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Hi thanks for your question
Is the swelling causing you any pain at all
No, a bit uncomfortable that is all
Then it sounds like you may have an olecranon bursitis, it is nothing to do worry about, and should go away on its own.
Is the movement of the elbow joint affected at all
No, I can move in all directions
Yes this definetly sounds like fluid on the elbow. This is what I recommend bearing in mind you are on a yacht at present and not able to see a medical professional.
If you keep to this, it should clear by itself, you may need to have some fluid removed if more remains when you are able to get to a medical professional.
Thank you - rest is not a problem, if I had any more I would be asleep.
How tight should a bandage be ?
If the cause is an infection, then you may need some antibiotics, but this is safe until you get home. If you could leave a positive rate below.
The bandage should be relaxed, not tight
Thank you - you have been most helpful
No problems, enjoy the rest of your break. If you need any further advice we are here to help you