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My elbow keeps swelling up then it goes down then comes back why is that ?

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Dr. Matthew Welsch
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: Get it checked

Swelling about the elbow without a specific injury could be inflammation or infection.
If resolving on its own, unlikely infection. Common things include olecranon bursitis. Best to be seen and evaluated by a physician if this persists, and further tests may be needed.

In brief: Get it checked

Swelling about the elbow without a specific injury could be inflammation or infection.
If resolving on its own, unlikely infection. Common things include olecranon bursitis. Best to be seen and evaluated by a physician if this persists, and further tests may be needed.
Dr. Matthew Welsch
Dr. Matthew Welsch
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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
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In brief: Olecranon bursitis

Its the joint fluid between bones inflammed.
Use simple support brace, antiinflammatory meds if safe for u, avoid extra use and pressure for 2 weeks, see dr if not improved or worse.

In brief: Olecranon bursitis

Its the joint fluid between bones inflammed.
Use simple support brace, antiinflammatory meds if safe for u, avoid extra use and pressure for 2 weeks, see dr if not improved or worse.
Dr. George Valdez
Dr. George Valdez
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