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Dr. Curtis Simmons
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What caused his hand to pull up toward his forearm in the middle of the night... very painful... could see the tendon pulling, then finally subsided?

Dr. Curtis Simmons
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What caused his hand to pull up toward his forearm in the middle of the night... very painful... could see the tendon pulling, then finally subsided?

Muscle Spasm: It seems like he had a muscle spasm sometimes called a "charlie horse" where the muscle without warning suddenly forcibly contracts. Most of the time it is due to the muscle being worn down("tired") from activity. Increasing fluid intake and moist heat would usually help. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
47 years in practice
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Can a tendon tear in my forearm?

Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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Can a tendon tear in my forearm?

Yes: Tendons tear from trauma and if the injury was directed at the forearm, it could happen there. You should ice the injured area and seek the attention of an orthopedic surgeon as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Zuckman
Board Certified, Podiatry
37 years in practice
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How bad is cutting the tendon connecting the bicep to the forearm?

Dr. Arnold Zuckman
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How bad is cutting the tendon connecting the bicep to the forearm?

Traumatically?: There may be surgiacl procedures in which this is done and then repaired or not. If the tendon is cut traumatically the function of the arm will be compromised if not repaired. It is better to do this sooner than later. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Board Certified, Nuclear Medicine
47 years in practice
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A month ago i tore a tendon on my forearm. I can't feel 2 of my fingers. What therapy can do so it can heal? And if i'm going to be able to feel again

Dr. Gerald Mandell
Board Certified, Nuclear Medicine
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A month ago i tore a tendon on my forearm. I can't feel 2 of my fingers. What therapy can do so it can heal? And if i'm going to be able to feel again

Poss gradualrecovery: Nerve injury includes total or partial transection of the nerve from stretching, cutting (laceration), compression, shearing, or crushing injuries.If sensory nerve injured, area innervated by nerve loses sensation.Closer nerve is to its origin in the spinal cord, lowe chance of recovery.May gradually recover sensation. Grade i nerve injury is called neurapraxia and is minor with complete recovery. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
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I felt & heard something pop in my forearm & there's pain when i flex my had back or grip. I had tennis elbow release & tendon repair no pain backther?

Dr. Bernard Seif
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I felt & heard something pop in my forearm & there's pain when i flex my had back or grip. I had tennis elbow release & tendon repair no pain backther?

Muscle tear?: You may have torn a muscle or other soft tissue like ligament or tendon. This may have been the result of strenuous workout. Please see do and he/she can help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Dr. Hushang Haghighat
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Dr. Jessica Allan
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
18 years in practice
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Egg-sized lump on forearm 1.5" from wrist, I think on the tendon extending from the thumb. Very painful, what should I do?

Dr. Jessica Allan
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
18 years in practice
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Egg-sized lump on forearm 1.5" from wrist, I think on the tendon extending from the thumb. Very painful, what should I do?

Depends: Probable Ganglion cyst. Go to a Hand doctor for evaluation and treatment. Hope the pain resolves soon. ...Read more

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Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
22 years in practice
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My MRI shows tendonosis in my shoulder and forearm. Also a high grade tear in my tendon connected to my humerus. Very painful and weak please advise?

Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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Rotator cuff tear: Initial management of painful partial rotator cuff tears involves pt. Surgery to reattach the torn tendon may be necessary to adequately treat pain and loss of function, but has a 6 month recovery. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Inocencio Candelaria
Board Certified, Family Medicine
12 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Inocencio Candelaria
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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?

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

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Dr. Tineke Malus
Board Certified, Environmental Health
6 years in practice
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I have "shin splints" but in my forearm. 1what muscles or tendons are damaged? 2how do I strengthen them? 3is there a medical term for forearm splints

Dr. Tineke Malus
Board Certified, Environmental Health
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I have "shin splints" but in my forearm. 1what muscles or tendons are damaged? 2how do I strengthen them? 3is there a medical term for forearm splints

Exam needed : It is impossible to tell without further detail and examining your arm which muscles or tendons are being affected. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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