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Could a tear in the bicep cause medial elbow pain?

Could a tear in the bicep cause medial elbow pain?

Yes it could: A muscle strain or tear in the biceps could cause pain in the elbow. The biceps tendon inserts on the radial tuberosity of the radius bone of the proximal forearm. Biceps strains in young people generally cause pain where the muscle has been injured, however. So pain where u are describing it would be unusual. More commonly the flexor/ pronator muscle group would cause medial elbow pain. ...Read more

Elbow Pain (Definition)

Discomfort or soreness to varying degrees at the joint that joins the upper ...Read more


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What causes elbow pain and pain/weakness in bicep with sharp wrist pain and shooting finger pain? No diabetes had carpal tunnel realease 4months ago

What causes elbow pain and pain/weakness in bicep with sharp wrist pain and shooting finger pain? No diabetes had carpal tunnel realease 4months ago

Nerve compression: You may not have had carpal tunnel syndrome but rather pronator syndrome a more proximal level of compression. With biceps pain most likely location of compression would be the ligament of struthers. Follow up with your hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Why my outer elbow hurts after working out or bend it?

Why my outer elbow hurts after working out or bend it?

Most common: Most common cause of pain over outer aspect of elbow is tennis elbow. There are other less common causes too. Try a brief period of activity modification, maybe try some anti-inflammatory medication, even ice. If symptoms fail to improve, see an upper extremity specialist for a formal evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Elbow hurts in sharp bursts of pain, mostly on the inside. I sleep on it like an idiot sometimes. Working out makes it worse. Desk job too. Thoughts?

Elbow hurts in sharp bursts of pain, mostly on the inside. I sleep on it like an idiot sometimes. Working out makes it worse. Desk job too. Thoughts?

A common injury: Involving the inside elbow is "Golfer's Elbow" (Don't have to play golf to get this).It is a tendinitis involving tissues around the medial epicondyle. Continued insult may occur with curls. Is that when it hurts? First, stop re injuring this area by not doing anything that makes it hurt. A local cortisone injection gives relief but if you go back to same activity that caused the problem, it returns ...Read more

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What can cause elbow pain that goes down to the arm while working out? And how to avoid it?

Check ulnar nerve: Ulnar nerve entrapment at the elbow (or other nerve syndromes) can radiate down your arm and give you numbness and tingling. Working out can exacerbate this either because you are flexing at the elbow or because of the repetitive impact. Yo should have it checked out by a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Inside of my elbow hurts when moving it?

Inside of my elbow hurts when moving it?

Might 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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My elbow hurts every time I throw a ball?

My elbow hurts every time I throw a ball?

It depends: In a younger person, this could little league elbow and break down of the elbow joint that can lead to long term elbow problems. If the pain is medial and goes into your ring and little finger, it's probably cubital tunnel syndrome, which is a pinched nerve on the inside of the elbow. If its the outside of the elbow, it may be tennis elbow syndrome. If it keeps hurting see a doctor. ...Read more

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Right elbow hurts feels like a needle pain. What to do? Surgery?

Right elbow hurts feels like a needle pain. What to do? Surgery?

Referral to Surgeon: A sharp pain at the point of the elbow may be caused by damage to the soft tissues over the olecranon (bone) located at this point. This is often leaned when sitting which can lead to swelling. This could also be 'tennis elbow' due to repetitive work which involves constant movement of your elbow. I suggest seeing an Orthopaedic surgeon for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I started weight lifting again and my elbow hurts when I try to straighten it How can I make it go away?

I started weight lifting again and my elbow hurts when I try to straighten it How can I make it go away?

Tendonitis: Weight lifting often causes strain injury, and repeated heavy weights can give you a stress-induced tendonitis.
good mechanics for lifting (get guidance), plus gradual increases in weights are essential to prevent.
After injury, do not reinjure! Rest and ice, and avoid strain until better ...Read more

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I am a 47-year-old male I worked 11 hours a day five days a week lifting logs my elbow hurts and stings what can I do for this?

I am a 47-year-old male I worked 11 hours a day five days a week lifting logs my elbow hurts and stings what can I do for this?

Rest: Long hours of physical activities can result in overuse injuries to joints; most resolve with rest, if this does not improve in 48 hours of complete rest visit your local orthopedic surgeon or pcp. ...Read more

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Elbow hurts on a daily basis. Any suggestions?

Elbow hurts on a daily basis. Any suggestions?

Yes: Without knowing the patient's age, mode of onset, duration of symptoms, and other useful qualifiers, the best suggestion for daily elbow pain is to see your doctor in person. ...Read more

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My elbow hurts when I bend it. Why could this be?

My elbow hurts when I bend it. Why could this be?

Tendinitis.: It could be as simple as elbow tendinitis, or there could be something wrong inside the joint. See an orthopedic elbow specialist. ...Read more

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My elbow hurts when I fully stretch. What did I do?

