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I have numbness/tingling on the right tricep area. There is also muscle pain periodically. I play tennis with no problem freq. No other symptons?

I have numbness/tingling on the right tricep area. There is also muscle pain periodically. I play tennis with no problem freq. No other symptons?

Radiculopathy: Numbness is typically a symptom with a neurological basis. Among one of the possible causes of what you are describing is a C7 radiculopathy, which typically stems from an irritation of the sentry cervical nerve root in the neck. There are other possible causes as well. Don't hesitate to be seen and examined for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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Tingling pain in my Triceps very bothersome. Recent and comes and goes. What could be the reason and how to treat it?

Tingling pain in my Triceps very bothersome. Recent and comes and goes. What could be the reason and how to treat it?

Tendonitis/neuritis: Due to compression or overuse. Try OTC antiinflammatory medicnes. Bioflex cream and refrain from working out for 1 week. If not improved, see private M.D. ...Read more

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When I workout in the gym and does triceps exercises like "tricep pushdown" I feel like tickling or/and tingling on my penis head. What can it be?

When I workout in the gym and does triceps exercises like "tricep pushdown" I feel like tickling or/and tingling on my penis head. What can it be?

Not related: Workouts involving the upper body should have no effect on the genitalia. I would recommend you see your primary care physician to check for other conditions. ...Read more

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How to lose triceps?

Muscles and Anatomy: Not sure what you are really asking, but triceps are a very important part of your skeletal musculature. One would not want to not have triceps. ...Read more

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How to tone the triceps?

How to tone the triceps?

Triceps work.: Triceps exercises include cable triceps extensions, overhead dumbbell extensions (one heavier dumbbell with both hands or lighter dumbbell in each hand), dumbbell kickbacks (light weight), close-grip bench presses, overhead cable extensions, and dips to name a few. Shoot for 3-4 sets per exercise, 8-12 reps, once weekly. Each day you work triceps, choose two of these exercises. ...Read more

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What is the best exercises for tricep mass?

What is the best exercises for tricep mass?

Extensions: Building ticeps muscle girth is best done by doing triceps extensions either w/ 'free weights' (overhead) or using sitting (best) or standing triceps extension machines. See trainer for guidance. Gl! ...Read more

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What workouts are best for building triceps?

Specific exercises: You would do exercise that isolate both the triceps. Search n-line for them. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in Tricep off and on for 2 days.?

Sharp pain in Tricep off and on for 2 days.?

Overworked muscle: The triceps are a small muscle group that can become overworked very easily. If you have just started to lift weights then this could be the cause. The pain should get better in a few days. If the pain persists or gets worse seek medical attention. You can try warm moist heat which can help the pain. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for snapping triceps syndrome?

Yes: Typically surgery is used to correct the mechanical symptoms associated with snapping triceps syndrome. However, conservative treatment is an option if the patient is willing to accept the continuation of symptoms. There is no negative consequence to conservative treatment. ...Read more

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What're some exercises that will bulk up my triceps?

What're some exercises that will bulk up my triceps?

Compound exercises: The best exercises tend to be compound exercises (biceps curls and triceps extensions). These target multiple muscle groups yielding the greatest muscle hypertrophy. ...Read more

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Every tricep exercise hurts my elbows, what's wrong?

Every tricep exercise hurts my elbows, what's wrong?

Tendinitis.: You may have tendinitis, right where the tricep inserts on the back of the elbow. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you feel numbness in your tricep?

What does it mean if you feel numbness in your tricep?

Pinched nerve.: Could be a pinched nerve. You can be evaluated by a cervical spine specialist or a sports medicine orthopedist. ...Read more

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What is the difference between the brachialis and triceps?

What is the difference between the brachialis and triceps?

Antagonist muscles: Both the brachialis and the triceps are located above the elbow in the arm. They are described as antagonist muscles as they perform opposite functional motions about the arm. The triceps extends the arm while the brachialis flexes the arm. (picture depicts the biceps which is right next to the brachialis). ...Read more

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I need some ideas for exercises to do for stronger triceps?

I need some ideas for exercises to do for stronger triceps?

Triceps work.: Triceps exercises include cable triceps extensions, overhead dumbbell extensions (one heavier dumbbell with both hands or lighter dumbbell in each hand), dumbbell kickbacks (light weight), close-grip bench presses, overhead cable extensions, and dips to name a few. Shoot for 3-4 sets per exercise, 8-12 reps, once weekly. Each day you work triceps, choose two of these exercises. ...Read more

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Is it best to alternate between chest and tricep exercises?

Is it best to alternate between chest and tricep exercises?

You can: Many chest exercises incorporate the triceps as well, so it's convenient to work both on the same day. The benefit of alternating is to give your (larger) chest muscles more time to recover between sets. ...Read more

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Is surgery the only option to fix snapping triceps syndrome?

Is surgery the only option to fix snapping triceps syndrome?

Yes: Typically surgery is used to correct the mechanical symptoms associated with snapping triceps syndrome. However, conservative treatment is an option if the patient is willing to accept the continuation of symptoms. There is no negative consequence to conservative treatment. ...Read more

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If my tricep is torn does it have to be surgically repaired?

If my tricep is torn does it have to be surgically repaired?

Muscle no/tendon yes: A muscle tear will heal without surgery within 6-8 weeks. A torn tendon needs to be surgically repaired to restore elbow extension. See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I am good meals and good workouts but nothing my tricep build?

I am good meals and good workouts but nothing my tricep build?

Triceps: In order to build the size of the muscle you must do resistance training. Body builders hypertrophy type 1 oxidative fibers. They do this by doing medium weight multiple reps multiple sets exercises. ...Read more

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I have pain in my triceps whenever I do pushups. How can I overcame this problem?

Use a table: Do pushups by leaning on a table until you're stronger, then you'll be able to do them on the ground once again without pain. ...Read more

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I get pain in my triceps... I workout in gym but this pain is unusual. A sharp pain. May I know what it may be?

I get pain in my triceps... I workout in gym but this pain is unusual. A sharp pain. May I know what it may be?

Tendonitis: Ice it after you work out, make sure you don't do triceps exercises every day (switch body workouts day to day to allow for recovery), and consider some anti-inflammatory meds. Make sure you are hydrating well too. Sometimes the muscles can ache if you are a bit dehydrated. ...Read more

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What could be causing sever pain and popping of the tricep muscel caused from impact with the ground symptoms are 4 days old?

Muscle pain: With a trauma and the force of a fall/impact to an area, you could certainly have suffered some injury, be it a muscle contusion, tear, strain, sprain, etc. If persists and it still hurts then get an eval with possible testing. Good luck. ...Read more