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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Enlarged Muscles (Overview)

Enlarged muscles is a symptom in which a person's muscles are bigger than those of an average, normal person the same size, gender, and age. Muscles can enlarge due to exercise or due to abnormal storage of substances inside muscles.


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Could a fatty liver from being obese that is borderline enlarged cause muscles and ribs to be sore in the kidney area I have lost 52 lbs?

Could a fatty liver from being obese that is borderline enlarged cause muscles and ribs to be sore in the kidney area I have lost 52 lbs?

Doubt, but others...: Causes include musculoskeletal pain and kidney pain. Musculoskeletal is by far the most common. If not better with ibuprofen, may need an ultrasound. Remember no Ibuprofen on empty stomach, after meals only. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
10 doctors shared insights

Enlarged Muscles (Overview)

Enlarged muscles is a symptom in which a person's muscles are bigger than those of an average, normal person the same size, gender, and age. Muscles can enlarge due to exercise or due to abnormal storage of substances inside muscles.


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What are the enlarged muscles attached to chordae tendinae?

What are the enlarged muscles attached to chordae tendinae?

Papillary muscles: The papillary muscles are the muscular attachments of the chordae. These along with the valve leaflets and annuli are the mitral and tricuspid apparati. ...Read more

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What are the enlarged muscles in ventricles attached to chordae tendinae known as?

What are the enlarged muscles in ventricles attached to chordae tendinae known as?

Papillary muscle: The papillary muscles attach to the cusps of the atrioventricular valves (a.K.A. The mitral and tricuspid valves) via the chordae tendinae and contract to prevent inversion or prolapse of these valves. ...Read more

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What are the enlarged muscles attached to chordae tendinae?

Papillary muscles: The papillary muscles are the muscular attachments of the chordae. These along with the valve leaflets and annuli are the mitral and tricuspid apparati. ...Read more

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What are the enlarged muscles in ventricles attached to chordae tendinae known as?

Papillary muscle: The papillary muscles attach to the cusps of the atrioventricular valves (a.K.A. The mitral and tricuspid valves) via the chordae tendinae and contract to prevent inversion or prolapse of these valves. ...Read more

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I have enlarged masseter muscles, can clenching at night be a cause? Can it cause them to spasm and cause pain?

I have enlarged masseter muscles, can clenching at night be a cause? Can it cause them to spasm and cause pain?

Yes, yes. : Physical therapy, splint therapy, Botox , are all effective ways to address TMJ pain. Placing your tongue on the roof of your mouth to keep you from clenching during awake hours can help minimize problems. But this won't solve problems when sleeping. You can risk damage to your teeth and the disc that the condyle rides on by ignoring it. ...Read more

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Are there some face exercises to enlarge chin muscles?

Are there some face exercises to enlarge chin muscles?

Platysma: The muscle over the chin is the platysma, whose action is to drop the chin and lower the jam. Grimacing will exercise this muscle. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

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