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Elbow Pain (Definition)

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


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Elbow pain for over 2 weeks. Xrays neg. Still hurts. Why? Nerve damage? Tissue damage? Swollen and tender. No visible bruise.

Elbow pain for over 2 weeks. Xrays neg. Still hurts. Why? Nerve damage? Tissue damage? Swollen and tender. No visible bruise.

Inflammation: Swelling denotes inflammation. X-rays being negative means no fracture and you are too young to have osteoarthritis. The inflammation could be tendonitis, bursitis, or some type of inflammatory arthritis depending on where the swelling is located. See an orthopedic surgeon or a rheumatologist if you have not received a diagnosis and plan at this point. ...Read more

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Small mobile tender mass when leaning on elbow. Is it a cyst causes my elbow pain and how do I fix it?

Small mobile tender mass when leaning on elbow. Is it a cyst causes my elbow pain and how do I fix it?

Olecranon bursitis: The olcranon process is the back of the hunge joint at the elbow. A bursa is a sac that sits over the outside of a joint to cushion the soft tissues from injury. The olecranon bursa can become inflamed, usually from trauma, like leaning a lot on your elbows. An inflamed bursa is called a bursitis. It is often treated with anti-inflammatoies, ace wraps, aspiration of fluid, or a cortisone injection. ...Read more

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Fall on l/arm during football, shooting pain in elbow when straightened, no swelling and no bruising as far as I can see what should I do?

Fall on l/arm during football, shooting pain in elbow when straightened, no swelling and no bruising as far as I can see what should I do?

Elbow: Could be problem with ulnar nerve if after reasonable period of time still present need to have primary care or ortho evaluate ...Read more

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I lift at gym, I'd this pain in my forearm's extensor surface and pain in elbow and also wrist when flexed, now I'm having bruises on wrist. Treatment?

I lift at gym, I'd this pain in my forearm's extensor surface and pain in elbow and also wrist when flexed, now I'm having bruises on wrist. Treatment?

Be seen: I would recommend you are seen by a sports or orthopedic physician to evaluate your wrist and elbow. Could be related to overuse and tendonitis but the bruising at your wrists really needs further evaluation. The treatment will depend on the final diagnosis and reason for your pain/bruising. ...Read more

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Can I apply Icy Hot Cream on my elbow pain while on Accutane? I don't want any skin reactions.

Poss- no interaction: Depending on if you have allergies to topical medications or not, the Accutane should not interact with the Icy-Hot. The two medications work differently. I am assuming you use the Accutane on your face and the Icy Hot on the elbow ...Read more

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My right arm, wrist and finger fall asleep at random times, usually 2 or 3 times a day accompanied by finger and elbow pain. What could be the issue?

My right arm, wrist and finger fall asleep at random times, usually 2 or 3 times a day accompanied by finger and elbow pain. What could be the issue?

Neurologist: Most likely there is a nerve entrapment which could be in the elbow, wrist or possibly the neck area. An orthopedic surgeon or a neurologist would be best qualified to examine you but an EMG (elelectromyogram) May be needed to pinpoint the area of nerve entrapment and xrays and/or MRI May also be ordered. ...Read more

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I have a blood clotting disorder and every now and the my elbow hurts and swells up for now reason the a get a big purple bruis there. What is it?

I have a blood clotting disorder and every now and the my elbow hurts and swells up for now reason the a get a big purple bruis there. What is it?

Need more info: When you say blood clotting disorder, I wonder if you mean "bleeding disorder." Specifically, if you have a big bruise it sounds like you have bleeding at or in the elbow. Next time please include your specific diagnosis with the question. Be well. ...Read more

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Elbow pain for a week that radiates to the shoulder and arm. Also to the back. Feels like pinching? Feels better with rest

Elbow pain for a week that radiates to the shoulder and arm. Also to the back. Feels like pinching? Feels better with rest

Can be pinched nerve: Pinched nerve when it passes in a groove in the back of the elbow can cause it. This can be from inflammation, scarring, or bone spur. Occasionally Carpal Tunnel syndrome will cause the same. If rest, by avoiding activities that cause pain, and icing does not take care of it in few days, then you need to see your primary doctor for further evaluation, testing, and treatment. ...Read more

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Is elbow pain a growing pain? I'm 17 and I feel tingling that almost feels like someone is poking inside.

