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Swollen Upper Arm Muscle
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
My arm was overextended and I heard a small pop sound. No swell or bruise, but when I move it fast some pain & the muscles seem to slide over the arm?
Possibly a strained: Tendon or sprained ligament. If d range of motion is ok I won't worry too much about it. Follow up with your doctor for any concern. You can apply ice packs for first two days then one packs. You can take over the counter nsaids for pain. Take care and god bless u! http://orthoinfo. Aaos. Org/topic. Cfm? Topic=a00111. ...Read more
See details: The best approach is to see an orthopedist and have the arm evaluated. There are several causes for acute pain in the arm. ...Read more
Why is my upper arm swollen and tender. It's been like this for a couple of months. It's tender to the touch and it hurts when I bend the arm.?
See a physician now: Swelling and pain in the upper arm lasting "a couple of months" is by no means a finding that should be observed without a defined diagnosis. This can be anything from a chronic musculotendinous injury to an infection or an abnormal growth or tumor. Diagnosis may require imaging studies such as xrays or mri. I would recommend immediate evaluation. ...Read more
My upper arm is swollen just below my shoulder but a few inches above my elbow for 1-2+ months. It hurts if I poke or lift my arm. What could it be?
Cellulitis / allergy: Cellulitis is a skin condition characterized by redness, warmth and swelling often following an injury or bite. Treatment is with prescription oral antibiotics. Sometimes an exaggerated immune response to an insect bite can cause similar symptoms, but this will generally resolve with an oral antihistamine. ...Read more
I cut my upper arm last night. I didn't think it was that deep, but this morning it is swollen and I can see what I think is fat? Do I need stitches?
Something that should be investigated...you do noty give enugh information to comment on (starting with how old you are!)
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Straight-bar cable pushdowns, lying overhead triceps extensions
and cable rope extentsons are a few of the exercises that can be used. ...Read more
A few: Hi. Sorry to hear that you have been having pain. Indentations in the muscle that can be seen on the skin are usually contracture, detachment, or spasm related. All of those can be painful. The treatment for the pain really depends on the cause and can range anywhere from rest, physical therapy, surgical correction, and pain medication. Hope this helps. Feel better soon ...Read more
I tore the muscles in my upper arm 6 months ago pain now worse. What physiotherapy should I be doing?
As per PT.: When you are going to pt they will devise a plan for your particular problem. ...Read more