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how do i know if i pulled my hamstring

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Elson
15 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Hamstring saga: Dapending on the degree of your initial strain, the type of rehabilitation you had, and what type of sport you are involved in, hamstrings can take fo ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See a physician: See a physician for further evaluation. It's possible you may have torn a muscle or tendon and it's even possible to have an avulsion fracture.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
See a doctor: If possible, you should seek an examination by a doctor who can give you pain medication till the muscle heals. If that is a problem, you could use pa ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
By : By the date of this post, i believe your performance date has passed. For the future or anyone who may benefit from reading this post, i will advise. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Duggan
36 years experience Podiatry
Hamstring: I am treats the injury.Your dad is a great guy, but he is not correct about the hamstring injury. The severity of the injury can range from mild to se ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Give 1 wk- then MD: If your symptoms are not improving within a week of injury, seek evaluation from your MD.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Progressive: Start with ice and anti-inflammatory meds and relative rest, then progress to gentle rom and strengthening, followed by progressive strengthening and ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Go to PT: I would see a physical therapist for evaluation and treatment.
A 38-year-old female asked:
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Bakers Cyst?: A Baker's cyst is a pocket of fluid that forms a lump behind the knee. It is also called a popliteal cyst. http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/tc/ba ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Slow healing: Hamstrings heal slowly. Have you experienced significant bruising? You will be uncomfortable and limpling with a torn hamstring probably for six wee ... Read More

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