A 21-year-old female asked:
i did an arm workout 3 days ago and have had progressive upper arm tricep muscle weakness,aching, swelling, hurts to move & flex my arm. pain 7/10. ?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan answered
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Rhabdomyolysis: Rhabdo is a breakdown of muscle that can occur after a heavy workout. It can be worsened by taking an NSAID such as ibuprofen. If your urine has turned dark, please see your primary care provider immediately. In the mean time, drink plenty of water to keep your kidneys flushed out.
Answered on Jan 14, 2017
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