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pain in my elbow when i bend it

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rule out infection: You have to be more specific. The elbow has at least 3 bony prominences. Generally speaking, in your age group most elbow pain over the bony parts of ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
20 years experience General Practice
MRI: An MRI will show bone as well as soft tissues. This test is more detailed than an mri. Good luck!
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Wong
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Locked elbow: Very important to make sure you do not have a spontaneous infection. If you have any fever redness or lots of pain with motion go to ER or your family ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Elbow pain: Tough to say without an exam. See the Dr. and get a full history and Physical exam of the area. You may have an overuse injury, for example if you p ... Read More
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A 67-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Koppel
27 years experience 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
24 years experience 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Greenwald
44 years experience 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 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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