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You know I am not really sure, I will go on the basis that you are with her for asking the question.
Where is her arm the sorest?
Does it change colors like get purple or bluish?
Is it swollen?
My other post must not have went thru. Sorry I think we had a computer"Bump"
I have 2 more questions:
Is her pain on the outsides of her elbow or front and back of her arm?
Does her fingers get numb or tingly?
ok the pain is both outsides of her elbow and front and back on her arm. Yesterday it was it was only before and after her elbow. The Ice does not help the pain. her fingers only got numb the first day it happend and then nothing.
It sounds like she has epicondylitis. THis is where the tendons get inflammed and the surrounding nerves. Can be very painful. I would continue the Ibuprofen three times a day. If the pain is not resolving sometimes steroids can help to decrease the swelling faster but truely continue the ibuprofen whether or not she thinks it is helping.
It can take up to 2 weeks to resolve, it is OK to wear the arm sling but take your arm out several times a day and gently move around.