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What Does Length Of The Arms Mean Why Do They Measure Them Outstretched
Distance: The lengthier arms means absolutely nothing except the distance from your shoulder to your fingertips. There is a tremendous genetic variation on arm length. ...Read more
What does it mean when shoulder pain worsens when pulling the arm back from an outstretched position?
Varies : There are a number of potential causes. If it is around your shoulder blade, then it usually means it is coming from the retractors of your shoulder blade, such as the rhomboids. If it is the shoulder, a babel, biceps, or rotator cuff tear are possible. Don't hesitate to be seen for a more specific diagnosis. ...Read more
Is it harder for someone with long arms to build muscle compared to someone with normal length arms?
No: Perhaps you are thinking that you aren't bulky because you are tall. Focus on strenth and fitness. Most tall people prefer aerobic sports to wieght lifting because of the strain this can place on neck and back discs in tall people. Wieght training will inctease your muscle size in 2 weeks, just keep steppping it up. Consider a trainer to keep it safe. ...Read more
I slept on my arms as a kid, in my teens, i still do it now i feel tingles when i wake up i'm 6'1" with a 12 in forearm length could that stunt growth?
Unlikely: It is unlikely that you have had any stunting of your growth from sleeping on your arms a lot as a child. While pressure and insult on a growth plate can disrupt its functioning, remember that we only sleep for 6-8hours on average per day. Out of that time, I am sure you were moving/shifting around in bed and not completely always on your arms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Numbness in fourth and little finger and down arms. Numbness in toes when standing for a length of time. Diagnosed autoimmune illnesses. Any ideas?
Terminal hair on my arms legs and chest are increasing in length abruptly 2 weeks ago what could cause this? I thought this trait was genetic and fixed?
Hi. I am a student with erb's palsy. Because of this my arm length differs alot(like 10cm) and thickness too. How can I fix this?
Why do I sometimes get a single long hair in random places? On my arm for example, there was a hair about 3x the length of the others. Strange.
Long hair: As one gets older it is not uncommon to find wild hairs at times. ...Read more
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Dyskinetic movements: Are a side effect of mdma and other synthetic stimulants, and can be a sign that the mdma is probably not pure or unadulterated. Serious movement problems, like dyskinesias and dystonias (wild uncontrolled movements of arms and legs) can lead to even worse issues - seizures and permanent brain damage. If this is about you, you are old enough to know better. Get help with your drug problems. ...Read more
Please answer! what kind of exercise routine would be best to strengthen an arm that is shorter in length?
Same as longer arm!: Seriously! We don't recommend any specific exercise just b/c one arm is shorter. Likewise, we don't recommend any specific exercise just b/c other arm is longer. In other words, don't favor one extremity or body part over other. Work them all out equally, to the best of their ability. Don't forget aerobic conditioning to improve cardiorespiratory (heart & lung) fitness. Plus healthy nutrition. ...Read more
Easy bruising?: The cause of easy bruising (if your 'splotches' are bruises) can be subdivided into disorders of blood vessels and surrounding tissues, platelet problems, or coagulation disorders. A good history and physical will determine the cause in most cases. If the bruising is confined to the distal extremities, or there is no bleeding elsewhere or family history, labs and further workup may not be needed. ...Read more
Genetics: Your profile says you are 50. At that point you are not going to grow, no matter how long your arms are! If you are a teen using your parents Healthtap site, then final height is not related to your arm length. Whether you grow taller is determined by whether you are through with puberty or not and if your growth plates on your leg bones have closed. ...Read more
Need more info.: It depends on how long you've had them, what color they are, if they're swollen, or itchy, and what other symptoms you may have. Please give more details, but that will likely not help us much because with a verbal description is hard to get a true idea. Your best bet is to see your doc or do a Prime Consult with a doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
?: Any other symptoms? Around bath time? More info ...Read more
I have a random lump inside my arm about a centimeter in length. It's right below the antecubital and to the right and is hard. Doesn't really hurt?
Lymph gland: most likely this is a lymph gland which is part of the immune system that gets bigger when there is infection to produce antibodies. generally speaking you might require a course of antibiotics and blood test. then possibly a biopsy to find out what that is if is still persist. research find that the chance for this to be nutsy is extremely rare you will need to see your doctor to discuss that ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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