Why Do I Have Pain In My Elbow?

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This article describes aching or other discomfort in the elbow that is not related to direct injury.
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Pain - elbow


Common Causes

Elbow pain can be caused by a variety of problems. A common cause in adults is tendinitis, an inflammation and injury to the tendons -- soft tissues that attach muscle to bone.

People who play racquet sports are most likely to injure the tendons on the outside of the elbow. This condition is commonly called tennis elbow. Golfers...

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