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how long does a pulled muscle hurt

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wendy ann Dicks
Specializes in Aesthetic Medicine
Tendinitis : Dear patient a pulled muscle may take 4 - 6 weeks to heal so maybe you need some gentle physio with stretching and massage. You can also take a anti i ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Smith
17 years experience Family Medicine
Days to weeks: Some muscles heal quickly while others may take much longer to heal. If in doubt of the diagnosis, see your doctor.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Tincture of time: A pulled muscle is the presence of "micro-tears" among some of the fibers within that muscle. They cause a certain amount of swelling, which causes t ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Below: It is dependent on the extent of the injury. Minor- a fed days More extensive-weeks to months.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usually a pulled---: --muscle always is painful, even if U turn over in bed. A come & go pain may B a stress fracture depending on what U do that brings it on. A runne ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kayvanfar
45 years experience Sports Medicine
Refer to answer: This is very vague question. Back of the heel, or bottom of the heel. Usually should heal within four weeks. If persist beyond that time, refer to a p ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Farley
9 years experience General Practice
It depends: It really all depends on if you might be doing something to re-injure the muscle. If it truly is just a muscle strain, if you are resting the muscle ... Read More
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A 39-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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Smith
17 years experience Family Medicine
Days to weeks: Some muscles heal quickly while others may take much longer to heal. If in doubt of the diagnosis, see your doctor.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Moist heat, Motrin: Apply moist heat on it several time a day and use motrin, it depend how severe it is it take from 2 -10 days.
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