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I did a new workout routine yesterday and my legs are sore. Should I do the same thing today or take a break?

I did a new workout routine yesterday and my legs are sore. Should I do the same thing today or take a break?

Soreness: The purpose of resistance exercise is to induce an adaptive response to hypertrophy muscle tissue. Soreness is due to lactate. This represents an "injury" to the muscle with requires repair. Should wait at least 72 hours before doing the same routine. ...Read more

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My muscles in my legs are so sore when i woke up today im 17, i did nothing abmormal yesterday or any exersize to make them sore? What is this from?

My muscles in my legs are so sore when i woke up today im 17, i did nothing abmormal yesterday or any exersize to make them sore? What is this from?

Muscle pain: Really wouldn't worry too much given your young age. If it lasts for more than a couple of days, or if other symptoms develop such as other muscles become painful, you run a fever/chills, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi yesterday i got bit by a dog from the street its not that big but the bite is red and i feel my leg numb and sored what should I do?

Hi yesterday i got bit by a dog from the street its not that big but the bite is red and i feel my leg numb and sored what should I do?

Go to ED please: Unless you provoked the dog and you know who owns it or know its vaccination history, you are at risk not only in getting a skin infection such as cellulitis, you are also at risk for a necrotizing fasciitis , rabies, tetanus. You will require a thorough work up while your local authorities search for then and it's own. ...Read more

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Over did it yesterday working out now my legs are very sore and I can hardly move please tell me what happened?

Over did it yesterday working out now my legs are very sore and I can hardly move please tell me what happened?

Over did it: Erica, you need to hydrate when you exercise and yoga style stretching would help also. but if soreness last longer than 3 days, you will need to see your PC for blood work to rule out low Potassium levels. When did you have your last Physical exam. ...Read more

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Yesterday I walked about 3 miles and felt fine. But this morning my leg (right thigh) was sore and it has been getting worse all day. Is it a strain?

Yesterday I walked about 3 miles and felt fine. But this morning my leg (right thigh) was sore and it has been getting worse all day. Is it a strain?

Could be you lost K: If that was a more than your usual amount of exercise for you it could be a muscle sprain or it could be muscle cramping because of electrolyte loss, in particular potassium. Drink some rehydration fluid when you are going for a longer than usual workout. ...Read more

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I fell down the stairs yesterday, my upper leg, back and hip are very sore especially when i bend or put weight on it. No bruising. Should i get check?

I fell down the stairs yesterday, my upper leg, back and hip are very sore especially when i bend or put weight on it. No bruising. Should i get check?

Possibly: If you have tingling, numbness or inability to move your extremities; if you have deformity to bones or pain in bones when not moving, or if the pain does not decrease over time, or you passed out and fell, then yes, you should see a doctor for an examination. If you are able to walk, not fainting, and the pain improves over a few days, you should mention the fall at your next regular appointment. ...Read more