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Just fell on my driveway, tripped over a vase. My right

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just fell on my driveway, tripped over a vase. My right elbow is starting to swell fairly dramatically, about 2 1/2 the size of my left elbow. This happened a year ago when I fell from a ??, my elbow swoll up like a balloon...never any pain but a little sore to the touch.
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: just happened 10 minutes agop
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Josh replied 5 months ago.

Hello

Welcome to Justanswer website.

Myself Dr Josh and I’m happy to help with your question today. Please provide me the following information so that I can address your concern

What is your age & gender?

Do you mean that you have got same injury on right elbow a year ago?

Expert:  Dr Josh replied 5 months ago.

Dear customer

I am online & is waiting for your reply.

You wrote:This happened a year ago when I fell from a ??,

Can you give more details on this.

Expert:  Dr Josh replied 5 months ago.

Dear customer

Thank you for coming back online.

The swelling you are having on right elbow after a fall is most likely because of hematoma from the injury.

A hematoma is a localized collection of blood outside the blood vessels usually in liquid form within the tissue.The fluid leaking is this one only.

A hematoma usually is not a cause for concern.Following will help you greatly:Ice the area on and off. Put ice in a plastic bag, wrap the bag in a towel.Do not apply ice directly to the skin. Wrap the icepack in a towel.The cold reduces the blood flow to the area and therefore limits bleeding into the skin and reduces the size of the hematoma.

So bot***** *****ne is there is nothing to worry about this hematoma from the injury.Just keep an eye of observation & apply ice as described above.

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Expert:  Dr Josh replied 5 months ago.

Dear customer

Is there anything else that you would like to know. , I am happy to address your follow-up questions.

Thank you.

Kind Regards

Dr.Josh

Expert:  Dr Josh replied 5 months ago.

Dear customer

I hope my answers helped.If you still have any questions,I am happy to answer you further.

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Dr.Josh

Expert:  Dr Josh replied 5 months ago.

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