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How do you treat small skin bumps on triceps area of your arms?

How do you treat small skin bumps on triceps area of your arms?

Keratosis Pilaris: Keratosis pilaris (kp) is a very common skin disorder seen in many people of all ages. It is a benign condition that presents as numerous small, rough, red, or tan bumps primarily around hair follicles on the upper arms, legs, buttocks, and sometimes cheeks. Kp creates a "goose bumps. You can use the new otc cerave sal twice a day to exfoliate these skin lesions. ...Read more

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How to get rid of those red bumps on my triceps?

How to get rid of those red bumps on my triceps?

Cause?: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of those red bumps on my triceps?

How do I get rid of those red bumps on my triceps?

What bumps?: We'd need to know more about the bumps to know what they are. Once diagnosed, then perhaps a treatment plan can be enacted. Do you have a picture of them? Or a good description? ...Read more

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How do I cure 'chicken skin'? Its these bumps at my triceps that many people reportedly have. Not rashes but sort of permanent goosebumps.

How do I cure 'chicken skin'? Its these bumps at my triceps that many people reportedly have. Not rashes but sort of permanent goosebumps.

Keratosis pilaris: There is no cure but you can lessen the appearance by using a good moisturizing cream several times a day and exfoliating the areas during baths/showers. Dermatologists will sometimes prescribe weak acidic creams to help reduce the bumpiness. ...Read more

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I have small bumps on my arms starting at my tricep area going to the outside of my forearm they don't itch nor do they hurt. Just annoying?

I have small bumps on my arms starting at my tricep area going to the outside of my forearm they don't itch nor do they hurt. Just annoying?

Not new, I bet...: Sounds like something called hyperkeratosis pilaris. Basically, dry skin covering oil glands around small hair follicles. Sometimes you can treat these using an exfolliative moisturizing cream after bath/shower. Real common. ...Read more

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I have these little water bumps coming up on my knee, calf, on the middle of my but and behind my arm on my tricep?

I have these little water bumps coming up on my knee, calf, on the middle of my but and behind my arm on my tricep?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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How to lose triceps?

Muscles and Anatomy: Not sure what you are really asking, but triceps are a very important part of your skeletal musculature. One would not want to not have triceps. ...Read more

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How to tone the triceps?

How to tone the triceps?

Triceps work.: Triceps exercises include cable triceps extensions, overhead dumbbell extensions (one heavier dumbbell with both hands or lighter dumbbell in each hand), dumbbell kickbacks (light weight), close-grip bench presses, overhead cable extensions, and dips to name a few. Shoot for 3-4 sets per exercise, 8-12 reps, once weekly. Each day you work triceps, choose two of these exercises. ...Read more

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What workouts are best for building triceps?

Specific exercises: You would do exercise that isolate both the triceps. Search n-line for them. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for snapping triceps syndrome?

Yes: Typically surgery is used to correct the mechanical symptoms associated with snapping triceps syndrome. However, conservative treatment is an option if the patient is willing to accept the continuation of symptoms. There is no negative consequence to conservative treatment. ...Read more

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What're some exercises that will bulk up my triceps?

What're some exercises that will bulk up my triceps?

Compound exercises: The best exercises tend to be compound exercises (biceps curls and triceps extensions). These target multiple muscle groups yielding the greatest muscle hypertrophy. ...Read more

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What is the difference between the brachialis and triceps?

What is the difference between the brachialis and triceps?

Antagonist muscles: Both the brachialis and the triceps are located above the elbow in the arm. They are described as antagonist muscles as they perform opposite functional motions about the arm. The triceps extends the arm while the brachialis flexes the arm. (picture depicts the biceps which is right next to the brachialis). ...Read more

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I need some ideas for exercises to do for stronger triceps?

I need some ideas for exercises to do for stronger triceps?

Triceps work.: Triceps exercises include cable triceps extensions, overhead dumbbell extensions (one heavier dumbbell with both hands or lighter dumbbell in each hand), dumbbell kickbacks (light weight), close-grip bench presses, overhead cable extensions, and dips to name a few. Shoot for 3-4 sets per exercise, 8-12 reps, once weekly. Each day you work triceps, choose two of these exercises. ...Read more

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Is surgery the only option to fix snapping triceps syndrome?

Is surgery the only option to fix snapping triceps syndrome?

Yes: Typically surgery is used to correct the mechanical symptoms associated with snapping triceps syndrome. However, conservative treatment is an option if the patient is willing to accept the continuation of symptoms. There is no negative consequence to conservative treatment. ...Read more

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I have pain in my triceps whenever I do pushups. How can I overcame this problem?

I have pain in my triceps whenever I do pushups. How can I overcame this problem?

Use a table: Do pushups by leaning on a table until you're stronger, then you'll be able to do them on the ground once again without pain. ...Read more

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I get pain in my triceps... I workout in gym but this pain is unusual.. A sharp pain.. May i know what it may be?

I get pain in my triceps... I workout in gym but this pain is unusual.. A sharp pain.. May i know what it may be?

Tendonitis: Ice it after you work out, make sure you don't do triceps exercises every day (switch body workouts day to day to allow for recovery), and consider some anti-inflammatory meds. Make sure you are hydrating well too. Sometimes the muscles can ache if you are a bit dehydrated. ...Read more