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Tendonitis of biceps - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi i have tendonitis in my bicep tendon.
Doctor :  
how can i help u?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
from how many days?
User :   is there something i should be doing to make myself recover quickly?
Doctor :  
whats ur age?>
Doctor :  
how do u know that it is tendonitis?
User :   ive had it for a little while but i got it diagnosed 3 days ago and thats when i started resting
User :   15
User :   orthopedic doctor
Doctor :  
Doctor :   did he gave any medicines?
User :   no
Doctor :  
what did he tell?
User :   should i take ibuprofen?
User :   he said 3 months of rest
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
User :   should i be taking ibuprofen? doing something in particular to help iti heal?
Doctor :   it will just relieve from pain

Doctor :  
but tendonitis will take lont time to heal
User :   i cant do anything to help i heal?
User :   should i refrain from writing and typing as much as possible?
Doctor :  
more so restrain from lifting from heavy weights
User :   other than that though. just walking around holdnig it. holding books... stuff like that wont hurt it?

Doctor :   it will
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