Is elbow pain a growing pain? I'm 17 and I feel tingling that almost feels like someone is poking inside.

Probably not: Growing pains are more often in younger children and tend to be in muscles not in joints such as the elbow. You probably have a tendonitis or bursitis. Try some ice and ibuprofen and if symptoms persist see a doctor, ...Read more

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What may be the cause of the pinching sensation I feel on my left arm just above the elbow? Pain comes and goes and has been going o for 3 days now

What may be the cause of the pinching sensation I feel on my left arm just above the elbow? Pain comes and goes and has been going o for 3 days now

Nerve compression: The nerves allow you to have sensation, and if it has been numb for a day, there may be a compression of a nerve that supplies that area. This can be from various things such as direct pressure and/or injury. Have it checked if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Elbow pain with any movement. Feels better by holding it and keeping in next to abdomen. What could be wrong?

Commonest cause is a: Tennis elbow, with pain/tenderness on the outside aspect of the elbow; while the inner aspect pain is also called the golfer's elbow.
See your pcp or an orthopod to be properly diagnosed so treatment can be started.
Taking pain meds, using a sling to help it rest, will be be helpful, till proper diagnosis is made.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Lower left side of my back, feels about the side of a palm when pain occurs. Usually when leaning off to the side (propped up on my elbow) pain feels like a burning or a bad pulling. Only left side.

Lower left side of my back, feels about the side of a palm when pain occurs. Usually when leaning off to the side (propped up on my elbow) pain feels like a burning or a bad pulling. Only left side.

Muscle strain: Sounds like you have a muscle strain in the lower back. Exacerbated by the malalignment of the spine when propped up on your elbow, causing a stretching of the lower back muscles. ...Read more

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What is a good way to relieve elbow pain?

What is a good way to relieve elbow pain?

Depends on specifics: One would need to know more about the reason for your pain. The elbow is a tricky joint. If you recently injured the elbow you might have an undiagnosed radial head fracture as an example. If you have compression of your ulnar nerve that would lead to a whole different type of treatment. If you tore a biceps tendon that would have it's own treatment options etc... ...Read more

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What to do if I have serious elbow pain while throwing?

What to do if I have serious elbow pain while throwing?

Stop throwing: And rest the elbow. Ice and otc advil (ibuprofen) or alieve and if not better see your doctor. ...Read more

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How often must I do stretches if muster and elbow pain?

Daily and often: For elbow tendinitis, stretching is the best treatment. It is best to stretch every morning upon waking, when the tendons are the tightest. Then stretch again before every activity that involves the wrist, hands, and fingers. That way, there is less strain on the elbow during activity! ...Read more

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What is the reason for sudden sharp elbow pain?

Many reasons: One of them you could rupture muscle (biceps, triceps) or you could have cervical disc hernia which could cause that. Check it out good luck. ...Read more

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Does acupuncture work well for elbow pain?

Does acupuncture work well for elbow pain?

Acupuncture: It can help if there is no structural abnormality, just inflammation ...Read more

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Chronic elbow pain when extending fingers.

Chronic elbow pain when extending fingers.

Tennis elbow: Sounds like lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow). Wearing a strap should help, sometimes an injection can become necessary. ...Read more

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What to do with backache and elbow pain?

What to do with backache and elbow pain?

Try these: Apply ice packs on the first 2 days of having pain, then warm or hot compress thereafter.
Try taking tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil (if no allergies).
Mostly, back pain in young people is from muscle strain. If your back pain is accompanied by fever, vomiting, urination problems, weakness and numbness of your legs, you've got to see your dr.
Re: your elbow pain (? Tendinitis), try the same approach.
Take care! ...Read more

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Can I take amrix for wrist and elbow pain?

No: Amarix is for spasms and is a long acting muscle relaxant. If the pain is due to spasm it might work but is not indicated for pain alone. ...Read more

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How come I get elbow pain when playing baseball?

Muscle strain: You probably have strained or created micro tearing of muscles around your elbow. ...Read more

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Can sulphites in wine intensify tennis elbow pain?

Can sulphites in wine intensify tennis elbow pain?

Possibly: Sulphites have been implicated in worsening of headaches. With tennis elbow being pain transmitted through your nervous system its possible but no scientific correlation has been established to date. ...Read more