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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Tightness in left bicep no pain just a tightness on and off?

Tightness in left bicep no pain just a tightness on and off?

Spasm/inflammation: Recommend stretching protocol, avoiding repetitive use, and strengthening program. ...Read more

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What could be wrong with my arm? Female, 33. No injury to arm. Tight, burning sensation in left bicep. Feels better when elbow is bent 90 degrees. Also, aching pain in front of shoulder when playing the flute. Symptoms came out of nowhere and it has been

Biceps : Biceps tendinitis, may have symptoms of burning pain at the front of the shoulder, tightness i the biceps muscle ( depending upon forearm rotation and elbow position) there are several causes and associated problems but overhead activity usually exacerbates this. If symptoms persist talk to your pcp regarding an evaluation and anti inflammatories or see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Slight shoulder pain and tightness. Cramping/sharp pains in bicep, tricep, and shooting pain in forearm. Pain come on for minute or two then go away?

Slight shoulder pain and tightness.  Cramping/sharp pains in bicep, tricep, and shooting pain in forearm.  Pain come on for minute or two then go away?

Shoulder origin: These pains may be referred from a tendonitis of the shoulder or may indicate a pinched nerve in the neck or shoulder area. The jabbing,sharp nature of the discomfort suggests nerve pain,however. An orthopedic specialist is well qualified to evaluate and recommend any appropriate tests and treatment. ...Read more

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I had blood drawn 5 days ago. She tied the tourniquet very tight and fast. I now have shooting pain in my bicep when I use this muscle. What can I do?

I had blood drawn 5 days ago. She tied the tourniquet very tight and fast. I now have shooting pain in my bicep when I use this muscle. What can I do?

Best to wait some,,: It'd probably be best to wait a little, like a couple of days to see if it goes away or gets worse. Very rarely blood drawing for tests or donation may have complications like the needle hitting a nerve or an artery. If it gets worse fast, see a dr. Right away, but if it doesn't or gets better, it's likely no problem. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Pains shooting in hand, moved to bicep. Forearm felt tight and tingly. Pain has now moved to armpit. Bicep feels like it's been punched. Very painful?

Have it evaluated.: Then see a doctor and have the problem evaluated. You will not find the answer and the solution on the internet. ...Read more

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Periodic left forearm bicep and hand numbness tight shoulder when i look straight down back feels tight goes away after i take my ativan?

Periodic left forearm bicep and hand numbness tight shoulder when i look straight down back feels tight goes away after i take my ativan?

Neck problem: Sounds like you may have a cervical disc problem in your neck w/ the description of your symptoms. See an ors or neurosurgeon for examination, x-rays etc. Best of luck!you may need treatment for your anxiety disorder additionally. ...Read more

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I have sharp pains in my elbows, biceps, shoulder. Both arms also feel tight. Last year i got a stress test my heart checked all was ok. ?

I have sharp pains in my elbows, biceps, shoulder. Both arms also feel tight. Last year i got a stress test my heart checked all was ok. ?

Rheumatologist: Your symptoms sound more related to muscles, tendons, ligaments. Or peripheral nerves. I recommend a consultation with a rheumatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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