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Broke my collarbone (slightly)was told to wear a sling and did for 5 days and havent since,woke up with aching pain in elbow, broke 3 weeks ago,?

Broke my collarbone (slightly)was told to wear a sling and did for 5 days and havent since,woke up with aching pain in elbow, broke 3 weeks ago,?

Follow up: You may want to foow up with an orthopedic surgeon. Ask if is appropriate to do any more X-rays, and what the recommended treatment is. Hope this helps! ...Read more

Elbow Pain (Definition)

Discomfort or soreness to varying degrees at the joint that joins the upper ...Read more


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Alot of aching pain radiating from elbow to wrist and up my thumb. I type all day. Carpal tunnel?

Alot of aching pain radiating from elbow to wrist and up my thumb.  I type all day.  Carpal tunnel?

Could be CTS: Cut back on typing and wear a neutral splint at night for a couple of weeks. If symptoms persist get an EMG-NCS to clarify diagnosis and exclude confounding issues like polyneuropathy or median neuropathy above the wrist. ...Read more

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Degenerative arthritis back, leg muscles ache, lower back pain. Elbows hurt to touch, knee bone on bone, re diabetic, what medwill help. On soma (carisoprodol)?

Degenerative arthritis back,  leg muscles ache, lower back pain. Elbows hurt to touch, knee bone on bone, re diabetic,  what medwill help.  On soma (carisoprodol)?

Let me explain: It sound you have more than one problem, you have what it look be arthritis, diabetes and complications involved those two, my advice to go to your family doctor and have him do complete physical and treatment plan. Good luck. ...Read more

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I work a desk job & have started to get a aching/shooting pain in my elbow where it would rest on a desk. Is this tennis elbow? I'm also doubjointed.

I work a desk job & have started to get a aching/shooting pain in my elbow where it would rest on a desk. Is this tennis elbow? I'm also doubjointed.

See orthopedist: Tennis elbow pain is along the outside of the elbow which is worse with gripping such as a gallon of milk. Pain at the back of the elbow may be due to irritation of the ulnar nerve (funny bone), bursitis, bone spur etc. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Is elbow pain a growing pain? Ive read somewhere its still possible to have growing pains at 17 and i have aching left elbow sometimes

Is elbow pain a growing pain? Ive read somewhere its still possible to have growing pains at 17 and i have aching left elbow sometimes

Probably not: Growing pains are more often in younger children and tend to be in muscles not in joints such as the elbow. You probably have a tendonitis or bursitis. Try some ice and ibuprofen and if symptoms persist see a doctor, ...Read more

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Had a sharp pain in elbow on the last pushup in workout. Now (next morning), very sore to move. Feels like being jabbed with an ice pick. What is it?

Had a sharp pain in elbow on the last pushup in workout. Now (next morning), very sore to move. Feels like being jabbed with an ice pick. What is it?

Depends: You probably need an exam but if it hurts while doing a twisting motion with your arm, it could be "tennis elbow." If you can't move it at all, you may have torn something as well. ...Read more

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Extreme elbow pain when I extend and then bend it back No trauma to it or strain Did nothing physical to it. hurts before bed also. Sharp and aching?

Extreme elbow pain when I extend and then bend it back No trauma to it or strain Did nothing physical to it. hurts before bed also. Sharp and aching?

Elbow pain: Tough to say without an exam. See the Dr. and get a full history and Physical exam of the area. You may have an overuse injury, for example if you play tennis, or golf, or area cashier or do a lot of cleaning (using your arms) and are constantly active. Gout could be possible. With Extreme pain, Have it assessed to get a diagnosis. best wishes. ...Read more

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The joints in my left hand are stiff and sore, wrist is also somewhat sore, and shooting pain up to my elbow. Pain is aching, though may burn in am.

The joints in my left hand are stiff and sore, wrist is also somewhat sore, and shooting pain up to my elbow. 
Pain is aching, though may burn in am.

carpel tunnel : It sounds like a repetitive stress injury such as carpel tunnel syndrome. You must ice the area, take nsaids, and avoid the stressful use of that hand. If all else fails, see a hand doctor. ...Read more

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Can a pulled pectoral muscle cause shoulder/neck/jaw pain also hve bad tennis elbow pain on same side breast towards middle also sore on move repi wor?

Can a pulled pectoral muscle cause shoulder/neck/jaw pain also hve bad tennis elbow pain on same side breast towards middle also sore on move repi wor?

Yes: A pulled muscle will affect the adjacent muscles. The muscles that you mention are part of the longitudinal muscle support for your body so when one gets injured the others get strained to make up for the injury. ...Read more

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Waking up through the night with a achey elbow pain, my right elbow. I don't sleep in funny positions and it's really frustrating me now ?

Waking up through the night with a achey elbow pain, my right elbow. I don't sleep in funny positions and it's really frustrating me now ?

Dislocation?: I see you have constant cracking chest sternum. Do you have hypermobility syndrome? If so you could be predisposed to spontaneous dislocation of virtually any joint, including the elbow, and the sternal pain and cracking may be chronic dislocations of the joints connecting the ribs to the sternum. If this is not the case, you will need an exam and possibly xray of the elbow. ...Read more

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I have always had knee and elbow pain. Usually when it rains they are achey. But this past week my knees have been hurting so bad I cant sleep why?

Arthritic pains: You have classic symptoms of arthritis. Not clear to me what cause is but you are young. You should see your doc for a workup. In the meantime take an NSAID. ...Read more

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Suddenonset elbow pain?

Suddenonset elbow pain?

RICE!: Rest, ice, compression (ace wrap), elevation. Also add an NSAID like ibuprofen. If the pain continues see a physician. ...Read more

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Elbow pain and pus?

Elbow pain and pus?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Shoulder and elbow pain?

Shoulder and elbow pain?

Many possibilities: Shoulder and elbow pain can be caused by a lot of things. The pain could be coming from local problems, such as tendonitis, bursitis or arthritis. The pain can also be referred from the neck due to a pinched nerve. Finally, although less likely, it could be due to an inflammatory condition. ...Read more

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Elbow pain when gripping?

Elbow pain when gripping?

Tennis elbow: The most common cause of elbow pain when gripping comes from lateral epicondytis or tennis elbow. The pain is on the outside part of the elbow right over the prominent bone than can be easily felt there. Usually goes away on its own but can also take several weeks or even months. Simple stretching can help sometimes an injection can help with the pain. ...Read more

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What can I do about golf elbow pain?

What can I do about golf elbow pain?

Analyze your swing: Have someone who knows what they are doing analyze your swing with the various clubs. Usually you can figure out where in your swing you are putting stress on your elbow and then you can figure a way to adjust your swing. ...Read more

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What is the reason for sudden sharp elbow pain?

Many reasons: One of them you could rupture muscle (biceps, triceps) or you could have cervical disc hernia which could cause that. Check it out good luck. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in elbow and forearm area?

What could cause pain in elbow and forearm area?

Tennis elbow.: At your age, it could be tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), an irritation of the tendon on the outside of your elbow. See a non-surgical sports medicine doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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