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why do my arm muscles ache

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Overexertion?: Hard to tell without examination. May just be muscle soreness from the lifting that may settle. Suggest see a doctor for physical examination if not ... Read More
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Possible : Any form of physical exertion which is not done regularly can cause muscles to be sore . Try paracetamol, rest and they should settle down. If not imp ... Read More
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Yes: Overusing muscles might cause the symptoms that you mentioned Try simple over the counter medicine for pain relief as needed

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Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Referred pain from: shoulder if its the one that you had surgery on. Other things that cause left arm pain are Parsonage Turner syndrome (inflammation of brachial plexus) ... Read More
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Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
If arms are sore: In soccer, if your arms are sore you're probably ok to play. Try to limit contact, throw ins and if your a goalie, roll or pass the ball out of your ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes in my opinion: I think it is a great idea to alternate muscle groups in the course of a fitness program. The soreness is likely attributable to anaerobic metabolism ... Read More
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Dr. Brent Nixon
43 years experience Podiatry
Relax: Assuming "arm feet:" is "arm feels", you might be firing your mussels inadvertently like a stiff neck . Stop and do some stretching R I C E
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tendonitis: Pain and tenderness at the elbow, increased pain when wrist is flexed if that what you have it is most likely what we call tennis elbow or lateral ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Avanes
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Time for a massage: Sounds like your trapezius and rhomboid muscles are strained and spasming. This is an unhappy feeling because the nerves that course through these mu ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Tincture of time: A pulled muscle is the presence of "micro-tears" among some of the fibers within that muscle. They cause a certain amount of swelling, which causes t ... Read More
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Dr. Bobbi Sipes
35 years experience Emergency Medicine
See your doctor: You need to see your doctor urgently.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
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Muscular pain: Either due to lack of fitness, or due to local factors like pressure on nerves of ligaments (especially if the condition is affecting one side) or due ... Read More
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