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What causes a burning sensation in elbow?

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Tendinitis

Most times burning pain in the elbow w/out a history of trauma is tendinitis.
Occ. The ulnar nerve(funny bone) can get irritated and cause burning pain esp.If your pinkie or ring finger get numb or tingle.Tendinitis responds to nsaids, rest from offending activities(power grip), ice massage etc. If no improvement see your orthopedic surgeon. Good luck!

In brief: Tendinitis

Most times burning pain in the elbow w/out a history of trauma is tendinitis.
Occ. The ulnar nerve(funny bone) can get irritated and cause burning pain esp.If your pinkie or ring finger get numb or tingle.Tendinitis responds to nsaids, rest from offending activities(power grip), ice massage etc. If no improvement see your orthopedic surgeon. Good luck!
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