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Sore Spot On Arm
Sore spot under arm. Tender to touch. No visible swelling/redness/bruising. Sometimes a shooting pain. Believes it may be getting bigger.
Random sore spot on upper arm by shoulder. No discoloration or warmth but If touched, hurts. Looks normal, Little swollen. Very randomly appeared. Ideas?
Soreness: If there is no recent injury like a sprain to explain your symptoms, it's possible that the problem is tendonitis especially if shoulder motions produce pain. I recommend a trial of cold alternating with warm applications and, if you can take them, anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve (with food). If symptoms persist or worsen see your physician or an orthopedic specialist. ...Read more
Brown spot on upper arm that is sore. It also makes other parts of my upper arm sore. It happens on and off. Like ever 2 weeks?
Hard to say: Without looking at it. Might be a good idea to have it checked out, diagnosed and treated. Your may need referral to a dermatologist. ...Read more
My forearm has a sore spot that has been there for 3 days. I slept on my arm and that caused it. I am getting some intermittent shooting pains also?
? bone bruise?: You may have a small bruise under the lining around the bone (periosteum), which can ache for several days. Advil (ibuprofen) and/or cold compresses should help with discomfort. If persists beyond 7-10 days, should get it checked by your dr / urgent care / orthopedist, but will likely resolve in few days. ...Read more
Strain vs bruise: Pain and soreness about your triceps is most likely do to an injury or overuse problem. You can sustain a bruise with direct blunt trauma, a partial tear or strain with resisted force injury (too heavy a weight or too many repetitions past point of fatigue). A thorough orthopaedic evaluation is warranted if your symptoms are not steadily resolving over the course of a week. ...Read more
I had a flu shot in october and the spot it was injected is still very sore to the point it is painful to lift my arm.? Thank you!
Visit your doc: You might have a local infection or infiltrate. Visit your doctor for check up and evaluation. ...Read more
Is the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot less effective when given in the arm rather than the buttocks? Does no soreness after mean it wasn't given in the right spot?
Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone): Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is made to be given in the larger muscle in the buttocks but there is a formulation that can be given sub-Q. Soreness is not necessary for it to work but is usually a side effect of giving the medicine IM. Hope this helps. ...Read more
See a doc: Too many things to list. Go get checked. ...Read more
Hit my elbow, next day noticed sore forearm & a knot. Then 1 spot on wrist became tender. All right arm. Pain lessened now. Neuropathy?
Cold tingling feeling between shoulder blades and full ache. Also sore shoulders and arms. Mild scoliosis. Tender spot by or on spine. What causes?
Nerve compression: Scoliosis can cause some nerve compression in your spine that may be causing your symptoms. Consider seeing a chiropractor or a physical therapist to help you get your symptoms alleviated. They may also help you figure out some exercises that you ca do at home to prevent future problems. Acupuncture or yoga may also be helpful. ...Read more
I have a small sore bump on my left arm. I have this small sore bump on my left arm. I just found it today. It's a bit sore. It has a small greyish spot in the middle. I thought at first it might be an ingrown hair? There is no pus. And the area where the
My left arm has been sore and since yesterday. Today I noticed that there was HUGE swollen spot of lymph nodes on the thumb side just below the elbow.
Lymph Nodes: That is not a typical place to find swollen lymph nodes and that isolated finding is not an obvious description of any common medical condition or infection. Without further information I cannot help with diagnosis but if it is huge swollen and worsening I would have a doctor look at it today. ...Read more
I have a very sore, almost bruised feeling spot (no actual bruise) on my upper, inner left arm. The spot is very exact, no bigger than a penny. There is no swelling, it's not a visible spot, just a pinching feeling under the skin. I am very worried.?
Plan: Please, stop worrying and go to the doctor. It's impossible to make any decisions without exam. We can not do it on line. ...Read more
Had flu shot 3 days ago. Spot on arm still painful, swollen, red and hot. Still feeling unwell; fever, bodyaches, weakness and sore throat. Normal?
Not normal, not rare: These side effects, while not exactly "normal, " are also not uncommon. Hopefully they will disappear soon but the flu shot can rarely cause serious long-standing side effects. What is unfortunate is that a large body of research shows that flu shots are not particularly effective! See http://articles. Mercola. Com/sites/articles/archive/2010/11/01/flu-vaccine-and-its-side-effects. Aspx ...Read more
Left side neck pain, left neck muscles extremely tight, pain/twitching/weakness/shakiness in left arm. A very sore spot around c5/c6. 34 female. Tips?
You may have a: Pinched nerve in the neck. The weakness is concerning and requires a work up. See a Neurologist or start with your family doc. The twitching goes along with weakness when the nerves to a muscle are compromised (fasciculations).This requires prompt attention and could be from a herniated disc in the neck or another process that has compromised the nerves. Good luck ...Read more
My baby has knots and sores in her head and knots under her arm pits and sore like spots on her face. What cause this?
I been having knots under my arm for 4 years that wnt go away an now I got this tender spot wth a red soft like bump but it looks n feel like meat?
Infected cyst: The skin under the arm pit is prone to many infectious processes if not kept clean and shaven. Hidradenitis of infected hair follicles and infected sebaceous cytst are very common. If not resolving they should be treated with antibiotics, warm soaks and excision if necessary. ...Read more
I have 3 blue spots under my skin one on my arm on outer thigh and on buttock they are sore when pressed on been there for years what could they be?
Many things: Acute or sudden blue painful spots can be due to bruising. They can come from systemic issues (like liver, etc), hemaniomas and other things both "bad and not so bad". I would get a further evaluation with more testing. I woul imagine that the fact they have been there for a long time suggests the probably represent nothing serious... Not I would still get them checked out. ...Read more
Pain Like there's a knot by right shoulder blade and both arms bands of pain and tender spot to press on back and cold feeling on area. Why? Causes?
Knot: Most likely a pulled muscle. Take some anti flammability and see if that helps ...Read more
I have a question about some sudden symptoms... It feels like my legs are sore in spots and it feels like my arm has ben punched and sore in places...
Sore spots: If this lasts more than a day or two darts spreading, or you start having bruising I would seek evaluation from your physician. ...Read more
I had a sore spot come up on my elbow I mashed on it an what I think was glass came out of it. Now I have a red bump and my elbow is sore to the tuchis it enfected
Hello.: Hello. You may have had a foriegn body reaction around a piece of glass that had been embedded. I an answering your question five days after it was written. Hopefully, you elbow is well on the way to healing when you read this. However, if you are this far out and the area is red, tender, hot or swollen, you may have an infection and might need antibiotic treatment. ...Read more
I had a corticosteroid shot on tuesday in elbow for an injury. The spot is sore, red, swollen with a small lump. Is this normal?
Ice and time: Put some ice on it and give it a little more time. If the situation becomes worse or continues to persist then call the doctor. ...Read more
I've been getting really bad red, dry, itchy and sore spots on my arms and in my neck, I work at a salon and it keeps flaring up, please help!!
In your line of work you come in contact with a lot of people and chemicals. You may have a flea/ tick/ louse infestation that you picked up from a customer or a reaction to the products you are using.
Might also be from something entirely different, llke scabies or a seasonal variation of eczema. Go to your Dermatologist, a quick skin analysis should yield an answer. ...Read more
Tender to touch spot under arm pit next to breast. Thought it was my bra wire but it's not. No lump?
See your doctor: If you are able to see a dermatologist w/o referral from your primary, then do so ...Read more