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my arm is slightly swollen and red ,no pain

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my arm is slightly swollen and red ,no pain
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Celeste NP replied 6 years ago.

Where on your arm?

How long has this been going on?

Any other symptoms?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
just started 2 days earlier,numb &swollen ,mostly just above the elbo down to mid arm on the oustide of the arm, no pain, no other symtoms, slightly red
Expert:  Celeste NP replied 6 years ago.

Thanks for replying,


There is a possibility for infection. This could involve the elbow joint.

this would require antibiotics.


ANother possibility is tendinitis from over use of the elbow. This would be resolved with anti inflammatory medication like ibuprofen or advil.

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