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I have severe pain below my second toe. It was diagnosed as gout as my uric acid was at 420. I also have crackly knees and tennis elbow. Could they be related?

I have severe pain below my second toe. It was diagnosed as gout as my uric acid was at 420. I also have crackly knees and tennis elbow. Could they be related?

Normal Uric acid: Levels in a female are 2.4 - 6.0, so I am not sure what you mean by 420?
How was the diagnosis of gout made? Was the region aspirated? Gout is also monarticular meaning it usually occurs at one joint. Crackly knees and tennis elbow have nothing to do with gout.
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Gout (Definition)

Occurs when too much uric acid gets deposited in a joint. Lifestyle factors like red meat and alcohol ...Read more


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What is the cause of tennis elbow?

What is the cause of tennis elbow?

Chronic overuse: Tennis elbow occurs due to repetitive micro tearing of the wrist extensor muscles. Eventually changes occur in the tissue making it difficult to heal. Surgery is rarely required. Treatments is trying to avoid the cause, wrist splint or tennis elbow brace, ice, massage, rehabilitation and sometimes a steroid injection. ...Read more

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What would cause developing tennis elbow quite suddenly (not a tennis player). Would you know of any home remedies that may help? Thank you :)

What would cause developing tennis elbow quite suddenly (not a tennis player). Would you know of any home remedies that may help? Thank you :)

Pain from overuse.: Tennis elbow is a condition that is inflammation of a tendon that occurs from overuse. It can happen from repetition of a movement such as painting or types of cleaning as well as motions in tennis. It usually responds to anti-inflammatories, ice and rest. If it persists it should be evaluated since other problems can present similarly. ...Read more

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Could tennis elbow cause your fingers to swell?

No: Fingers will not swell as a direct result of tennis elbow. However if the pain on the elbow stops you from using your hand they may get stiff and swollen. So if you have tennis elbow make sure to keep all parts of your arm and hand moving. ...Read more

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Pain right on elbow, sort of dull. No swelling. What activity caused it, tennis elbow?

Tennis elbow: Yes this might be tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis. Usually a strain or repetitive motion causes one of the elbow tendons to get inflamed and painful. This can be treated with stretching exercises, bracing, and nsaids. ...Read more

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Could tennis elbow cause my hand to swell?

Could tennis elbow cause my hand to swell?

It should not.: Tennis elbow is an inflammatory condition of the tendon origin on the outer elbow bone. It it outside of the elbow joint. If you are having swelling in the hand, it is most likely coming from another source. ...Read more

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I had a specific injury that caused my tennis elbow. I had multiple cortisone & blood injections & surgery 4 mos. Ago-still have pain-any other tx?

I had a specific injury that caused my tennis elbow. I had multiple cortisone & blood injections & surgery 4 mos. Ago-still have pain-any other tx?

Difficult: First, I would probably recommend a second opinion to confirm that tennis elbow is your actual diagnosis. Many doctors jump straight to injections and surgery prior to emphasizing stretching and therapy. I would definitely do these if they haven't been done. Unfortunately, there is a subset of patients who just don't respond to surgery the way that we would hope. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a tennis elbow to cause my hand to go numb occasionally?

Is it possible for a tennis elbow to cause my hand to go numb occasionally?

Recommendation: A full evaluation by an physician would be warranted. You may also need an emr to evaluate for a pinched nerve. ...Read more

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I have a throbbing pain in my elbow that comes and goes. It's quite painful, and I did not injure my arm nor have tennis elbow. What could cause this?

I have a throbbing pain in my elbow that comes and goes. It's quite painful, and I did not injure my arm nor have tennis elbow. What could cause this?

Many things are part: Of the elbow, thus many things can hurt too. Bone, tendon, joint, nerve, blood vessel, skin all can be a source of pain. Tendonitis is a common cause, as is ligament or joint irritation. But the take home answer is anything that gets a nerve supply (which is everything) can be a source of pain. Hand surgeons can offer diagnosis & rx for this very complex region. ...Read more

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Will severe tennis elbow cause your sensory nerve to be slow. The emg show my radial nerve at 26. I'm having tennis elbow surgery soon. Will this help?

Will severe tennis elbow cause your sensory nerve to be slow. The emg show my radial nerve at 26. I'm having tennis elbow surgery soon. Will this help?

See below: These are two separate conditions but have similar symptomatology. Conservative treatment is similar for these conditions. You may want to seek an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in upper extremity conditions to explain the different etiologies (causes) of these conditions. ...Read more

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Can tennis elbow cause the same side hand to go numb occasionally?

Can tennis elbow cause the same side hand to go numb occasionally?

No: Tennis elbow is a tendon problem exclusively. It is not a nerve problem and numbness/tingling is not part of tennis elbow. Other diagnoses such as carpal tunnel syndrome and cubital tunnel syndrome should be considered. ...Read more

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I have tmj, runner knees, and tennis elbow. Is there any joint problem or disorder cause all this?

