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Pain in my arm in front of my elbow. Any tips for making it go away fast?

Pain in my arm in front of my elbow. Any tips for making it go away fast?

Elbow Pain: Sounds like the biceps is the most likely cause in the anterior elbow. This is usually due to repetitive activity of curling your arm up lifting. It less than 6 weeks it is treated as a tendonitis with rest, ice, antiinflammatories. If greater than 6 weeks may represent a disease of the tendon and the treatment is an "eccentric loading" program, regenerative injections, or surgery. ...Read more

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Can you get your blood drawn anywhere else besides the front side of your elbow?

Can you get your blood drawn anywhere else besides the front side of your elbow?

Yes: Yes there are several other sites for a blood draw and depend on factors such as frequency and volume of blood needed, if there is a catheter already present or if the blood vessels have collapsed due to massive blood loss. Some other sites are upper inner arm, groin, ankle and neck. ...Read more

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In the past few months my left shoulder in front twitches noticibly but no pain. But i have twitches also on the inside of elbow that hurts bad. ?

Neurologist: I recommend a consultation with a neurologist if frequent muscular twitching occurs, but if the prominent symptom is painful spasms of the area involving the elbow, perhaps an evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon should be done first, and, if deemed advisable, referral to the neurologist can be then made. ...Read more

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Fell three weeks ago landed on my arm, it was swollen a couple days and a little black and blue, arm still hurt arm does not hurt if at 90 degree angle but when i extend arm or bring in less than 90 degree angle arm hurt at front crease part of elbow

Fell three weeks ago landed on my arm, it was swollen a couple days and a little black and blue, arm still hurt arm does not hurt if at 90 degree angle but when i extend arm or bring in less than 90 degree angle arm hurt at front crease part of elbow

You : You could try simple measures such as over-the-counter medication, like Ibuprofen or aleve; however, it seems to me that it might be worth your while to seek additional input from your primary care physician. Three weeks is a rather lengthy time to have persistent loss of motion of the elbow. ...Read more

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My arm crackle and pop almost every time when i open it but without pain.It's maybe something on the joint of my elbow (upside front). What is that ?

My arm crackle and pop almost every time when i open it but without pain.It's maybe something on the joint of my elbow (upside front). What is that ?

Fluid dynamics: There are two main schools of thought as to cause of "joint noises." first being rapid displacement of fluid in the joint, which if noise is ongoing, may be an indicator of prior injury and self-protection, which should go away in time. Second being tendon / ligament laxity causing noises (possibly so far as subluxing joint, if follow chiropractic model)--that tends to worsen over time. ...Read more

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