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Swollen Forearm Muscle Symptoms
Pulled a muscle in forearm lifting something. I felt a pull in my arm. Slept that and woke up and my whole forearm was swollen. Put ice on it for 2 stra?
R/O biceps: If u were lifting something rather heavy and felt pull or 'pop' and pain and bruising is felt in lower arm or front of elbow (antecubital fossa) then a biceps strain or rupture should be ruled out.@ age 54 this can happen and generally needs to be re-attached or u will lose elbow flexion strength and much supinating (palming up) power. See your ors.' other' strains rice...! ...Read more
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
Swollen muscle on the forearm just before the wrist. A nurse has prescribed a tubigrip without seeing the swelling. The swelling has been there 3 week?
Muscle Mania: The mechanism of potential injury plays an important roll in the subsequent management. Without a better understanding of the nature of the injury it is impossible to recommend management other than to say ice is always a good starting point for acute swelling due to an injury. Protect the skin against frostbite and if persistent disability seek an examination. ...Read more
I fell & landed on my shoulder, I feel pain in muscles behind my shoulder when I try to raise my arm in a certain position, a bit swollen what is it?
Shoulder trauma: From a fall can cause a fracture, a sprain of the acromioclavicular joint, a dislocation or subluxation of the glenohmeral joint, a soft tissue injury of the inside or outside muscles of the shoulder or of the large muscles in the neck the attach near the shoulder and many other more detailed injuries, or can cause bruising pain and swelling. If pain & motion is an issue seek evaluation in person ...Read more
My right arm pit has a bigger muscle then the left. I'm also a righty. It's the middle of the pit. I don't feel any cyst or swollen gland. Muscle?
That's the pits...: Make sure it's the muscle. Contract the chest muscle while feeling the armpit and see if it is really a muscle. Do this pushing against a wall. Then push down on a table with your elbow and feel for a muscle. Then you can compare muscle to fat. If you're a righty and do a lot of heavy work then it could just be the muscle, but if it feels like anything else, especially if lumpy, see your doctor. ...Read more
SLEPT ON MY ARM WOKE UP TO A SWOLLENING HARD KNOT ON ARM, TINGLING IN ARM, AND MUSCLE PULLED FEELING TO ARM WHAT COULD THIS BE? WHAT SHOULD I DO?
Wait to see: Sounds like you have some irritation of one of the nerves in the arm due to pressure Most of the times feeling returns and swelling goes away after a while and you will be fine If it does not go away then consult your doctor Good Luck ...Read more
My upper arm muscle or bicep is swollen and kind of hard. Does not hurt. Is it dangerous or something to worry about?
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
It can take time ---:
For the swelling to resolve. Are you doing any therapy? Is the swelling decreasing or not?
If its increasing then you should go an er asap.
Ask your orthopedist about it.
Regular exercises, Ibuprofen & compression bandage would help, if your doc advises. Check with him/her.
Good luck. ...Read more
Negative arthrogram doc says tendonitis but im in pain im a larger person is that a good reading because of my size arm is swollen with muscle knot?
Impossible to say: It is impossible to answer the question without being able to examine the arm. Get another opinion. ...Read more
The left side if my shoulder under arm is swollen and it is starting to go down the left side of my body along with muscle pain what can it be?
hidradenitis suppur: Could be cystic changes in sweat glands. Most likely should be seen by md. Could be infection or other. ...Read more
Checking armpit, will swollen lymph node only be felt when arm is down? Small lump goes away when arm is raised. Am I feeling muscle?
Not necessarily: See oyu doctor you may have enlarged lymph node, they can move with position. ...Read more
I've got pain in my right arm. It starts at my neck and shoulder, down my arm into muscles, joints, and into my swollen hand. Stabs, aches. 6mos now.
Get it evaluated: See a rheumatologist or orthopedist. There are several possible causes, some of them rather serious. ...Read more
Doctor injected Depo-Provera further back more into the shoulder region rather then the middle the the upper arm muscle and was swollen for several days?
Depo injection: This can happen. The Depo-Provera will work as long as it is administered into a muscle, so upper arm vs deltoid vs buttocks are all acceptable locations for administration. ...Read more
Had some pulled muscle type pain in left side of chest, pain in left arm and swollen left hand. Arm is still uncomfortable. Should I see a doctor?
Swollen glands sore throat, dr says I have something wrong with muscles in neck and now arm took blood work for magnisam and a breath test. What is it?
Tests: It is impossible for me to tell. Wait till your doctor gets the lab results and he should be able to give you a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
Swollen Lymph nodes under both armpits and left side neck, itchy skin on both arms with rash, left upper arm hurts, muscle twitches here and there?
