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My Elbow Is Inflamed
5cm hard lump removed near elbow thought originally to be inflammatory. Sent to pathology, should I be worried. No one saying what it could be....
My friend who's 24, has been diagnosed with calcinosis, leaving big deposits on her elbows.What r the treatments other than anti inflammatory &surgery?
4.8cm hard palpable lump next to elbow. U/s said inflammatory process but no bursa. Keflex and steroids no effect.... What should I do?
When to wait: These often are quite irritating but usually resolve slowly over time without treatment. If they persist then there is a surgical option. ...Read more
Was told I have ganglion cyst on elbow and to take anti inflammatory meds. To me, that is a temporary solution. My elbow swells and pain in arm... ?
Bursitis. see a doc: you have what we call bursitis. you could see your doctor ,for aspiration and treatment they usually keep coming back. you might see a surgeon for possible surgery to have it removed. it is an inflammation caused the fluid to leak outside the joint ,anti inflammatory medication could slow down the process. good luck ...Read more
Ortho thinks I have inflammatory atrhritis what type would involve both elbow both wrists knees shoulders and right index finger?
I have a raised bump on the inside of my arm in my elbow crease. It is itchy, has no rash. I have had an ear infection 3 weeks ago could this be an inflamed epitrochlear node? Should i be worried?
Difficult to know: This is the location for the epitrochlear lymph nodes, but this could just as easily be an epidermal inclusion cyst (sebaceous cyst) or a lipoma (fatty tumor) or something more serious. I would suggest you have it evaluated if you are concerned. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fracture of (R) radial head (c) 8 wks. Above elbow still red, inflamed, sore, warm to touch stiff joint. Normal recovery or cause for concern?
Hard to know: The orthopedist/physician that has seen you previously and that has performed physical examination will know better; but infection of the joint or misalignment would need to be considered. Perhaps more likely that this is normal progression of healing (depending on severity of findings you mention). Have it checked out to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe joint pain in hips feet toes hands fingers knees elbows morning stiffness daily 20 mg prednisone no help MRI no inflam ANA 1:320 help?
Try DMSO: DMSO (dimethylsulfoxide)--aka horse liniment--is available at a health food store or feed/veterinary supply. For systemic inflammatory conditions as you apparently have, I suggest one tsp per day orally. It tastes terrible. Mix with a small amount of water, and chase it with something else to kill the taste. Major adverse effect is that you will "off-gas" the DMSO in your breath and sweat. ...Read more
Elbow pain: Tendinitis or tendinosis of the medial or inner aspect of the elbow. This is the location where the muscles which flex your wrist and fingers originate. Symptoms would include pain and weakness in that location. It is similar to tennis elbow, which occurs on the outer aspect or lateral aspect of the elbow. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers