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I have a sore elbow and it causes pain when I lift things.?

I have a sore elbow and it causes pain when I lift things.?

May be tendonitis: A person who gets a numbness, soreness, or tenderness (to pressing on it) where the muscles attach near the elbow may have tendonitis . . . But he will usually know what caused it. The cause is overuse of the arm during the past day or two. Icing the sore spot and taking some Motrin can help. He can wrap the sore area with an over-the-counter elastic band, which will spread the muscle's force out. ...Read more

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I whacked my elbow really hard on the corner of a wall and it went really tingly and sore. Can what i did cause it to be broken?

I whacked my elbow really hard on the corner of a wall and it went really tingly and sore. Can what i did cause it to be broken?

Ulnar nerve: The ulnar nerve is very superficial on the inside prominence of the inner elbow. 'crazy bone'. This may b what u hit especially if you felt it into the little finger side of ur hand. ...Read more

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Elbows always look bruised but aren't dry ar sore have not hurt them ao what might be causeing this?

Elbows always look bruised but aren't dry ar sore have not hurt them ao what might be causeing this?

Red elbows: Some people have redness of the skin on the elbows from leaning on them at a desk or table. There is no padding as the skin is thin and stretched over the bone.Try avoiding pressure on your elbows to see if that bruised appearance lessens. ...Read more

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Sudden soreness & pain in elbow and lower left arm. What could be the cause? I think I have ganglion cyst on left hand also. Should i be worried?

No : No, I would not be worried, but if you are I would not hesitate to be seen. An inflammatory condition, such as lateral epicondylitis, is among the most common causes. ...Read more

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Fracture of (R) radial head (c) 8 wks. Above elbow still red, inflamed, sore, warm to touch stiff joint. Normal recovery or cause for concern?

Fracture of (R) radial head (c) 8 wks. Above elbow still red, inflamed, sore, warm to touch stiff joint.  Normal recovery or cause for concern?

Hard to know: The orthopedist/physician that has seen you previously and that has performed physical examination will know better; but infection of the joint or misalignment would need to be considered. Perhaps more likely that this is normal progression of healing (depending on severity of findings you mention). Have it checked out to be sure. ...Read more

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Can a pulled pectoral muscle cause shoulder/neck/jaw pain also hve bad tennis elbow pain on same side breast towards middle also sore on move repi wor?

Can a pulled pectoral muscle cause shoulder/neck/jaw pain also hve bad tennis elbow pain on same side breast towards middle also sore on move repi wor?

Yes: A pulled muscle will affect the adjacent muscles. The muscles that you mention are part of the longitudinal muscle support for your body so when one gets injured the others get strained to make up for the injury. ...Read more

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