A member asked:

I punctured my left quad 4 days ago $ ended up with 10 stitches. dr said no muscle damage but my quad is super sore / tight. is this normal?

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Dr. Dean Giannone answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

The local inflammation and presence of the stitches can make this area feel tight and sore even in the absence of actual quadriceps muscle damage. But, if soreness and tightness persist beyond another ten days, then an MRI may be in order.

Answered Oct 21, 2016



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