My first ATOT medical thread! One arm is colder than the other

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  1. Leros

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    I was playing racquetball a few days ago (my first exercise in quite some time) and I ran into the wall a few times with my right shoulder. The next day my arm and shoulder felt a bit sore and still feels a bit sore now, although a bit better. My real concern is that my right arm feels a bit colder than the rest of my body. The pain is fine, there is no bruising, just the slight temperature difference. I would go see a doctor but I'm on a vacation and time is short, so I'd rather not go if I don't need to.

    What do you guys think? Any input?

    My current plan is to not see a doctor until it gets worse or stays the same for 3 more days.
     
  2. spittledip

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    nerve damage. I have nerve damage in my back from wrestling and I experience coldness/numbness in my arm sometimes. Probably will heal soon enough if you rest it though. Mine is permanent. And much worse than that if I use it to throw or play tennis or those type of motions. You could see a doctor if you dont want to chance it, but he might send you to a neurologist.
     
  3. Epic Fail

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    enough said.
     
  4. Canai

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    Yeah I couldn't help but chuckle when I saw that.
     
  5. NanoStuff

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    Sounds like a problem with one of your hearts. The right one.

    No, wait. I just remembered the medical texts. Left heart pumps to the right side of the body, right to the left. Yes that's it.
     
  6. Leros

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    Just took a nice hot bath. Feeling much better painwise. Not sure about the temperature difference though. I guess we'll see tomorrow.

    If my arm falls off, I want to do it in style. Any suggestions?
     
  7. Shawn

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    Poor circulation. They may have to amputate.
     
  8. lyssword

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    I think you can fix it with a chainsaw
     
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  10. pontifex

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    turn away from the open door, open window, fan, AC, or close the refridgerator door if you aren't going to pick something to eat!
     
  11. DaTT

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    Use your old arm as your new racquet ball racquet
     
  12. eplebnista

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    Blood clot?
     
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    might try asking in Health and Fitness, they know more about stuff like, Health
     
  14. sdifox

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    it's all the mousing you have been doing... my right hand has no grip no more... can't hold heavy stuff for long. beware the evil mouse
     
  15. moshquerade

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    http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-gu...-when-to-call-a-doctor