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Inner left arm ache. Two weeks now. Armpit to hand. Tricep aches also. Normal thallium stress test 04/09 and pet st 01/13. Cardiac? Nerve? Thanks
Ache: Your ache is highly unlikely to be cardiac, far more likely to be musculoskeletal. ...Read more
I get dull aches, mostly on the left side of my chest. I sometimes get a "poking" feeling in my middle tricep. I alsoget occasional slight headches. I got myself checked thricein three weeks but found nothing. What should I do?
Need more info: What exactly where done for your evaluation within 3 weeks? As stated in earlier posts, cardiac cause is of concern, but if you've had negative blood work, stress test, ekg, xray, then perhaps it maybe something else causing your symptoms. Are your symptoms starting from your head/neck and radiate down to your chest/arm? Or are you having chest/arm pain and occasionally headache? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tendonitis: When people have problems with their muscles, the trouble spots are usually where the muscle turns into tendon and inserts on the bone. The triceps originates from the shoulder and the humerus bone and inserts on the ulnar bone in the elbow. I suspect that you may have strained the muscle at those two points. Sometimes, problems with the shoulder itself can cause pain in the triceps. See a doc. ...Read more
Strain vs bruise: Pain and soreness about your triceps is most likely do to an injury or overuse problem. You can sustain a bruise with direct blunt trauma, a partial tear or strain with resisted force injury (too heavy a weight or too many repetitions past point of fatigue). A thorough orthopaedic evaluation is warranted if your symptoms are not steadily resolving over the course of a week. ...Read more
Possibly CT: While asleep you might fold your wrists forward and pinch the median nerve in the palm side of the wrist, i.e., arouse symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. Try wearing cock-up wrist splints to bed and review your daily activities for repetative stress to your wrists, i.e., repetative turning or bending. Take extra b- vitamins, which are reputed to help the nerve irritation of ct. ...Read more
Subsequent to doing pushups and pullups, my lower triceps near the elbow are sore. Is that normal?
Yes.: You probably inflammed the tendons of the tricep muscles, which connect the tricep to the elbow. As you get stronger and more conditioned, the pain should go away. ...Read more
5 days after arms workout, my triceps are still very sore and it's not easing up. Is there anything I can do?
Move slowly: How long have you been working out? Did you increase your weight significantly.? If your triceps are just equally sore, you could,probably start again with a lower weight. However, if you are feeling pain, you probably should wait to lift until you see your doctor if it continues. ...Read more
Dull ache in upper left arm in tricep area, came on after i sat down after doing work where I use my arms a lot, what could it be?
I have had sternum pain radiating into stomach, back, and dull ache in left tricep/forearm. All cardio tests came back normal as did physical. Help!
Sternal pain: would consider alternate causes like GI symptoms (gerd) or gall bladder disease . ...Read more