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Whenever I do stretches such as elbow bridges or back bends I get weird discomfort in my left arm ?

Whenever I do stretches such as elbow bridges or back bends I get weird discomfort in my left arm ?

Evaluation: This is hard to say without Moore information and an exam. Sounds like you are straining something that bothers you. I suggest an exam by your pcp ...Read more

Dr. Robert Janigian
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Infection Of The Back Of The Eye (Definition)

"infection in the back of the eye" probably refers to a bacterial infection internally within the eye, as opposed to an external infection such as "pink eye". This is also known as enophthalmitis. It can happen after penetrating eye trauma, after eye surgery, or even spread from infection within the body through the blood. Treatment is with internally injected ...Read more


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What type of stretches can I do for rib, neck, back and arms as a goalkeeper after returning from injury.

What type of stretches can I do for rib, neck, back and arms as a goalkeeper after returning from injury.

see your doctor: Your athletic trainer should guide your return to play exercises, to include stretches and intensity, it is very different for different injuries and level of injuries, if you have a physical therapist , they can help, if no athletic trainer, have your doc refer to a sportsmedicine doctor in your community. ...Read more

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What causes pain in your back that shoots down your arm?

A few things: Depending where your back pain is and how it goes down your arm it is likely muscular or related to your nerves. Sometimes muscles spasms can appear like nerve pain and be very severe and shoot into areas of the body. Pain from your neck radiating down your arm in specific patterns could be concerning for nerve root compression in your neck. It is worth getting evaluated and maybe getting an mr. ...Read more

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Why do I have pain down the left side of my back and arm?

Why do I have pain down the left side of my back and arm?

Pain: Could by a severe strain or a partial or fully torn rotator cuff. It could be a nerve related problem. You need to be seen by your primary care doctor to have further evaluation. Are you trying nsaids for this problem on a scheduled basis. And it also depends how long you have had this problem. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my back when i move my arm what can it be?

I have a pain in my back when i move my arm what can it be?

NEED MORE INFO: NEED TO ANSWER , HOW LONG, WHERE, HOW SEVERE, DID IT START AFTER AN EVENT OR CERTAIN ACTIVITY? HAVE YOU HAD THIS PREVIOUSLY? ...Read more

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My upper right side of my back and arm having mile pain on and off?

My upper right side of my back and arm  having mile pain on and off?

Try meds, exercise: If mild, try gentle stretching and aerobic exercise. Also try over the counter medication like acetaminophen, Ibuprofen or naproxen. Heat or cold packs may help. If these fail or things worsen see your primary doctor for further assessment, treatment or referral to a physical therapist or specialist. ...Read more

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I have two arm with ponch nerve what can I do relieve pain and stop cone back?

It depends: Depends on where the pinched nerves are, whether at the level of the shoulder, the elbow, or the wrist - and also on the cause of the symptoms. Often overuse injuries will inflame musculature that can result in nerve symptoms, which improve with braces, physical therapy, icing and nsaid's. But first you need a clear diagnosis. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes shooting, sort of electrical pain intermittently down the back of the arm?

Nerve compression: In the neck by herniated disk, abnormal bone formation or both. Please see a pain physician for physical exam and treatment options which include physical therapy. ...Read more

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I broak my arm a wile back and it healed crooked. Is it possible to get it straitond out ?

I broak my arm a wile back and it healed crooked. Is it possible to get it straitond out ?

Be seen: An orthopedic surgeon can potentially correct this, but it would involve re-breaking the arm and re-casting it to straighten it out. ...Read more

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Can phlebitis in the arm caused by i.V.S come back?

Can phlebitis in the arm caused by i.V.S come back?

Perhaps: The phlebitis caused by the IV is a local irritation of the vein due to the IV catheter, fluid type placed into the iv, and length of time the IV was present. This phlebitis can get infected and travel up the vein. Taking the IV out is the first step, and use heat, and tincture of time for resolution. Another IV is another site can result in another phlebitis, so pay attention to the causes. ...Read more

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I had two lymphnodes removed under my arm which came back normal, what’s the chances i will have swelling under my arm :( ?

I had two lymphnodes removed under my arm which came back normal, what’s the chances i will have swelling under my arm :( ?

See below : I’m glad to hear that your lymph nodes came back normal, you will experience swelling in the area since the lymphatic systems regulates inflammation amongst other things, please follow your physicians recommendations and go to your assigned follow ups.
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What are those little bumps on the backs of my arms?

What are those little bumps on the backs of my arms?

Keratosis pilaris: Keratosis pilaris (kp) is a very common skin disorder seen in many people of all ages. It is a benign condition that presents as numerous small, rough, red, or tan bumps primarily around hair follicles on the upper arms, legs, buttocks, and sometimes cheeks. Kp creates a "goose bumps, " "gooseflesh, " or "chicken skin" appearance on the skin. Use cerave sal which is otc. ...Read more

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Right side under arm back area hurting?

Right side under arm back area hurting?

Right posterior arm.: Likely a pull from the triceps or latissimus muscle. Consider posture and referred neck pain as possibilities also. ...Read more

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I have red dry patches on my back and my upper part of my arm?

I have red dry patches on my back and my upper part of my arm?

Several choices: It is difficult to know for sure what is causing your rash without actually seeing it first--it could be eczema, contact dermatitis, irritant dermatitis, or something else. I would recommend having your primary care doc take a look at the rash. ...Read more

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Right side of my back is paining and sometimes pain goes to arm , what's the reason?

Right side of my back is paining and sometimes pain goes to arm , what's the reason?

What happened?: In general, low back pain is rarely associated with upper extremity pain unless you had two injuries at the same event. If pain is between you shoulder blades and also goes down your arm, then it could be coming from your neck. ...Read more

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Fingertips twisting outwards, lower back pain into front of both thighs and knees, shooting pains upper back & pain down shoulders, arms wrists, hands?

Fingertips twisting outwards, lower back pain into front of both thighs and knees, shooting pains upper back & pain down shoulders, arms wrists, hands?

Back/neck pain: If you have arthritis in the low back, then you likely have arthritis in the neck too. The nerve pain can be relieved with neuropathic pain medications. Anti-inflammatory and muscle relaxer medications can relieve the pain related to the joints, tendons and muscles of the spine. Stretching exercises, physical therapy and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation may help too. ...Read more

Back Of The Neck (Definition)

Neck x-ray is dedicated to the neck, a complete study is an ap, lat, r&l obliques as well as a swimmers view to visualize the lowest cerv segment and t1. L spine is an ap, lat, r&l obliques & a coned lat ...Read more


Baby Arches Back (Definition)

It's called sandifer sign. It tend to suggest a child has reflux. Please talk to your doctor to help with reflux. While we used to give a lot of medication for gerd, there are many non-pharmaceutical way ...Read more