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throbbing pain in elbow

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Many things are part: Of the elbow, thus many things can hurt too. Bone, tendon, joint, nerve, blood vessel, skin all can be a source of pain. Tendonitis is a common cause, ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibilities: There are a number of conditions that could cause pain here, such as a sprain/strain, pronator syndrome, a cyst, etc. It would be reasonable to watch ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
14 years experience Family Medicine
First guess: My first guess is tennis elbow (aka lateral epicondylitis), which is repeated intermittent pain on the outside of the elbow, particularly with movemen ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arun Patel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Possible tennis elbo: Your symptoms are suggestive of a tennis elbow. You do need to see a physician to confirm the diagnosis. Your physician will prescribe appropriate t ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Can't diagnose: with available info. But this could be an inflammatory condition like bursitis or tendonitis. Your doctor should be able to make an accurate diagnosis ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Miller
46 years experience Anesthesiology
Shoulder: Could be various reasons including osteoarthritis, rotator cuff etc. if persists need to start with X-ray If no contradiction ok to take ibuprofen ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Take it to a Dr.: If there's pus and throbbing, it's an indication of infection. That's better addressed by a provider who can prescribe antibiotics if needed. Cleaning ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Back
7 years experience Internal Medicine
Elbow pain: It's difficult to determine how serious a symptom is without a full history and physical examination. Its never a bad idea to discuss your symptoms i ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Have an exam: You might know of an activity or accident that might be at the root of this, but have an exam and see if there is anything you can do to optimize the ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hanlie Lottering
Specializes in
CARPAL TUNNEL: THIS COULD BE CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME. BUT CAN ALSO BE AN IMPINGED NERVE FROM MAYBE PREVIOUS NECK TRAUMA / INJURY. IT CAN BE THROMBOPHLEBITIS , WHICH ... Read More
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