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Doctor insights on: Severe Pains In Both Upper Arms And Muscles

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Tremors In hands, weak upper arms, kinda weak in legs, dizziness, weight loss, vision off, tingling in feet, stiff fingers. Post viral? Got mri, not ms

Tremors In hands, weak upper arms, kinda weak in legs, dizziness, weight loss, vision off, tingling in feet, stiff fingers. Post viral? Got mri, not ms

Please keep: Looking for the cause. Lots of possibilities Blood sugar? Neurological? Thyroid? Please stay w/your doc but ask about seeing a specialist. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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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


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Should i be alarmed due to severe muscle pain in thighs & upper arms?

Yes: Should be evaluated. Might be related to medications. Might be neurological. Might be orthopaedic. Very concerning and should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Slap repair/bicep release in shoulder.good 1st 2 wks.then much worse.all upper arm muscles severe pain, even under arm. Symptoms 4wks ago. Docs unsure. Help?

Slap repair/bicep release in shoulder.good 1st 2 wks.then much worse.all upper arm muscles severe pain, even under arm. Symptoms 4wks ago. Docs unsure. Help?

A number of possibi-: Lities, including the suture used has become undone or the screw/anchor used has pulled out.
In both cases you would benefit from another surgery, to put it right.
Good Luck. ...Read more

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All my muscles hurt in my body feel like I have lifted lots of weights but I have not my upper arms hurt the most why does this happen?

All my muscles hurt in my body feel like I have lifted lots of weights but I have not my upper arms hurt the most why does this happen?

Myalgia : Diffuse myalgia or muscle ache can be due to underlying medical conditions. If this is an acute problem, rhabdomyolysis should be ruled out as can rapidly lead to serious consequences such as renal failure. Dark urine may be seen. Inflammatory myopathy (e.g. Dermato-, poly- myositis) can also do this and should be ruled out since there are proximal symptoms. See your doctor for exam and labs. ...Read more

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Could undifferentiated connective tissue disease cause pain in muscles such as traps, upper arms etc?

Could undifferentiated connective tissue disease cause pain in muscles such as traps, upper arms etc?

It could : As many autoimmune/connective tissue disease are marked by various myalgias(or muscle aches). Be aware that many thing can cause symptoms like this, including stress by itself. ...Read more

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What could muscle spasms for a few months, most common in my upper arms and calves mean? They last around 10-20 minutes and are uncommon.

What could muscle spasms for a few months, most common in my upper arms and calves mean? They last around 10-20 minutes and are uncommon.

Lifestyle: Make sure you are getting 8-9 hours of sleep every night, eating a healthy diet of fruit, vegetables, lean meats, and 8-10 glasses of water a day. Stay away from carbonated drinks and alcohol. After two weeks if the muscle spasms are still occurring seek the help of a physician. ...Read more

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Would breaking the nerve across the chest lead to losing muscle mass in the upper arms? Would the same be true for the nerves and muscles down front?

Would breaking the nerve across the chest lead to losing muscle mass in the upper arms? Would the same be true for the nerves and muscles down front?

Unlikely.: The nerves that supply the arms run through the brachial plexus, a network of nerves that run from the neck spinal cord through the axilla (near pit of the arm). If these were severed, loss of function and atrophy of the arm muscles would occur. No nerves that supply the arm run on the front of the chest. This area only has nerves to the skin, & nerve damage would result in numbness in the skin. ...Read more

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I am a teenage girl with muscular arms! I am a girl, and I was wondering how I can lose muscle in the upper arms? Cause every girl has skinny arms and I don't! I don't have fat arms i juss have muscular upper arms! What should I do because I want to

I am a teenage girl with muscular arms! I am a girl, and I was wondering how I can lose muscle in the upper arms? Cause every girl has skinny arms and I don't! I don't have fat arms i juss have muscular upper arms! What should I do because I want to

Are : Are you kidding me? Having well-defined, shapely muscles on your arms is attractive to many people. It certainly looks healthier than having little stick arms. Having a higher muscle ratio also means that you have more muscle to help burn calories. So many magazines have models on the cover who look waife like and malnourished. It give girls the idea that they are supposed to look like that.
Frankly, it sounds like you are physically fit and that your muscles help to show that. I would be thankful for your muscles as I bet that there are some girls with scrawny arms, who would prefer to have arms like yours. Take care. ...Read more

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What is the best way to relieve muscle tightness and aching in the upper arms after a workout?

