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What are the most common causes/symptoms of a strained/pulled scm muscle? best ways to treat & get relief? how long before it heals?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
Sometimes. If it is-: -due to trauma or during exercise probably strain. But trauma can lead to a clot if. Only way to really determine is by duplex Doppler. This is a test done in a radiology department. B evacuated by your PCP and go from there.

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Last updated Nov 27, 2017

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