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My hipflexer hurts whenever i lift my leg up what should I do?

My hipflexer hurts whenever i lift my leg up what should I do?

Needs exam: An examination with sport physician should be able to tell if the problem is from the muscle or from the pelvis or back structures. The answer may be as easy as stretching for your growth period. Get it checked out, so you can stay safe and active. ...Read more

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I woke up with severe pain when i lift my arm. And everytime i lift my arm my chest hurts bad what can it b even when i started to lift my arm hurted?

I woke up with severe pain when i lift my arm. And everytime i lift my arm my chest hurts bad what can it b even when i started to lift my arm hurted?

Musculoskeletal : Movement of left arm which reproduces pain in arm nd chest sounds musculoskeletal. Something might be injured in your arm/shoulder/ neck. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Why does my left bicep hurt when I lift weights?

Why does my left bicep hurt when I lift weights?

Perhaps you injured: it in one of your workouts. a small tear may not be painful immediately. I pulled a portion of my central quad and only felt a strange feeling. I palpated it and felt a gap in the muscle, after a night of rest it was extremely sore if stressed, and the hole had filled in with clot, and the inflammatory process causes the pain. bodies way to tell you to back off. so modify your activity, let it hel ...Read more

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I can't lift my arm up past my shoulders?

I can't lift my arm up past my shoulders?

Adhesive capsulitis?: While i agree in part with the first answer, other quite possible conditions include adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder) and subacromial bursitis. Also acromio-clavicular joint arthritis is possible. I always inject with corticosteroids first. If your motion and pain return to normal, great. If not, the more expensive options (MRI) would be considered. Finally, did the onset occur quickly? ...Read more

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My upper arm hurts when I lift weight. Whats wrong?

My upper arm hurts when I lift weight. Whats wrong?

Rotator cuff: It is hard to say exactly because there are many relevant details that are not included (i know space is limited), but the most common cause of upper arm (shoulder) pain while lifiting weights is rotator cuff problems. See an ortho surgeon if it has been present for awhile and/or doesn't respond to a short period of rest. ...Read more

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I wake up with bruises on my upper thighs n arms why I haven't hurt myself ?

I wake up with bruises on my upper thighs n arms why I  haven't hurt myself ?

Bruises: Unexplained bruises require rapid attention because there are a number of possible reasons. If you cannot get in to see your doctor tomorrow you must go to the Emergency room. ...Read more

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My arms and shoulders hurt when I sneeze what should I do?

My arms and shoulders hurt when I sneeze what should I do?

Be seen: I would be seen. That can sometimes be seen in patients with a spinal problem. When you cough or sneeze, this increases the pressure in the spine and can bring on symptoms of a spine problems such as potentially the arm pain you are describing. It would probably be good to be evaluated. ...Read more

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My right arm feels hot after i lift weights?

My right arm feels hot after i lift weights?

Increase blood flow: As you know when you lift weights this increase a blood flow to areas you work. This is likely cAuse of your symptom ...Read more

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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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Why do my arms go numb when I am laying on my back?

Why do my arms go numb when I am laying on my back?

Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. See a hand surgeon for an examination and treatment. ...Read more

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I landed on my knee now I can barely walk without pain below my kneecap and i can't straighten, bend my leg and i cant lift my leg do i need crutches?

I landed on my knee now I can barely walk without pain below my kneecap and i can't straighten, bend my leg and i cant lift my leg do i need crutches?

Depends on Ur age.: Young people still in the growing stage of life, make it very possible 2 have injured the tibial tubercle,. It should B evaled by an orthopedic surgeon, as if not treated properly it can lead 2 chronic problems. It's the prominence of the tibia just below the knee. The quads attach here so an stress on it causes pain. Flexion because quad is stretched, extension as the quad contracting pulls on it ...Read more

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Left side of my neck hurts wen i lift weights?

Muscle strain: Old doctor joke. Patient: doc, it hurts whenever I do this. Doctor: then stop doing it. Technique is imperative when exercising as poor technique can lead to injury eg muscle strain. For mild pain, just avoid those movements that lead to pain. Rice or rest, ice, compression & elevation is reasonable if applicable. However, if pain persists or worsens or you lose strength/coordination, go c ur doc! ...Read more

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Why does my arm hurts when i try to stretch my arms?

Why does my arm hurts when i try to stretch my arms?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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I have pains from my neck going down my arms to my hands?

I have pains from my neck going down my arms to my hands?

Radiculopathy: 30's person with pain from neck to hands has neural impingement in either cervical spine or within the shoulder hemi-girdle. Name for the latter injury mechanism is thoracic outlet syndrome, and absent trauma would be a better bet in a 33 year old than would cervical disk injury. Physical exam, cervical mri, ; doppler studies with addson's maneuvers can help solve the differential diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do I get back pain when i move my neck towards my chest?

Myofascitis: When flexing your neck you are stretching the fasciae covering the upper/mid trapezius muscles. These muscles connect to the mid thoracic spine. This is analogous to pulling on the top part of a hand-made sweater and seeing the strain at a lower part of the sweater. This is happening in your upper back muscles. The easiest treatment is a hot bath with epsom salt. ...Read more

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Replaced shoulder, will i ever lift my arm again above my head?

How recent surgery?: Full recovery from a shoulder replacement can take up to a year. If you are still in that window you should work hard on doing your physical therapy as directed by your surgeon as you should see slow but steady improvement in that time frame. If it has been more than a year since surgery and you shoulder is still stiff and painful you may need further treatment. ...Read more

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Why do my hips hurt when i sleep on my side?

Why do my hips hurt when i sleep on my side?

Sleep: You may want to check your bone density, type of mattress etc to r/o the cause. ...Read more

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Why does my upper arm twitch when I am laying down?

Why does my upper arm twitch when I am laying down?

Benign: Most twitching of the muscle is benign. If you notice it becoming more regular or affecting other areas of the body then discuss with your doc. You may need to see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Why does my left shoulder hurts when i try to lift up my left arm?

Rotator cuff: @ your age pain w/ motion away from your body is most likely related to the rotator cuff.Tendinitis/ bursitis can also cause pain w/ sleeping on the affected side.The rotator cuff initiates abduction of the arm and are important " fine tuners" of motion, esp. External rotation in conjunction w/ the powerful deltoid. If your pain continues or u develop any weakness see your ors. Gl! ...Read more

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Why do my arms go numb while I am sleeping on my side?

Why do my arms go numb while I am sleeping on my side?

Many possible causes: Chances are your are sleeping in a position that is impinging on the blood supply to nerves, kind of like when your legs fall asleep while reading a good book on the toilet:). If there are any other symptoms that go along with this then see a neurologist for further work up. There are a lot of neurologic conditions that can cause this as well. Consult with a neurologist as you see fit. ...Read more