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What causes muscle cramps in my arms (biceps and triceps) after working out?

What causes muscle cramps in my arms (biceps and triceps) after working out?

Lack of ATP: After your workout, you've depleted your muscle stores of atp, which is the energy unit your body consumes. Atp is required for the muscle to relax. The cramps lessen as your body regenerates atp. ...Read more

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Can a partial tear of the distal bicep tendon cause pain in my forearm, wrist and make my fingers cramp. My injury happened 3 weeks ago.?

Can a partial tear of the distal bicep tendon cause pain in my forearm, wrist and make my fingers cramp. My injury happened 3 weeks ago.?

Depends: Near the distal biceps is the median nerve. Injury to that area can potentially injure that nerve or swelling puts pressure on that nerve. A test called emg/ncv can identify how well that nerve is functioning and help determine the cause. Stop at your local physical medicine and rehab or neurologist doctors office for more details. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could I stop my biceps from cramping?

Can you tell me how could I stop my biceps from cramping?

Let it me try: Muscle cramps are involuntarily and forcibly contracted muscles that do not relax.
If that what you have the common cause of it Injury and Overuse.
If that is not the cause there are of other causes which many and serious.
Numerous medicines can cause muscle cramps.
nutrition and hydration, safety and attention to ergonomic factors also help.
Medication also could help. ...Read more

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I had carpal tunnel done four months ago and this cramp in the outside of my bicep is getting more frequent?

I had carpal tunnel done four months ago and this cramp in the outside of my bicep is getting more frequent?

? new problem: Radial nerve entrapment can occur there, different from CTS.. also possible coming from shoulder. See an ortho for exam ...Read more

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Hi doctor. I m feeling bicep muscle cramp siince a week. Especially feel pain when I do bicep barbell curl. Pls advice?

Hi doctor. I m feeling bicep muscle cramp siince a week. Especially feel pain when I do bicep barbell curl. Pls advice?

See trainer or dr: Might be muscle cramp from overuse however could also be a small tear. See your doctor for an examination and speak to your trainer about alternatives ...Read more

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Arm stretch created a painful cramp of biceps muscle with stinging burning pain. Continues to be painful 4 hours later?

Arm stretch created a painful cramp of biceps muscle with stinging burning pain. Continues to be painful 4 hours later?

Microtears: It is likely that you have microtears of the biceps and these may take 7 to 10 days to heal. Rest your biceps area during this time. ...Read more

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Slight shoulder pain and tightness. Cramping/sharp pains in bicep, tricep, and shooting pain in forearm. Pain come on for minute or two then go away?

Slight shoulder pain and tightness. Cramping/sharp pains in bicep, tricep, and shooting pain in forearm. Pain come on for minute or two then go away?

Shoulder origin: These pains may be referred from a tendonitis of the shoulder or may indicate a pinched nerve in the neck or shoulder area. The jabbing, sharp nature of the discomfort suggests nerve pain, however. An orthopedic specialist is well qualified to evaluate and recommend any appropriate tests and treatment. ...Read more

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I have had a cramp in my right bicep for two weeks now every now and again it radiates down my arm, it sort of feels as if my arm needs to click but its the muscle that is sore. Should I make an appointment with my GP. It occurred while I was driving?

I have had a cramp in my right bicep for two weeks now every now and again it radiates down my arm, it sort of feels as if my arm needs to click but its the muscle that is sore. Should I make an appointment with my GP. It occurred while I was driving?

Arm cramp: The cause of this symptom could be an irritable biceps muscle or a nerve impingement somewhere in the neck or shoulder. Rather than a GP, I recommend being evaluated by an orthopedic specialist or neurologist so that appropriate tests will be ordered in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can cause cramps?

What can cause cramps?

Lack of blood supply: Cramps are the response of muscles to oxygen need greater than supply. It can happen with diversion of the blood to other portions of the body such as after eating, or due to excess strain in exercising. They are usually short term and do not do any harm but if persistent could indicate a problem in the blood supply. ...Read more

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Cause of cramps when I yawn?

Cause of cramps when I yawn?

Where are the cramps: I would like to know where you are cramping while yawning. If you do so in your jaw, it may be that you have some problems with temporomandibular joint (known as tmj). You may have inflammation there or it may be pushed out of place if you are yawning way too widely. I'd appreciate more detail, so I could help you better. ...Read more

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Possible causes of my head cramps?

Possible causes of my head cramps?

