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Posted on Mon, 7 Aug 2017 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: I have very bad pain in my bone just below the elbow. It seem to have a lump on the bone and if I lean my arm down on a table sharp pains ensues should I treat it with an elbow patch or go to the orthopedic doctor! I also have ver similar pain just below my knee? Any suggestions?

Answered by Dr. Divya Agarwal 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Probably bursitis

Detailed Answer:
this looks like bursitis.
these are fluid filled sacs near joints for lubrication.
so sometimes due to overuse they may become inflamed.
they can be treated with anti-inflammatory drugs physical therapy and sometimes require intra lesional injection.
it would be best to see an orthopedic surgeon or a rheumatologist.
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