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paraspinal muscle strain

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience 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

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: If the strain was bad the muscle will ruptur and may need surgery to repiar.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Rest: Muscle requires rest to give it a chance to heal and recover. Icing to reduce edema and inflammation is helpful, anti-inflammatories can reduce inflam ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Back strain: Oral anti-inflammatory, oral muscle relaxer, rest, alternating ice/heat.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
No: Active rest, nsaids, maybe pt with modalities, vit c...But time is the key.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Bastawrous
32 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Fever?: Appendicitis usually starts as vague pain near umbilicus the migrates to right lower quadrant. Usually associated with fever and nausea. Muscle strain ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
DEPENDS ON THE: Location, size of muscle anf type of injury that caused it, but usually 4-6 weeks.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes : It most certainly can.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Stretching: A muscle strain is an excessive stretching of the muscle fibers. A partial tearing of muscle fibers might be difficult to differentiate from a strain ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Generally acute strain will last 3-6 weeks. However, low back pain in a young male has other causes. Have yourself screened for spondylitis.

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