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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
12 years experience Family Medicine
Not likely: Given your history of working your biceps today, and you're 27, it's not likely that it's your heart. If you are very concerned, though, this is some ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
72 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Too Little info: Try Mucinex (guaifenesin) for the cold. Where it hurts counts. Shoulder can be muscle, tendon or joint, Upper arm can be tendon or torn muscle, Elbo ... Read More
Dr. Sandhya Thomas-Montilus
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Arm sling, vitamin C: If you can move your arm, chances are that it is not fractured. So, most likely a soft tissue injury. Take some over the counter advil or aleve (napro ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Need more details: Arm includes finger tips 2 shoulder, so u need 2 b specific about the location ; the muscle involved. Usually 1 gets these after performing a repeated ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle spasm.: It could be muscle spasm, the needs to be stretched. You could have a physical therapist evaluate you.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Galyon
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
More info needed: Unless you can directly related to a muscle pull or strain possibilities involve the muscles, nervous system, cardiovascular system and skeletal syste ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
May be: May be something as simple as sprain/strain/bruise, or as complex as complex as a cardiac issue. Cannot examine or diagnose you in this forum, it's i ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Hydrated?: Make sure you are drinking plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration. This can cause muscle cramps.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Absolutely: A pinched nerve can cause neck pain headaches, and pain or numbness running into the arm. There are other potential causes, however, and so it would ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Why do you: Get the Charlie horse? Is it sleeping positions that you could try differently? Are you over using the arm in the day? Are you dehydrated and need to ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Hastriter
19 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Charlie horse: Make sure you have enough potassium and are well hydrated. Gatorade or powerade gas the proper mix of nutrients essential for hydration of muscles. H ... Read More
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