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What are the symptoms of a pulled muscle that happened while doing leg press the pain is in my lower leg?

What are the symptoms of a pulled muscle that happened while doing leg press the pain is in my lower leg?

Many symptoms: Symptoms of a pulled muscle include pain over the muscle body, swelling, bruising, and weakness of the muscle. See your doctor if you have these symptoms, or are otherwise concerned of a tear. ...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


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Can a muscle or tendon in the leg below the skin become infected? What are some symptoms/signs?

Can a muscle or tendon in the leg below the skin become infected? What are some symptoms/signs?

Deeper infections: Certainly infections below the skin can occur. Infection of the muscles or joints can occur when bacteria in the blood deposit the germs there, or an infection spreads from another site. The symptoms usually involve pain plus the systemic signs like fever, weakness, nausea etc. Some clue is usually there in the history about these diseases so I hope u can go to a doc and get it checked out. ...Read more

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I think I pulled my quad muscle?

I think I pulled my quad muscle?

Rest: If you acutely pulled the muscle then the best treatment would be ice, rest, and an anti-inflammatory drug. Then after a few days I suggest switching to heat and to do some gentle stretching. ...Read more

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My friend has pneumonia in one lung and at th bus stop today he froze and couldn't move, it was like he pulled a chest muscle around lung? Cause?

My friend has pneumonia in one lung and at th bus stop today he froze and couldn't move, it was like he pulled a chest muscle around lung? Cause?

Need more info: How old is your friend? What diseases does he have? What you described sounds like a pulmonary embolism. Your friend should see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Can a muscle tear and wrap around a lung? Or could a bad pulled muscle lay me up for 3 plus months. My side is tender to touch n burns when arm is up

Can a muscle tear and wrap around a lung? Or could a bad pulled muscle lay me up for 3 plus months. My side is tender to touch n burns when arm is up

Unlikely muscle: Unlikely that this is muscle after 3 months. Burning suggests the intercostal nerve was damaged. This can be verifyed by an EMG and then appropriately treated. ...Read more

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Is muscle loss an early symptom of small cell lung cancer?

Is muscle loss an early symptom of small cell lung cancer?

"Paraneoplastic: Syndrome" may include muscle WEAKNESS but muscle loss is RARE. ...and only occurs when cancer is advanced and nutritional difficulties occur!

Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Does early stage small cell lung cancer cause muscle loss and malabsorption or are these later symptoms?

Does early stage small cell lung cancer cause muscle loss and malabsorption or are these later symptoms?

Lung cancer cachexia: Muscle wasting and weight loss ("cancer cachexia") are usually late stage occurrences; malabsorption is usually not the cause of these signs, but rather "hormones" released from the tumor cause a hyper metabolic state and also contribute to poor appetite. If you are already experiencing these problems, however, it is possible that the tumor - although localized (stage 1) is unusually active. ...Read more

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Had sore muscles back, neck, shoulders for 5 months. Read online it could be a symptom of lung cancer esp because of shoulder ache. I don't smoke.

Had sore muscles back, neck, shoulders for 5 months. Read online it could be a symptom of lung cancer esp because of shoulder ache. I don't smoke.

See physician: Many other causes of symptoms besides lung cancer particularly in musculoskeletal system. You should seek physician for proper physical exam and possibly further imaging and blood testing. ...Read more

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Does a negative pet/ct exclude lung cancer as a cause of my non specific symptoms including fatigue, muscle loss and night sweats. Thank you.

Does a negative pet/ct exclude lung cancer as a cause of my non specific symptoms including fatigue, muscle loss and night sweats. Thank you.

Yes it does!!: You should stop worrying about having Lung Cancer.
You should get out and exercise such as a daily walk. That will take care of your present symptoms of fatigue etc. ...Read more

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End of bad cold/cough. Muscle area under right breast/rib is tender. No shortness of breath or other symptoms, but jab w big breath/ exaggerated lung expansion. What is it?

End of bad cold/cough. Muscle area under right breast/rib is tender. No shortness of breath or other symptoms, but jab w big breath/ exaggerated lung expansion. What is it?

Muscle strain: A bout of coughing may have strained the muscles. You may watch and wait. If it does not get better in a week or so, it would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an average pulled leg muscle take to heal?

How long does it take for an average pulled leg muscle take to heal?

4-6 Weeks: It take awhile for the muscle to heal especially if the muscle had bad damage. ...Read more

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What to do if I pulled a muscle in my leg. Should I work it or keep off it?

What to do if I pulled a muscle in my leg. Should I work it or keep off it?

Depends on the grade: 1=minimal injury 2 the muscle. 2=more injury with some fiber tearing & some hematoma. 3=sever tearing of muscle fibers, severely painful, large swelling & hematoma.

1=gentle use until asymptomatic.
2=ice, , some rest until swelling is gone, after a couple wks ease into use gradually & listen 2 Ur body's response. NSAIDS after a few days and gentle use
3=massive swelling, hematoma, pain, C ortho! ...Read more

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I pulled a muscle in the top of my leg 2 weeks ago. I've been waking up every night since then in pain and I can't move it without it really hurting.?

I pulled a muscle in the top of my leg 2 weeks ago. I've been waking up every night since then in pain and I can't move it without it really hurting.?

