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Frequent/avid bowler. Last couple weeks my throwing arm hurts a lot, in upper forearm to lower bicep area. By the end of the game I'm fine. Tendon?

Frequent/avid bowler. Last couple weeks my throwing arm hurts a lot, in upper forearm to lower bicep area. By the end of the game I'm fine. Tendon?

That is a good cause: You are probably on the right track, talk with you doctor if it continues, I am available for second opinion if needed ...Read more

Arm Pain (Definition)

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My entire arm hurts terribly when I handwritr?

My entire arm hurts terribly when I handwritr?

Need more info: To help you better! How long does it begin hurting while you're writing? What part of your arm hurts? Fingers? Wrist? Hand? Elbow or entire arm? This isn't normal to have it hurting while writing. What makes it better or worse? These answers will help point to the solution you need to do. How many minutes or hours do you write/day? Overuse syndrome is common. Any problems texting? ...Read more

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What is causing pain in my arm from throwing a football?

What is causing pain in my arm from throwing a football?

It depends: Without knowing what part of your arm hurts, this is a difficult question to answer. It could be anything from tendonitis, to muscle strain/sprain, or arthritis. See your doctor so that he or she can determine the cause of the pain and decide what treatment is best for you. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your left arm hurts?

What does it mean if your left arm hurts?

Not enough info: The possibilities are many since you did not mention which part of your arm actually hurts. If concerned, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your right arm hurts?

What does it mean when your right arm hurts?

Many possibles.: You need to provide specifics. Is it shoulder, elbow or wrist? The question is too vague. ...Read more

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Isn't it a bad thing when you're left arm hurts?

Can be: You may be thinking of the referred pain to one's left arm as a sign of a heart attack? This typically is not in 26 y/o females, but if you have chest heaviness and shortness of breath, by all means go to your local emergency room. ...Read more

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My left arm hurts what could be the cause I'm 17?

Left arm pain: There needs to be more specific information. Was there an injury? Where does it hurt on the left arm? Were you doing something? Did you just wake up in pain? How long has it been going on? It is difficult to assess for the possible causes without more specific information. ...Read more

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How can it be that my arm hurts after lifting weights?

How can it be that my arm hurts after lifting weights?

Where is pain: To answer this question I would need to know where the pain is. Regardless, if you have persistant pain with working out I would stop doing the painful exercises and see if the pain resolves. If not it is time for an eval with your friendly neighborhood orthopaedic surgeon.
Cheers. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your right arm hurts in a woman?

What does it mean when your right arm hurts in a woman?

Depends...: Depending on which part of your arm hurts, what makes it better and worse, and other aspects of your exam, there are multiple possible causes ranging from muscle tightness to referred pain to a pinched nerve. Start with your primary care doctor- they may refer you to a sports med doc or physiatrist for further diagnosis or treatment. ...Read more

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How can it be that my arm hurts after getting blood taken?

How can it be that my arm hurts after getting blood taken?

See below: The needle is inserted inot a vein to get the sample and when it is withdrawn some hemorrhage may occur from the vein if so this may casue some degree of discomfort or pain. ...Read more

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My right arm hurts when I try to lift it what can I do for it?

See ortho doc: You need an evaluation to see what is wrong with your shoulder joint or muscles/tendons if the pain is in your upper arm. ...Read more

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I was just wondering why does my arm hurts from lifting weights?

I was just wondering why does my arm hurts from lifting weights?

When one does things: Using muscles beyond their ability to use force, the muscle can change its metabolism. This can cause immediate soreness. The muscle is fatigued. When one has later or delayed soreness the next day it is because of some trauma to the muscle cells as you exceed their capacity. The good news is that if you do this just right, the muscle gets better at handling both situations... endurance/strength ...Read more

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My upper left arm hurts when i. Squeez it I feel pain what could it be?

My upper left arm hurts when i. Squeez it I feel pain what could it be?

Bruising: This is likely to be deeper tissue injury/bruise such as muscle or connective tissue. Give it some time to see if it improves. You may try some Ibuprofen as needed. See your doctor if there is no improvement in a week or sooner if it is getting any worse. ...Read more

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Upper left arm hurts when I bend it or put my arm outright can u advise?

Upper left arm hurts when I bend it or put my arm outright can u advise?

