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A Swollen Trapezius Muscle In A Child
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
What is the difference in a muscle knot, and a swollen muscle? I have had a hard knotted/swollen sore oblique/ab for months that is not healing.
Get checked: The "swollen" muscle could be from spasm (think Charlie horse) or a growth in the muscle. Can't tell from your info, but your report that this condition started months ago & causes soreness is concerning. You need a clinician to examine you. You may need imaging or even a biopsy, but maybe only physical therapy. Do get checked. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok to have a half a cm smal node in the lower posterior triangle infront trapezius after a soar throat? Not visibile to the eye in any position?
Trapezius muscle: The trapezius (connects the neck and mid back to the shoulder blade) is the most common muscle to develop 'trigger points'. Usually associated with poor sleep, stress, poor posture or long periods of sitting, insufficient stretching/exercise. A 'pinched nerve' root will cause pain down the arm and is not a typical cause of neck or shoulder blade pain. ...Read more
Yes--hoarseness: Your larynx--voice box and vocal cords are made of many small muscles and excesive/loud screaming at a ballgame can cause trauma/inflammation leading to hoarseness etc..Som have fun, but take it easy. Hoarseness from such cause usually resolves in few days with voice rest/fluids etc...If it persists, consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Would it be better to consult a d.C., a d.O., a d.P.T, a neurologist, or an orthopedist for the chronic pain & stiffness in my back, neck and head?
Pain management spec: A comprehensive pain management specialist can help with the diagnosis and management of all aspects of your problems and refer you to the right therapist, chiropractor or surgeon if needed. Look for a pain specialist who is board certified. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle burning and aching in leg after a pubic symphysis realignment (happened a month ago). Is this a sign of fibromyalgia. and or a bad alignment?
Sciatica?: 20's female considers "fibromyalgia" (FM) & leg pain after symphysis pubis "realignment". Not enough pain loci to suggest FM. Sciatic leg pain attends pelvic girdle sacroiliac joint (SIJ) subluxation, which is commonly concurrent w. symphysis pubis torsion/subluxation. "Headwaters" tracts of sciatic nerve cross ventral aspect of SIJ sulcus before grouping into sciatic nerve that exits the pelvis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ever possible to pull, sprain or train a neck muscle after a particularly severe and sudden asthma attack?
Is a moderate internal pain central to the lower torso more likely to be a strained muscle or a kidney problem? The pain lasted a few days.
Here are some ...: As long as being tolerable, remaining afebrile, & getting betterslowly but surely day by day, time with patience is the best medicine for now. Meanwhile, recollect the info on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, and progress of the symptom over time, and bring those to Doc for analysis + physical exam + possible tests so to deduce ?Dx for proposing reasonable Rx/care/counseling... ...Read more
I was rubbing neck because of a sore muscle and found a ball..little smaller then a pea one inch above collar bone toward jugular. movable n smooth.
Lymph node: What you felt is quite likely a lymph node. From the sound of it, it does not appear to be of concern. Many people have lymph nodes that they feel, and it does not mean anything cancerous. The fact that it can be moved around, and is smooth are all good signs. If you still are concerned, have your doctor do an exam. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Relocating a dislocated shoulder on a pitch could I have trapped a muscle because they are very sore now + my arm is in a sling now?
See a doctor: You should not relocate a dislocated joint on your own. ...Read more
Can a pinched nerve in the L4-L5 and/or S1 cause a muscle in the leg to stay in a contracted state?
Definitely, yes: Pinched nerve can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a pain in the crease of groin and knee on the left side, seems muscular. should I see a chiropractor or a physiotherapist?
Please start by: seeing your doc for a diagnosis. He/she may refer you to the proper professional for further treatment as needed. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Would an infected tonsil or a stone cause a pain in the back of the neck and sore swellen , achy upper spine? And tight muscles in the upper back ?
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