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Why are my arm muscles lumpy?

Why are my arm muscles lumpy?

Lumps: Lumps in muscles can be caused by many reasons. Some common ones can be soft tissue growths, cysts, bony abnormalities, or fatty infiltration. If concerned, you should follow with your doctor. ...Read more

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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Normal to feel bigger lumpy Breast tissue in the bigger boob? Muscle Pain shoulder, neck armpit outer breast strt aft carrying heavy bagTingling in arm

Normal to feel bigger lumpy Breast tissue in the bigger boob? Muscle Pain shoulder, neck armpit outer breast strt aft carrying heavy bagTingling in arm

Always get checked: Any new lumps, bumps, skin changes in the breast should be evaluated by your doctor. Great job doing your breast exam and finding it. Most breast masses are benign but it is very important to have it evaluated. ...Read more

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What muscles are in the arm?

What muscles are in the arm?

Too many to tell: There are a lot of muscles in the arm. It would be best to look in an anatomy book or webmd on line. ...Read more

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Best way to gain arm muscles?

Best way to gain arm muscles?

Exercise: Exercise is the only way to gain arm muscles. Some of them include Chins, straight, reverse, and wide grip, Triceps-pushups, incline pushups, hand-clap pushups, over head presses, dips, bench press. ...Read more

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Can kettlebells make you have big arm muscles?

Can kettlebells make you have big arm muscles?

Yes: You can work with a trainer if this is your desire. Going for big guns. These exercises help to build arm muscle: push downs, pin presses, dumbbell wrist curls, dips, rolling extensions, barbell wrist curls, preacher curls, chin ups, lying barbell triceps extensions, thick grip curls, concentration curls ; lying dumbbell triceps extensions. ...Read more

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What are good ways to lose arm fat but not gain muscle?

There's no such: Thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a certain % will be arm fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. You can tone your arms w standing biceps curl w dumbbells, hammer curls w dumbbells, triceps kickback w dumbbells ; lying triceps extension w dumbbells. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my muscles in my arm keep hurting?

What does it mean if my muscles in my arm keep hurting?

Overuse: You can develop pain in your arm if you use your arm in repetitive movements over a short period of time. Take Ibuprofen to relieve the pain. ...Read more

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My arm muscles feel like they're on fire, what could be wrong?

My arm muscles feel like they're on fire, what could be wrong?

Many Dx:: Bilateral pronator teres, bilateral ulnar neuropathy, brachoradialis problems, bilateral biceps tendinitis, median nerve issues with retrograde sx, cervical spinal stenosis. List is too long and requires history and exam. See a doctor in neurology, rheumatology, or physical medicine/rehabilitation. ...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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I really want to have an arm which looks a little more fat or more muscle. Will lifting help?

That depends on the: Type of lifting you do. When going for big gunsthese exercises help to build arm muscle: push downs, pin presses, dumbbell wrist curls, dips, rolling extensions, barbell wrist curls, preacher curls, chin ups, lying barbell triceps extensions, thick grip curls, concentration curls ; lying dumbbell triceps extensions. You can't specifically add fat to your arms with weight gain. ...Read more

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Everytime I wake up I have random jerks like my muscles in my arm that I can't control and I don't know what's going on?

Everytime I wake up I have random jerks like my muscles in my arm that I can't control and I don't know what's going on?

Can be normal: Occasional random jerks while resting or asleep can be normal. If these are persistent, frequent, or interfere with your normal activities, please see a doctor for evaluation. Your primary care doctor can help you determine if this is a significant problem. A neurologist can help you define the cause if it is or if it becomes a significant problem. ...Read more

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I'd like to start lifting arm weights to build muscle. How to determine best starting weight of dumb bells so I won't hurt my already sensitive back?

I'd like to start lifting arm weights to build muscle. How to determine best starting weight of dumb bells so I won't hurt my already sensitive back?

Try: Try getting a low weight set of dumbbells 5-10 pounds and see if you can do 10-12 repetitions easily. Pick a comfortable weight to start that does not bother your back. ...Read more

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How to know if I pulled a muscle in my arm?

Varies: Pain, swelling, weakness, some people will report the feeling of a tearing sensation can all be associated with a muscle tear. Don't hesitate to be seen for it. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a strained muscle in my arm?

What to do if I have a strained muscle in my arm?

PRICE: Pain meds, --: Rest, Ice the area, Compression/support bandage; and Elevate the part,
Even a massage would be helpful.
If no better after 10-14 days or if getting worse, see your PCP or better still an Orthopod to ensure there ia no underlying associated injury.
Good Luck. ...Read more

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What to do if you have a strained muscle in your arm?

What to do if you have a strained muscle in your arm?

Depends on what you: Are experiencing? Generally one feels pain/soreness, tenderness, reduced range of motion of the neighboring joints, near the location of the muscle.
Rice: rest, ice pack, compression with an ace wrap & elevate in a sling & avoiding the specific motion which hurts; but generally as you get better, after a few days, stretching/massaging exercises help. Pain meds like aleve (naproxen) & muscle relaxer helps. ...Read more

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Can doing push ups even out my arm muscles?

Hard to do...NO: You use your chest pectoral muscles to do pushup and many if not all the muscles in your hand, forearm and arm. These muscles are firing jsut to keep your arm, elbow wrist and fingers in balance, much as all the muscles of you rack, core and lower limb are active when walking.
If you have aninjury, deficit or disability talk to your doctor, trainer, therapist for possible alternatives. ...Read more