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A 18-year-old female asked:

Get hand to elbow pain when typing or writing for a short period of time usually like a minute or two?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ahimsa porter Sumchai md
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Epicondylitis: Occupational repetitive strain induced inflammation of the lateral and medial epicondyles of the humerus at the site of wrist extensor and flexor insertion.
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Varies: There are a number of potential causes including a tendinitis of the tendons in the back of the forearm that extend the wrist. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis.
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Last updated Nov 16, 2016

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