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Acute Pain On Crazy Bone Of Elbow When Leaning On It
Not really: The crazy bone is really your ulnar nerve that runs on the inside part of your elbow. Did you have any trauma for you to be suspicious of a fracture? If not its unlikely. If you had trauma, you should see an orthopedist and have it worked up with x-rays etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Crazy bone: No. Your symptoms should resolve with time. If not improving seek a medical opinion. ...Read more
Random, infrequently, acute,& deep (like my bones are being crushed) pain that goes from my elbow to my hand. Braces & OTC meds fail. What can I do?
Not an easy answer: In order to make a diagnosis of atypical problems a doc needs to take into account a lot of data and put the clinical picture together. This is what old-school "art of medicine" is. You mention CT scan (of what? and b/l mastectomy? for what? Breast CA? or prophylaxis? Many things factor into a diagnosis. I would recommend you see a competent family physician who can direct the investigation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nagging ache in right arm & upper shoulder towards the neck. Reminds me of when you pump your crazy bone in your elbow.
Have pain in both of my elbows. Actual bones don't hurt, but joints do. Pain radiates to lower arms, again not actual bones. Still worried... Cancer?
Bursitis/arthritis: Elbow pain is not a sign of cancer at your age! it can be due to (1) bursitis (inflammation of some soft tissues around your joint) which is generally caused by overuse of the joints (such as playing tennis) or by friction over the joints (such as leaning on your elbows on the desk at work). (2) arthritis (inflammation of the joint) for which you need an X-ray and visit a Rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal: Its normal for the inner elbow to stick out. In most people its not that noticeable. In some its increased and may be due to old trauma and resulting deformity. If there is a side to side difference, its best to have it x-rayd by your orthopedist. ...Read more
I have pain in my left elbow ,no injury ,suddenly it started, not in bone even cannot hold mobile.
Inflammation: Inflammatory conditions like tendonitis or epicondylitis can start like this. Try cold applications and later switch to heat, avoid stressing the elbow, and if you can take them,NSAIDS like ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) usually help. If no improvement see an orthopedic surgeon for diagnosis and treatment such as corticosteroid injection. ...Read more
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