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Old 08-22-2007, 04:37 AM   #1
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Question Biceps tendonitis and numbness

After a trip to the urgent doctors on Saturday morning and being diagnosed with biceps tendonitis, I walked away with a handful of prescriptions and some exercises to do.

It's slowly healing, I assume, but my job does not really permit me to rest it like I should.

I am concerned, however, because at least twice I have had episodes of numbness over my bicep, the side closest to my body.

Would this be caused by any of my prescriptions (Vicodin/ Flexeril/ Ibuprofen), is it part of the tendonitis, or something else altogether?

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Old 08-22-2007, 10:02 AM   #2
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Re: Biceps tendonitis and numbness

Talk to your Dr & have him give you something to give your boss, telling him you need to rest at times. I had tendonitis too, in my forearm (from mopping quickly every night at work. I quit the job, also because my co-workers thought I was a just rich lady (I'm not) so would only snear(sp) at me thus it wasn't a good job.) I couldn't carry anything. Even holding a coffee cup hurt.

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