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Bruised Muscle In Upper Arm
What would cause tension in left shoulder blade, muscle spasms in shoulder blade, chest, and in upper outside of arm (not bicep)?
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Several causes: There are several causes for the upper arm to ache near the shoulder. The most common are a tendonitis or a bursitis. Both of these can be treated with ice, rest and gentle stretching. Seeing a physical therapist can help with a more rapid recovery and decreasing the pain. If condition is worsening or is severe then see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right shoulder blade muscle knots right shoulder tense muscles in right side of neck tense and a little swollen connected?
Try heat stretching: and then ice till you can see your doctor. ...Read more
What can cause muscle tension like muscles in lower back involuntarily flexing, clenching jaw, muscle pain in arm and neck? Also tingling face and arm
Knotted left upper back;pain shoots around left ribs as well as left shoulder, upper arm down into elbow, sometimes neck, nothing swollen, is this nerve?
Nerves "shoot" : The pattern described is commonly seen with irritation of cervical nerve root impingement, possibly c4 and c5 in this case. Brachial plexopathy can cause a similar pattern, but usually see numbness, weakness, tingling, or burning with this, often times the symptoms reported improve after the muscle spasm is treated. If not, see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Left arm achy, pain in muscle, elbow, forearm. Hurts more as rotate shoulder, pinch sensation above left breast- could this just be pinched nerve?
Trauma related?: Many possibilities.Get a more detailed answer ›
Having painful muscle spasm and twitching in left arm at and below the elbow down into the wrist.
Could be...: Spasms with twitching do tend to suggest some injury or irritation of the nerves to the forearm. If you have any numbness, tingling or other change in sensation and weakness, that clarifies that nerve dysfunction involved. Would suggest you be evaluated if this is persisting as a good history and exam should sort this out for you. ...Read more
Inflamed nerves: The areas of pain are supplied by nerves from your neck.. In your age group, degenerative. Joint or disc disease could cause these pains. May need xrays. Many daily stressors can affect the spine, posture, muscle over use, stress, sleeping position. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could be cardiac: Although you are quite young, your symptoms could be consistent with a heart attack or low blood flow to the muscles of the heart. I don't know whether you have any risk factors but with this limited information I would urge you to go to your nearest emergency room or urgent care center to be evaluated immediately. ...Read more
Muscle twitching under my armpit on right side wrapping around ribs from shoulder blade to pectoral muscle, unrelated to electrolytes. Other causes?
Extensor Carpi Radialis longus (inside forearm arm) muscle small knot? Longish-lump, tension? Pain when flexing wrist shoots to upper arm
Lump in muscle : should be evaluated certainly could be any number of benign condition are benign tumor or muscle strain or injury but there's also the possibility that it something more like a sarcoma which is rAre. But not unheard of It's more notable if it's a lump in a muscle if it's truly within the muscle than which muscle one thinks it is. it is in the forearm. ...Read more
Left shoulder blade pain/feeling of swelling down arm weakness/pain travels to rib cage, collar bone and in shoulder socket.Right handed/ no injury?
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
Bad pain in upper left shoulder, numbness of left arm, with some mild upper chest pain? A shoulder injury?
Pain in left shoulder (especially painful when i reach behind to fasten bra ). Knotted muscle in muscle above shoulder blade and pain in left side if neck when turning head?
Rotator cuff: It could be your rotator cuff, which consists of a group of muscles involved in internal and external rotation of the shoulder. Some of these symptoms can radiate to the neck. However you need to be examined by a physiatrist to determine if it's actually coming from the neck or shoulder, or if it's trigger points, all of which are treated differently. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Crack/crunch sound in neck followed by sharp pain in neck shoulder chest on right side, dull pain in arm and arm pit. Tweaked nerve?
More likely muscle: Typically the sound is muscle sliding over a joint. It can pinch a nerve but more often catches tendon part. Can cause inflammation and over the counter anti-inflammatory can help (ibuprofen, naproxen, etc) can help. If doesn't improve or have numbness or cold arm/hand seek medical attention. ...Read more
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