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Discomfort and pain in right arm suggestive of muscle spasm - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i have discomfort in my arm
User :   just my right arm though, not my left
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   since when is it?
User :   just a few days ago
Doctor :   do you have pain or tingling sensation or numbness
User :   it's pain
Doctor :   u had any fall or injury?
User :   it is bearable in the beginning, but it becomes sharper if i continue
User :   no i didnt injure it
Doctor :   is there any back ache?
User :   no
Doctor :   when does the pain increase?
User :   usually when i'm lifting things
Doctor :   are you taking any medications or ointment
User :   like when i carry my briefcase to work, i have to switch hands
User :   no
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   is it only in the arm or whole hand including fingers
User :   arm
Doctor :   it can be a muscle spasm
Doctor :   aplly 1 analgesic along with muscle relaxant
User :   ok i'll try that
Doctor :   if it doesn't reduce then consult a orthopaedician
User :   thank you
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