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Hello I'm Dr Chip
Does it hurt to move your elbow?
Any chest pain or shortness of breath?
Just to check--any rash or change in skin color there?
I'm just asking if there's any change in the skin color there?
Did you have chickenpox as a child?
About the only thing that would cause this is shingles and you can only get that if you've had chickenpox in the past
The burning severe pain usually begins first and the characteristic rash may not occur for two days
For now you can try topical capsaicin cream and oral ibuprofen but you should have your doctor check this out since a prescription for acyclovir will help with this
Please let me know if you need any more information
For now the capsaicin cream and the ibuprofen will help
It isn't absolutely necessary to get the acyclovir for this but it can shorten the entire duration of the condition