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Could Getting Hit By A Pitch In Baseball Cause A Ruptured Muscle
Very rarely: This would most likely cause a contusion. A larger contusion is often called a hematoma with significant amount of bleeding beneath the skin. Muscles are quite vascular, and if injured, can definitely bleed enough to cause a sizable hematoma. In all of my years of playing & coaching baseball and treating baseball players, i've never seen a muscle rupture from a direct blow by a baseball. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have a dent in my right thigh muscle from either a grade 3 strain or tear, or from when I got hit by a car. Can you fix muscle dents?
Can a pulled muscle in you're neck or a similar strain cause ear pain and ear ringing I have a very physical job of constant heavy lifting ?
Seeing as how I just: ....did exactly that while sitting here and answering the last question....Geezzz...what the heck was that?? I yawned..it's 5:22a in the Great Lakes Region...do you know where your on call telemedicine doc is? So I yawned and I think I just found some neck muscles I must've grown since yesterday. & it pulled all the way up into my ear like mom used to do! No ringing though. Doubt that's related. ...Read more
YES!: To concus means 'to shake violently'; which is what happens to the brain when the head or trunk is violently impacted. This violent event causes brain injury at the cellular level, which is why symptoms and recovery are vary from person to person. The key to recovery is close follow up with a provider knowledgeable in the concussion who'll monitor symptoms & neurocognitive test results. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I think I have sciatic nerve pain, it might have been brought on by a kick of the football. Is this a common footballers injury?
Given Your Pain: I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: The injury usually occurs in a car when someone is hit from behind and is restrainted by the seatbelt. That type of neck movement would be less likely on a motorcycle, but it might be possible. Neck injuries can occur in motor cycle accidents. ...Read more
Difficult: To say without a physical exam, but if the pop was felt and heard in front hip area could be one of the many ligaments in the quadriceps muscle. A tear would be a little more dramatic and sometimes may leave bulge. ...Read more
The hospital said it was a bad strain could they miss a clot? from a bad muscle strain in my calf
Could a hit on the head cause hair loss/damage? And if it could cause hair loss, would it be a spot or marbling (spread out, like in a steak.)
I'm a volleyball player and have had a shoulder injury for a while now. Anytime i swing in a game, it pains as if the ball has removed from the socket?
Need Exam: A number of possibilities but at the top at your age and with your description is impingement syndrome (rotator cuff injury) and should be evaluated soon in order to preserve your level of functioning and prevent further injury. See a good sports medicine or orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
By mistake, I jammed the corner of my laptop into the left side of my chest fairly hard.How likely is it I caused a cardiac injury or commotio cordis?
Very Very Unlikely: Hi Savannah, I doubt you did any injury at all to your heart as it requires significant force to cause cardiac injury such as getting into a car accident. Any pain you may feel now is from injuring the overlying skin, muscle and rib cage. If you are still concerned, it is always reasonable to get a check up from your primary care doctor or schedule a health tap consult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause seizures in your sleep and could it be a brain tumor because I do have a knot behind my right ear hard as a rock the size of a marble?
No. : Once in a while i will see a patient that has breast cancer that had trauma similar to being hit with a softball who thinks the trauma caused the breast cancer. There has been no proof that that occurs, but trauma may bring attention to that area of the breast which leads to the diagnosis. If you have a breast mass that you are worried about, don't ignore it even if it seems to be due to trauma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the worse that can happen from a soccer ball being kicked into my head? Concussion or could it kill me?
Hi, I took a hit in the head last night from hockey, which resulted in a concussion. Would vaping be a bad idea? Thanks
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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
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