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Causes Of Swollen Elbow
My elbows have been hurting me for about three days now. They are bruised and swollen and I have no idea why. What could cause this?
Bruised elbow: Sounds like could be bursitis or synovitis if there are sign of infection such as fever, swelling , redness and reduced range of movement of the elbow, should seek doctor consultation as soon as possible. Trauma, overuse of the joint and arthritic conditions as well as diet related gouty attack can precipitate your complaints. ...Read more
I have pain in my arm, radiating from a lump under my elbow for a week now. My entire arm & hand are swollen and worsening. What could cause this?
Typically not: Swollen joints do not typically restrict blood flow to areas beyond the swollen joint. However, symptoms of nerves being "pinched" are typical. ...Read more
I have a lump in my left forearm close 2 elbow. Seen my doc and was told it ws swollen due 2 infection gv me antibioic. Wat causes infec is it serious?
Pain in fingers wrist and elbow. Have chronic total right radial artery occlusion. Went to doc. No tests ordered. Feels swollen. What is cause?
Radial artery issue: If you do indeed have a chronic R radial artery occlusion, that vascular issue in and of itself may be causing your issues. The decrease in blood flow may be one of your main problems. ...Read more
Going for routine blood work would a swollen tendon (TENNIS ELBOW) cause my cbc and wbc /differential to be abnormal since there is inflamation?
Had a very long operation to remove a blood clot from my throat which then caused a clot in leg now elbow is swollen, sore and extremely hot to touch?
Be seen: Sounds serious. I would recommend you inform your doctor ASAP ...Read more
Joint or outside?: If you elbow is swollen in the joint (fluid filled), you may have acutely injured the joint cartilage itself. If the swelling is on the outside near the bony prominence, you may have injured or irritated a ligament or tendon. Try icing it, resting for a few days, and if it doesn't get better, i would see a primary care sports med doc, ortho or family doc to better evaluate it. ...Read more
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