Go see ur Family Doc: Is pain in joint or muscle? Any injury or trauma? Any break in skin? Redness? Red streaks? Boil or pocket of pus? Any repetitive motions? If no evidence of infection, consider RICE: rest, ice, compression & elevation. Also consider over-the-counter pain relievers if not allergic and no contraindications (reasons not to do so). If no better, then go see your Family Doc who may order xrays etc. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my right arm hurts a lot? Specially when I stretch it

What does it mean when my right arm hurts a lot? Specially when I stretch it

Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes. Usually it is either musculoskeletal or neurological. I would not hesitate to be seen. An exam could probably determine the likely cause if you are having enough trouble with it. ...Read more

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My upper left arm hurts when I have it bent for more than 15 minutes. Why is that?

Arm pain: This often suggests that this position caused a temporary compression of either the nerve or the circulation. This is a reminder for you not be in this position because this can be more permanent if you continue. ...Read more

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My arm hurts since I benche pressed a few days ago. What can I do to speed up the recovery?

Take a Nsaid like--: Ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen) (if no history of side effects or allergy), heat/ice pad alternating and gentle stretching exercises would certainly help to improve and speed up the recovery.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Everytime I smoke a cig my left side arm hurts and now since I've been smoking it hurts bad any suggestions?

Everytime I smoke a cig my left side arm hurts and now since I've been smoking it hurts bad any suggestions?

Please listen to: Your body NOW. Your body hurts because you are harming it. You are 17 and you need to take responsibility for your health. Please put down the cigarettes. Make the choice to be healthy. Take care. ...Read more

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What to do if I fell from skateboard - arm hurts?

What to do if I fell from skateboard - arm hurts?

It could be a strain: Or it could be a fracture. Fractures have significant pain, deformity and loss of function. Strains are sore, you can have bruising and the arm can be stiff. If it is a fx the arm can be stabilized by a splint or Cast initially. An X-ray can confirm if there is a fracture and permanent treatment can be either casting, splinting or surgery depending on the fracture, ...Read more

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Why dose my arm pain hurt now and then?

See below: Many things can cause these symptoms. You need to see your doctor. He/she whill perform a thorough examination to see what's going on and tell you what to do about it. ...Read more

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I just cut myself on the top of my arm a lot and now my whole arm hurts?

I just cut myself on the top of my arm a lot and now my whole arm hurts?

ER may be needed: If you have an open wound it is best to seek medical attention now. It may require stitches, and it's best to properly clean the wound. By cleaning well and suturing the wound closed, you'll lessen infection risk & improve healing. If you're unsure of your tetanus status, you should have a tetanus vaccine (booster) as well (Tdap - either Boostrix or Adacel). ...Read more

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My vain in the middle of my arm hurts when I work out lift my dumb bells?

My vain in the middle of my arm hurts when I work out lift my dumb bells?

Muscle/tendon strain: It would be somewhat unusual for a vein in your arm to hurt. I suspect that the discomfort may be coming from some of the muscles or tendons in the area that are strained from lifting. If you do note that the vein specifically is tender or swollen have the area examined. Consider taking a break from lifting and then reducing the amount of weight or reps to see if that helps. Http://bit. Ly/1OiIRcI ...Read more

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My arm hurts very very bad after going to the gym. I think I over worked myself doing curls. Please help?

My arm hurts very very bad after going to the gym. I think I over worked myself doing curls. Please help?

RICE= rest, ice, co-: Mpression with a bandage and elevate the side to get rid of the swelling. Nsaid's help to relieve pain ; swelling. After 3-5 days using a heating pad, which helps to relieve pain, discomfort.
Massage ;/or therapy can be helpful as well. ...Read more

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My upper arm hurts when I lift weight. What's wrong?

My upper arm hurts when I lift weight. What's 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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My left arm hurts when I cough and so does my back?

My left arm hurts when I cough and so does my back?

Explanation: It means your cough is heavy and deep. I hope you take some medicine for cough relief available in your country. Maybe you need antibiotics as well. Go to doctor, please. ...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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When I bench press my upper arm hurts what to do now?

When I bench press my upper arm hurts what to do now?

Rest: Take a few days off from bench pressing then resume at a lower level. If it is still no better, then see your physician. ...Read more

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Had rotater cuff surgery arm still hurts other arm hurts also?

Orthopedics: Consult your surgeon asap. May be related to nerve compression. The other arm is puzzling and I suggest MRI of your cervicial spine. ...Read more