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Pain in elbow .When i lift things or pick up a cup of coffee .

Pain in elbow .When i lift things or pick up a cup of coffee .

See details: It is likely an epicondylitis of the elbow. If the tenderness is on the outside, it is known as a tennis elbow. If it persists, see a doctor. There are a number of treatment options. ...Read more

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What is causing pain in my elbow; where my joints are? It hurts when i lift heavy stuff.

What is causing pain in my elbow; where my joints are? It hurts when i lift heavy stuff.

Tennis elbow: Pain on the outside of elbow with lifting in thirty something is likely a musculoskeletal problem related to repetative stress or even one extraordinary mechanical event. The medical name is lateral epicondylitis aka "tennis elbow". Rest, warm soaks, avoidance of repetative elbow use, & otc elbow strap might help. Persistence suggests need for doctor visit. Osteopath or physiatrist best. ...Read more

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I have pain in my elbow and down the to my forearm. Hurts to squeeze or lift it or other things. Don't play sports. Just house clean house hurts.?

I have pain in my elbow  and down the  to my forearm.  Hurts to squeeze or lift it or other things.  Don't play sports.  Just house clean house hurts.?

See sports med doc: Depending on where exactly the pain is, there are a few things that can cause these symptoms. It may be 'tennis elbow' (tendonitis). You would likely benefit from physical therapy- not only to decrease the pain, but also to address the mechanical factors that caused it in the first place. ...Read more

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I have elbow tendonitus, if I try to lift something it bothers me. Can it be certain angles irritates it more?

I have elbow tendonitus, if I try to lift something it bothers me. Can it be certain angles irritates it  more?

Tennis elbow: Usually lifting up a suitcase or twisting a screwdriver and other such activities cause pain. You can go to a drug store or Walmart and get a tennis elbow strap to put pressure on the outside of the elbow where the pain is and take motrin 800 mg 3x/'day for the pain. It is called lateral epicondylitis. it will take several weeks to calm down ...Read more

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How long will it be before I can lift really heavy objects after fracturing my elbow?

How long will it be before I can lift really heavy objects after fracturing my elbow?

Definition?: No lifting for 6-8 weeks awaiting healing of the fracture which will be forevere weaker than prior to the fracture. Gradual increase to maximum lifting levels would be recommended to strengthen the bone slowly over time and prevent refracture. Of course also dependent upon your definition of "heavy objects". ...Read more

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Back catcher for softball, cashier+student. Today noticed when lift anything, left above elbow seizes up and hurts bad. What is this? What should I do

Back catcher for softball, cashier+student. Today noticed when lift anything, left above elbow seizes up and hurts bad. What is this? What  should I do

I admire u for ur: Hard work and determination! what u have is inflamed tendon/tendinitis of ur elbow from repetitive motion. U can continue taking advil (ibuprofen). Applying warm packs and ace wrap may help.God bless u! http://orthoinfo.Aaos.Org/topic.Cfm?Topic=a00068. ...Read more

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Is it ok to lift weights if i bruised my elbow?

Is it ok to lift weights if i bruised my elbow?

Yes as long as : It doesn't hurt and that you have full rom. If you have pain then see your orthopedic surgeon. Thanks. ...Read more

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Why does my left elbow making popping sounds when i lift weights?

Why does my left elbow making popping sounds when i lift weights?

Elbow popping: Can be due to some tendons rubbing over eachother or a bony prominence while under tension, or due to some distraction inside of the joint during lifting that allows gas to escape from the joint fluid (similar to cracking our knuckles). Sometimes, the joint is not sliding- but 'jumping' thought a range of motion under heavy load, but that could be damaging the joint surface. Make sure you stretch! ...Read more

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What can be done if it is nerve pain to my elbow causing pain on the outside when I lift anything, or twist my elbow? Note - no pain gripping.

Doubt nerve: Outside elbow pain suggests extensor tendon problem or maybe a joint issue. Physical medicine doctor can help sort this out. ...Read more

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I have a sore elbow and it causes pain when I lift things.?

I have a sore elbow and it causes pain when I lift things.?

May be tendonitis: A person who gets a numbness, soreness, or tenderness (to pressing on it) where the muscles attach near the elbow may have tendonitis . . . But he will usually know what caused it. The cause is overuse of the arm during the past day or two. Icing the sore spot and taking some Motrin can help. He can wrap the sore area with an over-the-counter elastic band, which will spread the muscle's force out. ...Read more

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My elbow joints experience pain whenever i lift some heavy thing?

My elbow joints experience pain whenever i lift some heavy thing?

Many things: That is a vague complaint. Was there an injury? It could be as simple as a tendonitis. But you also have to think about cartilage issues (osteochondritis) or ligament issues. I would get an evaluation. ...Read more

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My elbows, wrist and shoulders click say when i get up from a chair, bed or getting ready to lift weights?

My elbows, wrist and shoulders click say when i get up from a chair, bed or getting ready to lift weights?

