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Bicep In One Arm Is Enlarged
I continually get a sort of rash on only one arm and only on the bicep. It consists of lots of small red dots that dry up. It's only ever on one arm.
Eczema/dermatitis: A rash that is itchy and scaly is possibly eczema or ringworm (not a real worm, but a name for a fungal infection). Rashes that come and go when it is in contact with something like a watch, rubber band/hair tie, etc can be contact dermatitis, which is due to irritated skin. Eczema and dermatitis can be treated with over the counter hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more
When do all of the growth plates in the arms close? Specifically the one connected to the bicep by the forearm, and the forearm one by the bicep.
Elbow?: In females growth plates are closed 2 years after the onset of menses. (in general)... Most male growth plates are closed by age 18 or 19 (exception being the growth plate by the sternum which closes last).90% (or so) of long bone growth of the arm (humerus) occurs @ the 'plate' near the shoulder. Odds are that your elbow growth plates are closed. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Carefully: You can do gentle exercise not to hurt the strained muscle more. ...Read more
I have 3 brown spots. One under my arm, one on bicep area and one on my vulva. Why do I have these? They're just spots. Not raised or anything.
Skin lesions: Dark spots on the skin can be completely benign moles, or can be precancerous growths, or skin cancer. The best way to know is to visit your primary care physician, who can look at them and decide if a dermatology eval is indicated. If any of them look concerning, a dermatologist can do further analysis. Concern if any of them are new, growing fast, irregular borders, black. ...Read more
I fell and landed on one hand, now I fell pain in the side of my wrist and hand, and when I flex I feel pain up the middle of my arm and into my bicep?
Need exam, xray: Please go see your doctor for an exam and xray if indicated, that is a common way to fracture your radius bone called a Colles fracture. ...Read more
Found a firm mobile pea-sized lump under skin near elbow on left forearm. Now found one near elbow on upper arm, and one 1/2 way up back right bicep.
Mass: You will need to follow up with your family physician to evaluate. There could also be need a need for a General Surgery referral for biopsy of the pea size masses. But because you are giving me limited information (I do not know the consistency or shape or color), it is best that you follow up with a physician so they can do the necessary tests and visual assessment. ...Read more
If a lymph node in biceps has some cancer cells but the one in the armpit doesn't, is the tumor only in the lymphatic system or it could have spread?
Yes: Yes. Rotate your weight workouts. Bench press works your pecs but also your triceps so a rest before bench after arm workouts is a good idea. ...Read more
See a doctor: Please go and see your doctor, a fracture needs to be ruled out. ...Read more
Pain in upper arm when raise arm sideways and bend arm, what could that be? Feel pain like in the bicep area.
Impingement syndrome: Impingement syndrome is most common cause. This refers to an impingement that can occur between a subacromial bone spur and either a rotator cuff muscles or the biceps; it can sometimes lead to a complete tear of one or more of those structures. I would not hesitate to be seen for it. ...Read more
Right arm - can only lift it side ways up to my shoulders and the pain is just below it. When I twist/rotate my arm the pian Iinthe bicep area.
Whenever I raise my left arm laterally to the side I get painful spasms in my bicep. If I push through the pain I can continue to raise my arm?
See doctor: You need to see doctor for exam ...Read more
See an orthopedist: You could be developing tendinitis, strain or partial tearing of the biceps insertion in the upper part of your forearm bone (where the bicpes inserts onto the radial tuberosity). Avoiding bicpes exercises or reducing the intensity would be a good start. Antiinflammatories, ice to the area may be helpful adjuncts. If pain persisits see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
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Some of this is genetic. You'll want to go to the gym and do 3 sets of 10 reps of the most weight you can handle. Do others that build your triceps, even pushups. Ask your physician whether an electronic muscle stimulator and/or creatine are appropriate for you. Big muscles are fun; most women are even more attracted to a man who's fit, trim and defined, and to how you treat other people.
Plastic surgery: Plastic surgery or personal trainer who can teach you the right movements. ...Read more
These exercises help to build arm muscle: push downs, pin presses, dumbbell wrist curls, dips, rolling extensions, barbell wrist curls, preacher curls, chin ups, lying barbell triceps extensions, thick grip curls, concentration curls ; lying dumbbell triceps extensions.
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Partially: There are many muscles (including the biceps) in arm wrestling. Use of all of them contribute to the ability to perform. Example is your shoulder muscles which must stabilize the arm during the effort, etc. ...Read more
I have a large lump on my left bicep and it hurts only when I touch or flex my arm it has been there 4days?
Possibilities include infection, hematoma (accumulated blood), ruptured biceps tendon, ruptured bursa (if it is close to the joint) or many others.
Please see your doctor asp. Be well. ...Read more
I have pain in bicep when pressure is applied to the underside of my arm and the elbow is bent. What does this mean?
Several things: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more
My arm has been bothering me. There is a sharp pain in the bicep and shoulder area. I can not lift my arm too far up or swing it around.
Arm pain: Pain can have many causes. Hard to say what this pain may be from, but the weakness is concerning. This could be an inflammation of the nerves in your shoulder causing the pain and weakness, something called brachial neuritis. If there is no trauma, then this is something that needs to be evaluated. ...Read more
I have a constant burning in my right bicep and if I try to lift anything or put my arm behind my back its a piercing pain what could it be?
Might have pushed my biceps too hard today, my arm suddenly went funny, numb and hot. Looks smaller than the other and there's no pain. Should I be concerned?
Possibly: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Probably nothing: Doubt it is seriousGet a more detailed answer ›
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