Elbow pain: Elbow pain is most often the result of tendinitis, which can affect the inner or outer elbow. Treatment includes ice, rest, and medication for inflammation. Elbow pain has many other causes including arthritis and bursitis. Funny bone sensation is irritation of a nerve at the elbow that causes numbness and tingling of the inner elbow, forearm as well as little and ring fingers. Bacteria can infect the skin of a scraped (abraded) elbow to cause pain.
Quick GuideRheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Symptoms & Treatment
Subscribe to MedicineNet's Arthritis Newsletter
Rheumatoid Arthritis Resources
Last Editorial Review: 1/24/2017