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How could I know if my elbow is broken?

How could I know if my elbow is broken?

Pain, loss of motion: I agree with my colleague who has already provided an answer, but there are some symptoms that while not specific, might point you in the direction of having a fracture. Significant loss of motion after a specific trauma or ongoing, unrelentling pain might signal a fracture. You can feel the ulna bone in the forearm significant tenderness or a palpable defect may be present. Good luck! ...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?

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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