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I have fluid built up in my elbow. I've had this happen

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I have fluid built up in my elbow. I've had this happen before ( different arm) and drained and it went away. This time The swelling keeps coming back. I've had it drained about 5 times over the past 3 or 4 weeks.

Doctor's Assistant: Any recent injuries? How long have you been dealing with the swelling?

No injury that I remember. I would say about 3 weeks

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I've had a heart attack in 2008, but doing fine now

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Medical
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Hello. Has there been any trauma to the elbow, or do you rest on your elbows while at work or doing household repairs, etc?

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