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Pain in elbow. Hurts to touch, lift, stretch. Tingling in tips of fingers. Cause?

i have a continuous painter directly on the left side of my elbow . It hurts in that spot to touch. It also hurts when i exstend my arm It has hurt for ablutions 4 months and sometimes I have more times than others but or never goes away. It also hurts when I try to pick up something with my arm extended and recently I have some light tingling at the tips of my fingers. I also have mild pain in my forearm
Asked On : Fri, 1 Mar 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Hi and welcome to HCM
According to your description , pain over your elbow seems to be inflammatory in nature. tingling in fingers could be due to pressure over nerve roots by inflammed tissue.
I advice you to give you rest to the part affected, take anti-inflammatory drug like motrin 1 tablet with food as and when required (upto 4 tablets daily) to reduce pain and inflammation and consult your doctor for thorough examination of elbow and rule out any infective cause.
Hope this will helps you. Take care.
Answered: Tue, 13 Aug 2013
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