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The elbow is an important part of the human body’s anatomy. It's the joint between the forearm and the upper arm that allows you to bend the arm. Are you experiencing elbow pain, but aren't sure what's causing it? Several things can cause elbow pain ranging from hitting your funny bone to dislocating your elbow, all of which are unpleasant. Keep reading to learn about symptoms, causes, fun facts, and when to see your doctor.

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1. Symptoms

Symptoms of elbow pain may vary based on the condition and the severity. However, the main symptoms of elbow pain include discomfort or soreness along with a decreased range of motion. More severe elbow pain can cause a weak grip, tingling from the elbow down to the fingertips, and nausea. The pain may feel like it is coming from the bone, joint, muscle, or tendons.

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