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How could I know if my elbow is broken?

How could I know if my elbow is broken?

Pain: Pain, swelling, difficulty moving all would be potential signs of a fracture. I would not hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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I have 1 very dark smooth rash on my thigh and a crease of my inner elbow all on left side-went to a dermatologist & ER Dr..no one knows what I have?

I have 1 very dark smooth rash on my thigh and a crease of my inner elbow all on left side-went to a dermatologist & ER Dr..no one knows what I have?

Dermatologist: If the dermatologist was concerned he/she would have recommended a follow-up exam or a biopsy. Perhaps you would feel relieved if you consulted another dermatologist if the rash persists or worsens. ...Read more

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How to know if my elbow is broken?

How to know if my elbow is broken?

Self- diagnosis is: Not a good approach. Medical history, xray and physical exam normally yield an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do I know if my elbow is broken?

How do I know if my elbow is broken?

Pain & swelling: Limitation of movement and deformity are the most important sign, x- ray will the suspicion. ...Read more

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How can I know if my elbow is broken?

How can I know if my elbow is broken?

Broken elbow: You need an x-ray to confirm it. Usually, it is very painful and stays swollen for a prolonged period of time. It is also very hard to move it in seer fractures. ...Read more

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How could I know if I fractured my elbow?

How could I know if I fractured my elbow?

Xray: No way to tell for sure it's fractured without an xray. See a doctor. ...Read more

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I got elbowed in the nose, how could I know if its broken?

I got elbowed in the nose, how could I know if its broken?

If its crooked: If the blow to the nose has make it crooked or pushed off to one side then it was broken. You do not need an xray to diagnosis this. If the nose shape is different as the swelling goes done, then it was broken. You should see a facial surgeon soon so it can be reset. If this is done within 2 weeks then it is simple and effective treatment. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my elbow is broken or sprained?

How can I tell if my elbow is broken or sprained?

Elbow sprain: Typically sprains heal over 6-8 weeks, however severe sprains or complete tears sometimes require reconstructive surgery. Initial rest and ice with anti inflammatories help. If your elbow moves but is very painful, or if you cannot move it at all, i would see your orthopedist to rule out a fracture. Fractures may having a catching or crunching feeling when trying to move your elbow. ...Read more

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How could i make my elbow better?

Elbow: That depends on what is wrong with your elbow and you have given no information here to even remotely begin to answer this question. Elbow issues are usually not difficult to diagnose or treat usually. Would be glad to suggest option if you would provide more information in order to help you. ...Read more

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What could be causing thr pain in my left elbow?

What could be causing thr pain in my left elbow?

Lots of things: It could be anything from arthritis to nothing. Your doctor will be able to at least start you on the right path. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in left elbow while working out?

What could cause pain in left elbow while working out?

Epicondylitis : Or tennis elbow. It happens with lots of activities besides playing tennis. The tenderness is felt along the outer elbow. If you are using dumbbells while working out with too much weight this could cause it. ...Read more

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Why could I pass out after hitting my elbow super hard?

Funny bone: Vasovagal syncope, one of the most common causes of fainting, occurs when your body overreacts to certain triggers, such as the sight of blood or extreme pain. Hit your funny bone hard enough and, if your are prone to fainting, you may find yourself waking up on the floor. ...Read more

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My left have in the join elbow is in pian what could cause it?

Elbow Pain?: If the pain is in the elbow it is important to know if related to trauma, acute or gradual onset, related to tingling or numbness. Also the location: inside near body, outside, back or front. Not enough information here to be specific. Consider resubmitting question with more specific information. This will help us to help you. ...Read more

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What could be causing my elbow hurt every time i bend or move it?

What could be causing my elbow hurt every time i bend or move it?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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My right elbow occasionally hurts. It kinda feels like it needs to pop. Is that it? What else could it be?

My right elbow occasionally hurts. It kinda feels like it needs to pop. Is that it? What else could it be?

Need exam: You will need an exam to get your answer. Speculation on the etiology with the history you have given is not advisable, and has a low probability of being correct. ...Read more

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My wife's elbow is causing her some pain, right at the pointy end of it. It hurts when the point touches anything hard. What could be the cause?

My wife's elbow is causing her some pain, right at the pointy end of it. It hurts when the point touches anything hard. What could be the cause?

Olecranon Bursitis: Sounds like she may have a little elbow bursitis. It is treated conservatively with padded protection of the olecranon. If it is swollen, it can be aspirated and then injected with a small amount of steroid. Either way, you should likely see a physician to get hands on. ...Read more

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