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I've been swimming 5 days a week for two months. My right elbow aches for a short period about once a day. Is this carpel tunnel? What can I do?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: EPICONDYLITIS LIKELY

This is not a symptom of carpal tunnel.
Your lateral elbow tendon attachments for the forearm muscles may be inflammed. A simple check up by your doctor can determine the cause.

In brief: EPICONDYLITIS LIKELY

This is not a symptom of carpal tunnel.
Your lateral elbow tendon attachments for the forearm muscles may be inflammed. A simple check up by your doctor can determine the cause.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not CTS BUT SOMETHIN

This is not capital tunnel syndrome but it is something else.
The very first actions to rest the area for about 19 days and try a slow return to activities. If this persists, i would seek medical or orthopedic evaluation.

In brief: Not CTS BUT SOMETHIN

This is not capital tunnel syndrome but it is something else.
The very first actions to rest the area for about 19 days and try a slow return to activities. If this persists, i would seek medical or orthopedic evaluation.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Randy Hauck
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: No

Rest the elbow or try some Motrin or alleve.

In brief: No

Rest the elbow or try some Motrin or alleve.
Dr. Randy Hauck
Dr. Randy Hauck
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