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upper arm feels like i have slept on it

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
?abscess: Sounds like you have some infectious process going on, possible an infected cyst or abscess and or cellulitis. These types of conditions should requi ... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hanlie Lottering
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Dermatitis: This can be anything. I would firstly exclude eczema, which can be from allergens like nwe body wash/ lotions or any external factor. It can also be ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Impingement syndrome: Impingement syndrome is most common cause. This refers to an impingement that can occur between a subacromial bone spur and either a rotator cuff mus ... Read More
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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
See a doctor : Your problem seems to be a musculoskeletal complaint, and an orthopedist , rehab medicine, or sports medicine specialist may be the best person to see ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Check: Have it checked. It is likely to be benign, but you can get peace of mind.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Painful?: Is the bump painful? Probably not related and difficult to say what this bump is without seeing it. Where is it located?
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Blood Flow: You may have heard blood flowing through the arteries or veins. Since you say you were laying on the arm perhaps the vessel was occluded and you heard ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Explanation: Unfortunately, there is not enough information to make an accurate decision, however do not touch the nerve, it is most likely the ligaments on a musc ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Need evaluation: I don't think i can give you a meaningful answer without more information. Shoulder issues would be high on my list. Start by seeing your pcp.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Nerve, bone, muscle: Could be muscle tear in the shoulder joint, could be nerve impingement in the neck, could be arthritis in the shoulder joint. See your doctor for a ph ... Read More

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