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Acute Sharp Pain When Leaning On Elbow
Ice.: Ice the elbow for 20 minutes at a time, 3-4 times per day. Also, take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication. If you're no better in a week, see an orthopedc elbow specialist. ...Read more
Tendonitis?: It sounds like you may have a tendonitis secondary to exercise or activities if it persists, you should see an orthopedist. You may have a tendonitis problem, but you may have other problems with the joint such as neuritis, instability or internal joint degenerative changes. ...Read more
Sharp pain in front of elbow. Area is about 3 inches long. Only grabbing obj and/or lifting cause the pain. Been happening several weeks. Cause?
It depends on cause: There could be more than one cause. Most often it is muscular pain which is likely to go away if you take a mild pain killer like tylenol (acetaminophen). If the elbow is swollen or pain is progressively getting worse, then you need to see your doctor for physical examination to find the cause and treat it accordingly. ...Read more
When i flex/bend my elbow to limit, i feel a sharp pain right beneath the elbow.What could be the problem?
Seek consultation: There are many potential causes for this type of elbow discomfort. Seeking consultation with a physician may yield important information on examination to help to determine the diagnosis. ...Read more
I'm having a sharp pain in my elbow. It hurts whenever I straighten out my arm and then try to bend it after. Mostly around the top part of my elbow.
Tennis elbow: History of repetitive recreational or occupational activity. Elbow pain during or following flexion and extension. Pain at the lateral aspect of the elbow. Try Rest, ice, NSAID, brace /strap. Avoid activities that exacerbate the pain. If no response to therapy after 6 weeks, Go to doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been experiencing intermittent sharp pain in left elbow area. This arm also feels generally weaker than usual. Been happening for a few days...
Elbow pain: The discomfort could be caused by tendonitis. Look for a tender spot or pain on certain motions of your elbow. Apply cold alternating with heat and, if you can take them, anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve should help.Try applying a liniment like bengay. See your physician as needed. ...Read more
I did barbell curls and for about 2 1/2 weeks i'm having very sharp pain in my lower right for arm closer to elbow. I hurts when lifting and at random?
Biceps tendinitis: Sounds like biceps tendinitis at the insertion on to the radius bone. Rest, ice, antiflammatories for a few days. Do all curls in a neutral position (hammer curls) avoiding supination until completely painfree. ...Read more