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A member asked about a 10-year-old male:

my son fell on he' elbow yesterday in the park, it hurts, but hard to say how bad, swollen, he can bend he's arm as he is using it ok now hurts little?

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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 years experience
Elbow pain: Sounds like he contused his elbow by your description. If he has any problems with range of motion or increasing pain or swelling do not hesitate to have it checked and possibly frayed. Expect by your description that he should be fine in a couple of days.

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A 39-year-old female asked:

Why does my son scratch and rub his arm after i put cream and ointment on the elbow?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Irritant: Some element in the ointment is irritating the skin, try aquaphor or vaseline frequently.

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