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Can You Pull A Head Muscle
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
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
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
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
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
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YES, BUT once the Ms: has healed and fully recovered and got stronger, with proper treatment and Therapy. See an Orthopod and be treated till healed. GOOD LUCK. ...Read more
During exercise, I might have caused a mild muscle strain or rupture in the upper back area. Probably trapezius or rhomboideus muscle. What to do?
REST AND HEAT: if you just did it ice will work better to minimize the damage in the muscle. after that, rest and heat is the key to overcome the spasm in the muscle that causing the pain. you can do some stretching exercise to the muscle as well. have some body apply icy hot on the area as well. take aleve, (naproxen) or naprosen, it works better than ibuprofen on muscle. good luck ...Read more
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