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Muscle Spasm In Left Arm
Could be...: Spasms with twitching do tend to suggest some injury or irritation of the nerves to the forearm. If you have any numbness, tingling or other change in sensation and weakness, that clarifies that nerve dysfunction involved. Would suggest you be evaluated if this is persisting as a good history and exam should sort this out for you.
Muscle spasms are typically painful involuntary muscle contracures which can occur in any part of the body, such as the neck, back and legs. There are various causes of muscle spasms such as recent injury or trauma and dehydration. Typically, patients can modify activity, rest, stretch, utilize heat or ice for treatment of muscle spasms. Rarely, patients can also ...Read more
Last 3 days I've been having muscle spasms in my feet my left arm and my right arm is numb and tingling what can I do for it?
Unusual: This is a very unusual set of symptoms and potentially very dangerous. Go to the emergency room>
Left arm has continuous charlie horse like pain and muscle spasms & twitches going on for over a week now.
I had a trauma to my neck in 2010 since then I've had muscle spasms and involuntary contractions in my left arm.
Left arm had muscle spasms since thursday. It then goes numb. Now, all I have is pain and muscle spasms. It goes from the forearm to hand?
Ulnar nerve?: Muscles will spasm for several reasons. Over use, electrolyte imbalance, circulation problem or nerve entrapment. At your age, circulation problems are unlikely. If you have a strenous job or sweat a lot, make sure your are drinking enough fluids like gatoraide. Ulnar ner enttrapment at the elbow can cause muscle spasms in the forearm or hand, usually worse in the morning. Get it checked out.
A year ago, my sister punched me in my left arm. I used toget on/off aches for a few months. The doctor said that it isa muscle spasm/pinched nerve. Could it be osteosarcoma?
Sharp radiating pain in left thigh, muscle spasms in left leg, left leg very restless at times. Left arm strong ache in it with hand tingling. Only 22?
Lle: Possibly coincidental that the left arm and leg are symptomatic unless there is something in the brain causing it. More likely carpal tunnel in hand and pinched mid lumbar nerve or diabetic amotrophy.
Pain in abdomen exactly in middle of my left side. The pain is precisely where my left arm or elbow would touch. It is excruciating, especially at night. I have been having severe muscle spasms all over, but mostly in my stomach, back, under front rib cag
Certainly: Certainly muscle pain can cause abdominal pain. This can result in severe spasms. Gallbladder sludge can cause abdominal pain. Other bowel issues, such as inflammation, infection, or even constipation can be a cause. If your pain is persistent, or you have fever, vomiting, or inability to eat, then you will have to notify your pcp (or the covering partner) again.
How can you tell the difference between muscle spasms in left back of chest and arms and heart pains in chest that run down arms?
No answer: You cannot tell the difference as a simple answer. Need a direct evaluation by your doctor.See 1 more doctor answer
Very painful muscle spasm on my left hand & the pain goes down to my left leg. For a few seconds my arm and leg lock up and it's quite painful.?
See a doctor: Occasional muscle twitching is normal. If your arm is twitching all day this needs to be evaluated by a physician.
Pec strain: Could be a strained pectoralis muscle. .. Likely will resolve in 1-3 weeks.See 1 more doctor answer
Doubtful association: A normal sunburn shouldn't cause muscle problems. Without more details it is difficult totell what this is I suggest you see your doctor.
Stretch: May have pulled a pectoralis muscle. .. Should improve in 1-3 weeks.
I'm 18 & on duromine, just today I have pain in my left arm& chest. Everyone is saying I have probably pulled a muscle?
Let me help you: Did you pull a muscle? If you did that the answer, if you did not you have to look for the cause of that pain. One reason could be side effect of the medication you are using. Good luck.
I get a sharp pain when I press a particular part of my muscle on my left arm above the elbow, it's also warmer than the other part of the arm.
Possible infection: If you have tenderness and increased warmth in that area, it is possible you may be developing a cellulitis or skin infection. Have you noticed any redness in the area? Have you had any trauma to the area, or an insect bite? Please see your doctor for further evaluation and treatment.
I pulled a muscle in my upper left arm yesterday n its hurtinh pretty bad I take robaxin (methocarbamol) think itll help anything else I can do?
My dominant arm is slightly bigger by 3/4inch than my left arm. Does NOT feel weaker. Should I be concerned for ALS? Or simple muscle imbalance?
Prob benign: Do you mean 3/4 inch in circumference? Sounds like muscle imbalance. ALS normally does not affect one arm by the way.See 1 more doctor answer
My left arm hurts like a very bad muscle pull each time I lift, extend or pick up heavy objects. 58 yrs old. 1 year transplant pat. Good health.?
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more