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intermittent stabbing pain in left tricep

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Dr. Olgeta Xhufka

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Posted on Sun, 23 Dec 2018 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: intermittent stabbing pain in left tricep
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Answered by Dr. Olgeta Xhufka 29 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Triceps tendinitis.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear, welcome to Ask a doctor service.
I read your query and here is my advice.
I think you may be suffering from triceps tendinitis. An inflammation of tendons of triceps.
It may be caused by overuse if muscle, sudden movement or exercise.
You can use ice package on it.
Try to rest and avoid movement.
Use advil for pain.
Doing stretching and physiotherapy is advisable.

Hope I have answered the question.
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