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A 16-year-old female asked:

Hi. i am gabita. i have twisted my arm and i felt like a short-circuit. now, it hurts a bit... what should i do?

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Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
Treat it logically: Put ice on it for about 20 minutes; do that every hour during the day today. If it still bothers you tomorrow, use warm compresses. If the pain increases or if the arm turns black and blue, you will need to see your physician
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