Noises are common: Lots of things in the body make noise, but are harmless. If you aren't having symptoms such as pain, or stiffness, i wouldn't worry about it. ...Read more

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Can you get a pinched never if your elbow was out of place? It's been 5 months and i still can't make a fist with arm extended or lift

Can you get a pinched never if your elbow was out of place? It's been 5 months and i still can't make a fist with arm extended or lift

Elbow.I: Of course but proper term is nerve impingement or crowding. All 3 nerves to hand- ulcer, radial and median nerve pass thru elbow. So consult family dr. Or neurologist. You can be tested with EMG and nc ( nerve conduction ) studies to determine which nerve is involved. Nerves have 3 functions- sensation to bone, skin but most importaint is motor power-makes muscles work. Is forearm smaller than o. ...Read more

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Earlier today my right arm tingled, then I got a pain from the elbow to the shoulder and now it feels a little heavy and is difficult to lift???

Earlier today my right arm tingled, then I got a pain from the elbow to the shoulder and now it feels a little heavy and is difficult to lift???

Some potentials: Although you may be experiencing nerve compression at your wrist, I cannot exclude an acute brachial plexitus or nerve compression in neck. And even a stoke might start this way. Best to obtain medical attention ASAP, and get this diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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I have major pain in my elbows and feet. Sometimes i can barely walk and it's hard to lift simple things like a purse. What is the cause of this?

Elbow-foot pain: You seem to be describing symmetrical joint pains of hands and feet. There are many possibilities including arthritis, autoimmune disease, and other illness that effects the joints. You need to call your doctor to report this and get an examination to obtain a diagnosis for the cause of your problem and get treatment as necessary. ...Read more

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Hi,The inside outer area of my elbow is very tender to touch & the elbow itself hurts when I move or stay still. couldnt lift a plate off table today.

Hi,The inside outer area of my elbow is very tender to touch & the elbow itself hurts when I move or stay still. couldnt lift a plate off table today.

Tendinitis: It may be sign of inflammation in the tendons around the elbow joint. Repeated wrist and elbow movements may cause this. Commonly called tennis elbow. Try some anti inflammatory like Advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin and elbow bracing. If not better you may have to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Every time I lift my right elbow feels like it traps something and I have to put it back to normal position have tingling down ring and pinkie finger?

Every time I lift my right elbow feels like it traps something  and I have to put it back to normal position have tingling down ring and pinkie finger?

Sounds ulnar nerve: Your symptoms highly suggest a problem with your ulnar nerve in the elbow joint itself. It may become "stuck" or entrapped in the groove somehow. Have you tried raising that right elbow in some other position to see if that were to change anything in terms of the feelings in your fingers. You should see a neurologist for further clarity on this problem and not really wait. ...Read more

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My left hand quivers and shakes when I lift something. Heavy or not. Also I get a pain in the muscle in my arm and in my elbow joint when I lift. ?

My left hand quivers and shakes when I lift something. Heavy or not.  Also I get a pain in the muscle in my arm and in my elbow joint when I lift. ?

Tendinitis : You may be anxious from the pain of tendinitis
Reassure your self
Do graded exercises
Take medicine like Aleve 500mg 2x a day after food for 2-4 weeks ...Read more

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I have a pain only when i play baseball on the inside of my elbow. If i lift or do other activties with my right are its fine. What could it be?

Needs evaluation: If you mean pain when throwing, than this could be a ulnar collateral ligament sprain (ucl), also know as the tommy john ligament. Stop throwing and see a sports medicine physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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My upper arm is swollen just below my shoulder but a few inches above my elbow for 1-2+ months. It hurts if i poke or lift my arm. What could it be?

My upper arm is swollen just below my shoulder but a few inches above my elbow for 1-2+ months. It hurts if i poke or lift my arm. What could it be?

Any swelling: Need to be evaluated . It may be soft tissue , it may be from the bone . At your age , we need to rule out bone tumor . This is not to scare you but bone tumor has bimodal presentation . See you doc , be examined and if need be have imaging . Good luck. ...Read more

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Pain in shoulder. When I lift my arm straight over my head the pain goes down arm to elbow. ?

Pain in shoulder. When I lift my arm straight over my head the pain goes down arm to elbow. ?

Thoracic outlet: thoracic syndrome is a condition that is caused by compression of nerves or blood vessels. See your PCP for final diagnosis, treatment or referral. ...Read more

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What could cause pain between shoulder and elbow and limited arm movement? Husband can't lift arm in extreme pain?

Fracture: A fracture of the humerus could cause that as well as a dislocation. Go to the physician to have an appropriate physical exam. ...Read more

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Excruciating pain in the left arm from shoulder to elbow so much im nauseous. Screaming when i try to lift it or move it?

Extremity trauma: Or arm injury can be caused by trauma and damage the underlying structures such as muscles, tendon, nerves, ligaments or blood vessels.
Rec.: er or urgent care for evaluation, imaging and treatment. ...Read more