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I fell while running yesterday. I cannot lift my elbow away from my side. How long is appropriate to wait until I go to a physician to see if there is a tear? Fall on outstretched arm

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Fall & Elbow ROM

It's best to get this checked out now by your doctor or perhaps at an Urgent Care center. Tear is one possibility but there are others such as fracture.
Peace and good health.

In brief: Fall & Elbow ROM

It's best to get this checked out now by your doctor or perhaps at an Urgent Care center. Tear is one possibility but there are others such as fracture.
Peace and good health.
Dr. Bernard Seif
Dr. Bernard Seif
Thank
Dr. Philip Miller
Family Medicine

In brief: ER/UC clinic

now: fracture or dislocation.

In brief: ER/UC clinic

now: fracture or dislocation.
Dr. Philip Miller
Dr. Philip Miller
Thank
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