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Why do my arms hurt and feel hot?

Why do my arms hurt and feel hot?

Need: Health Profile: In a question like this it would help to know a little bit about your medical history. Age? Male/female? Known medical problems. Also, medically speaking arms are above the elbows and below the shoulders, forearms are below the elbow to the wrist. Feeling hot could be associated with infections, arthritis, rheumatoid, or nerves. It might help to up date your profile on this site so I can check it. ...Read more

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Why my arms and hands hurt and fell hot?

Why my arms and hands hurt and fell hot?

See your doctor: There are many possible explanations including nerve problems like nerve root compression or peripheral neuropathy, or inflammatory disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus. Or, it may not be related to an underlying disease at all. Your doctor can do some routine evaluations and bloodwork to help you determine the cause. ...Read more

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Slamming breathtaking Cher pain off/on. Can't take deep breaLightheaded, nausea. Chills/cold/hot. Hurt across shoulder areas/top of chest to lift arms?

Slamming breathtaking Cher pain off/on. Can't take deep breaLightheaded, nausea. Chills/cold/hot. Hurt across shoulder areas/top of chest to lift arms?

Needs Evaluation: Your symptoms of chest pain when you breathe in, along with the chills/fever and pain that's between your shoulders, arms and back are concerning for a possible infection such as a pneumonia that is irritating the diaphragm and a major nerve (the vagus nerve) that run through the areas described. The most important thing is to get evaluated now by a doctor before it gets worse. ...Read more

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I burned my arm w/ hot glue & tore off the skin leaving a raw spot that hurts- what should I do?

Burn Treatment: Burns can be easily infected. One of the best treatment for burns is topical silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream which is prescription. You may want to see your doctor to make sure you do not need oral antibiotics because of an infection. ...Read more

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Burned arm wk ago. At least 2nd degree. Now hurts a lot and is becoming more red and is hot to touch. Can ER do anything I can't do at home?

Yes! Of course!: You don't necessarily need to go to er but at least check in w/your family doc to see if you have an infection at burn site. My concern is that burn should hurt less, become less red, and not be hot to touch after a week. You're describing signs of infection. So go see your family doc for an inperson evaluation asap. ...Read more

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Nexplanon suddenly hurts in arm. Hot flashes. Pain and maybe bent on one end. I've had nexpl. For 5mo.?

Nexplanon suddenly hurts in arm. Hot flashes. Pain and maybe bent on one end. I've had nexpl. For 5mo.?

See GYN: I recommend you follow up with your OG-GYN or whoever inserted your Nexplanon. If it is causing pain in the arm it may need to be removed. ...Read more

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Extremely painful hard upper arm mass, not visible been there for many months no injury hot to touch hurts/hard to move arm. Pain spreading down arm.?

Extremely painful hard upper arm mass, not visible been there for many months no injury hot to touch hurts/hard to move arm. Pain spreading down arm.?

Abscess?: I would urge you to see your family doctor and let him/her examine this painful, hard, upper arm mass. He/she may be able to treat it themselves or should know which specialist to refer you to get it resolved. Do not put this off any longer. Call the office first thing in the morning. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Severe right shoulder pain hot started spontaneously, makes my whole arm feel heavy at times. Doesn't hurt to me my arm/ shoulder in anyway!?

Severe right shoulder pain hot started spontaneously, makes my whole arm feel heavy at times. Doesn't hurt to me my arm/ shoulder in anyway!?

Shoulder pain: Spontaneous shoulder pain without an injury?! arm feeling heavy or numb? It is best to go see a physician to be sure that you have not torn your rotator cuff or cause an injury to your brachial plexus. 1 will impede your athletics the other will make you a gimp. ...Read more

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I fell on mon and hit my left elbow on a table. Since then I've had arm pain, my arm feels hot, and it hurts to use it. Should I just rest or get help?

I fell on mon and hit my left elbow on a table. Since then I've had arm pain, my arm feels hot, and it hurts to use it. Should I just rest or get help?

Get it checked: Without being able to examine your arm and assess for swelling, redness, movement, etc. Its hard to say for certain whether there is possibly a fracture or infection/inflammation somewhere or whether this can just be treated with pain medications and rest. It is best to get it checked by an MD. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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I have arm pain that "zings" intermittently. It's lower mid bicep. It hurts worse at night and can be hot to touch. Any ideas?

I have arm pain that "zings" intermittently. It's lower mid bicep. It hurts worse at night and can be hot to touch. Any ideas?

Arm Pain: Arm pains with 'zings' are usually nerve related. Dependent on the frequency, severity, and duration, as well as any other symptoms - weakness or sensation disturbances, the treatment will vary. You need to see your primary care physician for evaluation. You may need a cervical MRI to evaluate your neck. ...Read more

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Help! Pain in shoulder and upper arm till elbow. Unexpalined feeling. Hurts when I move it or raise it up. Feels weak and kind of hot from inside?

