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Swollen elbow no pain

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Botelho
44 years experience Family Medicine
Possible bursitis: Is it over the elbow tip? It is probably olecranon bursitis. Talk to your doctor. The excess fluid can be removed.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Is it swelling over the "pointy bone" at the back of the elbow. If so, you could have olecranon bursitis. This can occur with repetitive pressure - ... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Sisselman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Olecronon Bursitis: This sounds like olecronon bursitis. It can be caused by trauma infection arthritis or other causes. It is usually benign. A doctor can drain it and s ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: If she have no problems in the elbow before most likely some pressure from positioning during the procedure she have most likely will subside. The se ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ganglion or lipoma. : The sensory branch of the radial nerve is in the area & superficial. A mass can compress it. The area or pain or numbness is the top of the thumb ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Inflammation: Swelling denotes inflammation. X-rays being negative means no fracture and you are too young to have osteoarthritis. The inflammation could be tendoni ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
Need doctor's advice: It is not clear as to the injury but the wrist can be the starting point and the swelling can occur from limited use. Need to be evaluated for the ent ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Rowan Paul
16 years experience Sports Medicine
Joint or outside?: If you elbow is swollen in the joint (fluid filled), you may have acutely injured the joint cartilage itself. If the swelling is on the outside near t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
38 years experience Dermatology
Cellulitis : Swelling and itching and redness with the development of fever is cellulitis.
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