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What is the definition or description of: Arm disorders?

What is the definition or description of: Arm disorders?

Arm disorders: An unhealthy medical condition involving the upper extremity. ...Read more

Dr. Aaron Love
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Arm Disorders (Definition)

An unhealthy medical condition ...Read more


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My granmothet suffers with parkinson disease nd severe pains from shoulders to arms. She takes tramadol hydrocloride kindly suggest some medicine.?

My granmothet suffers with parkinson disease nd severe pains from shoulders to arms. She takes tramadol hydrocloride kindly suggest some medicine.?

Rule out...: Shoulder and arm pain in the elderly has many causes besides parkinson's. The entity to rule in/out first is the very treatable, potentially very serious polymyalgia rheumatica. A physician can make the call easily. Palpate the temporal arteries during the exam. Your grandmother is fortunate to have a family member who cares as you do. Thanks for writing. ...Read more

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Could tongue fasciculations, arm tremors, depression be a sign of Wilson's disease? Does long term use of psychiatric drugs cause Wilson's disease?

Could tongue fasciculations, arm tremors, depression be a sign of Wilson's disease? Does long term use of psychiatric drugs cause Wilson's disease?

My response: Psychiatric drugs do NOT cause Wilson's disease which is a problem with copper metabolism. This would be evaluated by blood testing including copper and ceruloplasmin. Since you seem concerned, see your doctor and uncover why you have issues. A tardive dyskinesia can be treated if present. ...Read more

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Any medicines to reduce under arm fat?

Any medicines to reduce under arm fat?

No medicines.: There's no such thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a certain % will be arm fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. You can tone your arms w standing biceps curl w dumbbells, hammer curls w dumbbells, triceps kickback w dumbbells ; lying triceps extension w dumbbells. ...Read more

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What are the causes of my chest and left arm to hurt when I take medicine?

What are the causes of my chest and left arm to hurt when I take medicine?

See doctor or...: There is not enough information in your question to answer. The best person to answer it is your primary doctor, who knows your whole medical story, your medications, your allergies (if any). Alternatively you could talk to a pharmacist to find out if the particular medicine has those side effects. Be sure to mention all of the medicines and supplements you take, as they can interact. ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is hurting arm common if you have anxiety disorder?

Hoping you can tell me, is hurting arm common if you have anxiety disorder?

No, but...: Anxiety does not cause arm pain per se, however it does manifest itself in a myriad of ways, and can cause symptoms that are not in fact there, or magnify ones that are minor. They could be completely coincident and unrelated. A visit with a mental health professional is advised, as you can be helped! ...Read more

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I have a large boil under my arm and it hurts quite badly. Medicine for me or lance it?

I have a large boil under my arm and it hurts quite badly. Medicine for me or lance it?

Needs surgical drain: At this stage u should c a general surgeon and have it looked at, and b prepared 2 have it opened & drained @ that appointment. Sounds 2 late in the process 4 medication. Cultures will b taken, & u will b started on an antibiotic which may later b changed depending on the result of the cultures & sensitivity testing. ...Read more

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I shot up drugs in my arm and now I have black and blue all up my arms is something wrong?

Clots: Brusinng can cause that however blood clots or infection of your vein can be a cause and can be fatal. ...Read more

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Are there any alternatives to conventional medicine for treating severe arm aches and pains?

Are there any alternatives to conventional medicine for treating severe arm aches and pains?

Try acupuncture: Acupuncture, osteopathic manipulation, healing touch, reiki are all modalities that may help with aches and pains. ...Read more

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I have red bumpy spots on my Arm sometimes they get worse and sometimes better. Sometime medicine works and sometimes it doesnt?

Hyperkeratosis pilar: If these are mostly the back of the arm, rough, and worse in winter, they are probably hyperkeratosis pilaris which can be treated with LacHydrin (lactic acid) lotion prescribed by a physician. ...Read more

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I have been having this problem for a time now. My arm will start to go numb then it moves on down. What would cause this? I have sherman's disease.

EMG/NCS: This test performed by neurologist or rehab doctor can help make sense of your symptoms. Also, please follow up with an orthopedic spine surgeon from in your community. ...Read more

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Is arm itching a sign of some disease?

Is arm itching a sign of some disease?

Maybe: Too non specific a sign, it is most likely just irritation and not a systemic disease. Any other symptoms? Glands? Fever etc. Treat with Hydrocortisone cream for now unless it gets worse. ...Read more

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What possible disease may have left arm paresthesias?

What possible disease may have left arm paresthesias?

Left arm paresthesia: There are many possible causes, ranging from blood vessel compression, nerve compression, brachial plexus compression, spinal cord problems, various brain lesions such as tumors, decreased blood supply, or partial seizures. More information is needed. More detail on what part of the arm, for how long, under what conditions, etc. I suggest you consult your family doctor or a neurologist. ...Read more

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Could you need arm amputation from intravenous drug use?

Could you need arm amputation from intravenous drug use?

Yers, rare: If one were to get a severe infection from drug injection, rarely an amputation may be needed. If one accidentally injects some caustic drug into an artery, then I have also seen a rare need for amputation. I am sure that for all doctors in the us, an amputation surgery is the final last option used after all other options have failed or all other options have been exhausted. ...Read more

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Is arm amputation necessary sometimes after intravenous drug use?

Is arm amputation necessary sometimes after intravenous drug use?

Yes: Sometimes the addict accidentally injects an artery t hereby causing it to clot. This can yield immediate severe pain and eventual gangrene. Sadly, there is no way to reverse this damage -- no operation, no medicine, no therapy. The only thing to be decided is how much is amputated -- fingers, hand, wrist or forearm. ...Read more

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What causes a reduced arm swing on one side? Besides Parkinson's disease? What else can cause it?

Many things: Orthopedic issues with the shoulder, and/or neck, and/or upper back; neuromuscular abnormalities; "bulk;" psychological (/"focus") links. Lots of things. Need a good history and exam by your dr or an orthopedist or physical therapist to help narrow possibilities. ...Read more

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I was in a accident where my arm was drug out the car for 30yards at 45mph severed most of the nerves and vein, now have burning will it ever go away?

Possibly: Peripheral nerves (outside of the brain and spinal cord) can grow back, but often may have pain during the process. Whether or not the nerve grows back depends on many factors, for which you should see your primary care provider, and possibly a neurologist. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of arm injuries and disorders bad?

Are the symptoms of arm injuries and disorders bad?

I do not understad: Please more detail, about the problem you have? ...Read more