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Right biceps brachii twitching for 36 hours. Cbc, b12, vit d, liver & renal, thryoid normal. Wbc slightly high.Vit k and magnesium not help.No strain?

Right biceps brachii twitching for 36 hours.  Cbc, b12, vit d, liver & renal, thryoid normal. Wbc slightly high.Vit k and magnesium not help.No strain?

Ignore it: It's fairly common for one muscle to under fasciculations for a few days. I suspect that is happening is that the nerve has taken a minor injury. Denervated neuromuscular junctions are sensitive to circulating acetylcholine and th muscle will twitch while the nerve is healing. This is how it was explained to me & it makes sense -- if persistent or progressive, get seen. ...Read more

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What should I do for a pulled or strained bicep?

What should I do for a pulled or strained bicep?

RICE: rest, ice it -: Compression and elevate in a sling. Aleve (naproxen) or Ibuprofen will also help. Rest it for at least 2 weeks. If not improving check with your orthopedist. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to rehab a strained bicep muscle ?

Biceps strain: Start with relative rest and ice. When pain subsides, gradual strengthening. The biceps muscle does 2 things: helps bend the elbow and also rotates your forearm to allow you to turn your palm facing up. Gradual, progressive resistance with light hand weights or elastic bands works great. ...Read more

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Can i still workout with a strained bicep? It is feeling better. Or is there a chance to re injure or make it worse than it was?

Can i still workout with a strained bicep? It is feeling better. Or is there a chance to re injure or make it worse than it was?

Strained bicep: Before you work out you should set up an appointment with a trainer. The trainer will check your bicep and, if possible, help you improve your pain. Of course your other limbs should be seen by trainer. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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Can strained biceps cause numbness in hands?

Can strained biceps cause numbness in hands?

I'm concerned: In general there is usually no numbness with a biceps strain although there is close anatomical proximity. If it started at the same time as the biceps injury you may have injured a peripheral nerve but that would be uncommon. I would bring this to your doctors attention as it may be a problem that needs work up, like an emg. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Arms won't straighten and feel sore after bicep curls. Could I have strained something?

Arms won't straighten and feel sore after bicep curls. Could I have strained something?

Absolutely: You should have your weight lifting technique evaluated and see your doctor to have your joints evaluated. ...Read more