Doctor insights on:
Causes Of Swollen Bicep
Causes of nerve pain from the L. thumb-wrist, to the L. Arm bicep, with a swollen 1 in. Lump around Extensor pollicis brevis, with a clear neck MRI?
It could be due to a: Several conditions like De Quervain's tenosynovitis which is a painful inflammation of the tendons on the thumb side of the wrist, carpal tunnel syndrome affecting the tendon across the wrist, a radial nerve or other nerve entrapments, or an abnormal fluid collection like a ganglion cyst. See a specialist for electrodiagnostic testing or imaging studies. ...Read more
I woke up with a swollen area on the medial aspect of my humerus around the area of my bicep some minor redness but painful when palpated i?
I got a tattoo on my bicep 3 days ago. Now where the tattoo is not at my bicep is swollen and a little red. Could it be cellulitis?
Have it checked: Yes it could. Have it checked.Get a more detailed answer ›
My upper arm muscle or bicep is swollen and kind of hard. Does not hurt. Is it dangerous or something to worry about?
Biceps tendon tears can be either partial or complete.
A complete tear of the long head at its attachment point in the glenoid. Partial tears. Many tears do not completely sever the tendon.
Complete tears. A complete tear will split the tendon into two pieces. ...Read more
My left arm is swollen from mid-bicep to mid-forearm. I've always been skinny, but healthy, and recently started working out. Why is it swollen?
Could be "overuse": If arm symptoms start just after a person begins working out with weights, there could be an "overuse" injury. A primary care doctor can check to see if cold-packs, motrin/advil, and a decreased work-out routine is all that is needed; or if a referral to a sports medicine / orthopedic doctor is needed. Sometimes, xrays are needed. ...Read more
I have random spotted looking scattered little purply bruises on my right bicep. It started two days ago and my arm has swollen and is painful.?
Why do I have a lump below the middle part of bicep & swollen groin lymph node? Appeared 4 & 3 weeks ago, no growth after 48hrs, red, &initially painful
Bicep and groin?: I don't know of any relationship between a bicep "lump" and a groin lymph node. This isn't a problem that can be assessed over the internet. See a physician. ...Read more
Upper bicep area warm to touch. Not red. Shooting pain during day. Severe. Achy even when not being touched. Doesn't look swollen. Blood clot?
This will need an: In -person assessment to determine what is going on. Take care. ...Read more
Can feel rope like thing on the bottom of my bicep not sure if it's vein, artery, or lymph. I have some dull pain in the arm. Seems a bit swollen. Norm?
Tendon: You feel a ripe like structure at the bottom of your biceps. This most likely is a tendon that attaches the bicep to your lower arm. Take a feel of it and move or contract your bicep. If you can feel it move then it is your tendon. A vein should be soft, the artery should have a pulse. If the vein is tender and full or painful then see your doctor. ...Read more
Rotator cuff tear-pain in elbow-wrist-hand- swollen forearm-catch in bicep, bicep knotted up, when pushed, it has a cracking popping feeling, painful?
Torn or pulled muscle/tenon? Both arms won't straighten, inner elbows and biceps hurt, swollen arms and pain. Should I visit my doctor or rest at home?
Visit your doctor: Pain, swelling, limited movement are all signs and symptoms that merit an evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
Hi. Lately my arms and legs have been painful. It is like a striking pain. Biceps, triceps and calf areas. Left hand is a bit swollen.
General body pain:
Did you exercise?
Did you suffer any injury/accident?
Go in for a proper consultation and routine blood tests. ...Read more
Armpit Pain and Swollen near biceps area, lump in groin gives me numbness in my thigh, Neck Pain near clavicle, yellow urine are these symptoms of HIV
I have a large mass on my bicep. It can be felt when pushed it seems to swell and cause numbness in my arm. On my MRI, "no mass was detected"??
MRI can miss masses:
In my experience, the most common soft tissue mass missed on MRI is a lipoma, a benign tumor made up of cells containing fat, which look very like the surrounding fat surrounding on MRI. The thin capsule may not be visible.
Numbness may be due to pressure on nerve. Other tumors such as schwannoma are less often not easily seen on MRI.
A surgeon is often the best person to evaluate these lesions ...Read more
Swelling: Injury releases factors from cells that activate fluid flow between cells and extracellular fluid. Good wikipedia question for more details. ...Read more
Many things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
GYN monitoring: Get periodic pelvic exams and pelvic ultrasounds to evaluate cord size. ...Read more
It is a general symptom. It can be anything from a mild virus infection, allergies, sinus infection.
It can also be a serious sign of fluid status of the body. If it is bad enough to affect your vision or self-perception then See your doctor for a review. At your age, if the simple mild answers are not obvious, then a more full investigation may be warranted. ...Read more
Not yet severe.: Just because the area is swollen doesn't necessarily mean that there has to be pain. Pain is considered the last phase of the inflammatory reaction. You can have localized swelling of one or more constituent parts of the arch but not damaged enough to cause pain yet. Clearly, something may be simmering and about to erupt in to a more noticeable problem. You might do some sole searching to stop it. ...Read more
Call your doctor: This forum is inadequate to appropriately tackle this question. Call your doctor. ...Read more