and let the infection clear away. 

    I'm answering 6 days after post -- did it go away yet?


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