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Hit elbow, drained fluid. Have fluid build up again. Feels like chips when rubbed. Will it heal?

I hit my elbow on concrete. It s not so tender now. After 5 weeks, fluid built up in my elbow - no pain, but I had it drained - 4.1 ml. A week later, it has filled again, more than before. Still no pain. I ve kept it wrapped in an Ace bandage for that week. When I rub the tip of my elbow, it feels like chips and little pieces inside. Will this heal?
Asked On : Sat, 22 Dec 2012
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The chips that you are feeling are likely to be bone pieces due to the injury to the elbow. You need to get an X-ray done to find this out.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal ,
Answered: Wed, 25 Jun 2014
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