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   Elbow Pain
 
Definition:
Eblow pain
 
Medical terms related to elbow pain :
Arthralgia, Elbow, Golfer's Elbow, Pain, Elbow, Tennis Elbow
 
Common causes of elbow pain: 
o Fracture
o Sprain (Ligament Injury)
o Tendinitis (Inflammation of a tendon) (Tennis Elbow, Golfer's Elbow)
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Bursitis:
Bursa is a small serous sac between a tendon and a bone.Bursitis means inflammation of the bursa(as of the shoulder or elbow).
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Cellulitis:
Diffuse and especially subcutaneous inflammation of connective tissue.
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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA):
A chronic autoimmune disease marked especially by pain, stiffness, inflammation, swelling, and sometimes destruction of joints;called also atrophic arthritis.
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Osteochondritis Dissecans:
Partial or complete detachment of a fragment of bone and cartilage at a joint.

Other Causes of elbow pain:
o Infectious Arthritis
o Tumors (rare)
o Ulnar Nerve Entrapment
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Gout:
painful joints, deposits of urates in and around the joints, excessive amount of uric acid in the blood.
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Psoriatic Arthritis:
A severe form of arthritis marked by inflammation, psoriasis of the skin or nails, and a negative test for rheumatoid factor;called also Psoriasis Arthropathica.
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Ankylosing Spondylitis:
Rheumatoid arthritis of the spine ;called also Rheumatoid spondylitis.

 

Call your doctor if elbow pain is accompanied by: 
o Elbow injury
o Deformity in elbow
o Iabelity to use the elbow.
o Fever or swelling and redness of elbow

 
Medications for elbow pain may include: 
o Ibuprofen, Advil, Motrin, Medipren, Nuprin
o Naproxen, Naprosyn, Naprelan, Anaprox, Aleve
o Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
o Acetylsalicylic Acid, Aspirin, Ecotrin
o Antipyretics, Analgesics
o Celecoxib (Celebrex)
o Etodolac, Lodine
   
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