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Pain between rt elbow and hand swelling of hand
williambthorejr posted:
Hello, just here recently I have experienced swelling in area just below elbow and swelling in rt hand. My wrist does not swell my dr. put me on nappoxin for ot but that hasn't helped,I am a Type 2 diabetic can anyone explain to me what is going on.
annette030 responded:
The best thing to do, is go back and see the same doctor and let him know what has changed since you last saw him.

It takes about 3 weeks for the anti-inflammatory effects of NSAIDs to kick in, you didn't say how long you had been taking Naproxen.

Take care, Annette
bren_bren responded:
Hello there william...
I would encourage you to do the same. Only your doctor can examine you and correctly diagnose the issues you describe. Did he even give you a physical exam of the area you are having issues? Or did you just call in and he prescribed the naproxen?

I hope that you aren't experiencing too much pain. Take care, Bren

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