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Can You Pull A Muscle From Vomiting
Yes: Then the question becomes "is the pain actually a muscle pull?" if your chest hurts after vomiting, it could be due to acid in the esophagus or other gi/cardiac problem. If your left upper abdomen hurts, are you vomiting due to an ulcer? Then, the pain is not a muscle pull. Call your doctor to review your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Only part of problem: John, While anxiety can increase muscle tone, this is not likely the biggest reason for a tear. More likely the injured muscle was tight from lack of stretching, or even over-stretching/weakness. A muscle tear or sprain is diagnosed through a physical exam by a doctor and confirmed with an MRI. Although if the pain improves spontaneously an MRI often will not alter the treatment plan. ...Read more
Unfortunately, yes: Severe coughing can easily lead to other problems including pulled muscle in the back or chest wall. The high pressures generated from coughing can lead to hoarse voice, irritation and more cough. Severe coughing can lead to vomiting. I had one patient who coughed so hard, she fractured a rib. Therefore, it's important to identify the cause of the cough and treat it appropriately. ...Read more
Yes: This is not uncommon to pull the intercostal muscles between the ribs. Healing is like other muscle pulls but due to continual breathing the healing period may be longer due to continuous "tweaking' of the pulled muscle and if you don't breath deeply, pneumonias can theorectically develop. ...Read more
Not likely. : The fingers themselves don't have muscles inside them. They do have tendons, bones, ligaments, blood vessels and nerves. The muscles that control the fingers are in the forearm and palm. If you have soreness in the finger itself it could be do ligament injury, fracture, or tendon injury. ...Read more
Absolutely: Yes, coughing , particularly of it is prolonged and/or particularly severe can cause muscular injury. If it does not get better soon, consider being seen. ...Read more
Massage no/ neck yes: Masage therapists are trained to avoid damage. With a neckinjury aproper evaluation is required. ...Read more
Strength loss first: It is amazing how quickly lack of activity can impact the body. Muscle weakness, and even loss of muscle mass is a common and quick effect of illness and being bedridden. I warn patients that for every day in bed especially if critically ill, it can take 4 days of therapy to regain strength to the previous level. Activity is so important for overall and muscle health! ...Read more
What are the first aid that i can do for a person having muscle strain started from the neck then radiated to other body muscle?
See a physician.: He probably have a cervical strain. He should consult a physician. These symptoms are caused due to muscle spasm. Your physician can prescribe some nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication and muscle relaxants and or physical therapy which will help to alleviate the pain. ...Read more
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