A 31-year-old member asked:
what can i do if my arms moved on their own while i was falling asleep. is that normal?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Sleep Medicine 23 years experience
Sounds like...: This sounds like a hypnic jerk, which is nothing to be concerned about. Typically these occur as you are transitioning from wake in to sleep.
Be sure you are getting a normal amount of sleep nightly/regular sleep wake schedule, as that can often decrease the frequency of these.
A 40-year-old member asked:
How would you know if your arm is broken?
4 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Xray: Unfortunately, you can't tell for sure without an xray. See your doctor.
A 44-year-old member asked:
What might a large lump on my arm be a symptom of?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many things: A bump must be seen and examined in person to be able to give a better idea what it is or isn't. If it's worse, changes, or not improved in the next few weeks, go ahead to a doctur.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Is it impossible to break a titanium plate in your arm?
3 doctor answers • 13 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
No: Plates and screws, and rods, and wires will all eventually break if bones don't heal regardless of what metal they are made of. Just like a wire coat hanger will break if you bend it back and forth enough times. Without bone healing the metal fatigues and fails if it gets enough cycles on it. If the bone is healed the chances of fatigue failure are basically zero.
A 23-year-old member asked:
What does small little bumps all up and down the inside of the fore arm mean?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctor answered
See your doctor: This kind of thing can be due to many different causes. I'm afraid if you want a diagnosis you will have to see your doctor.
A 48-year-old member asked:
What to do if I have noticed the arms of addicts are often peppered with sores. What causes that?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Cardiac Electrophysiology 31 years experience
Needle points and : Skin infections related to needle points...
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