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Pain killers for a muscle tear - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   hi...I have a some pain after getting a message done on my upper body and i have noticed that a small lump appeared on the left upper arm and it painful should i be concerned?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   May I ask you few questions to know about you?
User :   yes u may
Doctor :   Please give your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height, & Weight
User :   36, f, california,, homemaker, m, 5'5, 140 lb
Doctor :   Where are the pains?
User :   ive had in my chest wall left side , dr had said that it was due to muscle pain, went yesterday to get a massage and today i had notices a small lump on my left upper arm which is painful
Doctor :   Did you have this chest pain before getting the massage?
User :   yes i have had them for over a yr
Doctor :   Has this pain aggravated following the massage?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Or have you developed new pains elsewhere also?
Doctor :   other than the bump pain?
User :   no
Doctor :   How big is this lump?
User :   thedr's keep telling me alot of it has to do with enxiaty
User :   penny size
Doctor :   No, not the lump though
Doctor :   the other symptoms, yes , it could be due to anxiety
Doctor :   Is the lump very painful?
User :   somewhat
Doctor :   Can you give me an idea, could you grade on a scale of 10?
User :   7
Doctor :   It must be a muscle tear, you
Doctor :   need analgesics
Doctor :   & rest
Doctor :   After a weeks rest, you may need physiotherapy
User :   so i shlouldnt worry about the lump
Doctor :   No, just take care of it as I said
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