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Doctor insights on: Extra Strength Muscle Rub Medication

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I'm scared I used too much muscle rub?

I'm scared I used too much muscle rub?

You can: Always wash off excess with soap and water. ...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


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Muscle rub safe for pregnancy?

Muscle rub safe for pregnancy?

For definite check -: With your ob, but I don't think so. Any topical med when applied, does get absorbed into the body but in a very very small amounts.
May be applying it not more than twice ; in small amount would be helpful. But check with your OB for the specific cream you intend to use.
Good luck. ...Read more

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What should I do if I got muscle rub creme in eyes accidentally?

What should I do if I got muscle rub creme in eyes accidentally?

Rinse: Use water or saline solution to wash out the crime from your eyes. Of painful call an ophthalmologist to see you. ...Read more

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Can the muscle rub cream harm your baby if your pregnant?

Can the muscle rub cream harm your baby if your pregnant?

For definite check -: With your ob, but I don't think so. Any topical med when applied, does get absorbed into the body but in a very very small amounts.
May be applying it not more than twice ; in small amount would be helpful. But check with your OB for the specific cream you intend to use.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Cold air blowing in right eye day after washing muscle rub out with water and rubbing with towel. What is it? Is it temporary?

Cold air blowing in right eye day after washing muscle rub out with water and rubbing with towel. What is it? Is it temporary?

Chemacal abrasion: This is likely a chemical conjuntivitis and corneal irritation. That is why cold air bothers eye because it dries out an already irritated cornea. You should use lots of atrificial tears and see an eye doctor as you may need antibiotic drops also. ...Read more

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Left side back muscle strain feeling btr w/ muscle rub, large knot. Better now, but have a numb/tingle feeling under left breast on rib cage to back?

Left side back muscle strain feeling btr w/ muscle rub, large knot. Better now, but have a numb/tingle feeling under left breast on rib cage to back?

Muscle verses nerve: Continue to use the rub, heating pad to treat the strain. If the numbness and tingling doesn't improve, the possibility of thoracic radiculopathy should be considered. Thoracic imaging such as MRI can be utilized for further work up ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and a stiff neck with no fever and kind of weak. I've tried throat spray, muscle rub, Vicks, and day quill with no relief.?

I have a sore throat and a stiff neck with no fever and kind of weak. I've tried throat spray, muscle rub, Vicks, and day quill with no relief.?

Doctor can evaluate: Throat pain can be from strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees a doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to see about antibiotics). A complaint of "stiff neck" sometimes means serious things. A Dr. Should check. ...Read more

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Can muscle relaxers cause redness and itchiness? Could I be allergic to them?

Can muscle relaxers cause redness and itchiness? Could I be allergic to them?

Drug rash: Almost any medication can cause a rash and some muscle relaxers have an increased incidence of causing rashes. The rash will take about 10 days to appear with the initial exposure but can appear immediately after subsequent exposures. Also, after 1 year of constant use without a problem, it is very rare to develop a rash. ...Read more

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What would cause intermittent pain in left calf? No redness. Just a small spot at the bottom of the inside of the calf muscle.

What would cause intermittent pain in left calf? No redness. Just a small spot at the bottom of the inside of the calf muscle.

Pain in calf: The desciption you give makes me think of a muscle or tendon problem. Could be a tendonitis-an irritation of the tendon from overuse, or a muscle strain/tear.
If it continues have your doctor evaluate. ...Read more

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I have had pain in my right calf, just below the large muscle for a week or so. Little redness, ultrasound came back clear. What is causing this?

I have had pain in my right calf, just below the large muscle for a week or so. Little redness, ultrasound came back clear. What is causing this?

Achilles tendonitis?: OK so if your ultrasound was 'OK' then we can safely assume this is not a blood clot. This may be Achilles Tendonitis. Check here to see if your symptoms fit.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/achilles-tendinitis/basics/definition/con-20024518 ...Read more

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Sharp pain in left calf, muscle tense when standing, no notable swelling or redness. No pain when squish calf but muscle tense. Bloodclot?

Sharp pain in left calf, muscle tense when standing, no notable swelling or redness. No pain when squish calf but muscle tense. Bloodclot?

Calf pain: Would check it out for blood clot, though may also be Baker's cyst rupture or tendonitis. But since the sequela of blood clot can be devastating would follow up with doctor and get doppler ultrasound today. I have seen some very asymptomatic clots. ...Read more

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I have itchy areas along my sternocleidomastoid muscle on both sides of my neck it s symmetrical there is not redness or bumps yet but it s constantly?

I have itchy areas along my sternocleidomastoid muscle on both sides of my neck it s symmetrical there is not redness or bumps yet but it s constantly?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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12yr old with mildly enlarged calf muscle for 2yrs, now getting larger. No new injury. Numbness&swelling when leg bent for long. No redness or pain.?

12yr old with mildly enlarged calf muscle for 2yrs, now getting larger. No new injury. Numbness&swelling when leg bent for long. No redness or pain.?

More info needed: Has s he had any weaknes, difficulty getting up when lying down tripping? This should be seen by pmd. Could be a number of things. Frpm circulation problem to a type of muscular dystrophy, don't panic but have him seen. ...Read more

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I am having lots of pain, swelling, bruising, redness on my forearm. This is the third time in 2 years. When I bend my arm it feels it pulls my muscle?

See Doctor: This problem could be a recurring infection or inflammation of a tendon or muscle. A primary care doctor would be the best first place to start to evaluate the symptoms and give you a good idea what to do next. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a burning sensation under my breast but close to my rib its like the muscle between them, I don't have any bumps or redness.

Hi, I have a burning sensation under my breast but close to my rib its like the muscle between them, I don't have any bumps or redness.

See a doctor: We can't say what this is without examination, but often shingles will present with a burning sensation before the appearance of a rash. Best to see a doctor for examination. ...Read more

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I have muscle like pain behind my knee right above the knee area- didn't do anything to it - should I be worried about blood clot- no redness/swelling

I have muscle like pain behind my knee right above the knee area- didn't do anything to it - should I be worried about blood clot- no redness/swelling

Unlikely a clot: This does not sound like a clot to me but if you are concerned you should certainly see a doctor for evaluation
lupus can increase the risk of clots. ...Read more

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Worsening achy pain/tender a few months. Ice/heat/nsaids no help. US shows swollen calf muscle but I've had no visible swelling/redness. Pliz xplain?

Worsening achy pain/tender a few months. Ice/heat/nsaids no help. US shows swollen calf muscle but I've had no visible swelling/redness. Pliz xplain?

More information: Is needed! Ask question again with a picture if possible. What is your general health. Was there an injury?? "OVERUSE" is a common reason for calf pain and finally what is your occupation?? (BTW ppain MAY be coming from your ankle or knee!!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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My mothers left leg started hurting so bad, her knee and calf, no swelling, no redness, but feels like pulled muscle...But that didn't happen?

My mothers left leg started hurting so bad, her knee and calf, no swelling, no redness, but feels like pulled muscle...But that didn't happen?

See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Had a hip muscle injury 6 months back, not yet cured. Suddenly I am hearing painless cracking and popping sounds in my joints, no swelling or redness.

Had a hip muscle injury 6 months back, not yet cured. Suddenly I am hearing painless cracking and popping sounds in my joints, no swelling or redness.

No worry if no pain: I typically don't worry about painless popping and cracking of joints, even if asymmetric. Painful popping does need a physician evaluation. ...Read more