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Arm stretch created a painful cramp of biceps muscle with stinging burning pain. Continues to be painful 4 hours later?

Arm stretch created a painful cramp of biceps muscle with stinging burning pain. Continues to be painful 4 hours later?

Microtears: It is likely that you have microtears of the biceps and these may take 7 to 10 days to heal. Rest your biceps area during this time. ...Read more

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What causes muscle cramps in my arms (biceps and triceps) after working out?

What causes muscle cramps in my arms (biceps and triceps) after working out?

Lack of ATP: After your workout, you've depleted your muscle stores of atp, which is the energy unit your body consumes. Atp is required for the muscle to relax. The cramps lessen as your body regenerates atp. ...Read more

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Can a partial tear of the distal bicep tendon cause pain in my forearm, wrist and make my fingers cramp. My injury happened 3 weeks ago.?

Can a partial tear of the distal bicep tendon cause pain in my forearm, wrist and make my fingers cramp. My injury happened 3 weeks ago.?

Depends: Near the distal biceps is the median nerve. Injury to that area can potentially injure that nerve or swelling puts pressure on that nerve. A test called emg/ncv can identify how well that nerve is functioning and help determine the cause. Stop at your local physical medicine and rehab or neurologist doctors office for more details. ...Read more

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How do I ease cramps?

How do I ease cramps?

Cramps: Please resubmit your question with more info. Do you refer to menstrual cramps? Or to muscle cramps like a "charlie horse"? ...Read more

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What is cause of cramps?

What is cause of cramps?

Dehydration : A long periods of exercise or physical labor, particularly in hot weather, may lead to muscle cramps some medications and certain medical conditions also may cause muscle cramps. The exact cause of muscle cramps is still unknown, but the theories most commonly cited include altered neuromuscular control dehydration electrolyte depletion poor conditioning. ...Read more

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Why are cramps so painful?

Why are cramps so painful?

From prostaglandins: Which a is a chemical that produces the cramps. Anti- inflammation drugs, like Motrin advil , anaprox (naproxen) ds and others work to stop the cramps . Also bc pills or Lysteda can work also. You need an exam and get treatment, no need to suffer. ...Read more

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Why I feel cramps in my back?

Why I feel cramps in my back?

Muscle cramps: Excessive physical work or exercise, especially when body is not conditioned, will cause cramps. It should go away in 2-3 days with rest and hydration. See your doctor if symptoms persist. Take ibuprofen as needed snd use heating pads gif relief. ...Read more