Headache causes: The cuases of headache are legion. Last time I looked, single spaced 3 pages. Common ones are migraines, tension, anxiety, sinusitis, mild head trauma, hypertension, eye strain, ear infection., prior cervical spine injury, central nervous system infection. The list goes on and on. ...Read more

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What causes cramps during menopause?

What causes cramps during menopause?

Intestinal issues: Menstrual cramps are no longer an issue as the periods have truly stopped in menopause. The only exceptions are the presence of uterine or ovarian growths post menopause that are enlarging which can be easily ruled out by a pelvic GYN MD exam. ...Read more

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Can BV cause cramps?

Can BV cause cramps?

Sorry,: But don't know what BV is. Could you provide more information. ...Read more

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What causes heat cramps?

What causes heat cramps?

Heat, exhaustion: Dehydration, electrolyte abnormality like loss of potassium, calcium, magnesium, muscle break down. ...Read more

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What causes mild cramps at 10weeks pregnant?

What causes mild cramps at 10weeks pregnant?

Normal: Iits not unusual to have some mild craps. The uterus is starting to grow, so sometimes it contracts. If you are not drinking enough fluids, you will contract more, so if you are feeling contracrions, lay down and drink some fluids. Water is best - stay away from caffeine. ...Read more

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What are the causes for extreme menstrual cramp pains?

What are the causes for extreme menstrual cramp pains?

Menstrual cramps: Reasons for significant menstrual cramps can be endometriosis, cervical stenosis, uterine fibroids, adenomyosis ; pelvic inflammatory disease. ...Read more

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What causes shin cramps?

What causes shin cramps?

Cramps Cause?: Any tubular structure in the body response with pain to pressure causing distention if the tubular structure is the intestine for example the pressure is exerted by contraction of the wall as in gas pains. Similarly when the uterine muscle contracts there is cramping. Varicose veins are painful as they are forced to distend. Uterine cramps at menses can be relieved by ibuprofen. ...Read more

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What causes period cramps?

What causes period cramps?

Prostaglandins: Reasons for severe menstrual cramps can be endometriosis, cervical stenosis, uterine fibroids, adenomyosis & pelvic inflammatory disease. ...Read more

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What causes menstral cramps?

The uterus: Is a muscle, thus it cramps. Think of power required to deliver a baby. More specifically, chemicals called prostaglandins, a result of inflammation, sparks the cramp, try aleve (naproxen) when necessary and the birth control pill is helpful. Gd luck. ...Read more

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What causes cramps in pregnancy?

What causes cramps in pregnancy?

Uterus: The uterus is what cramps during pregnancy. This could be a normal process. It is caused by the growth of the baby and your uterus reacting to it. If you are contracting though you ought to see a doctor to make sure everything is okay. ...Read more

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What causes cramps after your period?

What causes cramps after your period?

Possible reasons: For cramps after your period can include: remaining prostaglandins in your system after your period – causing continued cramps. Sometimes your period hasn’t actually ended – it has transiently slowed or stopped. Other reasons for cramping could be pregnancy or ovulation. ...Read more

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What can cause cramping when pregnant?

What can cause cramping when pregnant?

A lot of things: Anything that irritates the uterus in pregnancy can cause cramping. For example, a uti, gastroenteritis, dehydration, bleeding to name a few. It's very very common to have cramping in each of the 3 trimesters. If accompanied by bleeding, definitely see doctor or go to l;d. ...Read more

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What is the cause of menstrual cramps?

Prostaglandins: Blood and tissue passing through the cervix causes cramping, as does the prostaglandins that are elevated during menstruation. Ibuprofen is an anti-prostaglandin and is the best medication for cramping. Be sure to take 600 or 800 mg in order to ensure you are getting adequate treatment. ...Read more

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What are the causes of menstrual cramps?

What are the causes of menstrual cramps?

Prostaglandin releas: This hormone causes intense cramping of the uterine muscle during the period, which is painful. ...Read more

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What causes the cramps you get from ibs?

What causes the cramps you get from ibs?

Cramps: Stress may be a factor that causes cramps in people with ibs. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of heart cramps?

What could be the cause of heart cramps?

You probably having: Chest wall/muscle cramps. Heart pain come from coronary artery disease and/or pericarditis. Usually pressure or stabbing pain with activities and with deep breath. Are you doing any heavy lifting exercise or work? Any risk for coronary disease? Any recent viral disease? ...Read more