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can you pull a muscle from throwing up

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: This is not uncommon to pull the intercostal muscles between the ribs. Healing is like other muscle pulls but due to continual breathing the healing ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
A Strain: Or a pulled muscle is tears within muscle fibers caused by muscle that is stretched too far.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Leave it alone: Resting the muscle help it heal faster.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Balaram
14 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not likely. : The fingers themselves don't have muscles inside them. They do have tendons, bones, ligaments, blood vessels and nerves. The muscles that control the ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unfortunately, yes: Severe coughing can easily lead to other problems including pulled muscle in the back or chest wall. The high pressures generated from coughing can l ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me understand: You mean the head of a muscle can pulled out from it head? Or the muscles of the head can they pulled? Either way both could be pulled and injured.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: A comprehensive rehab program is appropriate following surgery or injury. If you have nerve damage, muscle atrophy/weakness may be permanent.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: A charley horse is an involuntary muscle contraction which is prolonged. If the spasm is strong enough and starts abruptly enough, tendons can be dama ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Villanueva
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Sprain: Yes you can sprain or strain your muscle without tearing it. Especially on a strenous activity.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes.: It is possible to strain abdominal muscles from throwing up as you contract them in the process of retching when you throw up.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Absolutely: I'm sorry you're sick. Use ice packs, and see a doctor about the vomiting if it doesn't resolve promptly.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
YES, BUT once the Ms: has healed and fully recovered and got stronger, with proper treatment and Therapy. See an Orthopod and be treated till healed. GOOD LUCK.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Possibilities: Are electrolyte disturbance, not enough blood circulation, nerve impingement, medication side effect. If it becomes recurrent problem, consult a doc ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Crosstrainers are low impact machines to perform cardiovascular, upper body and lower body exercises. It does not exercise the core muscles. They do n ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Unlikely muscle: Unlikely that this is muscle after 3 months. Burning suggests the intercostal nerve was damaged. This can be verifyed by an EMG and then appropriatel ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes easily.: Any form of bending, side to side motion of the trunk/spine, strenuous physical activity can cause muscle strain and back pain. Hope you feel better s ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes.: A pulled or strained muscle can give you pain when you breathe because of the expansion of the rib cage, that puts a stress on those muscles.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Shybut
16 years experience Sports Medicine
Strength training : You'll want to do anaerobic exercises-short all out sprints on the treadmill with recovery periods in between; lower body exercises such as squats, lu ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Stretches: You should see a doctor to make sure there are no underlying injuries, but you can go to our website familyhealth.Pro, go to links tab, look for video ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: Actually from heavy lifting anytime. If you overwork a muscle you can get cramps and spasm.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pulled muscle: If you retching badly you may pull a muscle.

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