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Pain In My Elbow When I Lift Something
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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???
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
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
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
My right elbow hurts when i lift something or brush my teeth, also my right knee bothers me a little when i climb up stairs. What could i have?
Need Consultation: See an orthopedic doctor to check these out for you. ...Read more
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. ?
Can fibromyalgia mask itself as something other?Have pain in my knees,legs,elbow (hard to lift things), feet, back. I do have arthritis. doc says piri
In my practice: Other rheumatic diagnoses are present and fibro is not. Over diagnosed! ...Read more
My shoulders, elbows, wrist and ankles pop like sound when begining to lift weights. Can it mean arthritus?
No: Joint cracking or popping is normal as long as it does not cause pain. ...Read more
I injured my right shoulder 5 yrs ago. Couldnt lift my arm. Elbow hurt also. It still hurts even tho i can lift & use it now. Why?
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?
What could cause pain between shoulder and elbow and limited arm movement? Husband can't lift arm in extreme pain?
I have sharp pain in the front of my right arm halfway between my shoulder and elbow. Hurts to lift and raise my arm.
An intermittent stabbing pain in right arm started yesterday. It is right wear they would take blood inside elbow. Was helping husband lift dock?
Excruciating pain in the left arm from shoulder to elbow so much im nauseous. Screaming when i try to lift it or move it?
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