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what is the definition or description of: sore arm?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Sore arm: Sore arm = discomfort in upper extremity.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

What are some reasons my arm is sore after a trip?

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Dr. Amir Khan
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Sports Medicine 27 years experience
Use!: There could be many reasons ranging from nerve, muscle, tendon or bone problems. Simple causes could include fatigue and inflammation from use in the muscles and tendons. See an orthopedic surgeon to clarify your diagnosis.
A 29-year-old member asked:

What could explain the random red spot on my arm and my arm is sore?

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Skin infection: This can be a skin infection due to a minor injury or due to an infected bug/ spider bite. Would recommend you see a doctor for evaluation.
A 36-year-old member asked:

How can I treat a sore arm?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
RICE: Rest, ice, compression and elevation is a good rule to apply to any sore extremity. A sling of some type is also helpfull and regular use of an nsaid. If things are not improving in a week get them checked out.
A 44-year-old member asked:

What can be done for a sore arm?

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Dr. Chan Hwang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 27 years experience
First why is it sore: ...? The cause needs to be ascertained. Was there an injury or was it just overworked? Once the cause is established the treatment plan can be tailored to address the cause. If it does not improve seek professional help.
A 42-year-old member asked:

My arm is sore from playing football and landed on it wrong. It doesn't feel broken but it really hurts. What to do?

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Dr. Phillip Frist
Dentistry 46 years experience
See doctor: You should have it checked and probably have x-ray, to be certain if there is a break, bruise or strain. Good luck.

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