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Fluid built up in elbow after fall on ice.

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I fell on some Ice on Friday and now my Left elbow has some fluid built up can I wait till Monday to see my GP or should go the the Hospital


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Category: Diabetologist
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Expert:  Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy replied 4 Days.

Hello,
Thank you for your query at DoctorSpring.com
If there is a visible swelling, can you kindly upload an image for me to review?
If the swelling does not increase in size, or the pain does not worsen, you can wait till Monday.
Till then you can take an anti-inflammatory like Advil SOS to get relief from the pain. It will also reduce the swelling, by reducing the inflammation.
Please feel free to discuss further,
Dr. Jaydeep


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy
Category: Diabetologist
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MBBS from Sri Ramachandra University in December 2011
M.Med (Family Medicine) - TNMGR University, Chennai
MBA-MPH in Public Health in March 2016, SRM University
Finished AFIH in March 2016, SRM University
MRCP ( UK ), Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians, June 2016
Fellowship in Diabetology from Martin Luther University in January 2017

Currently Senior Residency in MD Radiodiagnosis - Kamakshi Memorial Hospital, Chennai
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