A 33-year-old member asked:
Pain in r elbow radiating into my forearm when i straighten it. what can it be and what can i do to relieve the pain?
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Specializes in Family Medicine
5.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
It depends: If the pain is medial and goes into your ring and little finger, it's probably cubital tunnel syndrome, which is a pinched nerve on the inside of the elbow. If its the outside of the elbow, it may be tennis elbow syndrome. Both should be treated with rest and anti-inflammatory medication, but if it keeps hurting see a doctor.
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Last updated Jan 3, 2014
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