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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Olecranon bursitis: Swelling of the padding of the elbow. Usually needs to be drained. Caused by trauma or infection.
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Dr. Mark Rekant
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Olecranon bursitis: Sounds like bursitis but your physician would know better after evaluation.
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A male asked:
Dr. John Lochemes
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bursitis elbow: I assume you are talking about the bursa over the elbow which originally had fluid in it. After the hockey game it sounds like the bursa sac ruptured ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Makowiec
26 years experience Hand Surgery
Pretty normal: Olecranon bursitis results in swelling about the posterior tip of the elbow and can sometimes cause pain too. Initial treatment is typically nsaids, ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Olecranon bursitis: Occurs at the tip if the back of the elbow . The bursa protects the skin from the bone but at times get inflamed chronically from trauma or even infec ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Popowitz
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Normal: Sounds like classic olecranon bursitis. Avoid any friction across your elbow. Try using elbow pads if you can't avoid placing friction across your elb ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
I think U mean @ --: - times U feel some pain when U lean on it. This is due 2 a tiny fold in the synovial lining of the bursa is pinched. U may even feel a little pop as ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
This : This can usually heal itself. It is important to be sure there is no other elbow injury such as a fracture. A risk is infection, and if the area bec ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: First you should see an orthopedic surgeon for immediate care especially if your diagnosis is correct. Not following up with care can mean pain and ma ... Read More
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Infected bursa: Likely to be infected bursa that was filled with pus and now it is discharging If you are feeling well otherwise you can wait to see your doctor durin ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: You probably have traumatic bursitis with possible fluid accumulation ( effusion ). I suggest an orthopedic evaluation or exam at local UC clinic . If ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Balaram
14 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Olecranon Bursitis: Common finding after irritation at the elbow or injury. Usually goes away on its own, but some physicians suggest draining it, especially if it looks ... Read More

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