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How to treat elbow pain when I bend my arm?

How to treat elbow pain when I bend my arm?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I have a really big cut in the bend of my arm, opens whenever I move it?

I have a really big cut in the bend of my arm, opens whenever I move it?

Get immediate care: This sounds serious, get immediate care at ambulatory care family doctor or er. If it is fresh get off your computer and move. If it is old it still needs care but can't be sutured closed. ...Read more

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My son won't bend his arm...What could possibly prevent him from doing so?

My son won't bend his arm...What could possibly prevent him from doing so?

Possible injury: It is possible injury? You need to bring him see a doctor to get a check. ...Read more

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Why did my arm fill like it locked right at the elbow I couldn't bend it it hurted. Until it poped.

Why did my arm fill like it locked right at the elbow I couldn't bend it it hurted. Until it poped.

Loose body?: U may have some arthritis in ur elbow & now have a loose body that can lock ur joint until it's wiggled free. Can also b due 2 residuals of an old injury. Once a loose bodt is prenent they continue 2 grow so you may have had a slight pop or catch that went away instantly & now it is large enough 2 get act like a door stop when u move it. See ortho 4 x-rays & eval. ...Read more

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Losing weight. What do I do about excess arm fat/rolls that is collecting on the front of my arm when bend it? Do compression sleeves work?

Losing weight. What do I do about excess arm fat/rolls that is collecting on the front of my arm when bend it? Do compression sleeves work?

Time: Give the skin time to regain its elasticity. At 30 years old, there is a good chance that it will go back to normal on it's own. If not, you will possible have to visit a plastic surgeon for further management. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Have a bumb that appeared monday on my arm right in the bend. Its painful and today a thick white puss just ozed out. It stopped but stlll hurt to tou?

Abscess: It seems like you have an abscess that had spontaneous drainage. Since the pain has continued you may see a doctor for possible complete drainage or antibiotics if indicated. ...Read more

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What causes a rash on the bend of the arm and break out in a sweet?

What causes a rash on the bend of the arm and break out in a sweet?

Eczema or allergy: The antecubital fossae is a very sensitive part of the body and is susceptible to contact dermatitis and skin infections. Your would need an evaluation by your dermatolgist. ...Read more

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Upper left arm hurts when I bend it or put my arm outright can u advise?

Upper left arm hurts when I bend it or put my arm outright can u advise?

Go see ur Family Doc: Is pain in joint or muscle? Any injury or trauma? Any break in skin? Redness? Red streaks? Boil or pocket of pus? Any repetitive motions? If no evidence of infection, consider RICE: rest, ice, compression & elevation. Also consider over-the-counter pain relievers if not allergic and no contraindications (reasons not to do so). If no better, then go see your Family Doc who may order xrays etc. ...Read more

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My elbow pops when I do push-ups or any exercise that requires me to bend my arm 80 degrees or more. What could this be? (only my left elbow)

My elbow pops when I do push-ups or any exercise that requires me to bend my arm 80 degrees or more. What could this be? (only my left elbow)

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I am B12 defiency. I am getting injections. Had 4 so far. If I bend my arm I get twiches in my arm I can see it move. If I relax my arm it stops. Why?

I am B12 defiency. I am getting injections. Had 4 so far. If I bend my arm I get twiches in my arm I can see it move. If I relax my arm it stops. Why?

Unclear but: Let your doctor know. Sometimes these are related to abnormal electrolytes like sodium and potassium which your doc can check in blood work. I presume your folate (folic acid) level is normal but make sure since it is easy to replace folate (folic acid) if low ...Read more

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This morning when I woke up my left elbow hurt bad now it feels like the inside of my arm by the bend is swollen what could this be? Should I worry?

Maybe short lived: If you just twisted during sleep or had an athletic event it should go away on its own. If you injured the area and the joint fluid leaked you may a synovial cyst. Let it resolve for a few days without using it and ice it. If this resolves it was abruise and is better. If not see your doctor to check it out in person to make sure you are ok. Hope it gets better. ...Read more

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I'm having a sharp pain in my elbow. It hurts whenever I straighten out my arm and then try to bend it after. Mostly around the top part of my elbow.

