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What is Bicep muscle strain?

What is Bicep muscle strain?

  • Bicep muscle strain: Damage to the bicep muscle in the arm due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on the severity of the damage.

Bicep muscle strain: Introduction

Types of Bicep muscle strain:

Broader types of Bicep muscle strain:

How serious is Bicep muscle strain?

Prognosis of Bicep muscle strain: Most cases resolve without problems as long as the muscle is rested sufficiently to allow healing. Complications are uncommon.

What causes Bicep muscle strain?

Causes of Bicep muscle strain: see causes of Bicep muscle strain

What are the symptoms of Bicep muscle strain?

Symptoms of Bicep muscle strain: see symptoms of Bicep muscle strain

Bicep muscle strain: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Bicep muscle strain.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Bicep muscle strain.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Bicep muscle strain: Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Bicep muscle strain.
Treatments for Bicep muscle strain: see treatments for Bicep muscle strain

Name and Aliases of Bicep muscle strain

Main name of condition: Bicep muscle strain

Other names or spellings for Bicep muscle strain:

Pulled bicep muscle, Arm muscle strain [bicep]


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