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one elbow bruised and swollen

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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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The most common: cause of lymph node swelling is infection. Glandular fever (mononucleosis) is a common cause of swollen lymph nodes in adolescence & early adulth ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Local infections: Swollen glands, or lymph nodes, drain infections from the nearby region. Hashimoto thyroiditis would not be a leading cause of swollen glands.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benson Yu
Dr. Benson Yu answered
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Bruised elbow: Sounds like could be bursitis or synovitis if there are sign of infection such as fever, swelling , redness and reduced range of movement of the elbo ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: A bruise usually indicated internal bleeding, and so if you are having spontaneous bleeding occuring, I would definitely be seen to make sure you have ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Let it heal: It sounds scary based on your description, but you are still able to do tumbling and stunts suggest that the injury is not serious. It seems you susta ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ronald Herring
17 years experience Anesthesiology
Elbow: The most likely answer is he bumped his elbow hard enough to cause some bleeding deep next to the bone. The 'light blood' in the conditions might mean ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Time will heal: If you had the injury less than four hours ago, you may put an ice pack on it to reduce swelling. If it has been more than 24 hours, you may use moist ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Ortho: May want to get another xray. Sometimes occult (hidden) fractures will show up several days later on repeat films. Continue to ice and keep elevated.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Get: An X-ray. Make sure no fractures. Will allow for the proper treatment once this is ruled out
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Himot
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Get it checked: would have it looked at to make sure it is not a spreading infection
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