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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Swollen Arm Muscle

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How can I relieve swollen arm muscles?

How can I relieve swollen arm muscles?

Swollen arm muscles: First step in treatment is to discontinue the cause and rest for the arm. Cold compresses for the first few days will prevent more swelling. Therafter, warm compresses will induce reabsorption of tissue fluid that caused the swelling. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

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


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What medicine help with a swollen arm muscle?

What medicine help with a swollen arm muscle?

Swollen arm: Elevate arm, pain releaf, depending on cause of swelling, discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause a swollen arm?

What can cause a swollen arm?

Varies: A lot of potential causes- blood clot, infection, inflammation, infection, arthritis, Tendonitis, overuse to name a few; don't hesitate to be seen for it. ...Read more

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What can you do for a swollen arm?

What can you do for a swollen arm?

Swollen arm: There are many entities that can cause a swollen arm but the most common are trauma, infection, and hypersensivity reactions. Since you did not specify the main reason for your swollen arm, you did your condition be diagnosed by a doctor. ...Read more

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What can be done for my swollen arm?

What can be done for my swollen arm?

More info needed: Unless you can directly related to a muscle pull or strain possibilities involve the muscles, nervous system, cardiovascular system and skeletal system to mention a few.
A cardiac condition, poor blood flow, inflamed nerves, muscles, lymphatics and lungs may be involved.
A thorough exam is needed. ...Read more

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What could cause a swollen arm and red marks?

What could cause a swollen arm and red marks?

Infection allergy: The things you have to be concerned with include an infection, an allergic reaction, blood flow obstruction, a mass growing blocking blood flow, insect or animal bites releasing toxins. If its red and swollen then get it checked out fast. Don't wait. ...Read more

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Is it norman to have a red swollen arm after a meningitis shot?

Is it norman to have a red swollen arm after a meningitis shot?

Vaccination: Yes, one can have allergic reactions, infection, bleeds into tissues, and other inflammatory reactions to vaccines like "meningitis shots", but severe reactions are unusual. If this persists beyond 24-48 hours see a doctor. ...Read more

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Swollen arm under wrist, not hot, not red, for 3 weeks. Shooting stinging pain at times. Not going away?

Swollen arm under wrist, not hot, not red, for 3 weeks. Shooting stinging pain at times. Not going away?

See Rheumatologists: You need to discuss this with your physician and see rheumatologist. If it has persisted for three weeks it needs immediate evaluation. Don't hesitate. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Might sound stupid but my implant was ment to be removed over a month ago n since it experied ive been feeling really unwell n swollen arm with pain?

Might sound stupid but my implant was ment to be removed over a month ago n since it experied ive been feeling really unwell n swollen arm with pain?

Unwell?: When you mean implant you mean plate or other hardware? It is not a problem if it is left in longer but if you are symptomatic with it then I would be concerned. There might be an infection or an inflammatory response to it and would go to the doctor who preformed the surgery. ...Read more

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How do you cure a swollen arm if diabetic?

How do you cure a swollen arm if diabetic?

Cause: You need to see your doctor. No way to know what the cause of your swollen arm is in the context of this forum. However, infection, bone fracture or other injury, etc. Are possibilities. You need medical attention. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of swollen arm?

How can I get rid of swollen arm?

Cause.?: Is it just one arm, Local blood clot?, post mastectomy? Mass? Can cause unilateral side, low protein can be bilateral ...Read more

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What does a swollen arm after getting a vaccination mean?

What does a swollen arm after getting a vaccination mean?

A Local Reaction: This is a local reaction, not an allergic reaction.It may be caused by the trauma of the shot or a reaction to the chemistry of the vaccine, irritating the tissue around the site. ...Read more

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Swollen arm it's been swollen for 2.5 weeks I got stepped on playing rugby it hurts to touth it and some times to use it mabey 5 of 10 what di I do?

Swollen arm it's been swollen for 2.5 weeks I got stepped on playing rugby it hurts to touth it and some times to use it mabey 5 of 10 what di I do?

Xray: Did the skin get punctured? Could be infection, broken arm, torn ligament, hematoma (blood underskin) or dislocation.
Did an xray now and see your doc. That's too long for these symptoms. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Is it better to use heating pad r an ice pack on a swollen arm?

Is it better to use heating pad r an ice pack on a swollen arm?

Good question: Western medicine says use ice/cold to decrease swelling and then warmth after a coupe days.
Eastern medicine does not like cold at all as it causes constriction and keeps toxins local where heat increases circulation and removal of toxins. Do what makes it feel better for you. If injured, take homeopathic arnica. It helps. If it is not an injury, please be seen. ...Read more

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My upper arm muscle or bicep is swollen and kind of hard. Does not hurt. Is it dangerous or something to worry about?

My upper arm muscle or bicep is swollen and kind of hard. Does not hurt. Is it dangerous or something to worry about?

Rupture muscle: 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

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Today I wacked my arm on my cupard and it hurts and thers still a bump what should I do sore arm swollen arm bump on arm?

Today I wacked my arm on my cupard and it hurts and thers still a bump what should I do sore arm swollen arm bump on arm?

"RICE": Rice stands for rest, ice, compression, elevation. For elevation to help it should be above the level of the heart. If the pain and swelling does not resolve quickly medical evaluation may be necessary. ...Read more

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How do I massage my swollen arm to reduce its swelling?

How do I massage my swollen arm to reduce its swelling?

Not so easy: If you have lymph edema of the arm you should see a specialist. If you have swelling of the arm for no particular reason you should see a specialist as well because you could have a deep vein thrombosis. ...Read more

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What can be applied to a swollen arm after a tetanus shot?

What can be applied to a swollen arm after a tetanus shot?

Cold compress: Taking Ibuprofen 2 doses, 8 hours apart, would also help alleviating pain or discomfort associated. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I pulled a muscle in my armpit 6 weeks ago xray was negative, why is my whole arm still swollen?

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

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Severe pain near left arm in the chest. I think its a muscle stretch. Its been 3 hours. Can't sleep. Treatment?

Severe pain near left arm in the chest. I think its a muscle stretch. Its been 3 hours. Can't sleep. Treatment?

Chest pain: Considering your age, it could be musculoskeletal but any pain radiating to left on the chest pain should be checked. You should at least go to the ER and get your troponins an EKG checked ...Read more

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Fast help needed: swollen hand from bite, red hand and red spreading up arm, what can I take as treatment?

Fast help needed: swollen hand from bite, red hand and red spreading up arm, what can I take as treatment?

See a doctor: Bite wounds are serious and frequently require drainage and antibiotics. This not something to wait around on. ...Read more