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what is arm swelling

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Arm swelling: Arm swelling is a relatively uncommon problem. The most common and usually obvious causes are related to trauma--falls, contusions, etc. Other rare bu ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depend: What the cause for the arm sewlling? Could a lot thing some are bad, please check it out.
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
arm swelling: I can't see how atraumati arm swelling is very unusual subclavan vein thrombosis see a doctor if you have atraumatic arm swelling.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Could be infection: Swelling of the arm could be due to allergy, infection, poor circulation or lymphadema where the lymphatic drainage is blocked. If you have swelling ... Read More
Dr. David Schleimer
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Not to be flippant..: Really all one could say is swelling (medically known as edema) of the arm, from shoulder to wrist. Any more information forthcoming from a doctor, wo ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Argenal
21 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely. : Spiter bites are uncommon. They don't have a reason to bite us unless threatened. Mosquitoes on the other hand feed off of us, thus the bites are much ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirt Kimball
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Symptom: Arm swelling is a symptom of some underlying condition rather than a diagnosis or health condition. To understand one must define the cause and then ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Breast disease: Let's hope it is an infection in your arm or your breast. Breast cancer can spread to the lymph nodes in your armpit and cause swelling. A swollen lym ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Clair
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
Vein clot or infecti: Should have ultrasound to check for clot in vein. If associated with fevers, may be an infection. If persists should definitely see your doc to check ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Let your parents: know so that they can check it out. Rest the arm, Elevate it, Can intermittently ice. Tyenol may be helpful for pain. Take care. Hope that the pain go ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Minor swelling okay: There may be a little local edema in the area surrounding the Implanon insertion site. If there is an expanding area of redness associated with the si ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Arm swelling: Other causes include a clot in a vein, bleeding into the muscle, compression of blood vessels by thoracic outlet syndrome or presence of a growth.
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