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What's nursemaid elbow?

What's nursemaid elbow?

Dislocation of the: Nursemaid's elbow is a dislocation of a bone in the elbow called the radius. Dislocation means the bone slips out of its normal position at the elbow joint. The injury is also called radial head dislocation. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Nursemaid Elbow (Definition)

A dislocation of a bone in the elbow called the radius. Dislocation means the bone slips out of its normal position. Typically occurs in chlldren. ...Read more


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Is nursemaid elbow painful?

Yes: The baby keep crying and will not used the arm. ...Read more

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Do a lot of people get nursemaids elbow?

Do a lot of people get nursemaids elbow?

No: It's not at all common, but it does happen, and generally easy to treat. ...Read more

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I need information about re-occurring "nursemaids elbow"?

They grow out of it: Nursemaid's elbow is a dislocation of the radial head in children. Due to the anatomy of the immature elbow, the radial head may slip out of the joint when the child's arm is pulled. Putting the elbow back in place is easy, but somewhat painful. First the elbow is extended, then the hand is supinated (palm up). Finally, the elbow is bent to reduce the radial head. Problems stop with age. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Nursemaids elbow?

Nursemaids elbow: Nursemaids elbow (pulled elbow, slipped elbow, or toddler elbow) is a name for radial head subluxation. ...Read more

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Could nursemaid elbow happen again and again if it started once?

Could nursemaid elbow happen again and again if it started once?

Yes: Nursemaid elbows are commonly recurrent (up to 40%) of the time) up until the age of 4 or 5 years old. ...Read more

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How come I have nursemaids elbow, but nobody else in the family has it?

Let us help: Caused by longitudinal traction with the wrist in pronation, although in a series only 51% of patients were reported to have this mechanism, with 22% reporting falls, and patients less than 6 months of age noted to have the injury after rolling over in bed. No body knows why it happen to you and did not happen to your broter or sister. Good luck. Thank. ...Read more

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What's the chance of having nursemaids elbow if I have elbow pain?

Almost 0%: Nursemaid's elbow is an injury to young kids where part of the elbow pops out of place. Adults can injure and/or dislocate their elbow with trauma but it's not nursemaid's elbow. ...Read more

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Is there any way of getting nursemaids elbow besides pulling on arm?

Yes there is: Breaking a fall with the arm, rolling over in an unusual way, swinging a young child from the arms while playing. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: nursemaid's elbow?

What is the definition or description of: nursemaid's elbow?

Kids elbow injury: Nursemaids elbow is a subluxation (partial joint dislocation) of the radial head (elbow bone). It occurs in pediatric patients usually from a strong pull on the elbow or sometimes after a fall. It is usually treated without surgery. It can be also associated with fractures so patients should be evaluated in the er or pediatrician immediately if suspected. ...Read more

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I think my child has nursemaid's elbow. Should I take him to the er?

I think my child has nursemaid's elbow. Should I take him to the er?

Your doc or UC is ok: Nursemaid's elbow is a partial dislocation of the radial head from the joint socket. It is easily reducible by a trained medical professional, however the er may not be necessary. If it's after hours and you have a local urgent care nearby that sees children, that's a good option. During the day, your pediatrician is the best person to take care of it and it only takes a few seconds to treat! ...Read more

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I got instant rt elbow pain for day and vanished immediately next day without medicine what is the reason?

I got instant rt elbow pain for day and vanished immediately next day without medicine what is the reason?

??: Unfortunately not enough information to provide you with an informed answer. The good news is that the pain did not last and so not likely something to be concerned about unless it becomes a recurring problem. Muscle, tendon, bone, nerve are all possible sources of pain around the elbow. Character of pain, location of pain, and any associated features can help distinguish which is most likely. ...Read more

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Hi, Iam 47 years old (female).i got tennis elbow, .please provide me some medicines to have and exercises to do.

Hi, Iam 47 years old (female).i got tennis elbow, .please provide me some medicines to have and exercises to do.

See details: Google exercises for tennis elbow. Also wear a tennis elbow band. Ifall else fails have itinjected with cortisone. Meds are ineffective. ...Read more

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I carried groceries that were pretty heavy and later on in the day I had pain from my wrist up to my elbow. What would be the best medicine to use?

I carried groceries that were pretty heavy and later on in the day I had pain from my wrist up to my elbow. What would be the best medicine to use?

Medical history: There are otc meds you can take, but some medical conditions rule out their use. Without more information, it is not appropriate to answer here. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis any cutting edge miracles on the horizon? I have plaque psoriais on elbows & ankles. Medicine just isn't working anymore. Anything new out there or alternative to help?

