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My upper arm muscle or bicep is swollen and kind of hard. Does not hurt. Is it dangerous or something to worry about?

My upper arm muscle or bicep is swollen and kind of hard. Does not hurt. Is it dangerous or something to worry about?

Rupture muscle: Biceps tendon tears can be either partial or complete.
A complete tear of the long head at its attachment point in the glenoid. Partial tears. Many tears do not completely sever the tendon.
Complete tears. A complete tear will split the tendon into two pieces. ...Read more

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My left arm is swollen from mid-bicep to mid-forearm. I've always been skinny, but healthy, and recently started working out. Why is it swollen?

My left arm is swollen from mid-bicep to mid-forearm. I've always been skinny, but healthy, and recently started working out. Why is it swollen?

Could be "overuse": If arm symptoms start just after a person begins working out with weights, there could be an "overuse" injury. A primary care doctor can check to see if cold-packs, motrin/advil, and a decreased work-out routine is all that is needed; or if a referral to a sports medicine / orthopedic doctor is needed. Sometimes, xrays are needed. ...Read more

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Why do I have a lump below the middle part of bicep & swollen groin lymph node? Appeared 4 & 3 weeks ago, no growth after 48hrs, red, &initially painful

Why do I have a lump below the middle part of bicep & swollen groin lymph node? Appeared 4 & 3 weeks ago, no growth after 48hrs, red, &initially painful

Bicep and groin?: I don't know of any relationship between a bicep "lump" and a groin lymph node. This isn't a problem that can be assessed over the internet. See a physician. ...Read more

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Can feel rope like thing on the bottom of my bicep not sure if it's vein, artery, or lymph. I have some dull pain in the arm. Seems a bit swollen. Norm?

Can feel rope like thing on the bottom of my bicep not sure if it's vein, artery, or lymph. I have some dull pain in the arm. Seems a bit swollen. Norm?

Tendon: You feel a ripe like structure at the bottom of your biceps. This most likely is a tendon that attaches the bicep to your lower arm. Take a feel of it and move or contract your bicep. If you can feel it move then it is your tendon. A vein should be soft, the artery should have a pulse. If the vein is tender and full or painful then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Causes of nerve pain from the L. thumb-wrist, to the L. Arm bicep, with a swollen 1 in. Lump around Extensor pollicis brevis, with a clear neck MRI?

Causes of nerve pain from the L. thumb-wrist, to the L. Arm bicep, with a swollen 1 in. Lump around Extensor pollicis brevis, with a clear neck MRI?

It could be due to a: Several conditions like De Quervain's tenosynovitis which is a painful inflammation of the tendons on the thumb side of the wrist, carpal tunnel syndrome affecting the tendon across the wrist, a radial nerve or other nerve entrapments, or an abnormal fluid collection like a ganglion cyst. See a specialist for electrodiagnostic testing or imaging studies. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having a swollen gland?

What are the symptoms of having a swollen gland?

It depends: There may be no symptoms at all or there may be local tenderness. It really depends on the cause of the swelling. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of swollen spleen?

Splenomegaly: Full feeling, pressure, or pain near the bottom of the ribs on the left. May have no symptoms. ...Read more

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Left side of face swollen I have no other symptoms feeling ok?

Left side of face swollen I have no other symptoms feeling ok?

See a dentist: To rule out dental abscess. The infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. See your dentist for examination, x-rays and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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I am sick and the symptoms I'm getting include really big, swollen eyelids?

I am sick and the symptoms I'm getting include really big, swollen eyelids?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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How long can ur neck lympnoses be swollen before you start having symptoms of lymphoma?

How long can ur neck lympnoses be swollen before you start having symptoms of lymphoma?

Neck lymph nodes: Neck lymph nodes can be enlarged for many reasons: infections, inflammatory conditions, eczema, lymphoma and others. Diagnosis has to be made first. Lymphoma may not cause any symptoms other than enlarged painless lymph nodes. Sometimes patients with lymphoma experience "b" symptoms: fevers, fatigue, night sweats, itching, and weight loss. Please see your doctor for a diagnosis as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My clitoris is swollen on one side, and hurts when touched or rubbed against my underwear. No other symptoms.

My clitoris is swollen on one side, and hurts when touched or rubbed against my underwear. No other symptoms.

Clitoral pain: The clitoris is one of the most sensitive female sexual organs because of its location, innervation and blood flow. Pain in this area is a major sign that "something is wrong." If there has been no sexual encounters (solo or mutual) then there may be an injury or infection to this area that needs an evaluation by a GYN MD at your earliest convenience. ...Read more

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