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Relieve Sore Muscle
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
See below: Depends on what's causing the soreness. Usually rest, stretching and fluids will do the job. ...Read more
Within reason: The old adage of no pain no gain applies. If a muscle is tight it will be mildly painful stretching it with exercise. This is good as long as its done in moderation too vigorous a stretch could damage thwe muscle and not enough stretch will do nothing to lengthen a tight muscle. ...Read more
If I have a sore muscle in my back, is it okay to use heat on it all night while i'm awake if I have to work the next day lifting heavy things?
Max 30 min on: You should never over use heat on the area for too long to avoid a burn to your skin. Take a break every 30min or so to avoid any issues. ...Read more
Try OTC anti-inflamm: Acute torticollis, which usually develops unprovoked overnight, is best treated with a combination product of ibuprofen and paracetamol which your local pharmacist will be able to dispense for you without a prescription. It usually resolves within a few days. If it lasts longer then a week or symptoms are not controlled with this over the counter product, then consultation with your GP is advised. ...Read more
I have pain under my tong, on both sides, but not simultaneously. The pain is towards the back. It similar to a sore muscle type pain.
See ent: This can be serious. Please see initially your primary care physician and he or she can possibly refer you to ENT specialist ...Read more
There is a soreness on my right lower back/side for last couple of weeks. It's more pronounced after workouts, Is it just a sore muscle?
Not sure: Hiatal hernia's typically do not cause muscle soreness. Often it does not cause any symptoms at all, but if it does, usually it is similar to acid reflux like symptoms. These symptoms can be prevented by avoiding large or heavy meals, staying upright after eating, loosing weight if this is needed, and stopping smoking. Sometimes people need to use acid lower medications too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I found a lump within the muscle along my ulna. It is very tender/sore. No recent strenuous work.Probably just a sore muscle or should it be checked?
There's a small area on the left side of my back, close to the middle that's been hurting for a few days. It might be a sore muscle, but every so often when I move, I can feel a tiny "pop". It is not located near any joints. Could this be a nerve issue or
No: Pops are ok. Don't worry.Get a more detailed answer ›
Maybe/migraine?: Sore muscles after exercise are normal symptoms, particularly if a new activity or a more strenuous exercise bout. Distortion in vision is more difficult to answer. Are you a contact lens wearer? Did you wear protective eyewear during cycling? If your eyes were feeling irritated afterwards, you could have had excessive ocular dryness. Or visual distortions could be migraine related too. ...Read more
One side of shoulder blade drops lower than other when hunch forward. Doc says muscle issues/soreness. How would sore muscle cause this?
Can achiles tendonitis feel like sharp pains? Pains have been constant like a sore muscle now they are sharp all when i walk or move it in circles.
? partial tear : This could represent a partial tear of the achilles tendon although tendonitis by itself can be sharp pain try hot / cold packs back and forth maybe wrap it with plastic wrap at bed time (this is an old horse trainer trick) if pain continues you will need to be seen for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer