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No Muscle Tone In Left Arm
I have a torn muscle in my upper left arm. It flares up occasionally, how can I help it heal. Hurts to move it some days.
Muscle: Muscle generally heals very well on its own due to abundant blood supply. Tendons, on the other hand, do not heal well. Did you tear your biceps muscle or tendon? If so, talk to ortho doc for options. ...Read more
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
Pain in upper left arm started suddenly for past 20 min. Hurts more when arm moved. Feels like squeeze/pull of muscle. No injury or over use. Concern?
Referred pain from: shoulder if its the one that you had surgery on. Other things that cause left arm pain are Parsonage Turner syndrome (inflammation of brachial plexus) Ulnar neuropathy, cervical radiculopathy, angina, and pleuritic pain (usually there are other symptoms to go along with the arm pain with the latter two) Have it looked at. ...Read more
Pain that comes and goes in left arm muscle . I have pulled muscle it top of back could that be it. Mostly at night when relaxing?
I'm having a pain on the left side of my back, close to the muscle trapezius. What can cause such pain? Also my left arm is tingling.
Having off and on left arm discomfort. It's been persistent for the last three days. No chest pains. Does it seem cardio or muscle related?
At your age: not likely to be cardiac especially without any other symptoms and assuming no congenital cardiac abnormalities. ...Read more
Pain in left arm just above and below elbow. Less pain elbow bent. No help with rest. Seems like muscles. What is cause, how to relieve the pain?
Ice it: It can be related to repetitive movement. Ice it for 15 to 20 minutes for the next 2-3 days, if no improvement seek medical attention. If you have no history of allergy to anti inflammatories, you can try ibuprofen, take with food. If the pain worsens, you develop numbness, weakness or have associated chest pain, go to the emergency department for further evaluation. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Stretch : May have pulled a pectoralis muscle ... Should improve in 1-3 weeks. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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?
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. ?
I have had left arm and shoulder pain for months. I also have chest pain.... it all feels like it's coming from my muscles etc?
Need an exam: As a neurologist, I immediately want to think about nervous system problems that can result in these symptoms: spinal stenosis, radiculopathy, plexopathy, etc. etc. Only way to know for sure if good exam. If it does not go away, see your regular doctor and ask which specialist they feel you should be referred to. ...Read more