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What causes burning pain in the left inner elbow crease?

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Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel

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Posted on Mon, 28 May 2018 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Hi there
I have burning pain on my left inner elbow crease. Its actually feels like burning and aching , and is coming and going every 3/4 mins. Quite painful. Any ideas what this could be ? I have attached a picture
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 52 minutes later
Brief Answer:
seems related to bruise over front of forearm .

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear

Warm welcome to Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your query thoroughly with both attached pictures .

* This pain seems in relation with bruise over the front of forearm .

Kindly provide further details so that I can answer your query completely .

1. Pain - duration , progress since beginning , radiation if anywhere , relation to
bruise appearance .
2. Any history of injury .
3. Bruise - duration .

Awaiting for your details .

Regards .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Follow up: Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 33 minutes later
Hi, no there is no pain over actual fore arm. Its all inside elbow as show and up my tricep a little. No bruising either, could it be muscle strain ? It started tonight. Stinging , aching and burninf
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 6 minutes later
Brief Answer:
follow up .

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for the details .

* Possible sprain or strain of muscle around elbow inner surface .

* Primary guidelines for better recovery

- Apply ice pack and heating pad alternately for 5 minutes each every 6 hourly .
- Tab. ibuprofen ( 400 ) mg 3 times a day after meals preferably with antacid as
ranitidine ; provided there is no history of sensitivity to that molecule .
- Avoid weight lifting through that arm .

* Follow up recommended after 24 hours or early if required .

Wishing you fine recovery .

Regards dear take care .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Follow up: Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 21 minutes later
Thank you , ive been lifting my neice up all day
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 43 minutes later
Brief Answer:
follow up .

Detailed Answer:
Welcome .

* That seems more likely causative factor .

* Should take utmost care in lifting your niece at present , better to use more of
opposite arm till recovery .

Regards .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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