Talk: To your doctor. I would recommend physical therapy to stretch and strengthen your muscles. It will allow it to heal faster and help with the discomfort. Also NSAIDs would help deal with some of the pain and inflammation ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a torn muscle in leg?

What are the symptoms of a torn muscle in leg?

Pulled leg muscle: This depends on location. For example, if in calf muscle u get sore tender stiff calf, if in hamstring u get tender swollen back of thigh, if in quadriceps muscle u get swollen tender front of thigh. The first one is common in golfers, the second in football, & the third in climbers. ...Read more

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How can I know the difference between a pulled muscle and a leg spasm?

Duration: Leg spasms tend to resolve quickly vs a "pulled" muscle or strain that tend to take quite a bit of time to heal. The length of healing depends on the severity of the strain. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in my leg when I stretch. Could this be a muscle pull?

I have a burning sensation in my leg when I stretch. Could this be a muscle pull?

Muscle or nerve: Muscle 'pulls' or strains can be irritated when you stretch or use the muscle. Tight muscles can also pull on the local nerves causing burning with stretch. Other times, nerve irritation can cause burning when the leg is pulled. A physiatrist or doctor of physical medicine and rehabilitation can help determine the cause and recommend treatment. ...Read more

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I pulled a muscle while working out. Felt sharp pain, and now can't extend leg. Should I go to dr?

I pulled a muscle while working out. Felt sharp pain, and now can't extend leg. Should I go to dr?

Probably: The most bothersome aspect of your complaint is the inability to extend. If this is because of pain it not as scary as no power in the muscle that extends the leg. Please do see a dr. ...Read more

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The bottom back part of my leg hurts and it also hurts when I walk does that mean I pulled my muscle?

The bottom back part of my leg hurts and it also hurts when I walk does that mean I pulled my muscle?

Yes or No: If you did not remember hurting, then this may be unlikely. Sometimes planter fasciitis can cause pain too. Does it hurt early morning? Do you have any swelling or redness? ...Read more

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My wife's leg hurts and she says it feels really heavy like a hundred pounds is it just a pulled muscle or what is it?

My wife's leg hurts and she says it feels really heavy like a hundred pounds is it just a pulled muscle or what is it?

See a doctor: There are several possibilities here, including muscle strain and DVT (deep vein thrombosis). Since DVT is serious, this possibility should be ruled out right away. See a doctor. ...Read more

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I think I pulled a leg muscle and every time I run it hurts really bad I tried to stretching but it hurts what can I do?

I think I pulled a leg muscle and every time I run it hurts really bad I tried to stretching but it hurts what can I do?

Ortho eval needed: If the pain in your leg is not improving with time (1-2 weeks), you should be evaluated by your physician who may want to send you to an orthopaedic surgeon. A partial tear of the calf muscle (gastrocnemius) is a common leg injury that can result in activity-related pain due to a collection of blood (hematoma) within the zone of injury. ...Read more

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How to treat a pulled muscle in back side of leg?

First 72 hrs, ice 20: 20min every 4hrs, then alternate heat with ice. Gentle stretching, not min q 4 hrs, gentle stretch, no bouncing. Antiinflamatories or Tylenol (acetaminophen) ok for pain. Resume walking slowly, always gently warm up, stationary bike is good. If not slowly improving over 2 wks, or have a set back, see ur doc. ...Read more

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What to do to when I pull a muscle in your upper leg?

What to do to when I pull a muscle in your upper leg?

Rest, maybe meds: Rest, gentle range of motion and stretching to avoid contractures, and may be some usage of anti-imflammatory medication can be helpful. Avoid extrenuous activities until healed...
If not better, check with your doc, . ... ...Read more

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Pulled groin muscle on leg press. How long will it take to heal?

Pulled groin muscle on leg press. How long will it take to heal?

4-6 weeks.: They can be slow to heal, but don't rush it. You could apply an elastic bandage or wear a pull-up sleeve for a little support as it heals. ...Read more

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Pulled a muscle in my leg, at first hurt a lot but now is turning numb, what do I do?

Pulled a muscle in my leg, at first hurt a lot but now is turning numb, what do I do?

Trauma?: If it was just a pulled muscle from simple trauma try over the counter analgesia, ice and elevation. Swelling can cause some numbness but could be a sign of more serious things and you may need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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My father pain when he walks, he is also not able to pull his leg easily. He has pain in muscles and after a longwalk he has too much pains in muscles?

My father pain when he walks, he is also not able to pull his leg easily. He has pain in muscles and after a longwalk he has too much pains in muscles?

The most worrisome: Cause of extremity/leg pain with walking is peripheral vascular disease. This occurs when the arteries supplying the legs/leg muscles are diseased with plaque obstructions from atherosclerosis...the same disease process that causes heart attacks and strokes. Sometimes similar symptoms can be caused by spinal problems...compression of nerves by spinal stenosis. Only a exam/tests by Doc can diagnose ...Read more

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Is bump on leg behind knee from pulled muscle?

Is bump on leg behind knee from pulled muscle?

It depends.: It is possible, but it may also be a baker's cyst, which can indicate that there is something structurally wrong within your knee. ...Read more

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What distinguishes a blood clot in the leg from a pulled muscle?

What distinguishes a blood clot in the leg from a pulled muscle?

Get a Dr. To examine: First, have a dr. Examine you, and usually that is all you would need. Definative proof would obtained by getting a vascular study such as a venous duplex doppler study. ...Read more