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Can you pull a muscle from vomiting

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Dr. Kamlesh Desai
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes.
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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Intercostal. : The intercostal muscles are those that are found in between our ribs. With violent coughing or vomiting, it is actually possible to pull one or severa ... Read More
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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pulled muscle: If you retching badly you may pull a muscle.
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 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Muscle strain: Muscle strain is definitely a possibility after a severe episode of vomiting or retching. Strong abdominal contractions can cause pain in and of them ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
Probably Not: Needs GI evaluation. Examine your diet, eliminate gas-producing high-carb foods like bread, potatoes. Expect to have bariuem enema or ct of the abdome ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Hydration: You should give her fluids in the form of juice, water, flat carbonated drinks so that she is well hydrated. The muscle aches will subside on its own. ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes.: Any side effects will,be minimized by your condition. I assume you are not pregnant.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
Can it ever: I was food poisoned once in new orleans. I pulled every muscle in my belly throwing up. Sore for a week.
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