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Is severe pain especially in the arm common for a person working in a wooden yard for long hours?

Worked in yard with chainsaw cutting limbs about 8 inches thing for about 8 hours. Two hours later on n s verse pain. Took 2 500 mg of Tylenol and am drinking lots of water thought those two things would help also using heating pad with no relief. What do I do now . In severe pain especially the arms
Fri, 9 Aug 2019
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello,

The pain in the arm seems to be related to the over the use of the muscle.

I suggest using anti-inflammatory medications such as Acetaminophen.

I also suggest using anti-inflammatory cream for local application such as Voltaren cream.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi, General & Family Physician
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