June is Off to a Great Start!

@DianneN (57300)
United States
June 1, 2017 2:56pm CST
I thought I tore a muscle in my upper arm while walking one afternoon in Florida. Sounds silly, but I was power walking and punching the air to put more oomph into my walk. It hurts when I dress and undress or sleep on it. Today, I had my physical. While there, my doctor examined it and told me to try an anti inflammatory such as Tylenol. If I don't see improvement in a week or so, I must see an orthopedic surgeon. Otherwise, my visit went well. I'm as healthy as an ox and that pleased me and my doctor.
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• Lakewood, Colorado
1 Jun
Wow you may have to see a surgeon he said? Maybe. I hope not Dianne.
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
1 Jun
Only if it isn't better. I just don't want a scar if I need surgery, especially for my son's wedding. Ugh!
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• Lakewood, Colorado
1 Jun
@DianneN Yes hope it will heal of its own accord. Bayer Back and Body works good for aches.
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
1 Jun
@TiarasOceanView Thanks for your recommendation. I need to buy more tomorrow and will get some. Hugs!
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@Corbin5 (78823)
• United States
1 Jun
Oh, I hope you do not need further intervention regarding your shoulder, but cannot have it causing you pain all the time. Good news regarding being healthy as an ox!!!
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
1 Jun
I certainly don't want surgery, especially before the wedding. I also wear a lot of strapless dresses and don't think a scar would be too becoming. Ugh! Yet, I'm healthy as an ox.
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@Corbin5 (78823)
• United States
1 Jun
@DianneN Oh yes!! The wedding!!! Let's hope no surgical intervention is needed!!!
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
1 Jun
@Corbin5 If it is, I will wait until next spring when we return from Florida. I insist!
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@Nawsheen (22857)
• Mauritius
1 Jun
Aww look at Doodles. Haha not hiding today. I hope that you get well soon. Take care
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
1 Jun
Thank you! He was waiting for treats. Such a pig!
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@Marty1 (25646)
• Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
3 Jun
I Hope the Tylenol works. It doesn't sound silly the way it happened. In fact, that power walk is probably the reason in other ways you are healthier than an ox! have no idea if i am healthy. I had to get new earlier doctor;s appointments to cover my hospital discharge., I am getting a blood test ion Tuesday morning and see my psychiatrist again on Friday. Therapist next Monday, Injection on Tuesday and two heart doc appointments one to get an echocardiogram and another office visit! Wish you all thing s well!
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
3 Jun
Many thanks. I hope all goes well with all your appointments, too. Actually, I'm sure they will go well.
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@Marty1 (25646)
• Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
4 Jun
@DianneN Thank you so much! I apprreciate your positivity! I really have no idea how my appoitments will go but am hoping for the best. I feel better with your great attitude! My first one is this coming Friday to my psychiatrist which my sister is taking me to this appointment! Then the week after that is busy!
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
6 Jun
@Marty1 I will be thinking of you.
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@allknowing (55139)
• India
1 Jun
You need to have it thoroughly checked as it seems a long time that you had this small accident if I might call it that.
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
2 Jun
I'm hoping it's not a tear. The surgeon is one that my son used two+ years ago. He has an excellent reputation, but I would still love not seeing him.
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@Hatley (157768)
• Garden Grove, California
7 Jun
@DianneN physicasl therapywilljeal parial eedon ters so mo surgeryi is required just somepjysical therapy pop;lush heaton the spot and electrmoic masdsage
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@allknowing (55139)
• India
7 Jun
@DianneN Decision is yours but let that decision be the right one
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@MALUSE (31718)
• Denmark
1 Jun
If I see things right, you're as healthy as a cow, not an ox. :-)
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
1 Jun
But an ox is stronger!
@MALUSE (31718)
• Denmark
1 Jun
@DianneN Try crossing a meadow where cows and their calves graze and you'll learn that a cow is very strong. Once a silly woman did this with her dog which decided to bark at the cows. One cow killed it.
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
1 Jun
@MALUSE Oh, no! I didn't need to know that. Here, if you are healthy, it is said that you are strong as an ox. That was my mother's favorite idiom. Being a cow is derogatory. It means you are rather fat.
@Courtlynn (47343)
• United States
1 Jun
I hope it works. And yay! *cheers*
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
1 Jun
Lol! I took two Tylenol Extra Strength and already feel it working. How can that be? lol
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@Courtlynn (47343)
• United States
1 Jun
@DianneN not sure. Tylenol takes least 30mins to work on me. Lol
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
1 Jun
@Courtlynn I'm mental! lol. However, it does feel a bit better.
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@moffittjc (34694)
• Gainesville, Florida
3 Jun
Don't laugh, but I pulled a chest muscle a couple of weeks ago when I was stretching when I got out of bed for work one morning. It hurt bad enough that I had to go to the doctor. He said the same thing to me...take some Tylenol
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
3 Jun
I'm not laughing. Things go haywire once we hit a certain age - 39!
