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arm/elbow swelling, what could it be ?

I had a workout for football yesterday and now right above my elbow on the back of my arm there is swelling. There was no pain yesterday but a lot this morning so i am just wondering what could it be ?
Asked On : Fri, 2 Jul 2010
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welcome to HCm.Most likely you have bursitis of the elbow -olecranon bursitis.Do cold compresses of the area.Limit movement in the region and take pain killers if you suffer too much pain.By this regime,it should settle in a week's time -if pain increases or swelling is immense or you notice tingling or redness please see a orthopedician without delay.
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