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Medicine For Nursemaid Elbow
Reasonably common.: Easily treated in general.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Nursemaids elbow: Nursemaids elbow (pulled elbow, slipped elbow, or toddler elbow) is a name for radial head subluxation. ...Read more
Yes: Nursemaid elbows are commonly recurrent (up to 40%) of the time) up until the age of 4 or 5 years old. ...Read more
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
Yes: This is a pediatric injury that can happen multiple times ...Read more
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
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
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
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
Hi, Iam 47 years old (female).i got tennis elbow, .please provide me some medicines to have and exercises to do.
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
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