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Elbow Pain

Based on your answers, common causes of your joint pain include tendonitis and fibromyalgia. Rheumatoid arthritis (or a related condition) is a possibility when multiple joints hurt, but there is usually joint swelling present. There are many other possibilities, though, such as an underactive thyroid or an elevated calcium levelĀ in the blood.

While over-the-counter pain medicines, a brace, rest and ice may be helpful, if symptoms persist or worsen, it is important that you see a physician to evaluate these symptoms. Continue below to learn more about these and other causes of elbow pain.

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