What is the best way to relieve muscle tightness and aching in the upper arms after a workout?

Stretch: Muscles that are warmed up present the perfect opportunity to stretch to releve tension and aching. Better yet, after your workout, try a gently yoga class and you will walk out feeling like a million bucks. Works for me. ...Read more

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Would I know if I had cancer cachexia? I've lost a couple of pounds and feel like I have no muscles, especially in my upper arms. I'm thin.

Would I know if I had cancer cachexia? I've lost a couple of pounds and feel like I have no muscles, especially in my upper arms. I'm thin.

Even when you are: Thin, losing a couple of pounds should not be of large concern. Also, we would need to determine if you truly are weak (your muscles are losing power) or if they just seem smaller/thinner. Finally, I don't believe the term cancer cachexia is applied to anyone unless they actually have been diagnosed with cancer. I am concerned about your nutrition and body weight; seek medical/nutritional consult ...Read more

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What causes abnormal needle EMG in Latissimus dorsi muscles (on the sides- no electrical activity), upper arms/body weakness and scapular winging?

What causes abnormal needle EMG in Latissimus dorsi muscles (on the sides- no electrical activity), upper arms/body weakness and scapular winging?

Injury 2 the long--: --thoracic nerve of Bell. It inervates(sp) the serratus anterior which stabilizes the scapula. This wwould cause scapular winging, & poor function of the arm,,as the function depends on a stable scapula. ...Read more

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I am experiencing muscle twitching. In my right thigh and occasionally in both upper arms but leg is continuous, twitching has been going on 2 weeks.

I am experiencing muscle twitching. In my right thigh and occasionally in both upper arms but leg is continuous, twitching has been going on 2 weeks.

Go see a neurologist: Either you are low in magnesium, potassium or you need to get a EMG to r/o muscle pathology. And MRI of the brain — need to see a neurologist ...Read more

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Ok so I have a type of dry skin on my thighs and my calf muscles and on the back of my upper arms I have tryed lotions and ect and can't get rid of it?

Ok so I have a type of dry skin on my thighs and my calf muscles and on the back of my upper arms I have tryed lotions and ect and can't get rid of it?

Xerosis: Dry skin may not be from true dryness. Emoluments are great low alcohol content preferred. Soaps can be irritating move away from deodorant soaps to dove eucerna. Consider seeing you doctor conditions like hypothyroidism as well as other metabolic condition can manifest as dry skin. ...Read more

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Persistent 1.4x1.5cm lymphnode in armpit. Mild Muscle soreness in upper arms & mid back near rib area. Seems to come & go. I'm 18 lymphoma?

Persistent 1.4x1.5cm lymphnode in armpit. Mild Muscle soreness in upper arms & mid back near rib area. Seems to come & go. I'm 18 lymphoma?

Other causes, too: Have you played with a kitten and been scratched lately? Could be something else like Cat Scratch Fever. Please see your primary care physician for exam and evaluation. You may need a biopsy of the lymph node. If you had lymphoma, having a lymph node easy to biopsy is fortunate. ...Read more

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For days now both my upper arms ache and my left shoulder aches. Also, upper left chest muscles are sore and down left side of neck feels stiff.

For days now both my upper arms ache and my left shoulder aches. Also, upper left chest muscles are sore and down left side of neck feels stiff.

Aching upper body: Would check for strep throat, even if not symptomatic, or mycoplasma infection may also be TMJ or bruxism (grinding teeth at night), reflux check for h pylori as well, check ESR, CBC, CPK, ANA for autoimmune process, though less likely check EKG, troponin, check CXR and for lymph nodes / thyroid would follow up with doc ER today. ...Read more

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Experiencing muscle cramps in jaw, upper arms and legs (both sides) for 6 days with no relief — what could this be, what tests should my dr run?

Experiencing muscle cramps in jaw, upper arms and legs (both sides) for 6 days with no relief — what could this be, what tests should my dr run?

