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Prolonged elbow problem: tensing my arm at a 90 degree angles hurts. A pain on the inside an inch away from the boney bit. No pain from touching?

Prolonged elbow problem: tensing my arm at a 90 degree angles hurts. A pain on the inside an inch away from the boney bit. No pain from touching?

Need exam: A proper evaluation will help to determine the cause and develop a treatment plan. Ask about the need for imaging. An orthopedic surgeon would be the best place to start. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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My elbow pops when I do push-ups or any exercise that requires me to bend my arm 80 degrees or more. What could this be? (only my left elbow)

My elbow pops when I do push-ups or any exercise that requires me to bend my arm 80 degrees or more. What could this be?  (only my left elbow)

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Fell three weeks ago landed on my arm, it was swollen a couple days and a little black and blue, arm still hurt arm does not hurt if at 90 degree angle but when i extend arm or bring in less than 90 degree angle arm hurt at front crease part of elbow

Fell three weeks ago landed on my arm, it was swollen a couple days and a little black and blue, arm still hurt arm does not hurt if at 90 degree angle but when i extend arm or bring in less than 90 degree angle arm hurt at front crease part of elbow

You : You could try simple measures such as over-the-counter medication, like Ibuprofen or aleve; however, it seems to me that it might be worth your while to seek additional input from your primary care physician. Three weeks is a rather lengthy time to have persistent loss of motion of the elbow. ...Read more

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Does position of elbow in the shoulder immobilizer after complete rc tear repair surgery always 90 degrees or dependent on what was done in rc repair?

Does position of elbow in the shoulder immobilizer after complete rc tear repair surgery always 90 degrees or dependent on what was done in rc repair?

Yes at about 90 deg-: Rees, as that is most easily the comfortable position in use by majority of us. One can get to bend ; extend easily from there, as one exercises to get full rom back once advised by your surgeon, after healing is completed. Do what you are advised! ...Read more

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What could be wrong with my arm? Female, 33. No injury to arm. Tight, burning sensation in left bicep. Feels better when elbow is bent 90 degrees. Also, aching pain in front of shoulder when playing the flute. Symptoms came out of nowhere and it has been

What could be wrong with my arm? Female, 33. No injury to arm. Tight, burning sensation in left bicep. Feels better when elbow is bent 90 degrees. Also, aching pain in front of shoulder when playing the flute. Symptoms came out of nowhere and it has been

Biceps : Biceps tendinitis, may have symptoms of burning pain at the front of the shoulder, tightness i the biceps muscle ( depending upon forearm rotation and elbow position) there are several causes and associated problems but overhead activity usually exacerbates this. If symptoms persist talk to your pcp regarding an evaluation and anti inflammatories or see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Holding a light weight in my left hand, holding out in front of me and rotating my wrist right..once I get 180 degrees it hurts.. On and off elbow pai?

Tendonitis: Your symptoms sound like tendonitis - are you exercisin, playing golf or tennis, or doing other strenuous activity that could cause strain on your elbow? ...Read more

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I have pain in both arms (from below shoulder to right before elbow) for 6 month. I can't straighten my arms, goes max to 135 degrees. Please advise. ?

See your MD: Bilateral pain and loss of normal range of motion lasting 6 months indicates this to be a progressive condition affecting the shoulder joints. Detailed history, examination, imaging studies and some blood tests can determine the nature of the pain after which therapeutic decisions can be made. ...Read more