My elbow hurts when I fully stretch. What did I do?

It depends: If the pain is medial and goes into your ring and little finger, it's probably cubital tunnel syndrome, which is a pinched nerve on the inside of the elbow. If its the outside of the elbow, it may be tennis elbow syndrome. Both should be treated with rest and anti-inflammatory medication, but if it keeps hurting see a doctor. ...Read more

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My elbow hurts after bench press. What should I do?

My elbow hurts after bench press. What should I do?

Elbow pain: Ice the elbow, use a bigger grip on the bar and take an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory as directed. You probably have elbow tendinitis. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my elbow hurts when I bend it?

Don't bend it!: If it hurts, don't do it! Pain in the elbow with movement can have lots of causes including problems in the joint or tendinitis. If you have no history of joint problems, it may be tennis elbow. See an orthopedic surgeon if rest and ice and anti-inflammatories over-the-counter do not help. Avoid anything that aggravates the pain. ...Read more

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I have an achy pain in left elbow hurts to touch and move what could it be?

I have an achy pain in left elbow hurts to touch and move what could it be?

Depends: Is there any discoloration or swelling. Is the pain present if you extend your elbow and try and lift something. If this is the case then the odds are that it is a tendonitis issue. If it does not cause pain when you try and lift something then you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Elbow hurts when arm is fully extended?

Olecranon Bursitis: This could represent olecranon bursitis. Try anti-inflammatories, resting the elbow and go and see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis. Sometimes antibiotics are needed as well and sometimes it is necessary to drain the bursa with a needle. ...Read more

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Why does my elbow hurts after lifting heavy mug and drinking?

Why does my elbow hurts after lifting heavy mug and drinking?

Drinkers elbow, also: Known as epicondylitis from repetitive elbow bending against the resistance from the heavy mug. Use a plastic, light mug or flex less or straw? Ha! ...Read more

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My right elbow hurts all of a sudden. I'm a 52 year old female. I use the computer at work alot.

My right elbow hurts all of a sudden. I'm a 52 year old female. I use the computer at work alot.

Probably lateral: Epicondylitis. Pain on outside of elbow with gripping an grabbing. Pain radiating up arm and into forearm. Treat it with ice massage, wrist brace to keep the muscles in your forearm rested and nsaids if needed. If not getting better a cortisone injection should help. ...Read more

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I fell on thanksgiving was intoxicated don't recall. Chipped my elbow pain. It hurts so bad no insurance what can I do?

I fell on thanksgiving was intoxicated don't recall. Chipped my elbow pain. It hurts so bad no insurance what can I do?

Really need eval.: Regardless of your lack of insurance, you need to be evaluated. Granted, you may just have bursitis, but there could be something broken in that elbow and you won't know unless you're evaluated. Aah, the ills of alcohol. ...Read more

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My12 yr old gymast elbow hurts when she puts all her weight on it. She can sometimes straightens it and it sounds like crackling?

My12 yr old gymast elbow hurts when she puts all her weight on it. She can sometimes straightens it and it sounds like crackling?

Elbow Injury: Hi, its difficult to tell exactly what is causing your child's symptoms. She should be evaluated in person by a sports medicine specialist to take a full history and evaluate the joint and determine the need for additional imaging studies. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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The tip of my elbow hurts very much if I lightly touch it or do anything else to it. The only thing that might have caused this was tennis.

Olecranon: The tip of the elbow is the olecranon and if the pain is right there it could be an olecranon bursa
some of these can be seroius if they get infected which is not uncommon
if it persists you should see an orthopedist. ...Read more

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My right elbow hurts really bad feels like its coming apart it hurts more when lifting outside my body or doing anything to twist or turn it

My right elbow hurts really bad feels like its coming apart it hurts more when lifting outside my body or doing anything to twist or turn it

Probably lateral: Epicondylitis. Pain on outside of elbow with gripping an grabbing. Pain radiating up arm and into forearm. Treat it with ice massage, wrist brace to keep the muscles in your forearm rested and nsaids if needed. If not getting better a cortisone injection should help. ...Read more

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I hit my elbow rather hard on the wall. It put me to tears. But I shook it off and now my elbow hurts to touch. I can extend arm. Should I wait?

Well!: As long as u have full pom & it is painless u may have olecronon bursitis. This would present as a fluid filled sack @ the tip of the elbow. U should b cn by an orthopedic surgeon 4 eval, xam & x- rays 2 b sure. If this is what u have some may aspirate & inject with steroids. If there's any abrasion or cut over the area there is a chance of infection. Increase in pain swelling & pain report right. ...Read more

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Inside of my elbow hurts when moving it. How to treat this pain?

