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Can straining on the toilet cause an oblique muscle to tear

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pmr doc for muscles: The obliques are chest wall muscles that assist in breathing. Strain for these can be treated by physical medicine or sports doctors easily. Generally ... Read More

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends: There is no way to accelerate the healing. Depending on the severity of injury it may take a couple of days to a couple of weeks. Wish you good healt ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maryam Shapland
16 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Rest: Strained abdominal muscles heal more quickly when they are rested (repeated exercise can re-traumatize the area). Over the counter pain medication c ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
It might: A sneeze is a violent propulsion of air from your lungs/nose. That force has to come from somewhere, and that somewhere is your stomach muscles.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padraic Obma
18 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Partial cause: Lupus can lead to increased inflammation in joints and specifically in the shoulder increase likelihood of tendonitis and bursitis. Lupus can also ca ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Lupus by itself does not cause rotator tear.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Muscle strain: Can be produced by lifting heavy things. Muscle pain can be a side-effect of medication, epically statin drugs which are used to lower cholesterol. ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Yes it can.
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Dr. Matthew Zwerling
51 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Not typically: It can cause low back pain or leg pain. Strains are injuries to muscle from overstretching the tissue, ie from exercises, sports, forced exertion. T ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience in Family Medicine
Unlikely: That a pinched nerve would cause this problem. You would probably benefit from a good neurologic and muscle function exam.

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