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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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Recently lifted something that was too heavy. Now have sharp pain in lower left abdomen. Doc said it was pulled muscle but its getting worse. ?

Recently lifted something that was too heavy. Now have sharp pain in lower left abdomen. Doc said it was pulled muscle but its getting worse. ?

Possible hernia: Your doctor is probably right--a "pulled muscle" may take days to heal, or may worsen if you repeat the behavior that caused the injury. Try a heating pad for this. However, hernias do occur, & may not be readily apparent on physical exam since there are so many different layers of abdominal wall.. A ct scan of the abdomen may be helpful here for your reassurance. ...Read more

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Feeling lile I have a pulled muscle in my lower abdomen during pregnancy? Concern?

Feeling lile I have a pulled muscle in my lower abdomen during pregnancy? Concern?

Muscular spasm: Pains are commonplace in pregnant bellies. However, persistent pain that's elicited by palpation may be caused by muscle spasms. This pain is aggravated by movement, standing and weight bearing. Maternity girdles may help with support and give your abdominal muscles a break. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I am having lower left abdomen pain. It's a sharp pain like a pulled muscle. It hurts when i cough, walk, and twist (more when i twist to the left).

I am having lower left abdomen pain.  It's a sharp pain like a pulled muscle.  It hurts when i cough, walk, and twist (more when i twist to the left).

Abdominal pain: The sharp nature of your pain and the fact that is worse with movement does sound like a pulled muscle. If you're having persistent symptoms however i would recommend that you see your doctor for a complete history and physical examination. ...Read more

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I spoke with my ob about my symptoms of menstrual like cramps and the pulled muscle feeling in my lower abdomen and he kinda blew it off. Now what? Er

I spoke with my ob about my symptoms of menstrual like cramps and the pulled muscle feeling in my lower abdomen and he kinda blew it off. Now what? Er

Medical Care: The er will blow it off then as well. Perhaps you should consider getting a new OB or revisiting your doctor and explaining you feel you need some answers or pain relief. The doctors in the er are not obstetricians. ...Read more

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I am having lower right abdominal pain. Not continuously just when i move. Been going on for a couple of weeks. Thought ir was just a pulled muscle b?

I am having lower right abdominal pain. Not continuously just when i move.  Been going on for a couple of weeks. Thought ir was just a pulled muscle b?

Possible muscle pull: If it is persistent, would see your dr to r/o a hernia. Sometimes it comes from a strain of the musle attachments to the pelvic bones. Hip injuries and lumbar back strains are sometimes the cause. You dr can help sort out the source. ...Read more

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I am having some very sharp pains in my lower abdominal area, could this be something serious or just a pulled muscle?

I am having some very sharp pains in my lower abdominal area, could this be something serious or just a pulled muscle?

Can't say: It is not possible to answer this question with the available information. However, severe abdominal pain warrants prompt medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Muscle Strain (Definition)

Muscle strain, also called a pulled muscle, is a condition where a muscle or its tendon is overstretched and torn leading to pain, decreased range ...Read more


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