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Why do I get scabs on my elbows?

Why do I get scabs on my elbows?

May be psoriasis: Hard to say without seeing. The presence of thickened red scaly plaques on the elbows & knees can be common sites for psoriasis. I would see a dermatologist to have it checked. ...Read more

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Why would the inside of my elbows both of them get swollen they hurt?

Why would the inside of my elbows both of them get swollen they hurt?

Elbow: Sounds like you have "golfer's elbow" or medial epicondylitis. You don't have to be a golfer to get this. See an ortho. ...Read more

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Why would my elbow get stiff and hurt but then pop and feel better 7 weeks after I had broken it?

Why would my elbow get stiff and hurt but then pop and feel better 7 weeks after I had broken it?

Adhesion: Some tendons might have been partially glued together by scar tissue and they finally released. ...Read more

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How to get rid of my horrible elbows?

How to get rid of my horrible elbows?

Please let us: Know what your specific issue is with your elbows so that we can provide a helpful response. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of huge fat pockets on my elbows?

How do I get rid of huge fat pockets on my elbows?

Plastic surgery: Weight loss will reduce fatty tissue, but you can't pick where. Sorry-- ...Read more

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How to get my flexibility back after a broken elbow?

How to get my flexibility back after a broken elbow?

Therapy: The only way to get the maximal amount of recovery is to perform aggressive therapy after your doctor clears you to begin. Therapy is typically 2-3 days a week but you should be doing some therapy at home as well to maximize your recovery. ...Read more

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Why do I get a sharp pain in my elbow when I lean on it?

Why do I get a sharp pain in my elbow when I lean on it?

Ulnar nerve: You are probably leaning on your ulnar nerve or funny bone. No need to stop doing this a you can damage the nerve. ...Read more

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How do I know if I should get my elbow injury checked out?

Movement/pain: If you can't move it, it locks, looks crooked, or is signifantly painful it should be checked. If pain is just superficial but everything else works yoiu could probably watch it for a few weeks to see if it will go away. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I lean on my elbows I get a stinging pain in my elbow?

Sometimes when I lean on my elbows I get a stinging pain in my elbow?

? olecranon bursitis: You may have olecranon bursitis. Elbow pad may help, an NSAID (oral or topical) may help. If persistent then you need to be evaluated by your pcp or by and orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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I get headaches every morning between 4-7am, and have pain in both elbows. Could they be related?

I get headaches every morning between 4-7am, and have pain in both elbows. Could they be related?

Alarm Clock Headache: Highly doubt elbows related to headache BUT the fact you get up between 4-7a with or because of headaches is interesting. Though not the best story I'd like to hear for this but there is a headache type called "The Alarm Clock" headache. You'd need to keep a log of these events to be sure of this diagnosis. Wanna contact me for more information? Www. Healthtap. Com/dr-saghafi ...Read more

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My son has had these bumps on his elbows for almost and a year now. Sometimes they get reddish and itchy. What can it be?

My son has had these bumps on his elbows for almost and a year now. Sometimes they get reddish and itchy. What can it be?

Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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What is best to take for fluid build up on my elbow? It feels and looks like bursitis which I used to get but about 15 years ago

What is best to take for fluid build up on my elbow? It feels and looks like bursitis which I used to get but about 15 years ago

Ice: Ice compress might help the swelling. NSAID like OTC ibuprofen helps reduce inflammation. Take with food if you can. Cold constricts and reduces fluid build up.
Usually these don't go away and need to have it surgically removed. See an Orthopedic surgeon they are the specialists that get rid of the problem so it does not reoccur again. ...Read more

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I have this hard bump on my elbow. Its movable and I was wondering if I should get it clocked out. It has been there for 8 months now.?

I have this hard bump on my elbow. Its movable and I was wondering if I should get it clocked out. It has been there for 8 months now.?

Probably benign: I would have this checked out only f it is bothering you. Otherwise I would not worry about it. ...Read more

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Constant dry sensation in chest that comes and goes. I force coughs to soothe the sensation. Sometimes I get pain in my elbow when I force the coughs.

Constant dry sensation in chest that comes and goes. I force coughs to soothe the sensation. Sometimes I get pain in my elbow when I force the coughs.

Difficult to say: Dry cough may come from allergies, throat problems, Rib problems (that may send pain to the arm/elbow), or "rebound" from your medications. Take your medications as prescribed, try sipping water to relieve your symptoms, try sweetened liquids too, and proceed to getting an examination if no results. Consult with your physician or pharmacist if allergies are possible. ...Read more

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Get a achy and stinging pain in my right elbow later in the day and it hurts to pick stuff up its been doing 4 months what could b making this happen?

Bursitis or overuse: Syndrome. Anytime a joint is overused repetitively in work, exercise, or play, it can cause an inflammation of the joint, and in the elbow it can manifest as an epicondylitis (nickname, 'tennis elbow'). So, when you're lifting something up, your irritating the nerve further. Best to have it seen by your pcp/or osteopath for definitive diagnosis and treatment.4 months is long enough. ...Read more

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How do you get tennis elbow?

Overuse: Tennis elbow is inflammation of the tendons on the outside of the elbow, almost always caused by overuse of the arm/elbow. The forearm muscles and elbow tendons become damaged and inflammed with overuse, commonly seen with tennis, racquet ball, as well as in painters, plumbers, carpenters, auto workers, and cooks. Any repetitive motion with the forearm can cause this but it can occur insidiously. ...Read more

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Do a lot of people get nursemaids elbow?

No: It's not at all common, but it does happen, and generally easy to treat. ...Read more

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Can you get tennis elbow from lifting things?

Can you get tennis elbow from lifting things?

Yes: Tennis elbow is considered a overuse injury. That means that the rate of tissue injury exceeds the body's ability to heal it. The tissue breakdown is cumulative, resulting in chronic pain. Patients typically complain olateral elbow pain, worse with grasping with palm facing down. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dark elbows, underarms etc.

How do I get rid of dark elbows, underarms etc.

Pigmentation: Quite often, these areas of pigmentation are genetic. And, they can be from abrasion of skin-to-skin. A visit to a board certified dermatologist would be best to determine the cause and best possible course of action to alleviate the problem. ...Read more

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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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Is it possible to get tennis elbow just from lifting?

Yes: Tennis elbow is a tendon problem where it inserts into the bone at the elbow. It can happen with repetitive movements of the wrist which certainly includes lifting. Sometimes people can't pinpoint anything that causes it. ...Read more

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How do tennis elbow and golfer's elbow get diagnosed?

Physical exam: See a physician, and all that is required is a physical exam to determine the location and source of pain. ...Read more

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Can you get a concussion from being elbowed in the head?

Can you get a concussion from being elbowed in the head?

Yes: Any impact to the head has potential for causing concussion. There are even instances of concussion without direct impact to the head, rare though. ...Read more

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Could it be healthy to get elbow pain when extending arm?

Could it be healthy to get elbow pain when extending arm?

No.: You should not get elbow pain with extending the arm. You may have a form of tendinitis, such as a "tennis elbow". See a non-surgical sports medicine physician, for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more