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How long does it usually take for abdominal muscle strain to heal?

How long does it usually take for abdominal muscle strain to heal?

Depends: It will depend on the cause of the strain, the degree of the strain and how you treat it following the strain. What medications you are on may have an effect as well as your general state of health. Usually a strain to an abdominal wall will be healed in 1-3 weeks. Do you have an abdominal wall hernia or oher hernia? This could be a cause of continued pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Rohit Keswani
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Muscle Strain (Definition)

-exposed 2 forces beyond it's ability 2 handle, it causes damage R the muscle. Just like a bruise. It is first a stretch with reversibility 2 recover fully if left alone 4 a while. 2'nd is actual tear of some muscle fibers & need a longer time 2 heal, & can if big enough scar & lead 2 pain & easily aggravated . 3'rd is total tear, which can not B repaired. Also 3'rd can ...Read more


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How long can it take for a muscle strain to heal?

How long can it take for a muscle strain to heal?

Depends on where: Muscle strains are tears of muscle. Therefore which muscle and how many fibers will change the timeline. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal a muscle strain?

How long does it take to heal a muscle strain?

Depends on tear: This really depends on what muscle was involved and what grade of tear (strain) is involved. Rather than immobilization, gentle mobilization exercises are helpful to prevent scarring and possible chronic pain. Typically, a grade 3 tear, it can take 8-12 weeks to completely heal. Obviously, with lesser injury. Working with a physical therapist or certified athletic trainer can be helpful. ...Read more

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How long it takes for muscle strain in calf to heal ?

How long it takes for muscle strain in calf to heal ?

Wide range: At the worst, some don't heal w/o surgery or at all. But those are the rare, severe ones. Usually by 8 - 10 weeks you'll be past it. But there are so many variables. Your original condition, how bad it was, how healthy you are, how protected you keep it, etc., etc. Live extra healthy - no bad habits + good nutrition, rest, etc., Be patient! Best! ...Read more

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A cremaster muscle strain takes long time to heal?Is it felt in groin?Ive pulled something i know but what's it neither doc/physical exam/usg reveals.

A cremaster muscle strain takes long time to heal?Is it felt in groin?Ive pulled something i know  but what's it neither doc/physical exam/usg reveals.

Other option: A sprain/strain is when a ligament/tendon is injured by overstretching. There may be minimal or quite a bit of damage to it. Inflammation (redness, warmth, tenderness, and swelling) occurs as a natural healing process. The key is minimize further damage while keeping the area flexible/mobile. Ice massage (24-36 hours), elevation, gentle rom, motrin/advil are the keys to maximize healing. ...Read more

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How long does an abdominal muscle sprain take to heal?

How long does an abdominal muscle sprain take to heal?

4-8 wks: Depends on the severity of your abdominal muscle sprain( and be sure that is your correct dx). Like any other signifigant muscle sprain it may take as little as 3-4 weeks or as long as 8 weeks to heal. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it common for a posterior deltoid muscle strain to take a couple of years to heal completely?

Deltoid: Pretty unusual. Most muscular injuries subside in a few weeks, and with anti-inflammatories and rest. You should get it checked out, you may have torn a ligament and this healing is taking a while. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get over a muscle strain?

DEPENDS ON THE: Location, size of muscle anf type of injury that caused it, but usually 4-6 weeks. ...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