Exam: Do not ignore these symptoms. Make an appointment for a comprehensive physical exam-asap. ...Read more
My hands r swollan, burning in my arm muscle, knees hurt and pain in the balls of my feet. What can I do to stop the swelling and pain? See dr may 1
Call your doctor: Call your doctor to see if you can be seen sooner to better determine what is occurring in order to better treat it. ...Read more
Tendons/muscle on lateral side of forearm near the elbow spasm, swell, hurt and is tender. X-ray and ultrasound show nothing is wrong. What may it be?
Tennis elbow?: Might be inflammation at the origin site of the extensor tendons on the lateral epicondyle of the elbow. Ultrasound and xray would be normal; an MRI would likely show some edema/swelling there in the form of increased t2 signal, but this expensive test may not be necessary. You may just need some rest, ice, and possibly anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen. See doctor though if it continues. ...Read more
My right back side of neck is kinda sore and swollen, not lump. Feels like muscle. I carry my purse on this side. What to do? No other symptoms.
Sounds like a muscle: Strain. Apply heat 20 min off then 20 min off and carry your purse on the other side ...Read more
What can cause my mom's knuckles to swell, forearm muscles to tighten, as well as create numbness and pain on the hand?
Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with his doctor. In that meeting, his doctor will listen to him, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell him what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Can an untreated swollen spinal cord cause same symptoms as multiple sclerosis and if so can the nerve damage and muscle weakness be made better?
Perhaps: Spinal cord swelling can be secondary to variety of causes, such as neuromyelitis optica, trauma, MS, tumors, and could cause localized symptoms indistinguishable from your MS. (Have you had an anti-aquaporin 4 test?) Typically might treat with steroids, but this would make your diabetes temporarily worse. Acthar might create a lesser complication. Check for NMO prior to starting MS med. ...Read more
Tested neg. After 8 week exsposer to HIV. Symptoms are muscle aches & swollen glands. Is it still possible for HIV? What else could it be? Plz help
Seroconversion: Seroconversion can take up to 6 months, so a negative test at 8 weeks post-exposure is no guarantee that you do not have HIV. I hope you were able to receive appropriate post-exposure chemoprophylaxis. Muscle aches and swollen glands are vague symptoms that could be caused by a number of different viral infections, or could be an early sign of acute HIV infection. Please see Dr. For more tests. ...Read more
I've been having flu like symptoms+ muscle pain since weeks. Swollen bilat axil. Lymph nodes+ mild swell in neck since months. Normal CT scan last yr.?
I pulled my groin really bad playing tennis. My testies were swollen and tender and all groin muscles were sore. Also can't close legs when seated. Most symptoms have gotten better but my scrotum and left testicle seems to have fluid around it?
Be evaluated ASAP...: Don't try to wait out, but be checked if you have testicular torsion (despite age 26), epididymitis (STD-/UTI-related), or disorders of local muscles, joints, or nerves. How to sort these things out correctly? Follow suggestions in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Thereby, you gain insight on how towork well with Doc. So to reach right diagnosis for right care. ...Read more
Urethra symptoms 2.5wk ago. R knee/lower thigh- swollen. Skin - burning. Muscles feel torn. Just saw gp, diagnosis - meralgia paresthetica. Sound accurate? Thanks
No: Meralgia causes pins and needles sensation on the top of the thigh. It does not cause significant pain and does not cause swelling. See a neurologist or rheumatologist. ...Read more
Visited a sick friend, now have same symptoms: very sore swollen red throat, a lot of pain swallowing, coughing, muscle pain, congestion. Strep? Cold?
Yes! Probably cold: Both can be the cause; however the presence of a cough makes strep much less likely. This is an unusual time for flu. These sound like viral symptoms, so managing them symptomatically makes sense. Fluids, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen if desired as long as no contraindications, and rest. If your symptoms change or worsen, may need to be seen. ...Read more
Bite on my arm, gotten more swollen and hot to the touch over the last 24 hours, No other symptoms. What2 do, I really don't wantto go in? Pic in file
I don't know how to: Access your picture, but, increasing redness, tenderness, and heat are all signs of inflammation, which could indicate infection. Itchiness would lead in another direction of an allergic reaction.To be safe, you could take an antihistamine, which would help block any allergic component of your reaction, but that still leaves you uncovered for treatment for infection. This requires proper antibiotics. ...Read more
I have a swollen lymph node in my arm pit it's causing some discomfort and is painful at times. Is this serious/other symptoms I should look for?
Behavior over time: This may not be a lymph node. Other things under the arm swell and get painful. If there is clear redness, warmth, pain and discharge or a central "plug" to the lesion with a very superficial appearance this is very likely benign. If there is progressive enlargement without the signs above it is time to see a doc. ...Read more