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Muscle (Definition)

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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I have a lump on my upper arm; had a bruise above but now it's gone. About quarter size, not painful. I have soreness in my arm around it?

I have a lump on my upper arm; had a bruise above but now it's gone. About quarter size, not painful. I have soreness in my arm around it?

Could be: A contusion and bruise from trauma can present like that. Use of topical analgesics or and oral analgesic and cold compresses in the first 48 hours and warm compresses after that is usual management ...Read more

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Extensor Carpi Radialis longus (inside forearm arm) muscle small knot? Longish-lump, tension? Pain when flexing wrist shoots to upper arm

Extensor Carpi Radialis longus (inside forearm arm) muscle small knot? Longish-lump, tension? Pain when flexing wrist shoots to upper arm

Lump in muscle: Should be evaluated certainly could be any number of benign condition are benign tumor or muscle strain or injury but there's also the possibility that it something more like a sarcoma which is rAre. But not unheard of It's more notable if it's a lump in a muscle if it's truly within the muscle than which muscle one thinks it is. It is in the forearm. ...Read more

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Hi I two lumps under my arm pit and stinks and sore?

Hi I two lumps under my arm pit and stinks and sore?

Boil/furuncle: A boil is an infected hair follicle. The armpit is a very common place for these to develop because of the many bacteria that live there. Effective cleansing/hygiene is most important; some deodorants may clog underarm pores and trap grime. Some may resolve with moist hot compresses, but more often antibiotics and sometimes surgical lancing/incision. See your doctor for best treatment. Good wishes ...Read more

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I have a red somewhat sore lump under my arm. Any idea what it is?

Likely infection: ? Abscess or enlarged lymph node that reflects infection in arm below it see md/ er if sick! ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of sore arm muscles?

What can I do to get rid of sore arm muscles?

Complex answer: Ths usa difficult question with no definitive answer. The following link provides a brief summary with some recommendations that is written in easy to comprehend terms: http://sportsmedicine. About. Com/cs/injuries/a/doms. Htm. ...Read more

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I have a small lump on my inner for arm has a bruise and sore no injury?

I have a small lump on my inner for arm has a bruise and sore no injury?

Most likely you did: Have a small bump to the arm. You may not always feel the impact of something. But an impact on your arm is by far the more common reason for this to occur. If this keeps occuring then I would suggest seeing a doctor and having a blood test to check for clotting problems. ...Read more

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Can I take cyclobenzaprine for sore arm muscles from working out at the gym?

Can I take cyclobenzaprine for sore arm muscles from working out at the gym?

Rather not: I would rather see you utilize a combination of ice and nsaid medication for muscular soreness after workouts. A muscle relaxant might help you sleep at night if you have a lot of spasm, but i'd stick with the nsaids. ...Read more

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2cm lump on right arm. Inside above elbow. Sore and tender. Arm hurts to move.?

2cm lump on right arm. Inside above elbow. Sore and tender. Arm hurts to move.?

Infection?: What you are describing sounds like an inflamed epitrochlear lymph node, which can be a sign of infection. I would recommend seeing your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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My arm (elbow down) is incredibly sore and the muscles are really tight. What can I do to loosen the muscles?

Consider PT: Consider physical therapy and modalities such as massage therapy, heat & ice, etc. As well as appropriate use of a brace/supporter during times of exertion/exercises/sports. ...Read more

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I had a mammogram and I am sore in my peck muscle and under my arm. I feel as though I feel movement in my peck area.?

I had a mammogram and I am sore in my peck muscle and under my arm. I feel as though I feel movement in my peck area.?

It is possible: That the positioning and compression requirements of mammography caused some temporary soreness. If it doesn't improve in a few days, talk to your doc. ...Read more

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I have a pea size lump under the skin on my arm. It's a little sore but probably because I've been poking at it. Should I be concerned?

I have a pea size lump under the skin on my arm. It's a little sore but probably because I've been poking at it. Should I be concerned?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What would cause my arm muscles in particular to fatigue very easily? I don't think I've lost actual strength, but they get sore quickly with use.

What would cause my arm muscles in particular to fatigue very easily? I don't think I've lost actual strength, but they get sore quickly with use.

? muscle conditions: There are multiple neuromuscular conditions that can cause muscle fatigue and soreness. Medications can cause side effects that affect muscles. Inflammatory muscle conditions and muscle enzyme abnormalities can cause your symptoms. I would consider a neurologist and/or rheumatologist to get a full physical exam, lab tests and tests like an EMG and if needed a possible muscle biopsy. Good luck ...Read more

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