A member asked:

What is a cause for bursitis?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

Irritation: A bursa is a normal part of the body over a prominence. We have them over the back of the elbow, front of the knee cap, on the top of the shoulder, and the outside of the hip (to name a few). They also the skin to move freely over the underlying bone and soft tissues. Normally thin, they become thick and painful with irritation.

Answered 5/24/2014

5.7k views

Thank

Related Questions

A member asked:

Can shots in the buttocks be a cause of bursitis?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

A member asked:

Can chondromalasia patella CAUSE bursitis?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

A member asked:

Can sacroiliitis or bursitis cause hip to lock?

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers

A member asked:

What can cause swelling on the elbow (not bursitis)?

A doctor has provided 1 answer