Possibly: Knee and elbow symptoms are typically overuse and/or damage/injury related. Are you a tennis player and runner historically? TMD is most often muscle, ligament, clenching, grinding related, but there can be a bone component as well as a bite issue. All three could be affected by a degenerative joint disease, but I would not be quick to lump them together. Seek Tx separately. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a pulled pectoral muscle cause pain in shoulder/neck/jaw with pain when I move on right breast? I hve tennis elbow bad as well on same side ofpain

Can a pulled pectoral muscle cause pain in shoulder/neck/jaw with pain when I move on right breast? I hve tennis elbow bad as well on same side ofpain

Pectoral Spasm: This can present as pain in the shoulder neck and jaw. However, the heart should also be considered esp is there is history of heart problems.
For tennis elbow, I would recommend banding and physical therapy first. Injections can be considered subsequently. ...Read more

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Can a pulled pectoral muscle cause shoulder/neck/jaw pain also hve bad tennis elbow pain on same side breast towards middle also sore on move repi wor?

Can a pulled pectoral muscle cause shoulder/neck/jaw pain also hve bad tennis elbow pain on same side breast towards middle also sore on move repi wor?

Yes: A pulled muscle will affect the adjacent muscles. The muscles that you mention are part of the longitudinal muscle support for your body so when one gets injured the others get strained to make up for the injury. ...Read more

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How can I cure tennis elbow?

How can I cure tennis elbow?

Rest, ice & nSAID's: Rest, ice and anti-inflammatory medications are initial treatments for inflammation. Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is a overuse injury involving the outside of the elbow. For persistent symptoms, a brace, oral/injectable steroids and/ot therapy may be needed. Avoid things that make your symptoms worse. It make take up to 6 months for symptoms to resolve. See an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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How do you get tennis elbow?

Overuse: Tennis elbow is inflammation of the tendons on the outside of the elbow, almost always caused by overuse of the arm/elbow. The forearm muscles and elbow tendons become damaged and inflammed with overuse, commonly seen with tennis, racquet ball, as well as in painters, plumbers, carpenters, auto workers, and cooks. Any repetitive motion with the forearm can cause this but it can occur insidiously. ...Read more

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How do you treat tennis elbow?

Multi-modal: Typically, I treat patients with tennis elbow with a tennis elbow brace, exercises/physical therapy, nsaids, transverse massage, corticosteroid injections, and ultimately, surgery if these modalities are not successful. ...Read more

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What can I do for tennis elbow?

Elbow Band: One may need to rest the elbow for a period of time. Physical therapy may be helpful. There are also elbow straps that support the radial tendons that are affected by tennis elbow that are inexpensive and effective. In severe cases a local injection of steroids may be useful. ...Read more

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How does tennis elbow affect me?

How does tennis elbow affect me?

Painful grip: Tennis elbow affects the outer prominent aspect of your blow. It is usually due to overuse (e., too much tennis). Treatment is nonoperative and can consist of rest, ice, nsaids, bracing, nd local steroid injection. Rarely, surgery is indicted. Also referred to as lateral epicondylitis. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose tennis elbow?

First turn palms up: With palms turned upward, you'll define the outer part of forearm as the lateral part. The lateral epicondyle is the bony part where the tendons and muscles attach and go distally (toward hand). Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is generally caused by repetitive motions over-using these muscles; occurs in tennis, golf, excess computing...But doing it wrong. Rx, then learn proper moves. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have tennis elbow?

Tennis Elbow AKA: Lateral epicondylitis. Pain on outside of elbow with gripping an grabbing, pushing and pulling. Pain radiating up arm and into forearm. Treat it with ice massage, wrist brace to keep the muscles in your forearm rested and nsaids if needed. If not getting better a cortisone injection should help. ...Read more

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Tennis elbow symptoms are usually what?

Tennis elbow symptoms are usually what?

Tennis elbow: Symptoma include lateral elbow pain which worsens with grasping with palm down, heavy lifting, or repetitive grasping. Pain improves with rest, although in late stages, patients frequently have pain at rest as well as with activities. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of tennis elbow?

What are some symptoms of tennis elbow?

Painful grip: Tennis elbow affects the outer prominent aspect of your blow. It is usually due to overuse (e., too much tennis). Treatment is nonoperative and can consist of rest, ice, nsaids, bracing, nd local steroid injection. Rarely, surgery is indicted. Also referred to as lateral epicondylitis. ...Read more

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What is the best way to heal tennis elbow?

What is the best way to heal tennis elbow?

Start with RICE: Lateral epicondylitis (aka "tennis elbow") is a common overuse injury to the elbow. In order to treat the pain, I recommend you start with rice, follow with stretching/ strengthening (therapy), & consider couterforce bracing. If these treatments fail you may be a candidate for cortisone or prp injections. Some people end up needing surgery...

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Tennis Elbow (Definition)

Also known as lateral epicondylitis, this is a painful condition of the ...Read more