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My Elbow Is Inflamed
Forearm is very sensitive. My forearm (only on the ulnar side) is bruised and swollen. Is it fractured?
Ulna: There is a possibility that it is fractured. get an xray if you have a concern ...Read more
My right wrist is swollen and sometimes hurts after i fell. It is uncomfortable to move my wrist. It looks like the ulnar styloid is popped out?
My right wrist is swollen and sometimes hurts after i fell. It is uncomfortable to move my wrist and looks like the ulnar styloid is popped out?
I cut my finger, left index finger medially at the ip joint and it is sore swollen and stiff after a month. Is my joint infected?
I have pain running from my wrist on the pinkie finger side till my elbow and at times my fingers also . My wrist is swollen. Is it a ligament tear?
I discovered a painful lump under my left armpit, it has since moved down into my inner elbow and now is on my inner forearm. It is painful and tender?
I have Carpel tunnel and tendinitis in my arm and right now my hand is swollen and the area by my elbow is hurting badly ?
CTS: You need to see an Orthopedic specialist soon. ...Read more
How long?: If you did a lot of recent activity with the arm, the soreness may be muscular and should improve in 3-4 days. If your elbow actually locks in place where you can not bend or straighten it that's different. If it locks that is usually a sign of a piece of loose or damaged cartilage in the elbow and should be evaluated by your primary care doctor or an orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My right wrist is swollen and sometimes hurts. It is uncomfortable to move my wrist. It looks like the ulnar styloid it popped out.
Get an x-ray: If u mean spontaneously popped out, only a handfull of autoimmune conditions could lead to that, and uncommonly. If after any form of injury/trauma, then possible. Either way, it should be examined and likely x-rayed by a dr. Urgent care clinics usually can do both in same location. ...Read more
My forearm has been hurting for a week.. From the elbow to my wrist.. It feels swollen and very painful. What could this be?
Forearm pain: Any numbness or tingling is arm & 4th & 5th fingers? Any history of injury to elbow? Do u rest elbows on hard surface often? May be ulnar nerve compression or entrapment. See fp or neurologist for exam & testing. Try using NSAID for pain & inflammation; apply ice off & on; avoid resting elbows on firm surfaces. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is an infected wound near my right elbow and my right antecubital space hurts. Is this normal?
What is swelling? The fluid? My knuckles areswollen & the area just below my middle finger feels very puffy, soft & is a bit discolored. Broken wrist
Swelling is fluid: This is a simplistic answer but .....Usually blood ( bruising) or cellular fluid ( from cell damage) or fluid from within the blood ( vessels stimulated to leak inflammatory fluids) ice, move your fingers, male a fist and extend fully even if it is tight, elevate just a little higher than your heart location ( chaness as you change position). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could this be cancer or arthritis? 1" lump inside above left elbow swollen and tender, entire elbow slightly swollen. Also wrist and left thumb joint. Avid golfer......
If : If you are an avid golfer the first thing that that comes to mind is an injury due to the sport , although unusual that the whole arm is involved , and is very difficult to give an opinion with out seen the lump or the swelling , since these are objective findings , that are important to evaluate and observe by the same person that gives the answer .A pulled or thorn tendon , proximal to the elbow or an olecranon bursitis and an associate lesion by the same mechanis in the wrist and theleft thumb may be a consideration and should be defined by physical exam and the exact details of how this two lesions apeared , and the correlation they may have with golf.To consider cancer or athrtis , a more systemic , meaning the rest of the body , involvent should be present with fatigue , weight loss etc etc at any rate , you need an evaluation by an orthopedic or a sports doctor first . Crystal arthrtis could do this if the elbow lesion is an inflamation of the elbow , but you ought to know at least that you have gout , it would be unusual three site location for a first episode. ...Read more
Biceps tendinitis: You may have injured the biceps tendon at the elbow. Avoid lifting and forceful rotation at the forearm and if pain persists have an orthopedic surgeon evaluate it. ...Read more
I am very sensitive, swelled and bruised and my forearm (only on the ulnar side) is bruised and swollen. Is it fractured?
An xray: Would tell. Was it injured? How?Get a more detailed answer ›
It can be: Sometimes the prominence of the tendon over the wrist is normal and is not dangerous. Other times if the tendon is snapping over the bone especially after an injury on someone with arthritis this can lead to tendon problems. Evaluation by hand surgeon will help make a diagnosis and determine the treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son is 15 and noticed that the vein on his inner forearm from his elbow toward his wrist is sore to touch and now it is lumpy. What could this be?
Small mobile tender mass when leaning on elbow. Is it a cyst causes my elbow pain and how do I fix it?
Olecranon bursitis: The olcranon process is the back of the hunge joint at the elbow. A bursa is a sac that sits over the outside of a joint to cushion the soft tissues from injury. The olecranon bursa can become inflamed, usually from trauma, like leaning a lot on your elbows. An inflamed bursa is called a bursitis. It is often treated with anti-inflammatoies, ace wraps, aspiration of fluid, or a cortisone injection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer