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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?

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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