Golfer's elbow: "golfer's" elbow is one of the most common causes of pain on the inside of the elbow. It is due to an inflamation of a muscle group that has its origin on the inner elbow/humerus. Anti inflammatory rx and rest from the activity can help. Physical therapy and at times injects are necessary, surgery is uncommon. Other causes include arthritis, and neutritis. Have a doc sort it out. ...Read more

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My elbow hurts I didn't do anything to it hurts when I move it or make a fist or raise my arm?

Elbow: The most common reasons for elbow pain including inflammatory issues such as tennis or golfers elbow. These issues do not necessarily have to be related to these sports. Regardless you would need an evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon or at least your primary care doctor to determine the true clause and diagnosis. This will help with guiding treatment options. ...Read more

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My inside elbow hurts 3 weeks after donating blood. It feels like they must have hit a nerve. Should I do anything about it?

My inside elbow hurts 3 weeks after donating blood. It feels like they must have hit a nerve. Should I do anything about it?

Visible changes?: If there are no visible changes it may require time for the area to heal. Soft tissue injuries sometimes respond to goth kola or cnetellia asiatacia which speeds up healing. ...Read more

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I'm having elbow pain I did not injured. It can't bend or pick up anything b cause it hurts so bad on the bony part what could it be?

Probably epicondylit: Hard to tell without more information, but it is probably lateral epicondylitis/tennis elbow. This is a tendon problem and can usually be treated without surgery by wearing a tennis elbow strap, using ice packs, anti-inflammatories and stretching exercises or therapy.
You can make the diagnosis by bending your wrist backward with your own muscles. If it causes elbow pain, it is probably tennis elb. ...Read more

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Hi is it possible to break something if you fall down off the stairs I fell down when I was walking down and my arm or elbow hurts is it broken.?

Hi is it possible to break something if you fall down off the stairs I fell down when I was walking down and my arm or elbow hurts is it broken.?

Possible: Best to get an xray and follow up with an orthopedist to rule out fracture. Could also be a sprain or other soft tissue injury ...Read more

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My right elbow hurts when doing push ups and triceps pull down can feel it doesn't hurt any other time feels shorelines term hitting your funny one?

My right elbow hurts when doing push ups and triceps pull down can feel it doesn't hurt any other time feels shorelines term hitting your funny one?

Medial epicondilitis: It may be a medial epicondilitis or enthesopathy with maybe entrapment of the ulnar nerve. Sometime they take a long time to heal. If you are concern made a consultation in HealthTap prime or a private physician in your area. ...Read more

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Bad elbow pain? 2 wks ago my elbow hurt bad to straighten it then it's been ok until today and it started hurting bad, I play volleyball and softbal

Bad elbow pain? 2 wks ago my elbow hurt bad to straighten it then it's been ok until today and it started hurting bad, I play volleyball and softbal

Tendonitis: Likely tendonitis. I wonder about what's known as tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), where the tendon that pulls the wrist upward gets irritated where it connects to the thumb side of the elbow. A splint that keeps the wrist from bending can help, as well as a tennis elbow band that goes around the upper forearm and reduces tension on the elbow. If these aren't helping, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What do you do if the bump on the bone that connects your hand and elbow hurts?

What do you do if the bump on the bone that connects your hand and elbow hurts?

Needs evaluation: A painful bump needs to be evaluated to make sue it is not a bad tumor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my elbow hurts while in a stable position and worse bent?

What does it mean if my elbow hurts while in a stable position and worse bent?

It depends: If the pain is medial and goes into your ring and little finger, it's probably cubital tunnel syndrome, which is a pinched nerve on the inside of the elbow. If its the outside of the elbow, it may be tennis elbow syndrome. Both should be treated with rest and anti-inflammatory medication, but if it keeps hurting see a doctor. ...Read more

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The inside of my elbow hurts whenever I bench press/how many days should I take off?

The inside of my elbow hurts whenever I bench press/how many days should I take off?

It depends: Its either medial epicondylitis, a type of tendonitis involving the forearm flexors or else cubital tunnel syndrome, which is a pinched nerve on the inside of the elbow. Rest it for a week and apply ice 10-15 minutes 2-3 times a day and take an anti-inflammatory like Ibuprofen or naproxen. If it keeps hurting see a doctor for x-rays. ...Read more

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My elbow hurts to the point where I cannot bend anymone. Know any way to stop the pain?

Nsaids/tylenol: Over the counter analgesics my help but is sounds like your past this
there are a number of causes of you elbow pain from lat./med. Epicondylosis to arthritis of you elbow
sounds like you need to see you local hand surgeon for an evaluation which should include x-rays. ...Read more

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The inside of my elbow hurts when I bend it what could it be. I recently hyper extended it?

Muscle Strain: Likely strain (small tear) of muscle or tendon. You will notice tenderness, but not severe pain, or major swelling. Limit additional stress to joint for now. If not improving, over time. Seek further evaluation. ...Read more