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My frozen upper arm is not getting better. What should I do?

My frozen upper arm  is not getting better.  What should I do?

Frozen upper arm: Do you mean frozen shoulder? If nsaids aren't helping, i like my patients to do physical therapy to help restore range of motion. Steroid joint injections can also be beneficial. Finally, surgery is sometimes used to remover scar tissue and adhesions. Best of luck to you! ...Read more

Dr. Peter Ihle
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Sprains And Strains (Definition)

-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more


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Can I use lactocalamine lotion for keratisis pilaris on my upper arm?

Maybe (not) . . .: Lactocalamine appears to be an indian brand, at least, that's what i found when i searched online. So i'm not clear what specific lotion you're referring to. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/keratosis-pilaris/ds00769/dsection=treatments%2dand%2ddrugs for treatment options. ...Read more

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Are thre lymph nodes in my upper arm?

Are thre lymph nodes in my upper arm?

Yes: The lymph nodes of the upper extremity are divided into two sets, superficial and deep. The superficial lymph nodes are few ; of small size. One or two supratrochlear nodes are located above the humeral medial epicondyle (inner side ; superior to elbow). The deep nodes are chiefly grouped in the axilla (armpit), but a few may be found in the forearm ; arm along medial side of the brachial artery. ...Read more

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Pain in upper arm muscle like when you get shot?

Pain in upper arm muscle like when you get shot?

Need physical esam: While most of thes type of complaints are minor, self limiing (but annoying), pleased get examined to ensure you do not have a pinched nerve in your neck. Feel better pk md. ...Read more

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What are upper arm exercises for adults with erb's palsy?

What are upper arm exercises for adults with erb's palsy?

Range of motion: Webs palsy typically occurs from an injury to the brachial plexus, resulting in varying degrees of loss in motor function in the arm. The critical thing is to try to maintain as much passive and active range of motion in the arm and shoulder to prevent contracture so that, if the plexus does recover there will be motion in the joint to allow the muscles and joints to function properly. PT and OT ...Read more

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It could be possible that a person get shingles on an upper arm?

Yes : Shingles can be seen on practically any part of the body, including the arm, legs, buttocks, hips, abdomen, chest, back, face, nose, eyes. ...Read more

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What could be causing my upper arm to my elbow to keep spasming?

What could be causing my upper arm to my elbow to keep spasming?

Could be siezures.: Siezures can be manifested by spasms in muscles anywhere. Doesn't have to be like an epileptic siezure where you lose consciousness and bite your tongue. See your doctor! ...Read more

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How come my upper arm to my elbo keeps twitching? How can I stop this?

Twitching: Many disease causes twitching of muscles. See a neurologist so , he can do appropriate history, evalaution and treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more