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Painful Lump On Tricep
What is a painful lump in triceps?? I have one in my right triceps and it moves under skin. If it's a tumor, have any chance to be cancer? Please
See MD: Usually little lumps are fatty deposits called lipomas, but they may represent other problems, be seen and put your mind at ease. May be nothing but infected lymphnode, but should be seen. Good luck. ...Read more
Over 50 rubbery to hard, slight painful lumps in tricep, gracilis under rib and lumbar area. Lipoma? 50lbs overweight, not visible, some are deep.
Lipomas??: Without an exam it would be difficult to say. It sounds like lipomas - fatty tumors. Some people have a few, some have a bunch. They can be removed if needed. They don't habe to be removed if it is determined that they are lipomas. See you doctor or surgeon to make sure. ...Read more
Firm, non visible, pea size slight painful lumps near inner triceps, gracilis on thigh and lumbar area. PA-C friend said lymph nodes aren't in this area. Could be lipoma? No ins. Warrant DR visit
My husband is 38 yrs old good health has a lump under skin on tricep! Doesn't hurt feels fine what could this be?
?: Hard to say. The possibilities are many. He should be examined and go from there. ...Read more
I kind of have this lump just below my tricep near the elbow. I workout with weights in the gym....I I noticed this after couple of months?
I am experiencing a lump on my right arm near tricep. The following also describes me: painless but lump. What should I do?
Well: Need more history. How long has it been there? Any changes? Perhaps start with an evaluation. See what the doctor says. You may need an ultra sound. Get your evaluation and diagnosis. Start there ...Read more
Bean sized soft lump which seems alittle movable on lower triceps. .. was doing pull ups two weeks prior before I felt it. Had it for a year and it seems to get smaller at times and gos back to being bean sized and tender at times. .
Shoulder tendonitis & bicep lump (mri showed fatty tissue) presenting the same day. 2 months later I have a tricep lump & pain. What is this?
See below: Not enough information really to help you at this time I would recommend you seek out an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation of your shoulder problem thank you. ...Read more
I'm voltaren (diclofenac) on left tricep, has hard lump, really sore. I read that im voltaren (diclofenac) can cause necrosis. My whole body is also sore like with fm. Necrosis?
Pea sized lump under skin on tricep. Very light green blue, just like my veins. I think a vein runs right by it. Primary doc not concerned but I am.
Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often appear on the neck, shoulders, and back. Try to avoid skin products that are oily. I would also stay away from transfats and bad oils, which is good for overall health. Saunas and sweating may help a bit although I don't of data. Ask doc about it. ...Read more
I have a lump on my elbow next to the elbow bone and I have an uncomfortable pain in my forearm and tricep, it doesn't look like a zit or bug bite?
Likely bursitis: You should seek evaluation by an orthopaedic surgeon or physician focusing on musculoskeletal injuries. The image shows a typical appearance of olecranon bursitis- a common condition that usually resolves with rest, ice, anti-inflammatory medications (nsaids), and brief immobilization. Aspiration is frowned upon due to increased risk of infection, but is occasionally indicated. ...Read more
How can I stop my elbow from snapping it's painful during resistance exercises such as triceps pushdowns using a close grip handle..
Get examined: You need to be examined for joint instability. Please call for an appointment and x-ray. ...Read more
Random right tricep spasms, not painful usually only 4sec. Started 3months ago after tdap booster. Doesn't seem to be going away. Doc says not to worry?
Pain in upper left arm. Below shoulder, between bicep and tricep on front of arm. I feel pain most when I wake up. Less painful during day. Week long?
Got trauma?: Trauma as well as exercise is an easy explanation. If it is the case after 1 week should improve. If no improvement or worsening see a doc. ...Read more
Today I was sparring I got punched in the tricep. Is it a dead arm or damaged muscle its extremely painful. Should I get it checked out? Canimissschool
Get seen now: The pain itself suggests something is badly wrong and needs to be seen. I'm a ringside physician myself and my concern is a damaged muscle. ...Read more
All the muscles in my left arm hurt from the armpit to the wrist. Most of the time it only hurts in the tricep and or bicep I've had pt for the past 8 weeks twice a week. I only get relief for a couple of hours. Most of the time it's very painful when I l
Pain: Pain that is radiating down your arm could be from several causes. Pain radiating down your arm is always concerning for heart pain. If you have any chest pain, shortness of breath, or palpitations you would have to be seen immediately. Pain could also be coming from the spinal cord (cervical spine) and radiating down your arm. If you had any numbness, tingling, or weakness you would have to be seen immediately for that. There are other musculo-skeletal causes of pain as well. Please be seen by your doctor for a complete evaluation, but if you have the warning signs above you would have to be seen immediately. ...Read more
Index and middle finger numb. Emg normal. Tricep painful when I push betwen tricep and bicep have numbness from there down arm to fingers.?
Could be C7 nerve: Tricep pain and pain in the index/middle fingers follow the C7 nerve and the EMG may have been performed too early to detect the problem. You should still have your dr. Get an MRI and look for C7 nerve root problems. If the MRI is negative but the pain persists, you may need a myelogram with post-myelogram ct of the cervical spine to look for abnormalities. A neurosurgeon should be able to help. ...Read more
Left side only. Arm/neck/middle spine numb, painful upon waking for years. Oct. Severe left scapula, shoulder, underarm, tricep elbow forearm pain?
Hi. Lately my arms and legs have been painful. It is like a striking pain. Biceps, triceps and calf areas. Left hand is a bit swollen.
General body pain:
Did you exercise?
Did you suffer any injury/accident?
Go in for a proper consultation and routine blood tests. ...Read more
Many: An exercise that involves "pressing" of the arms out, as in extended them out, will target the triceps. This involves all press downs, push ups and dips. Military presses, Arnold presses, lateral/front/rear raises all work the shoulders (deltoids). ...Read more
Triceps: In order to build the size of the muscle you must do resistance training. Body builders hypertrophy type 1 oxidative fibers. They do this by doing medium weight multiple reps multiple sets exercises. ...Read more
Many will: Pushup, dips, press downs, french press. .. really any exercise where you extend your arm out - as in "press" your hand out - will engage the triceps. Even planks will do so, much less so if you "lock" your arms out - as at that point much of the stress going into the elbow joint (aka bad) rather than the surrounding muscles. ...Read more
Depends where torn: A torn triceps at the attachment of the muscle to bone (the tendon) needs to be re-attached through surgery. If the muscle is torn in the body of the muscle then surgery is less successful. Typically the torn muscle will scar down and after it heals you can do rehab and physical therapy. There is nothing you can do to accelerate the healing other than rest the muscle and do not overuse it. ...Read more