Causes are overuse: Of a muscle, muscle strain or simply holding a position for a prolonged period, dehydration. There may be associated inadequate blood supply, nerve compression, or mineral (potassium, calcium, magnesium) deficiency. Tests might include electrolytes (sodium, potassium, etc), calcium/magnesium levels, iron levels, CK muscle enzyme, aldolase, ALT/AST, thyroid function. Rarely, an EMG (electromyogram) ...Read more

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Can GERD eventually hurt chest muscles? My chest burns I have no heart issues my upper back burns too my upper arms tingle and my nipples hurt

Can GERD eventually hurt chest muscles? My chest burns I have no heart issues my upper back burns too my upper arms tingle and my nipples hurt

Probably not : Gerd can cause heartburn but should not cause chest and upper back pain and tingling. This may be a problem with your neck or the nerves or muscles around it. You should see your primary doctor and a physiatrist. ...Read more

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Is there an infectious disease that makes you pass out, muscle atrophy, neck or back pain and dermatitis like rash on upper arms?

Is there an infectious disease that makes you pass out, muscle atrophy, neck or back pain and dermatitis like rash on upper arms?

Physically see Doc..: 27 y/o Female asks, is there an infectious disease that makes you pass out, muscle atrophy, neck or back pain and dermatitis like rash on upper arms? If one or someone one knows has these symptoms they should go Physically to see the Doctor as these issues might be problematic is not addressed soonest. ...Read more

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If someone has muscle/nerve twitching and pain in the upper arms, lower arms, hands, feet, legs, upper back, can this be a sign of any std?

If someone has muscle/nerve twitching and pain in the upper arms, lower arms, hands, feet, legs, upper back, can this be a sign of any std?

STD and muscles: Most STDs cause a rash or discomfort. It is very unlikely that you would have muscle twitching and pain in your body from an STD.

Some STDs cause no symptoms.

If you think you are at risk for acquiring an STD, it is a good idea to be tested. Be sure you have no STDs before you risk infecting someone else. ...Read more

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Is muscle soreness in upper arms and upper thighs a part of spinal stenosis? I am not having much joint pain. 63 years of age female good health active very good range of motion stiffness after sitting

Is muscle soreness in upper arms and upper thighs a part of spinal stenosis?  I am not having much joint pain. 63 years of age
female
good health
active
very good range of motion
stiffness after sitting

Common : Common symptoms of spinal stenosis

Leg pain with walking can be caused by either arterial circulatory insufficiency or from spinal stenosis. Leg pain from either condition will go away with rest, but with spinal stenosis the patient usually has to sit down for a few minutes to ease the leg and often low back pain, whereas leg pain from vascular claudication will go away if the patient simply stops walking.

Although occasionally the leg pain and stenosis symptoms will come on suddenly, they generally develop over the course of several years. The longer a patient with spinal stenosis stands or walks, the worse the leg pain will get.

Flexing forward or sitting will open up the spinal canal and relieve the leg pain and other symptoms, but they recur if the patient gets back into an upright posture. Numbness and tingling can accompany the pain, but true weakness is a rare symptom of spinal stenosis. An older person leaning over the handle of their shopping cart while making short stumbling steps often has spinal stenosis.
Muscle soreness in upper arms could be due to cervical stenosis but there are other reasons as well, like electrolyte imbalance, side effects of medications and myopathy. Recommend seeing a specialist for final diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I get random pains in my arms. Could start at the upper arm muscle then moves further down. Sometimes I wake in the night with real pain?

Uncertain: If the pain is numb and tingling the problem could be your neck or a nerve problem in the wrist (carpel tunnel syndrome) if you can't shake it out and restore comfort with position changes, see your physician for a neck examination. ...Read more

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Pain in upper arm muscle like when you get shot?

Need physical esam: While most of thes type of complaints are minor, self limiing (but annoying), pleased get examined to ensure you do not have a pinched nerve in your neck. Feel better pk md. ...Read more

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I have been lifting heavy objects, i.e. large pot plants etc, is this causing my upper arm muscles to ache?

Possible : Any form of physical exertion which is not done regularly can cause muscles to be sore. Try paracetamol, rest and they should settle down. If not improving then see your GP. ...Read more

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My upper arm burns when i over extend it like a pulled muscle but hasn't gone away for two or three months. I'm 48 female?

My upper arm burns when i over extend it like a pulled muscle but hasn't gone away for two or three months. I'm 48 female?

Arm pain: Burning pain in the upper arm may relate to referred pain from the neck and/or shoulder. Please have this evaluated in the office. ...Read more