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my forearm feels bruised or tender

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
See answer: You can try continuing rest and an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication such as ibuprofen, and if still with pain and no resolution than see ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Sore arms: You need a complete evaluation by a physician to rule out a muscle or nerve disease.
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Dr. Prabhat Sinha
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Bursitis or radial n: Get checked out for possible bursitis. Take Aleve (naproxen) or NSAID to relieve symptom. Get examined to rule out bicipital tendinitis.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Reassurance : May be you had mild injury in this spot and did not pay attention. No real concern anyway.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience Dermatology
See your doctor: Unexplained bruising may represent a serious condition such as anemia or a clotting disorder. See your doctor asap for further evaluation including so ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not serious: Unless there is associated redness or hardness with tenderness of the vein itself, it doesn't sound like a serious problem. Warm applications may reli ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
Hematoma: Some of the blood apparently escaped from the vein into the surrounding tissue when blood was withdrawn for testing. This happens sometimes but should ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Requires exam: Get to a physician and get it examined.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Bruise: Do you have a history of frequent "random bruises"? If so, the muscle soreness may not be related. The shooting pains are characteristic of nerve irri ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Need exam: X-rays really can not be ordered over the computer. you need a Doctor who examines you to order any diagnostic testing as they would then get the resu ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Bruise: Should not cause weakness or pain in shoulder. Go back and see the doctor where the IV was placed. He should be able to tell you what is wrong with ... Read More

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