I'm having a sharp pain in my elbow. It hurts whenever I straighten out my arm and then try to bend it after. Mostly around the top part of my elbow.

Tennis elbow: History of repetitive recreational or occupational activity. Elbow pain during or following flexion and extension. Pain at the lateral aspect of the elbow. Try Rest, ice, NSAID, brace /strap. Avoid activities that exacerbate the pain. If no response to therapy after 6 weeks, Go to doctor. ...Read more

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My son fell on he' elbow yesterday in the park, it hurts, but hard to say how bad, swollen, he can bend he's arm as he is using it ok now hurts little?

My son fell on he' elbow yesterday in the park, it hurts, but hard to say how bad, swollen, he can bend he's arm as he is using it ok now hurts little?

Elbow pain: Sounds like he contused his elbow by your description. If he has any problems with range of motion or increasing pain or swelling do not hesitate to have it checked and possibly frayed. Expect by your description that he should be fine in a couple of days. ...Read more

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Why is it that I can't bend my arms straight?

First is this new: Or longstanding? There are some congenital elbow and forearm differences that limit full motion. Arthritis can develop as well as a loose body or bone spur in the joint. Muscle tightness at the front of the elbow can occur especially with vigourous exercise if stretching is ignored. If you decide to stretch, go slow and gentle and make sure there is not a structural, tendinous, or muscular issue. ...Read more

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What could cause a rash on the bend of the arm and break out in a sweat?

Eczema: This can be from eczema or a skin infection, you need to have a doctor look at it for a proper diagnosis though. ...Read more

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Lumps like the size of a small key lime at injection site at the bend of arm. What is it?

Lumps like the size of a small key lime at injection site at the bend of arm. What is it?

Hematoma: You may have a small blood pocket formed by puncture of a vein, or small fluid collection on the tissue surrounding the vein. Put ice an pressure on it for the first 12-24 hours then place warm compress on it. Avoid aspirin Aleve (naproxen) or ibuprofen use. ...Read more

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Pain in upper arm when raise arm sideways and bend arm, what could that be? Feel pain like in the bicep area.

Pain in upper arm when raise arm sideways and bend arm, what could that be? Feel pain like in the bicep area.

Impingement syndrome: Impingement syndrome is most common cause. This refers to an impingement that can occur between a subacromial bone spur and either a rotator cuff muscles or the biceps; it can sometimes lead to a complete tear of one or more of those structures. I would not hesitate to be seen for it. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a sprained elbow my symptoms are my arm is very painful to bend and unbend at the elbow?

What are the symptoms of a sprained elbow my symptoms are my arm is very painful to bend and unbend at the elbow?

Have it evaluated.: Your symptoms may be due to fracture, sprains, arthritis, muscle, nerve or tendon injuries. Have the area evaluated so that you may get the appropriate care. ...Read more

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I was in the hospital for 6 days with an IV when they took it out its swollen n hard n hot to the touch I can't even bend. My arm?

I was in the hospital for 6 days with an IV when they took it out its swollen n hard n hot to the touch I can't even bend. My arm?

Thrombophlebitis: Likely you have a superficial clot and inflammation where the IV was. Would use warm compresses several times a day and pain control. But if it does not resolve soon you might need a course of antibiotics, so keep an eye on it. ...Read more

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Inside (at bend) of left elbow extremely painful 2 days after workout (more than normal or other arm!). Movement very limited in both directions! ?

Inside (at bend) of left elbow extremely painful 2 days after workout (more than normal or other arm!). Movement very limited in both directions! ?

Medial epicondylitis: Pain where u are describing after workouts that involve using a " power grip" commonly irritate the flexor/ pronator muscle group on the 'inside' of your elbow. This is termed medial epicondylitis or " golfer's elbow". Rest from offending activities (s) and Ibuprofen may help. See your md if pain continues. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Have pain in left shoulder (top) not blades made worse with breathing coughing can move arm slight pain when lift arm high but worse if I bend down?

Gallbladder: Sounds like your gallbladder might be the cause - it sits right under your diaphragm so the breathing can effect it and pain will often refer to the shoulder. Please see a physician. ...Read more