What other symptoms might occur with elbow pain?

Elbow pain may accompany other symptoms, which vary depending on the underlying disease, disorder or condition.

Musculoskeletal symptoms that may occur along with elbow pain

Elbow pain may accompany other symptoms affecting the muscles, tendons, bones and cartilage including:

  • Muscle weakness
  • Redness, warmth or swelling
  • Reduced mobility (range of motion of a joint)
  • Shoulder, arm, hand or finger pain
  • Tenderness
  • Visible deformity of the elbow

Other symptoms that may occur along with elbow pain

Elbow pain may accompany other symptoms including:

  • Bleeding or bruising
  • Elbow lump
  • Itching feeling
  • Numbness or tingling in arms

Symptoms that might indicate a serious condition

In some cases, elbow pain may occur with other symptoms that might indicate a serious condition that should be evaluated immediately in an emergency setting. Seek immediate medical care (call 911) if you, or someone you are with, have elbow pain along with other serious symptoms including:

  • Paralysis
  • Severe bleeding
  • Sudden, intense elbow pain
  • Visible deformity of the joint that has a sudden onset
INTRODUCTION

What is elbow pain?

Elbow pain refers to any type of pain or discomfort in the elbow joint of your arm. Anyone can experience elbow pain. Usually, elbow pain is caused by an injury, such as a blow to the elbow, or inflammation of the elbow joint.... Read more about elbow painintroduction

CAUSES

What causes elbow pain?

Elbow pain is caused by damage to the muscles, tendons, bones, or other tissues that make up the elbow joint. Generally, elbow pain is caused by inflammation or an injury, such as a blow to the elbow or a repetitive use injury. Less commonly, elbow pain may be related to an infection, a growth, a pinched nerve, or even cancer.

Common causes of elbow pain

Elbow pain is o... Read more about elbow paincauses

Medical Reviewer: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS Last Annual Review Date: Aug 9, 2013 Copyright: © Copyright 2014 Health Grades, Inc. All rights reserved. May not be reproduced or reprinted without permission from Health Grades, Inc. Use of this information is governed by the HealthGrades User Agreement.

This Article is Filed Under: Bones, Joints and Muscles


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