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@moffittjc (34694)
• Gainesville, Florida
4 Jun
@DianneN Yeah, we all start to fall apart around age 40. Looks like it's hitting you a year early! lol
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
6 Jun
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@ridingbet (36382)
• Philippines
2 Jun
Doodles is a scary cat. he is looking at me. hahaha! i hope your tendons, ligaments, and muscles are not stretched or strained.
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
3 Jun
Doodles was watching me come down the stairs. He won't hurt you! lol I hope I didn't tear anything. Any suggestions for me?
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@ridingbet (36382)
• Philippines
4 Jun
@DianneN i believe if you are tired from those somewhat strenuous activities, you should take a warm bath so your blood vessels will dilate. then, you can finish your bath/shower with cold water so the blood vessels will constrict.
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
7 Jun
@ridingbet Thank you for the wonderful advice. I'm fine now, finally, but will heed your advice next time. I'm sure there will be a next time and very soon. lol
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@jobelbojel (4720)
• Philippines
3 Jun
I hope it gets better soon. My friend also use Tylenol.
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
3 Jun
Thanks so much. I will give it two weeks and see if the pain is gone.
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• Philippines
3 Jun
@DianneN hoping it will be faster than two weeks.
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
3 Jun
@jobelbojel Me, too! Thanks so much.
@bluesa (11828)
• Johannesburg, South Africa
2 Jun
Thank goodness all is well with you @DianneN , I just hope your upper arm feels better soon!
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
3 Jun
All is well, thank goodness, except for that darn arm. I'm hoping to avoid surgery. Yikes! Many thanks, Catherine and hugs back!
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@bluesa (11828)
• Johannesburg, South Africa
4 Jun
@DianneN I hope your arm will heal without needing surgery, Dianne.
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
6 Jun
@bluesa Me, too, Catherine. Ugh!
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@LadyDuck (118527)
• Switzerland
2 Jun
My right upper arm hurts too (sister again?). It already happened two years ago, I refused surgery and I had physiotherapy sessions. I feel that I need again to see my physio.
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
3 Jun
Oh, no! Mine is my left and I'm right handed. Sometimes I just want to put it in a sling to keep it immobilized, but that's not going to happen. I'd have PT if the doctor suggests it. We certainly are sisters!!! Did the therapy help?
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@LadyDuck (118527)
• Switzerland
4 Jun
@DianneN Yes, the therapy helped and after 10 sessions I was able to use my arm and shoulder without feeling pain. I had the problem three years ago and for the following 3 years I had no problem. I do not know what happened, but now it hurts again. I will go to see my physio.
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
6 Jun
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@amadeo (46199)
• United States
1 Jun
Good news there.I am sure that it is not much of anything and hope not
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
1 Jun
Thanks. I thought I had a tear in my muscle. If it doesn't get better, I may.
@Hatley (157768)
• Garden Grove, California
7 Jun
@DianneN more liely a tendon partial tear that physical therapywill heal im severral sessions
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
8 Jun
@Hatley I will have to get the surgeon to look at it. Thanks, Dr. Patsie!
@ShifaLk (7313)
• India
7 Jun
Oh no please get well soon and take care
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
7 Jun
I'm fine again until the next time! lol
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@ShifaLk (7313)
• India
13 Jun
@DianneN I wish it to be forever :)
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@RubyHawk (21451)
• Atlanta, Georgia
7 Jun
You have every right to be pleased. Hope That arms better soon.
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
7 Jun
The Tylenol is only slightly helping. I will wait another week or so. Thank you!
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@RubyHawk (21451)
• Atlanta, Georgia
8 Jun
@DianneN Hopefully it will be better and you won't have to see a surgeon.
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• Bucharest, Romania
2 Jun
Hi Dianne. Hope you will be fine and the pain will go away. What is your opinion on veganism?
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
3 Jun
Thanks so much. I'm a meat and potatoes girl.
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• Bucharest, Romania
3 Jun
@DianneN Well, I wanted to see if you have an opinion on veganism but that answer is pretty suggestive itself I suppose.
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@BelleStarr (31177)
• Portland, Connecticut
7 Jun
I have never found Tylenol to help with these sorts of things, Ibuprofen is much more effective but of course, I am not a doctor. I hope it helps. Glad you got a good report.
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
7 Jun
It is helping, slightly. I will give it another week or so.
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@Hatley (157768)
• Garden Grove, California
7 Jun
I bet whatyou have is called a partial tendon tearsjurts but [jysical therapy is what finallh heals it
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
7 Jun
Oh, my! Thanks for telling me.
@Tampa_girl7 (21301)
• United States
4 Jun
I hope the Tylenol will work
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
4 Jun
Me, too! Thanks.
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@dodo19 (27729)
• Beaconsfield, Quebec
2 Jun
Hopefully, things go well. Overall though, it does sound as though you are in pretty good shape.
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@DianneN (57300)
• United States
3 Jun
Thanks! I'm quite healthy except for this. It is very annoying.
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