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Date : 25-Mar-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor:How can I help?
User:my hand is paining after palying badmiton for 1month
User:joint between hand and shoulder
Doctor:Sorry I did not understand the joint
Doctor:Is it wrist joint, elbow joint or shoulder joint
User:right hand elbow joint
Doctor:Where exactly is the pain on the joint?
User:not tennis elbow
User:where we fold wrist
User:opposite side of tennis elbow
Doctor:It is possible that the tendons of the medial epicondyle of the elbow joint got inflamed
Doctor:Does it pain on touch?
User:i am not seeing any swelling
User:no, only while folding and lifting
Doctor:Since when do you have the pain?
User:from last 3 days
Doctor:How bad is the pain?
User:not so much but feel pain while lifting
User:is ok if I continue playing?
Doctor:I think that just by giving rest to the joint will do wonders
User:i put move spray
User:that time i am getting some pain relief
Doctor:You need to take precautions
Doctor:You can spray but do not rub on it
Doctor:If possible get a support for the elbow joint and wear it 24 hrs for 2 - 3weeks
Doctor:It should not get worse
User:what is the name?
Doctor:Avoid lifting weights or making movements that bring on the pain
User:elbow joint and wear ?
Doctor:Get an orthopedic elbow support
User:any ointment you recomend for external apply?
Doctor:Actually I think that move spray is good enough but avoid rubbing it
Doctor:All these sprays work temporarily
User:ok spray or ointment?
Doctor:both work by same mechanism
Doctor:but spray is better
Doctor:since rubbing is not needed
User:thanks for the help
Doctor:Thanks for consulting
Doctor:Can see an orthopedic surgeon to confirm
Doctor:Do you have any question?
User:no, thanks
Doctor:Take care
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