A member asked:

I have pain near my elbow joint. it is painful so much that i cant even wipe myself after the bathroom. i have to rest my arm on a pillow when im sleeping to get relief from pain. its not painful if kept from moving too much. what is this?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. What you described fit with what is usually called a tennis elbow. For info: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/lateral-epicondylitis-tennis-elbow#:~:text=Lateral%20epicondylitis%2C%20or%20tennis%20elbow,become%20sore%20from%20excessive%20strain.

Answered 6/14/2022



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