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A 32-year-old male asked:

On my upper right arm, the top muscle by the shoulder has been stiff and sore for a few days. at times i feel strain when lifting heavier items with the right arm.

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Rest your arm: Muscle sprains are common, resting the affected muscle(s) is important, cold compresses may help to, alternating with warm compresses, in addition to nsaids, unless contraindicated, if no improvement see your doctor, good luck

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Last updated Sep 18, 2019

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