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Causes Of Swelling In Lower Arm
Many things: Could be taut muscle band or muscle spasm called a tender point or a trigger point. This could also be a tender lymph node, especially if you were recently sick. Other things could be a boil or a lipoma. If it is bothering you and does not resolve, see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Tendon/baker's cyst: There are several things that can cause pain behind the knee. The most common are muscle or tendon strains or a Baker's cyst. The good news is that they are treated pretty much the same way with ice, rest, compression and elevation. If you have this pain with calf or ankle swelling you need US to rule out DVT but if it just behind the knee then the problem will usually resolve in time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Neck arthritis: There are several joints and intervertebral discs in the neck. These can wear out over time leading to pain. Degeneration of the joints or discs can cause neck pain, headaches, and shoulder pain. You can also get neck pain from a muscle strain. In some cases pain in the left side of the neck could be related to your heart so be sure to see you physician. ...Read more
Pain in base of right lower back.Pulsating pain in upper right thigh and near pelvic bone in abdomen..Are all these related or due to different causes?
Musculoskeletal: Twenties female with pain pattern of unilateral low back pain, anterior thigh pain and pain in region of anterior iliac region likely has sacroiliac joint disorder, possibly from injury and/or joint hypermobility syndrome (jhs). An osteopathic doctor would be best specialist to evaluate. Review brighton criteria for jhs. ...Read more
Get checked: Swelling and pain in such a diffuse area of the lower extremity can be caused by multitude of things such as diet, blood pressure, kidney function, circulation, nerves, injury, previous surgery...Basically many things. You need to see your primary doctor and jot down more info about when do you notice the swelling, does it every go down, when does it hurt, what is your diet, etc. Get checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle tension: Really, nothing to speak of causes only numbness in the lower spine. All i would surmise would be spasms/tension that could conceivably cause only numbness along with tightness. Address the muscle spasm with stretching, ice/heat, salonpas hot patches, core exercises, and the rest should subside. ...Read more
Possible infection: There are many possible reasons for this and more information is needed to help guide you. If the skin is hot and red, this could related to a skin infection called cellulitis which normally requires antibiotic treatment. If the symptoms are more internal, it could be related to a urinary tract infection. I would recommend having your medical provider examine you and advise on treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lots of things: Severe calf pain can be due to intermittant claudication which you must address due to poor circulation. Upper thigh pain can also be due to poor circulation especially if you are a past smoker. Overexercise which causes cramping, and lack of stretching may also be a cause. Arthridities and neuromuscular disorders should also be addressed. I would see your physician for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more
See answer: The most common cause of a swelling in the side of the neck is an enlarged lymph node, due to a recent infection in the the throat or else where, In this case it is often tender. Other causes of a neck mass or enlarged lymph nodes are possible.** If the swelling persists or increases you must see a physician for an exam. ...Read more
See below: This potentially dangerous problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more
What can be the main cause of pressure, spasms, and pain in the lower left side of abdomen in a female?
Arm swelling: Please go see your doctor or go to the er - this is not normal. ...Read more
If I raise my arm straight up, then lower it it would pop. There is no pain,swelling or discoloration. What is it?
Arm pop: Popping with movements of our joints Is. Normal .typically the movement creates a small cavity which fills with gas that becomes released with motion and hence producing the pop sound and or sensation.. This is usually only of concern if it is associated with pain,swelling, discoloration,or stiffness. ...Read more
I have thickening in left auxiliary with no pain. my gyno today said its swelling of lymphnodes caused from shaving my under arms. Is this true?
Thicken left axilla: Could be-that would be a lymph node swelling from inflammation-sometimes need antibiotics, , but also consider mammogram, and in rare conditions autoimmune disease can cause lymph node swelling, May also be lipoma fat mass -benign Would consider sonogram to image the area , f/u/ w/ doc ...Read more
Many possibilities: Some causes of swelling can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, tendonitis) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Yes: Some can. This is called an arthus reaction and represents the release of chemicals into the local blood vessels that trigger swelling. ...Read more
What could cause swelling on outside of left wrist, there is no pain and when i lift my arm up it goes away?
Cyst: There are many things that cause swellings but at the wrist, it would be most common to have a ganglionic cyst. Other possibilities are traumatic cyst, lymph node, etc. The only way to know for sure what it is is for you to have it examined and perhaps a test called MRI or ultrasound to image the lesion. I would have your physician look at it and evaluate it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got IVIG today and durning the treatment I saw that my arm was swelling up at the iv site. What causes this and will this go away?
Penetration of veins: The needle might have gone through the vein and then the swelling is from the IVIG infusion. If this were true, you may start to see some bruising at the site the next day or so. The swelling should go away in a day or 2 but the bruise will take 2-3 weeks to subside. ...Read more
Can a rotator cuff injury cause your arm to feel like it is swelling when you try to lift it over your head even though your in extreme pain?
I woke up with a red spot on my lower arm, throughout the day it got bigger and is swelling a little with a slight pink color and no itchiness
No picture: Unable to diagnose without aq photo. i suggest a visit to your physician for an examination. ...Read more
Pain in lower parts of my arms by my wrist and elbow area, feeling like discomfort and like a swelling feeling, what could this mean?
Lower right forearm swelling. Pain upon touch and wrist flexion only while arm is extended. No injury to arm. Present for two weeks so far.
What causes tingling in left arm and fingers? I have no pain or swelling. I'm 26 yrs old. The tingling comes and goes and goes a little to my neck?
Nerve entrapment?: Need to be investigated.Concerns are a possible herniated cervical disc or nerve being entrapped at some point in your arm.Need to be examined and an EMG is a very useful tool in determining the proper level of nerve compression.Of course some other causes of nerve tingling need to be investigated. ...Read more
Hi, I am experiencing pain, redness, and significant swelling in the lymph node located above my elbow on the inside of my right arm. possible causes?
Injury or infection: Lymph nodes usually swell in response to an injury or infection. A lymph node in the area you describe would most likely be due to an injury or infection in your forearm or hand. Swollen lymph node(s) are usually a sign that the body is taking care of itself and not reason for concern. In very rare cases, a swollen node may be a sign of a more serious condition. If it persists, get it checked out ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husbands hands and arms keep swelling. His hands blow up double their size. They are swollen more often than they are normal. What can be the cause?
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