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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: It would depend on the severity of the tear, your overall health, your prescribed therapy and your own inate ability to heal. It could be anywhere fr ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Sartorius: If that is a persistent issue and PT not belong I would discuss with a orthopedist
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Not yet: Muscle twitching for two days in a middle age male is very likely related to isolated overuse of a local muscle group. Warm soaks, calcium supplements ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Get better: Heat, massage, streching will relax it, it will come back to normal.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: They could have used the gracilis as part of the graft. The sartorial is never used as a graft. However, the current pain is more likely from limping. ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Tear: It could be acute strain or a sprain. Rest and anti inflammatory medication would be effective. Also moist heat compresses may help. Good Luck
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Rawlinson
37 years experience Sports Medicine
Advise PT for rehab: See a pt for rehab. If no better in 2 weeks see pcp or an ortho doc.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Pain and weakness: A muscle tear generally causes pain, swelling, bruising, and weakness. See your doctor if you have these symptoms.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Heal w/scar: A 'torn' muscle does heal but depending on the size of the tear and location it generally heals w/ fibrous tissue similar to scar tissue.Muscle does n ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aruna Seneviratne
25 years experience Sports Medicine
Rest and PT: Torn muscles need rest, ice and some anti inflammatory medications to hasten recovery. Often, physical therapy will be important to hasten healing.
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