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My biceps hurt and I can't stretch my arms?

My biceps hurt and I can't stretch my arms?

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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I have been having shoulder and biceps troubles for around 1 year. It seems like a hyper reactive stretch reflex which elicits a rhythmic pulsation.

I have been having shoulder and biceps troubles for around 1 year.  It seems like a hyper reactive stretch reflex which elicits a rhythmic pulsation.

Need an examination : The long head of the biceps attaches to the top of the shoulder socket (glenoid). Pain in the front of the shoulder (may radiate down the arm);weakness are common symptoms of biceps tendonitis, inflammation of the biceps tendon.It usually happens with other shoulder problems like rotator cuff injury, labrum tears or shoulder instability. Get evaluated by a doc, may need shoulder ultrasound +/- mri. ...Read more

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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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I had a axilary armpit lipoma surgery last month.Now I am facing problem on stretching my hand. Folding of biceps not prob. But stretching shows pain?

I had a axilary armpit lipoma surgery last month.Now I am facing problem on stretching my hand. Folding of biceps not prob. But stretching shows pain?

Make sure: ... No nerve injury has happened during the procedure. The best place is the office of a neurologist is the surgeon who operated on you does not have a proper answer. ...Read more

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I am not that fat but I have a lot of stretch marks on my should and upper bicep areas and its gross. Why?

I am not that fat but I have a lot of stretch marks on my should and upper bicep areas and its gross. Why?

Skin tears: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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I have a lot of stretch marks on my should and upper bicep areas and its gross. How to get rid of it?

I have a lot of stretch marks on my should and upper bicep areas and its gross. How to get rid of it?

Stretch marks: Please go online and see several articles about body building and stretch marks. If you recognize how this might be happening to you please follow the advice. If you have not been body building discuss these lesions with your doctor. ...Read more

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I dislocated my shoulder a week ago and it keeps popping randomly like if i flex my bicep the first time it'll pop, or if i stretch it'll pop, normal?

I dislocated my shoulder a week ago and it keeps popping randomly like if i flex my bicep the first time it'll pop, or if i stretch it'll pop, normal?

No, labral tear: You likely have injured your labrum from the injury. While in general, popping of the shoulder is not a significant problem, popping after a dislocation is more significant. I suggest you see a shoulder orthopedic specialist and likely an arthrogram MRI is necessary. ...Read more