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.
Possibly. If the pain in localized to the outside of the elbow, you may have lateral epicondylits or tennis elbow. If the pain does not resolve with ice and rest, you should see an orthopedist. You may actually have some other problems with your elbow requiring and exam and xray evaluation.

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What makes swelling come in a later stage in tennis elbow?

Tennis elbow. Tennis elbow is a tearing of the tendon of the muscles that extend of straighten the wrist. You can imagine that this tearing itself can cause swelling. There can be an inflammatory response to the injury, which also causes swelling. Read more...

The outer part of my right elbow occasionally hurts when I extend or bend it. There's no bumps or swelling, so could it be tennis elbow?

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What are cures or treatments for the pain and swelling from tennis elbow?

Tennis elbow . Treatment begins with a correct diagnosis. I usually recommend a course of nsaids, avoidance of painful activities, use of a counter-force brace. Formal ot may be helpful. Injection with steroids can be very helpful. Recent studies have shown nice reduction of pain using prp injection. Surgery needed in less than 10% of cases, and can be done arthroscopically or small incision. Read more...
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... http://drmarkgalland.com/category/elbow. Read more...