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Can children get bursitis? My son has elbow pain.

Can children get bursitis?  My son has elbow pain.

Yes: Children have bursas too, albiet small ones, but traua to a bursa can cause inflammation and pain. Bursas usually overly joints which they try to protect due to the exposure of those bones or joints to easy injury, usually blunt trauma. Dr.J. ...Read more

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Bursitis (Definition)

Bursitis is inflammation of the bursa, a fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion between ...Read more


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How to stop elbow pain?

How to stop elbow pain?

Stop playing tennis: Elbow pain would usually be caused by repetitive movements of the joint, causing tendonitis (inflammation of the tendon), hence the name, "tennis elbow." so reducing activities that exacerbate or cause pain should eliminate the problem. There are other causes of elbow pain that should be ruled out, if you cannot localize or discover a cause on examination. See your doctor to make sure! ...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 do I do for elbow pain?

What do I do for elbow pain?

Rest and ice : elbow pain can occur from a variety of different conditions. Initially try rest and ice. If the pain persists see your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I'm having elbow pain what could cause this?

I'm having elbow pain what could cause this?

Depends: There are a lot of things that can cause elbow pain. The most common are tendinopathies such as medial or lateral epicondylitis. I would recommend you seek a physician who specializes in musculoskeletal medicine for an evaluation. ...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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What can I do about golf elbow pain?

What can I do about golf elbow pain?

A lot: Golfers elbow aka medial epicondylitis is a chronic tendonitis of the inner portion of your elbow. The first things to do are rest, ice, and anti inflammatory meds. A program of home exercises are helpful - see http://nycsportsmed.Com/pdf/nitric%20oxide%20for%20lateral%20epicondylitis.Seneviratne-2.Pdf if you don't improve - see your sports medicine doc for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Elbow Pain (Definition)

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