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Elbow Pain After Surgery
I had elbow pain so had it X-rayed and the report says I have a tricep enthesophyte, is surgery the best/only treatment? Is triceptrupture a concern?
No: This is an X-ray finding. It is not unusual. This rarely leds to problems ...Read more
Discuss that with --: Your surgeon, as every surgeon has his own methods/preferred meds, etc. ...Read more
Had open carpal tunnel surgery on my left wrist in 09/2014. As of late I have been having inner elbow pain and middle finger only pain. Any ideas?
Hand surgeon: These symptoms could be due to a recurrence of some carpal tunnel problem. Your hand surgeon is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. ...Read more
Referral to Surgeon: A sharp pain at the point of the elbow may be caused by damage to the soft tissues over the olecranon (bone) located at this point. This is often leaned when sitting which can lead to swelling . This could also be 'tennis elbow' due to repetitive work which involves constant movement of your elbow. I suggest seeing an Orthopaedic surgeon for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had surgery on my elbow 6months ago.The last 6weeks i've been working & now both elbows hurt! am i getting tennis elbow again i felt great until work?
Many conditions may: Coexist with epicondylitis meaning that the successful surgery you had can work but joint pain may be due to synovitjs , mild arthritis or just musculoskeletal non specific pain. Or even being unconditioned. Another source can be referred pain from a different problem. ...Read more
Acetaminophen/NSAIDs: Well, that depends on the nature of your pain, i.e., trauma vs. repetitive stress or overuse injury vs. osteoarthritis. For most MSKL injuries, acetaminophen and/or NSAIDs, alone or in combination, are sufficient to treat your pain. Physical therapy is also an excellent adjunct treatment. However, only an expert evaluation by a physician will allow for a proper diagnosis and plan of care. ...Read more
Probably not: Hard to connect the dots on this one. Maybe just a coincidence. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See md: From your history pain and the inability to fully extend your elbow for a period of time suggests bone spurs in the back of the elbow and/ or loose bodies( olecranon fossa). This is esp. Common in pitchers and other overhead athletes(in college and professional pitchers it is termed valgus extension overload-veos).If it is transient and u are not a ' thrower' u may have synovitis... Seeors. ...Read more