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torn tricep muscle symptoms

A female asked:
Dr. James Chen
14 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends where torn: A torn triceps at the attachment of the muscle to bone (the tendon) needs to be re-attached through surgery. If the muscle is torn in the body of the ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
You may have one: While you may not have such a tear , if there is any question you should check it out i wouldn't worry as much about the bruising but the indentation ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
You only need to ask: The solution is follow the post operative instructions that should have been prescribed by your surgeon. You may need to push him for assistance for t ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Many will: Pushup, dips, press downs, french press ... really any exercise where you extend your arm out - as in "press" your hand out - will engage the triceps. ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Granberry
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stretch.: Hip flexors get tight from sitting. A great hip stretch is the yoga pose "warrior 1". Another safe stretch is to lie on your stomach then flex the kn ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Pain, weakness, etc: Stiffness can be a sign or symptom. If truly stiff/loss of motion, then the diagnosis could actually be a frozen shoulder or arthritis. If just percei ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
15 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely HIV: These aren't common ways for ARS. The could be uncommon causes of end-stage HIV but even then it's not common to see just these symptoms. Muscle twit ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: This is very plausible. To be sure, and due to the complex nature of the shoulder, and evaluation by an orthopedist would determine the exact cause of ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: It is common after an acute shoulder dislocation to have swelling and muscle spasms. Persistent swelling or muscle spasms need to be evaluated.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Doubtful: Other causes are much more likely
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Nerve entrapment: Could be anything from a nerve entrapment in the region of your pain symptoms or simply nerve irritation due to inflammation, trauma, or a muscle diso ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Anatomy: The supraspinatus muscle in vulnerable to tearing due to its anatomic position and the biomechanics of the shoulder complex. The tendon of the suprasp ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Lump in muscle : should be evaluated certainly could be any number of benign condition are benign tumor or muscle strain or injury but there's also the possibility th ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Roschmann
45 years experience Rheumatology
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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A member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Possible: There must be a balance of muscles supporting the head to remain comfortable. The delts and lats help support the upper body and shoulders which are h ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
23 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
very unusual: They are likely related to a similar cause. The potential list of causes can range from; poor postural mechanics, nerve root dysfunction from the neck ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: It could be anything from arthritis to nothing. Your doctor will be able to at least start you on the right path.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Injury 2 the long--: --thoracic nerve of Bell. It inervates(sp) the serratus anterior which stabilizes the scapula.This wwould cause scapular winging, & poor function ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Marchetti
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: The shoulder and neck are intimately connected, primarily by the trapezius muscle. Problems in either area can refer pain to the other.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
A : torn muscle in back will not affect nerves supplying arms and legs.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Cervical strain: Neck muscles strain can cause headache, spasm and stiffness. Needs some muscle relaxants, pain meds, exercises. May be massage.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get examined!: At age 55 your most common cause for this pain would still be 'impingement' ( or bursitis). Labral tears causing this pain are less likely unless asso ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: That sounds pretty typical. The biceps tear and rotator cuff tear occurs together as part of the same degenerative process. The tears (along with the ... Read More
A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: The answer depends upon where the tear occurred and it's severity; then there is always the referred pain component from the event...So i'll say yes.
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