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What causes burning pain in the left inner elbow crease?

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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
Mon, 28 May 2018 in Skin Hair and Nails
 
 
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 .
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Follow-up: What causes burning pain in the left inner elbow crease? 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
 
 
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 .
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Follow-up: What causes burning pain in the left inner elbow crease? 21 minutes later
Thank you , ive been lifting my neice up all day
 
 
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 .
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