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I banged my elbow earlier and my crazy bone really hurt. Could I have broken it?

I banged my elbow earlier and my crazy bone really hurt. Could I have broken it?

It possible: Some times you could traumatize the nerve there and could cause a lot of pain, check it out. ...Read more

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Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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The bone in my elbow feels like it about to pierce through the skin and it hurts really bad. What could be wrong?

The bone in my elbow feels like it about to pierce through the skin and it hurts really bad. What could be wrong?

See MD: You may have bursitis in your elbow, a fracture, an infection in your joint, bone spur,or other problem. Rest, ice, elevate, NSAIDs, and see an MD for an x ray and exam. Hope you feel better soon. Good luck. ...Read more

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I think I might have broken my elbow. Is that the crazy bone?

I think I might have broken my elbow. Is that the crazy bone?

Not really: The crazy bone is really your ulnar nerve that runs on the inside part of your elbow. Did you have any trauma for you to be suspicious of a fracture? If not its unlikely. If you had trauma, you should see an orthopedist and have it worked up with x-rays etc. ...Read more

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The bone in my elbow feels like it about to pierce through the skin and it hurts really bad, any idea what's wrong?

The bone in my elbow feels like it about to pierce through the skin and it hurts really bad, any idea what's wrong?

Some possibilities: This pain could be due to injury(did you heart yourself?) or from arthritis in the elbow joint. Is there any swelling around the elbow? Unless it is swelling up you could watch it for a few days. But a medical examination by a doctor is the quicker way to find out the cause. You could try some tylenol (acetaminophen) and see if it will take care of it. Otherwise you need an x-rays /medical check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I was flipping chairs and my wrist popped and now it's swollen near the bone part and hurts from like my pinky to my elbow. What could be wrong?

I was flipping chairs and my wrist popped and now it's swollen near the bone part and hurts from like my pinky to my elbow. What could be wrong?

Sprain v fracture v : Flipping chairs? Any numbness or tingling? Weakness? Bruising? Off the cuff, you could have sustained anything from sprain to dislocation to fracture. In this situation, best to go see doctor (urgent care will do) to get xray to (dis)prove fracture. While waiting to see doc, remember rice: rest, ice, compression & elevation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Should I be worried about elbow injury if hit my crazy bone hard?

Should I be worried about elbow injury if hit my crazy bone hard?

Crazy bone: No. Your symptoms should resolve with time. If not improving seek a medical opinion. ...Read more

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My elbow has been hurting for over a month now. It hurts right over the bone, I have less strentgh and some radiating pain. What should I do?

Tennis elbow?: The common causes of elbow pain include: 1) tennis elbow, pain on the outside, difficulty holding/grasping a handle on a gallon of milk. 2) golfers elbow, pain on the inside of the elbow, squeezing the hand, lifting with palm up, flexing wrist towards elbow, occasional finger numbness. Treat with ice, nsaid's, elbow strap and avoidance of painful activities. If pain > 1 mos then see your doctor. ...Read more

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