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Regarding your question i want to share with you that calcified tendon is a condition that causes the formation of a small, usually about 1-2 centimeter size, calcium deposit within the tendons of the elbow. These deposits are usually found in patients at least 30-40 years old and chances increases with age, and have a higher incidence in diabetics. The calcium deposits are not always painful, and even when painful they will often spontaneously resolve after a period of 1-4 weeks the cause of this problem is not well understood and in most of the case it resolves itself without any surgery but in some cases the deposition may increase and can give rise to conditon called postcalcific stage at this stage patient may have pain so i will suggest you to get follow up x ray every month and get consultation from orthopedic surgeon on regular basis .
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Well regarding treatment nonoperative treatment is nearly always the first line of treatment for calcific tendonitis. This includes exercises and stretching can help prevent a stiff. Exercises can help prevent this problem from occurring anti inflammatory medications can help treat the pain associated with the calcific tendonitis such as tab advil 2 tablets twice a day may be helpful. The application of moist heat is tremendously helpful with pain relief from calcific tendonitis.Surgery is recommended in the following situations when symptoms continue to progress despite treatment when constant pain interferes with routine activities (dressing, combing hair) ,when symptoms do not respond to conservative care so i will suggest you to keep these facts in mind and then follow the orthopedic surgeon.