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Treatment for tennis elbow - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   *Iam
User :   h r u
Doctor :   I am fine
Doctor :   Thank you and how are you?
User :   so u r specialist in which fieid?
Doctor :  
Plz go ahead with your query......
User :   actualy i have a problem in bothe the hands
User :   if i start working out
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If
required I shall recommend a specialist.
User :   if i list any haeavy item,it paining like anything
User :   lift
User :   uthere
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   You moved out , I was reading ur query
User :   ok
Doctor :   so your hands are painful
User :   yes only when i lift heavy items
Doctor :   Does it happen at rest?
User :   no
Doctor :   Sorry
Doctor :   SO it happens only when u lift
User :   ya
User :   or if i do push ups
Doctor :   ok
User :   it get swelled around elbow area
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   DO u still have swelling in elbow
User :   yes little bit
Doctor :   There are two big tendons attached at the elbow
Doctor :   one for extensors and one for flexor muscles
Doctor :   i think because of heavy exercise , there is a strain on one tendon spot
Doctor :   This is called tenditinitis
User :   ok
Doctor :   Usually ibuprofen 800mg 3 times da for 4 days will resolve the inflammation
User :   ok
Doctor :   If does not, you may need steroid shot into tendon
User :   but it will have side effects na
User :   ??
Doctor :   Usually not
Doctor :   it is small dose
User :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Regarding hand pain
Doctor :   This pain may coming from strain on nerves or muscles or joints
User :   ok
Doctor :   If it continues
Doctor :   you need to rule out nerve compressions
User :   wat is it?
Doctor :   You need to get the test called Nerve conduction studies
Doctor :   I am also chatting with other patient plz be patient
User :   ok
Doctor :   but before these, I w recommend you to rest your hands
Doctor :   do other kinds of exercises
Doctor :   Like arobics
User :   ok
Doctor :   if there is any strain on nerves , tendons it will resolve with rest
Doctor :   It seems you have moved out of the chat window. Please log in back if you have
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