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I have a tear in a ligament in my elbow does this require immediate attention from a doctor?

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Dr. Phillip Goebel
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In brief: Ligamentous tears

Ligamentous tears can usually wait a few days to see an orthopedic surgeon.
If you are haivng severe pain you may want to see your regular doctor or an emergency department physician to get help until you see the specialist.

In brief: Ligamentous tears

Ligamentous tears can usually wait a few days to see an orthopedic surgeon.
If you are haivng severe pain you may want to see your regular doctor or an emergency department physician to get help until you see the specialist.
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