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Tightness In Bicep
Spasm/inflammation: Recommend stretching protocol, avoiding repetitive use, and strengthening program. ...Read more
Had blood drawn 2 days ago in my cephalic vein in elbow crease. 3rd time in 2 weeks. Tourniquet was tight. Bicep area hurts alot, no bruise. Worried.
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 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
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
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
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
I was given a post op range of motion brace after biceps tendon surgery but given no instruction on how tight to wear it.
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
Periodic left forearm bicep and hand numbness tight shoulder when I look straight down back feels tight goes away after I take my ativan (lorazepam)?
Pinched Ulner nerve. Doing activity with arm, feel weak @ bicep and chest tightness occurs. Doctor ruled out heart issue. Can a pinch nerve cause this
Have a trobbing pain on the upper bicep...kinda feels like when the dr takes your blood pressure. Tights dull throb. Had it for 2 hrs now. Should I b?
Pain tights calfs constant and bicep when I touch run climb downstairs blood spine brain MRI clear emg slight fasciculation doc says bfs is ipossible?
Here are some...: Known to us, we are not born equal despite sharing the same anatomical terminology at certain part of body. Likewise, the length and diameter of opening of the foreskin are widely vary among all men. And some men with inborn long tight foreskin, especially with diabetes and poor hygiene, may develop recurrent chronic inflammation with / without infection, over time leading to cicatrize its opening ...Read more
Do's & Don't's...: The "do's" and "don't's" of a tight foreskin, assuming the guy is a teen or older... Do stretch it by pulling back on the foreskin once or twice a day, until gradually, it slips easily back and forth over the glans (the head of the penis). Don't leave it behind the glans the first few times the foreskin slips behind the glans, or else it might be stuck there if the glans swells quickly. ...Read more
No it's phimosis: Paraphimosis is when a tight scarred foreskin (phimosis) has been pulled back or retracted over the head of the penis (glans) and is so tight that it can not be reduced or returned to its natural position covering the glans. This causes more pressure and swelling of the glans, making paraphimosis dangerous. Phimosis is inconvenient, paraphimosis is an emergency. You have phimosis. ...Read more
W orw'out surgery: Depends upon whether or not u wish to retain your foreskin. U can try twice daily application of prescription strength steroid cream like Betamethasone or kenalog (triamcinolone) to tight area twice daily for a few weeks. Definitive treatment would be circumcision. In between is prepucioplasty: tight area of foreskin is divided vertically & closed transversely, both loosens up & preserves foreskin. Consult gu dr. ...Read more
Well...: You're fairly lung and I assume healthy, so most probably your shest tightness isn't related to true heart disease. Its more likely to be something benign like a lower respiratory tract infection, acid reflux, or a musculoskeletal issue. If it continues then see a physician to rule out other more serious conditions. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Circumcision is the choice of care for a tight long foreskin in a 34-yr man and can be done under local anesthesia in aseptic setting after being counseled for its indication, details, complications, etc. With stressing realistic expectation. For the time being, keep up adequate topical hygiene - dry and clean and may lightly use topical antifungal + steroid cream under pro-supervision... Best... ...Read more
Circumcision or?: Circumcision takes care of the problem once and for all. Some men want to retain the foreskin and want to have a prepucioplasty, this involves a vertical incision through the tight area on top of penis which is then sutured transversely, the foreskin then remodels as time goes by. Other treatment, which works better before puberty & only works for some males is repeated application of steroid cream. ...Read more
Phimosis causes: Foreskin is normally tight or phimotic at birth, it then loosens over first few years of life. Sometimes it remains tight just because if fails to loosen. Can develop tightness in later life following inflammation & scarring due to infection under foreskin or because normal tight foreskin of childhood was forcibly retracted causing splits of foreskin. Traumatic sex or masturbation are other causes ...Read more
Why are they loose?: At 34, your eyelids should be just fine. If you have floppy eyelid syndrome, then there are other variables associated with your eyelids that have to be taken into account with the eyelid condition. If you don't have that, and feel that your eyelids are too loose, and you're tearing too much, then that needs to be investigated further by your eye doctor. Lots of variables to consider first. ...Read more
Local myalgia: Presenting symptoms include muscle stiffness, and primary tension type headache palpable tenderness, and pain with active muscle contractions. Symptoms usually subside within a short period of time without any residual effects. Rec. See your pcp for evaluation and physical therapy treatment. ...Read more
Circumcision: Is the definitive treatment. Tight foreskin, called phimosis, is normal and physiologic in babies and young boys. Steroid cream, prescribed by a dr., can be effective in children and sometimes in adults, however there is a significant amount of recurrence. Best to consult a urologist. ...Read more
Snug to stay: Should not have to worry about falling off or leakage of ejaculate out back end. If you are very well endowed, there are "magnum" size available -- and if your size is only in your mind, will know rapidly, as will fall off "normal" size wearer. ...Read more