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Muscle strain upper arm

A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Greller
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Go to the hospital: The symptoms you describe are very concerning given your age. Without something that makes you think of a muscle strain, this is even more concerning.... Read More
Dr. Michael Sokol
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Requires Examination: While this sounds neuromuscular in nature involving your ribcage or shoulder, i would advise being examined by your physician to also make sure this d... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
No: You need to uncover the cause of the arm numbness. Some thoughts with chest symptoms, could be pectoralis minor syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome, b... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Javier Placer
Orthopedic Surgery 23 years experience
It all depends.: Muscle strain/sprain are injuries to the muscle tissue that can be very painful. Some muscle injuries can cause trigger sensation which will cause pai... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Fietsam
Surgery - Thoracic 36 years experience
Yes.: A muscle strain, or pull can take months to heal. A tendon injury can take longer than a broken bone. A pinched nerve may not heal on its own. If t... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Dewey Jones iv
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Biceps tendonitis: sounds like an inflamed Biceps tendon, rest and stretch
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery 36 years experience
Arm numbness: Arm numbness comes from impingement of a nerve root in the cervical spine or a pinched nerve in the arm itself. Often people will have referred pain/n... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Not likely: Rest,ice and use Ibuprofen. It is likely related to your push-ups. If not improving in 3-4 days or other symptoms be checked. All the best.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Most muscle strains are one-sided. This probably has nothing to do with the vaccine. Check with your doctor if you remain concerned.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Consider: seeking a second opinion or visiting a different physician. Four months of arm pain in such a young man may need further investigation. It is common... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Roschmann
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology 47 years experience
Fasiculations: Fasiculations may be a benign finding but when localized to only one part of your body it might be a sign of nerve damage; you say that you are havin... Read More
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