I have psoriasis any cutting edge miracles on the horizon? I have plaque psoriais on elbows & ankles. Medicine just isn't working anymore. Anything new out there or alternative to help?

There is always: Something new. To find cutting edge medicine, contact an academic medical center. They usually have trials with the latest medications. Here, in new york, I had 2 patients go for psoriasis. Both with bad cases, both were entered into trials and both are very happy with their treatments. I am sure, each state likely has such programs. ...Read more

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I have tennis elbow in left arm. How do I treat. Suggest the medicines and exercise?

I have tennis elbow in left arm. How do I treat. Suggest the medicines and exercise?

Let me explain: Tennis elbow treatment well known and published in a lot of book and site. Some of them may respond to the treatment, but what would you do if did not respond, you to go and see the doctor. ...Read more

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My father age is above 50 year and he is having a lot of weight. Now is facing pain in elbow of leg. No any medicine is working. Please help me?

Knee problems: Are common in older age obese adults. If anti inflammatory drugs and physical therapy are not working, he needs to get MRI to see if there are any correctable surgical problems. He needs to get an x-ray first to make sure that it is not a bone problem first. Losing weight would also help. Sorry there is no easy answer for this. ...Read more

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I get pain in my elbow bned alot I drink water have nt hurts it ilke its in my vein it 28 yeArs old female no drug use good health no heavy lifting?

I get pain in my elbow bned alot I drink water have nt hurts it ilke its in my vein it 28 yeArs old female no drug use good health no heavy lifting?

Rest: For 1 week and may use a brace, heat and some NSAD. U may be using the elbow in a wrong way like tennis elbow. if no better then see an md. Appears u have anxiety. ...Read more

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Male, 20, 178cm, elbow breadth=2inch &wrist circumference=13cm, bones are long but very narrow, any medicine or surgery to increase thickness?

Male, 20, 178cm, elbow breadth=2inch &wrist circumference=13cm, bones are long but very narrow, any medicine or surgery to increase thickness?

Protein and exercise: Body habitus is often genetic, but males often want to increase bulk. Best ways to do this is to insure adequate protein intake, choose exercises specific for desired muscles. Higher weight w fewer reps will add bulk. Best to get a trainer, or work at a gym that has someone to assist. If needed, testosterone could be checked as well. Muscle supplements are available, but may not help you much. ...Read more

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I have injured my elbow at the gym. When I lift heavy weights it feels like someone is burning me with a cigarette. Should I go for x-ray or medicine?

I have injured my elbow at the gym. When I lift heavy weights it feels like someone is burning me with a cigarette. Should I go for x-ray or medicine?

MRI: Sounds like a tendon or muscle injury rather than bone. MRI is perfect for looking for muscle strains or ligament injury. Best talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Male, 20, 178cm, elbow breadth=2inch &wrist circumference=13cm, bones are long but very narrow, any medicine or surgery? Can orthopedic help

Male, 20, 178cm, elbow breadth=2inch &wrist circumference=13cm, bones are long but very narrow, any medicine or surgery? Can orthopedic help

Help what?: I'm not sure what you want help with, but it is more likely than not that you are completely normal. If you're concerned, see your primary care for advice and an exam. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Left hand elbow pain. Doctors told its tennis elbow. No relief by their medicines.

Depends on what: Medicines they are giving you. Tennis elbow is a pretty easy diagnosis as long as the doc as musculoskeletal experience. The next step after anti-inflammatory meds could be an injection, of either anti-inflammatory med like steroids, or prolo-therapy, which some believe can strengthen the damaged and chronic inflamed tendons. Try bracing as well, as this can help, as well as modifying behaviors. ...Read more

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Tennis elbow left hand since June 1st 2015...seen docs have taken prescribed medicines I e pain killers I am wearing an elbow brace no relief help?

Consider injection: This can be seen commonly in a Sports Medicine clinic and often if topical pain relievers such as Pennsaid or Lidocaine not work, I will inject cortisone before considering a complete course of Occupational therapy, lifestyle modifications and alternative approaches such as Acupuncture and myofascial release. ...Read more

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What to do if I have this rash on my feet, legs, elbows, fingers, armsdespite the medicines I've been on, and now, these itchy blister like things show up?

What to do if I have this rash on my feet, legs, elbows, fingers, armsdespite the medicines I've been on, and now, these itchy blister like things show up?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more