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can a pulled muscle cause bruising

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Speculum: Pressure or trauma from the opening and use of the speculum.

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: A pulled muscle is actually a muscle tear. It will usually take about 6 weeks to heal.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usually these are:-: Self limiting conditions, unless you are frequently re-injuring yourself. You can try pain meds like nsaids, eg advil or aleve (naproxen) + a muscle ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Thigh symptoms: You may have a pulled muscle or something else. The only way to know is to see your doctor. He/she will diagnose and treat accordingly. Peace and g ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
muscle damage?: If there is bruising - and could be musle injury unless there was cutaneous injury. I would get this evaluated to be certain
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Salko
19 years experience Family Medicine
Similar pain: All three of these injuries can have a similar presentation of chest wall pain and pain with movement and expansion i the rib cage. The difference ma ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Bailie
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: If it is an intercostal muscle between the ribs or other muscle around the chest. But don't assume it is a pulled muscle since more serious things nee ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
44 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: G o to see a surgeon.

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