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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
24 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Stop playing tennis: Elbow pain would usually be caused by repetitive movements of the joint, causing tendonitis (inflammation of the tendon), hence the name, "tennis elbo ... Read More
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A 67-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Koppel
27 years experience in Podiatry
RICE!: Rest, ice, compression (ace wrap), elevation. Also add an NSAID like ibuprofen. If the pain continues see a physician.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Greenwald
44 years experience in Podiatry
Ice it : Ice the elbow three times a day and take OTC motrin 200mg three times a day
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
NSAID: The vast majority of problems associated with elbow pain can be helped with and NSAID.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Raffoul
Specializes in General Practice
Acetaminophen/NSAIDs: Well, that depends on the nature of your pain, i.e., trauma vs. repetitive stress or overuse injury vs. osteoarthritis. For most MSKL injuries, acetam ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Antiinflammatories: Depends on the cause, but typically meds to bring swelling and pain down are the treatments of choice.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Determine cause: Is it a sports injury? Excessive exercise? Trauma? Once the cause is determined, then an appropriate treatment can be recommended. Please see a local ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Gluck
38 years experience in Hand Surgery
Depends on specifics: One would need to know more about the reason for your pain. The elbow is a tricky joint. If you recently injured the elbow you might have an undiagnos ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Most likely you: Bursitis (olecranon bursitis) use elbow pad which have foam rubber in it it will cushion the elbow.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Many causes: Elbow pain is hard to isolate without being seen. It often comes from over use of the wrist muscles that occurs with gripping and use of the hands (la ... Read More
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