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Severe tennis elbow pain

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Up to 1 year: Tennis elbow can be stubborn. Symptoms can last for up to 1 year or more. Fortunately, patience usually pays off. Non-op care is successful in 90% of ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel (skip) Feinstein
Specializes in General Surgery
Rest, wrap and ice: Try for one week with ice intermittent, ace wrap and rest for one week with anti inflammatory analgesic ( Ibuprofen, naprosyn ). If no improvement s ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Possibly: Sulphites have been implicated in worsening of headaches. With tennis elbow being pain transmitted through your nervous system its possible but no sc ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
RIICE: Rest, ice, ibuprofen, compression with a ace wrap and elevation when you can.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me help: I believe the best answer for this is mri.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends on what: Medicines they are giving you. Tennis elbow is a pretty easy diagnosis as long as the doc as musculoskeletal experience. The next step after anti-infl ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: If the pain is localized to the outside part of the elbow, then tennis elbow is a possibility. It could also be a problem inside the joint itself suc ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Blake Perkins
20 years experience Dentistry
Yes: As much as we would like simple solutions, pulled muscles almost always affect surrounding tissues and other muscles, especially in the head and neck ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
People : Of all ages can get it. Elbow and forearm are two diffent anatomical regions...tennis elbow would occur at elbow not forearm...

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