Elbow hurts when arm is fully extended?

Olecranon Bursitis. This could represent olecranon bursitis. Try anti-inflammatories, resting the elbow and go and see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis. Sometimes antibiotics are needed as well and sometimes it is necessary to drain the bursa with a needle.

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How long to wait before seeing doctor for elbow pain? Elbow hurts when arm is extended and when fully bent. Does not hurt when at a 90degree angle. Trying rest, ice, compression. Taking Tylenol for pain. Been hurting for 7 days.

ASAP. sounds like olecranon bursitis: an inflammation of the covering of the elbow joint. You will need an x-ray and possible steroid tablets to reduce the inflammation and you must be examined to rule out an infected joint space. Read more...
RICE . You should get a physical exam, preferably from an orthopaedic surgeon, to examine your elbow bones ligaments tendons and joint space. I would also elevate the elbow and use NSAIDs such as naproxen instead of Tylenol for their anti inflammatory capability. Don't worry you'll be fine. Stay calm and see ortho . Read more...

I fell on my bike straight onto my palm, my wrist is fine, but my elbow hurts. I can't extend it fully or touch my shoulders?

Get an X-ray . You have likely broken your radial head or dislocated your elbow. You need to get an X-ray. You might need a reduction or surgery. See an Orthopedic surgeon. . Read more...

I hit my elbow rather hard on the wall. It put me to tears. But I shook it off and now my elbow hurts to touch. I can extend arm. Should I wait?

Well! . As long as u have full pom & it is painless u may have olecronon bursitis. This would present as a fluid filled sack @ the tip of the elbow. U should b cn by an orthopedic surgeon 4 eval, xam & x- rays 2 b sure. If this is what u have some may aspirate & inject with steroids. If there's any abrasion or cut over the area there is a chance of infection. Increase in pain swelling & pain report right. Read more...

R.Elbow hurts when I extend my arm in all directions and bend my arm. Car accident 3yrs ago, r.Shoulder injured. Why is elbow hurting all of a sudden?

Probably unrelated. If your elbow never hurt at the time of the injury, your current pain is likely unrelated to the accident three years ago. Based on the quality and severity i would seek attention if your pain persists. Read more...

Ulnar nerve neuritis. Should I keep bending my arm of slowly straighten it? Elbow hurts when I try and cant fully do it.

Gentle. To give the best answer I need more details. Do you have an arthritis disease,? have you had any injury to the neck, elbow, arm? How long has the problem been there? Did anything in particular trigger the pain? Is the elbow swollen? If this is a new problem and the elbow hurts and is swollen the elbow is the cause. Gentle stretching is OK. The first step is to get a diagnosis of the cause. Read more...

Hey my right inner side (Palm up, side my pinkie is on) elbow hurts when I extend my arm. It feels like it's inside like a tendon but only hurts elbow?

Elbow pain. hey ~ that's called medial epicondylitis aka "Golfers elbow". Heres a YOU TUBE presentation to help you treat it: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-fatigue-syndrome/basics/treatment/con-20022009. Read more...