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hit hand which made pain going up my elbow

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Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
F/u with own doctor: this is time to give your doctor f/u info and they can pursue the cause with you
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathish Adigopula
20 years experience Pediatrics
.: Elbow injuries need to be taken seriously. If pain persists or if you see swelling checked with doctor to see if you need an x ray. Till then put some ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Local measures first: You hit your ulnar nerve. Pain medicine such as Advil (ibuprofen) will help. Warm compresses may help as well. How long it takes for the pain and n ... Read More
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Dr. Anthony Ferrara
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Get xray: Likely its a radial nerve bruise, but Xrays would be needed to make sure not a break
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Nerve entrapment: A blow to the elbow can result in soft tissue swelling around the cartilage and nerves or possibly a slight shift in the bony surfaces of the elbow jo ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Possibly: Have it checked out, you need an x ray.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably a contusion: Sounds as though you may have an ulnar nerve contustion. The complaints you have listed are common for people who "hit their funny bone". The pain sho ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Psoriasis?: See a dermatoloist . It may be psoriasis. It can be also be some sort of allergic skin reaction.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Nerve damage: Hopefully this will be temporary, but you did some damage to the nerve(s) that run between your elbow and hand. If it doesn't clear up soon or if it g ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Eval: There may have been pooled blood on the back of your hand which caused it to darken. Xray with evaluation would determine if there is small fracture ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Should go away: Give it a chance, it should get better. Try taking an anti-inflammatory medicine.
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