Help! Pain in shoulder and upper arm till elbow. Unexpalined feeling. Hurts when I move it or raise it up. Feels weak and kind of hot from inside?

Dx?: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Buring feeling in left arm. Hot to the touch. Also, there is a particular spot on shoulders that hurts when pressed. No pain when moving. No arm weakness.

Buring feeling in left arm. Hot to the touch. Also, there is a particular spot on shoulders that hurts when pressed. No pain when moving. No arm weakness.

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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I have a hard abcess/boil under my arm in the pit. Its hard and has not come to a head I only just noticed it yesterday. I am a meth addict do u think this could be the cause and what should I do its hurts so bad, its not hot like what ive seen from peopl

I have a hard abcess/boil under my arm in the pit. Its hard and has not come to a head I only just noticed it yesterday. I am a meth addict do u think this could be the cause and what should I do its hurts so bad, its not hot like what ive seen from peopl

See doctor: I appears that you have a infection (likely staph) which needs to be treated by a doctor. If you don't have one, go to the ER before this spreads further. Perhaps you can get some help on your meth addiction as well even though I don't believe these two events are related (unless you have been injecting the material). ...Read more

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I was stung by a hornet in my upper arm Sunday. The rash is growing in size. It is now moving down my arm. It itches, hurts and hot to the touch.

I was stung by a hornet in my upper arm Sunday. The rash is growing in size. It is now moving down my arm. It itches, hurts and hot to the touch.

See a doctor: The expanding rash with pain and warmth suggest significant inflammation and possible infection. Best to see a doctor for examination. ...Read more

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My arm right before my wrist veins hurt. Feels hot sometimes and slight swelling. Dr. Says gout but gout meds don't help. Anything else it could be?

My arm right before my wrist veins hurt. Feels hot sometimes and slight swelling. Dr. Says gout but gout meds don't help. Anything else it could be?

Gout unlikely: You are young enough to eliminate gout. That is the area where we consider tendonitis or bone pain.Since the area hurts so I am more inclined to consider tendon as the source. Ask you physician to consider tendonitis. ...Read more

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When doing push-ups, why do my arms hurt? Does that mean the exercise is working?

When doing push-ups, why do my arms hurt? Does that mean the exercise is working?

Its strenuous: Obviously pushups are a strenuous exercise where
you lift your entire body weight with your arms
If you are not that strong you may overdue it or feel
post exercise in your upper chest or shoulder
As long as it fades over 1-2 days its probably just
muscular soreness ...Read more

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Why do my arms hurt, I have excruciating pain it feels like its in the bone usually after doing hard work, like today 8hrs of demolition.?

It depends: Arm pain can have many causes. It can come from over use or occasionally it can be referred from your neck. You can treat this with rest, warmth, and anti-inflammatory medication. If it fails to resolve then you might want to see a doctor and get some x-rays. ...Read more

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Why does it hurt when I have to raise my arms to do something?

Shoulder strain??: The symptoms you describe could be due to a shoulder strain. See your family doctor, internist, or orthopedic specialist to confirm your particular diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why does it hurt me unerd my arms right in the arm pit when I strech my arms out? Pain not always there should I go chk it out?

Possible strain?: Without an exam, tough to really know what this could be. Since it concerns you enough to ask about it and discuss it on the computer, it would be nice for you to get it checked out. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How come my arms hurt after lifting weights?

How come my arms hurt after lifting weights?

Muscle fatigue: You are working your muscles and they need to recover. This is normal. ...Read more

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Why does my arm hurts when I try to stretch my arms?

Why does my arm hurts when I try to stretch my arms?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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My arms and wrists hurt really bad. Should I ice it?

My arms and wrists hurt really bad. Should I ice it?

Yes: Yes icing would help, along with pain meds.
You should see your doctor so a proper diagnosis as to why you are hurting can be made? ...Read more

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Why do my arms still hurt after lifting weights a week ago?

Rhabdomyolysis: You may have lifted long enough and repetitively to get some rhabdomyolysis. This takes longer to recover from. One of the byproducts is myoglobin that is toxic to the kidneys and can hurt your renal system. ...Read more

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Female lifted too much weight now have bigger arms and hurts, what to do?

Female lifted too much weight now have bigger arms and hurts, what to do?

Weight lifter: My best advice would be for you to see a trainer at least once.
Almost all of them are good and will look after you well. ...Read more

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Arms hurt so much from raking all day. What should I use to sleep tonight?

Arms hurt so much from raking all day. What should I use to sleep tonight?

NSAID: I would take a non-steroidal anti -inflammatory agent like Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) to help reduce inflammation. Also taking a hot shower might help. ...Read more

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Help please. When I do benchpress only my arms hurt and not my chest. Why?

Benchpress: Properly performed bench presses should make the chest a little sore if you are trying to increase strength and muscle mass. If your arms hurt and your chest does not hurt then you may need to do some exercises to target your arms. Also, have your bench press technique checked out by a personal trainer. ...Read more