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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 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?

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

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What causes the lower part of the arm to hurt when the muscle hurt ?

What causes the lower part of the arm to hurt when the muscle hurt ?

Referred pain: If the upper part of your arm has a muscle trauma issue going on then that can put pressure on nerves running by the area of trauma and you can feel the pain in the lower part of your arm. See your health care provider if it worsens or persists. ...Read more

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How to treat mild muscles(part of the arm and part of the blade)? They itch and cause me much pain.

How to treat mild muscles(part of the arm and part of the blade)? They itch and cause me much pain.

Relative Rest: How did it start? How long? Take rest until pain is gone. Try ice or heating pad. Do gentle stretching. If long duration, may need MRI. ...Read more

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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??

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

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What causes constant leg and arm muscles feel like they are on fire

What causes constant leg and arm muscles feel like they are on fire

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

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If feels as if the muscles in my arms are in big knots. They hurt all the time. What could this be?

If feels as if 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

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What is the cause of tremor of muscles specially on arms and legs?

What is the cause of tremor of muscles specially on arms and legs?

See a neurologist: A tremor is a sign of a problem in the part of the brain that controls your muscles. It does tend to be persistent and usually does not resolve on its own. See a neurologist for consultation. ...Read more