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Acute golfers elbow. Help?

Acute golfers elbow. Help?

Golfer's elbow: Anti inflammatories can be tried along with physiotherapy . If not helping consult with your doctor for considering steroid injection. http://patient.info/doctor/tennis-elbow-and-golfers-elbow ...Read more

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1 elbow became dry&red.No itching.Could it be sudden onset of psoriasis?No family history of psoriasis.

1 elbow became dry&red.No itching.Could it be sudden onset of psoriasis?No family history of psoriasis.

Moisturizer: This may just be from dry skin. Apply a medium thickness moisturizer to the areas <3 minutes after bathing and see if this helps. ...Read more

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Acute pain in right elbow , no known cause but has been 4 weeks and doesn't seem to be getting better, pain when extending arm, gripping with hand etc?

Acute pain in right elbow , no known cause but has been 4 weeks and doesn't seem to be getting better, pain when extending arm, gripping with hand etc?

Needs to be checked: You have had pain in elbow for 4 weeks and not getting better.It may be tendinitis like Tennis Elbow or ulnar nerve entrapment Hve it checked by an orthopedic Specialist if possible to find the cause and treat appropriately ...Read more

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After buying a heavy watch with a snug band, noticed instant wrist, hand and elbow area tingling. Can this sudden onset be from nerve compression ?

After buying a heavy watch with a snug band, noticed instant wrist, hand and elbow area tingling. Can this sudden onset be from nerve compression ?

Carpal tunnel: Yes. Compression across the wrist can affect the median nerve (carpal tunnel) and/or the ulnar nerve (guyon's canal). Often the numbness and tingling is worse at night. Change watch bands to a looser fit. The numbness and tingling should decrease or resolve in the next few weeks. ...Read more

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I have a sudden onset of pain above my elbow in my right arm. hand feels colder than left hand and the pain makes my arm feel heavy and weak??

I have a sudden onset of pain above my elbow in my right arm. hand feels colder than left hand and the pain makes my arm feel heavy and weak??

Go to Emergency: It is possible that there is a blood clot in your arm causing this. If that it is the case it could be an emergency. If your have the sudden onset of pain and a cold hand you need to go to Emergency now. ...Read more

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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 more

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What can cause acute inner elbow lymph node swelling golf ball size bilateral. Passed kidney stone 2 days prior.see dr 2morrow. Took flomax (tamsulosin) for stone

What can cause acute inner elbow lymph node swelling golf ball size bilateral. Passed kidney stone 2 days prior.see dr 2morrow. Took flomax (tamsulosin) for stone

Lymph node swelling: This location of lymph node swelling typically associates with an inflammatory reaction at the elbow or below, in your forearm or hand. Did you have an IV in your arm or hand? Flomax (tamsulosin) could lead to an allergic reaction but I think you would see other evidences. Are nails and fingers irritated? Do you have a rash elsewhere? ...Read more

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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 more

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