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I had a tetanus booster injected on my left tricep yesterday. Is swelling and warmth to the touch at the site reasons for concern?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Injured shoulder. No bruise or visible swell(though r. cuff tendons feel larger than norm). Sometimes I have crepitations in upper tricep? What is it?
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
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
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
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
Tendinitis.: You may have tendinitis, right where the tricep inserts on the back of the elbow. ...Read more