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when lifting a heavy object felt a muscle pop in my arm

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Need Consultation: Go to an orthopedic surgeon doctor for an evaluation of this shoulder. Sounds like you have a frozen shoulder and need to seek treatment now.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Some: sounds may be natural and audible if you pay attention. u r too young to have any arthritis. best to ignore and do regular exercises.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Blake Miller
12 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Burning sensation: Yes, this is something to be concerned about. I can't speak to the "popping" noises that you are having, but the numbness/tingling/burning most likely ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor now: If weakness develops, you require prompt medical attention. Consult an orthopedist preferably one who specializes in shoulder problems.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: If the pain is medial and goes into your ring and little finger, it's probably cubital tunnel syndrome, which is a pinched nerve on the inside of the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
I chest/shoulder pan: If you have pain ,swelling ,bruising over your upper chest directly where it connects to the shoulder ,then you may have a torn pectoralis tendon , t ... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
R/O biceps: If u were lifting something rather heavy and felt pull or 'pop' and pain and bruising is felt in lower arm or front of elbow( antecubital fossa) then ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
38 years experience Bariatrics
Tendinitis : You may be anxious from the pain of tendinitis Reassure your self Do graded exercises Take medicine like Aleve 500mg 2x a day after food for 2-4 we ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
See ur Dr and get: Checked for arthritis, bursitis, strain, sprain etc. Perhaps u r getting close to senior citizenship! (joke!) take care! http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/t ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Rovner
18 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Neck pop: This could be many things such as a muscle popping over a bone, a cracking of one of the joints in the neck, or - while more unlikely - could even be ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Dewey Jones iv
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Biceps tendonitis: sounds like an inflamed Biceps tendon, rest and stretch
A female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
? carpal tunnel syn: Yes, you could be right about the cause. You should also consider carpal tunnel syndrome as a possible cause. A bulging disc symptom often causes we ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not concerning.: An occasional noise like this without other symptoms is very likely benign.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
36 years experience Pain Management
Arm swelling: It depends on the type of injury. If you have significant swelling along with neurological symptoms, you should get urgent medical attention. Do not i ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
No: heart problem most likely muscle spasm. do u know heart pains are mostly at away from heart in midline, neck, throat L. arm or fatigue
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Referral: I suggest seeing an Orthopedic surgeon for a check up to be on the safe side. If there is any damage to any of your tissues it could get worse without ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Loose cartilage?: You may have loose cartilage in elbow. See an orthopedist for evaluation.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Acute inflammations: Seemingly you did too much all at once and your shoulder/arm have not been conditioned for such activities. The heavy wt and repetitive movements in t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Dislocation/fracture: You could have a dislocation or a fracture. Get an X-ray. Treatment will follow as indicated
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Hard to tell: A doctor would have to examine you to figure this out. A pulled muscle is possible but without an examination it is difficult to tell.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
42 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Carpal Tunnel Synd: Sounds like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. (CTS). Due to repetitive motions (gripping, twisting, etc), involving excessive flexing of the hand and fingers. ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bursa?: If u struck your kneecap w/ your raquet or fell on your knee(" hit my knee") then traumatic prepatellar or infrapatellar bursitis may be the dx.Ice, N ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Conner
24 years experience Family Medicine
Nerve impingement?: you may have a nerve impingement. See a doc to help discover the cause of your pain. You could even have an early case of shingles. Be ware for arriva ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: The area in question is most likely your stomach. Your complaint could be because you ate too fast and swallowed a lot of air. If this discomfort hap ... Read More

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