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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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My girlfriend woke up with the bottom of her tongue swollen and hurting badly. What could this be symptoms of?

My girlfriend woke up with the bottom of her tongue swollen and hurting badly. What could this be symptoms of?

Many possibilities: Could be from a dental infection, could be from a salivary gland infection, could be a small stone trying to get out. She needs to see a doctor right away as infections in the floor of the mouth can be serious and spread. ...Read more

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Are bicep pains a symptoms of hernia?

Are bicep pains a symptoms of hernia?

Neck?: A herniated disc in the neck can cause symptoms in the upper extremity. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of swollen salivary glands?

What are the symptoms of swollen salivary glands?

Cheek/chin swelling: Major salivary glands are located at near your cheeks, under your tongue, and under your lower jaw. Swelling in these areas could be from salivary glands. Swollen salivary glands can be result of a blocked salivary duct, infection, or tumor. If there is a blocked duct, the swelling may come and go when eating. Pain may be present in all 3. ...Read more

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Are swollen eyelids a symptom of Crohn's disease?

Are swollen eyelids a symptom of Crohn's disease?

No: Crohn's disease is associated with inflammatory eye disease but lid swelling is not likely related to that. ...Read more

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Ask about the symptoms about the swollen lymph node?

Ask about the symptoms about the swollen lymph node?

Pain, redness: A swollen lymph node means that infectious fluid passed through it or is in it. Its what lymph nodes do. They filter fluid and if anything needs respon ding to the immune cells inside multiply and the node swells. Its usually painful, but is rubbery and mobile It may be red too. It will usually go down in size...but sometimes may never get back to the original size of the node.. ...Read more

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What can cause a swollen lymph node (no other symptoms)?

Infection or cancer: The most common cause is an infection in the region of the draining lymph node. Another concern is a malignancy. If the lymph node is persistently enlarged or growing, it should be evaluated and a biopsy may be required to establish a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Would swollen eyelids be only symptom of kidney issues?

Would swollen eyelids be only symptom of kidney issues?

Kidney disease: Other signs and symptoms would be blood pressure issues, swollen legs, electrolyte abnormalities which could lead to irregular heart beats. General fatigue is also quite common. Hope that helps. Good luck. Feel better! ...Read more

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Hi docs, can you tell me if swollen cheeks are a symptom of hiv?

Hi docs, can you tell me if swollen cheeks are a symptom of hiv?

Depends: People with known HIV infection for many years may develop what is called lymphocytic infiltration of the parotid glands. It is not known exactly why, whether from the virus or from the medications. But if you are not infected and at low risk of infection, swollen cheeks are not something to worry about re: HIV. I'd be glad to answer in follow-up you need more info. ...Read more