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Elbow Pain (Definition)

Discomfort or soreness to varying degrees at the joint that joins the upper ...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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Tuesday gone did 40 pushups left should pain since then swelling and pain when moving my shoulder pain from shoulder to elbow pain at night awakes me?

Tuesday gone did 40 pushups left should pain since then swelling and pain when moving my shoulder pain from shoulder to elbow pain at night awakes me?

Shoulder pain: This is likely a strain type injury. Recommend rest, ice, compression, and an over the counter anti- inflammatory (ibuprofen or naproxen). If symptoms continue after this treatment for 2-3 weeks, seek consultation with orthopedic surgeon ...Read more

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Elbow hurts when arm is fully extended?

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?

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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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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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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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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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