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What Causes Knot In Arm Muscle
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
What can cause pain in my elbow feels like when u hit funny bone- but been there for a few days- makes my upper arm twitch, muscle knots in back too?
Nerve symptoms: Several conditions that effect peripheral nerve function (entrapment at the elbow (cubital tunnel syndrome) or cervical radiculopathy — more likely the latter if you also have twitching in forearm more than hand and knots in the back. Sometimes anatomical entrapment at the thoracic outlet (where nerves and vessels leave the chest/neck to the arm can cause those symptoms too). ...Read more
Would muscle tightness and knots between the shoulder blades cause numbing and tingling in the shoulder and upper arm?
How to treat mild muscles(part of the arm and part of the blade)? They itch and cause me much pain.
I'm 23 and I woke up with a bunch of purple pinkish dots on my arm from my fore arm/where the muscles are to the fold in the arm what the cause??
Arm issues: This is a very interesting issue. The issue could be anywhere from trauma to the arm. Since it is just on one side to a rash or even an infection if the skin was interrupted for any reason. In your case you should give a more thorough history and or visit a doctor ...Read more
Lots of things: Many things can do this. If both limbs on the same side are burning, you could have had a stroke, or less likely a spinal cord problem. If all 4 limbs are involved, then the possibilities are actually quite more numerous but also include brain stem stroke & spinal cord disorders. Other causes: myositis, polyneuropathy, arthritis, lupus. For answers, you need an examination & other tests. ...Read more
If feels as is the muscles in my arms are in big knots. They hurt all the time. What could this be?
Severl possibilities: IF you can give us more information. In brief though muscles can go into spasm and feel tight. Causes of this are repetitive stress injury, tendonitis, radiculopathy, vitamin deficiency to name a few. It would be good to see a PMR or Neurologist for a EMG and labwork to evaluate these possibilities and have them consider treatment such as Physical therapy with active release. ...Read more
A few: Hi. Sorry to hear that you have been having pain. Indentations in the muscle that can be seen on the skin are usually contracture, detachment, or spasm related. All of those can be painful. The treatment for the pain really depends on the cause and can range anywhere from rest, physical therapy, surgical correction, and pain medication. Hope this helps. Feel better soon ...Read more
What causes the burning sensation in my arm where the muscle on the outside of my arm connects to my elbow?
I'm having a pain on the left side of my back, close to the muscle trapezius. What can cause such pain? Also, my left arm is tingling.
Pain in left arm just above and below elbow. Less pain elbow bent. No help with rest. Seems like muscles. What is cause, how to relieve the pain?
Ice it: It can be related to repetitive movement. Ice it for 15 to 20 minutes for the next 2-3 days, if no improvement seek medical attention. If you have no history of allergy to anti inflammatories, you can try ibuprofen, take with food. If the pain worsens, you develop numbness, weakness or have associated chest pain, go to the emergency department for further evaluation. ...Read more
See Doctor: Muscles in our body contract and relax consciously and unconsciously. A muscle that involuntarily contracts without our consciously willing it is called a "spasm." if the muscle maintains a sustained "spasm", it becomes a cramp, as can be seen with exercise. Causes: overuse, neck and back problems, posture, fatigue, diminished blood supply, injury, metabolite imbalance and certain diseases. ...Read more
Do overworked muscles of the arms cause painful numbing thru the whole arm when no longer in use? How to stop the pain & numbness?
Possible: There are several reasons that using muscles could cause pain but with the addition of numbness you should have a thorough exam to be certain that there is no impingement of nerves in your arm, shoulder, thorax or at the level cervical spine where nerve roots exit to go to the arm. Please get that evaluated with a good neurovascular examination. ...Read more
How to treat mild muscles(part of the arm and part of the blade)? They itch and cause me much pain. My wool coat make symptoms worse?
What would cause my one upper arm muscles to feel weak and like they're vibrating? Could this be related to having my blood taken 2 days ago?
Weak: Probably not related to blood draw. Especially after two days. ...Read more
When I stretch sometimes I'll have a muscle somewhere either in my arm or neck that hurts almost like im getting a cramp what could be the cause?
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
What's the cause of muscle twitching very often during the day for the last 4 days in my left upper arm?
It depends: Involuntary muscle twitching can be caused by electrolyte imbalances (low potassium, for example); overuse (fatigue), some neurological conditions (writer's cramp among other things) dehydration, and even some medications or discontinuation of medication. If it continues and is a concern see your pcp for a more thorough history and examination. ...Read more
Tingling and muscle spasms in arm after pulling muscles in back of neck a few months back? Possible cause?
Could be many causes: Suggest you seek an opinion from a physiatrist, as you may benefit from some diagnostic studies to pin down answer, which could lead to a rehabilitation program. ...Read more
What causes a burning sensation in the viens in my fore arms? Also, the muscles in my calfs keep locking up.
Don't know: I have never heard of burning in forearm veins unless something has been injected into them. Assuming you are not doing that (and maybe especially if you are) then you should see a clinician to find the cause of this and the leg cramps. Probably need blood tests as well. Meanwhile, keep your arms above your heart level and try some heat on them as well as your leg muscles to see if it helps. ...Read more
I have muscle jerks in different places strong enough to move my arm or leg. Is that something I should be concerned about? Causes? Treatment?
This should be: Followed up by your pcp, or a neurologist. ...Read more
Muscle knots especially under my arm pits below my shoulders are preventing my rib cage from expanding fully when taking a deep breath. Worsening.
Enlarged lymphonode: Maybe the knots you are referring to are enlarged lymphonodes and they could represent symptoms of a more serious underlying disease. You should see a physician and have them check out. ...Read more
What would cause my arm muscles in particular to fatigue very easily? I don't think I've lost actual strength, but they get sore quickly with use.
? muscle conditions: There are multiple neuromuscular conditions that can cause muscle fatigue and soreness. Medications can cause side effects that affect muscles. Inflammatory muscle conditions and muscle enzyme abnormalities can cause your symptoms. I would consider a neurologist and/or rheumatologist to get a full physical exam, lab tests and tests like an EMG and if needed a possible muscle biopsy. Good luck ...Read more
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