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Doctor insights on: Pulled Muscle In Lower Back

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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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In panic hip and thigh kinda tingking n numb dr said pulled muscle in lower back afraid this will cause me ho paralyzed or won't go away is it serious

In panic hip and thigh kinda tingking n numb dr said pulled muscle in lower back afraid this will cause me ho paralyzed or won't go away is it serious

Go to ER: The fact that u r panic stricken would suggest that u shd visit an emergency room so that u can be thoroughly examined and get some tests, if necessary. Without examination it would be impossible to advise. Once a serious illness is ruled out u shd see ur doctor to overcome ur anxiety disorder with medications and psychotherapy if required. ...Read more

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Can neck strain during exercise cause lhermitte's sign (sit ups, push ups, stair climbing).Began w/pulled muscle in lower back&spread to neck.

Really shouldn't: Understand that lhermitte's sign is a shock-like sensation that radiates to arms and legs during a flexion or forced flexion maneuver of the neck. Classically, this was used to identify ms. It is presently used to commonly identify symptomatic spinal cord compression. So, if you are not having the arm/leg symptoms, this is not lhermitte's sign. If yes, you should consider evaluation by spine md. ...Read more

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Best thing for a pulled muscle in the lower back? And how long should the pain last?

Best thing for a pulled muscle in the lower back? And how long should the pain last?

Moist heat, Motrin: Apply moist heat on it several time a day and use motrin, it depend how severe it is it take from 2 -10 days. ...Read more

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How can I heal a pulled muscle in my lower back without rest / heat?

How can I heal a pulled muscle in my lower back without rest / heat?

Modify activity: Muscle strain or "pulls" occur when the muscle fibers are stretched and tear. These will eventually heal with time and the less trauma you can do to these muscles, the more likely they will heal. In the acute setting, ice and rest is beneficial and as the pain subsides you can use heat. There is no secret recipe other than time and protecting your back from additional stress. ...Read more

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Pinched nerve or pulled muscle? Lower left back has sharp pain not constant, doesn't hurt to lift things or ride horses just when I stand,sit bend

Pinched nerve or pulled muscle? Lower left back has sharp pain not constant,  doesn't hurt to lift things or ride horses just when I stand,sit bend

Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain and burning pain. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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Could this be a pulled muscle or my kidneys my lower back has a tight like feeling no sharp pain or anything.i was doing something then It started?

Most likely it is an: acute muscle strain (pull) . If you have trouble with urination (pain on urination, increased frequency, radiating pain from back to bladder, frank blood or pink urine, fever/chills, etc.) then you may have kidney stones. Or you could have referred pain from gallbladder stones if it is right side of back and you have indigestion, increased gas, colicky pain after you eat. ...Read more

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I pulled a muscle in my lower back last night a noticed a bulge in my abdomen this morning with no pain at the bulge what could it be ?

I pulled a muscle in my lower back last night a noticed a bulge in my abdomen this morning with no pain at the bulge what could it be
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Hernia: Many potential causes, but it is certainly possible that in the same injury in which you "pulled a muscle" in your back that you have also developed a hernia. Hernias do not always have to be painful. I would not hesitate to be seen, particularly if you develop abdominal pain or vomiting. ...Read more

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Is it possible to pull a muscle in your lower back after vomiting out of a car window?

Is it possible to pull a muscle in your lower back after vomiting out of a car window?

Yes easily.: Any form of bending, side to side motion of the trunk/spine, strenuous physical activity can cause muscle strain and back pain. Hope you feel better soon! http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/back-pain/ds00171. ...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