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how do i know if ii chipped my elbow

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ouch : An orthopedic surgeon would be helpful. There are several treatment options available. Best wishes.
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Get checked : U may need an x-ray. Take tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin for now ( if no allergies)apply ace wrap and warm packs. Hope u have no fracture. Likely t ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Chip: Chipped bones can sometimes heal or their own, if pain persist, have it x-rayed and evaluated again.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Balaram
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Matters which bone: It matters which bone in the elbow was chipped. Usually after a chipped or "non displaced" elbow fracture a cast is not needed because putting an elb ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ouch: Most communities will have resources for uninsured. Go to a local hospital and talk to a social worker to see what you options might be. Unfortunate ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Elbow: The logical thing to do is to bel evaluated by your doctor to see if youu need xrays and a possible cast.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Almost certainly something can be done. It sounds like you may have involvement of the ulnar or median nerve and it is usually reasonably straight fo ... Read More
A 8-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not that likely: Dislocated elbow in an eight year old is very uncommon but not unheard of /dislocation of the elbow is a very serious injury tip of the elbow is the ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Have it evaluated: Why don't you see a doctor and have it x rayed, then you know.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermatologist: If the dermatologist was concerned he/she would have recommended a follow-up exam or a biopsy. Perhaps you would feel relieved if you consulted anothe ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
It happens: Reactive arthritis can happen, such as after getting infected with chlamydia, gonorrhea, or ureaplasma... all the more reason to select only a few, pr ... Read More

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