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Doctor insights on: Sore Tricep Symptoms

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Really sore spot on my tricep making my arm sore?

Really sore spot on my tricep making my arm sore?

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

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Why do I wake up with sore wrists (both) and pain in left elbow/tricep?

Why do I wake up with sore wrists (both) and pain in left elbow/tricep?

Possibly CT: While asleep you might fold your wrists forward and pinch the median nerve in the palm side of the wrist, i.e., arouse symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. Try wearing cock-up wrist splints to bed and review your daily activities for repetative stress to your wrists, i.e., repetative turning or bending. Take extra b- vitamins, which are reputed to help the nerve irritation of ct. ...Read more

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Subsequent to doing pushups and pullups, my lower triceps near the elbow are sore. Is that normal?

Subsequent to doing pushups and pullups, my lower triceps near the elbow are sore. Is that normal?

Yes.: You probably inflammed the tendons of the tricep muscles, which connect the tricep to the elbow. As you get stronger and more conditioned, the pain should go away. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the triceps/biceps soreness from working out?

How do I get rid of the triceps/biceps soreness from working out?

Rest +/- massage: This kind of soreness will typically resolve in anywhere from a few days to a week. You should continue to work out moderately during this time. Massage can be helpful, as can a warm epson salt soak. If you are in pain, rest is best. ...Read more

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5 days after arms workout, my triceps are still very sore and it's not easing up. Is there anything I can do?

5 days after arms workout, my triceps are still very sore and it's not easing up. Is there anything I can do?

Move slowly: How long have you been working out? Did you increase your weight significantly.? If your triceps are just equally sore, you could,probably start again with a lower weight. However, if you are feeling pain, you probably should wait to lift until you see your doctor if it continues. ...Read more