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very sore after deep tissue massage

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
32 years experience Integrative Medicine
Massage soreness: Make sure you are drinking enough water to cleanse the toxins from the muscles. Also NSAIDs should help!
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: If the masseuse actually bruised you or even tore muscle fibers, the answer is yes. However, the pain should not last much longer and if it lasts more ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely: It is more likely you had an allergic reaction to the massage lubricant.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
13 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Rare: I would not expect this to happen unless the positioning during the massage was inadequate causing pressure areas that did not become painful until th ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
36 years experience Periodontics
Keep it simple: Possibly you pulled a muscle. Get it some time and see if it gets better. If not see a doctor.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: One has to find out what is causing pain in order to decide on treatment of it. Things that are under the ribs include the breathing muscles (diaphrag ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
See your GP: We/your GP need more info. What happened a few months ago? Radial side of what? Best to ask your parent(s)/guardian to take you to see your GP for com ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor now: If you are experiencing weakness, this is an emergency. You need to go to the nearest er.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Pyles
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Talk to your doctor : Pain during intercourse is a common problem and may be due to a variety of causes. See your doctor for an evaluation. The treatment will be based on ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: A back problem that doesn't go away should be evaluated by a primary care doctor, who might refer one to a physical therapist, orthopedic spine doctor ... Read More
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