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After straining myself on kegels, my penis feels numb, and its hard to achieve erections or pee. is this a PC muscle strain or worse?? How do i heal?

After straining myself on kegels, my penis feels numb, and its hard to achieve erections or pee. is this a PC muscle strain or worse??  How do i heal?

Need more info...: Did you do Kegel's exercise for stress urinary incontinence after prostate surgery? Kegel's exercise may induce temporary mild soreness from "over"-straining of pelvic floor muscles and should not induce nerve damage leading to penile numbness. If having prostate surgery, such feeling may be delayed effect of surgery + aging. More? Contact www.HealthTap/com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login. ...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 strained ab muscles feel like hunger pain?

Can strained ab muscles feel like hunger pain?

Not really: Peptic ulcer disease usually manifests with hunger like pain. The condition often cause by Helicobacter pylori infection. While strain abdominal muscles can't produce look like pain, the pain is more of a dull, achy pain, reproduced with position, not hunger like pain. ...Read more

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I strained my ileopsoas muscle, for how long is it gonna hurt?

I strained my ileopsoas muscle, for how long is it gonna hurt?

A couple of weeks: Ileopsoas is a major muscle and takes a lot of pull to stretch it. By the same token, it takes a it longer for the damaged muscle fibers to heal. You should get a physical therapy referral soon to expedite the healing. Good luck. In the mean time, take anti inflammatory agents and warm soaks to help with discomfort. ...Read more

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How long should I wait before strengthening a muscle I strained?

How long should I wait before strengthening a muscle I strained?

Usually pain dictate: After straining a muscle or muscle group, there needs to be a time of rest, maybe spiinting, ice, and gentle maneuvers to begin range of motion. Pain is usually the guid to treatment. If therapy begins to be painful, perhaps you slow down and decrease the stressing of the muscle. Work with a physical therapist, sports medicince doctor or other trainer. Be cautious. You can do harm. ...Read more

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I feel like I strained a muscle, what can I do to restore the muscle?

I feel like I strained a muscle, what can I do to restore the muscle?

Avoid weight lifting: Make sure you're not taking any lip at Loring agents. As Simba Staten, Lipitor, can cause muscle strain/muscle aches. If your muscle pain is related to movement, you may speak to your primary doctor ...Read more

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Are massages relaxing and do they help cure sporting injuries such as strained muscles?

Are massages relaxing and do they help cure sporting injuries such as strained muscles?

Yes: Muscles respond to gentle massaging, they help heal injuries curing depends on the amount of tissue injured and other factors that might need help. ...Read more

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My eyesight is improving, my muscles are always strained so if i keep relaxing them then i will get better vision because it's working for me :)?

My eyesight is improving, my muscles are always strained so if i keep relaxing them then i will get better vision because it's working for me :)?

Dry Eyes?: Sounds like your vision is intermittent and that sound more like dry eyes. When you rest, the tear film improves and gives you better vision. Try some artificial tears and see how that does. If it doesn't do the trick, you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What makes a strained muscle better?

Keep it simple: A sprain is when a ligament or tendon is injured by overstretching. There may be minimal or quite a bit of damage to it. Inflammation (redness, warmth, tenderness, and swelling) occurs as a natural healing process. The key is to minimize further damage while keeping the area flexible and mobile. Ice massage (24-36 hours), compression and elevation are the keys to maximize healing.Motrin/advil help. ...Read more

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Must I keep ice on a strained muscle?

Must I keep ice on a strained muscle?

Acutely Yes: Acutely icing an injured area reduces the inflammatory response/swelling to the area. There is no exact period that defines the acute phase but icing upto 2-3 days post injury is recommended. Afterwards icing following irritating activities (including physical therapy) should be continued for several days/weeks. Heat can be introduced 3-4 days after injury to encourage blood flow to injured area. ...Read more

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Do strained muscles itch when healing?

Do strained muscles itch when healing?

Itching - healing: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body bringing healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. The nerves in the area respond to this inflammation in varying intensity as things heal from pain to itching and possibly with numbness. This is a normal part of healing. ...Read more

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What makes a strained muscle over night better?

What makes a strained muscle over night better?

Not possible.: Strained muscle have torn fibers of muscle and connective tissue. You can improve symptoms more quickly than you can the sprain. This is why so many athletes re-sprain muscle. Takes several weeks! sorry. ...Read more

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What can be done for a strained muscle over skapula?

What can be done for a strained muscle over skapula?

Can happen!: Either rhomboid or trapezius strain. An overlooked diagnosis is subscapular bursitis, but you did not specify how it happened, so precise diagnosis is all but impossible. The strains should improve with rest , warmth, over the counter aleve, (naproxen) but the bursitis might need injection. ...Read more

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I'd really like to know how to heal a strained muscle?

NSAIDs : Such as ibuprofen , muscle relaxers for spasm and Physical therapy for non resolving strain ...Read more

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How long a strained muscle in the midback take to heal?

Weeks: Generally a sprained back muscle should heal within a few weeks or less. Try ice initially, as well as NSAIDs (i.e. ibuprofen, Aleve). Massage and gentle stretches will help, as well as maintaining generalized motion and activity. ...Read more

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I think I have a strained muscle: how painful would it be?

Very painful: If can vary from mild to severe pain. If it is severe see your doctor. If it is acute you can ice it till you see the doctor. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a strained muscle to heal?

2-6 weeks: Minor strains would need about 1-3 weeks, while more severe ones may take 4-6 weeks, as long as the correct diagnosis is a strain only. ...Read more

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How long will it typically take to recover from a strained muscle?

A few days: Depending on the muscle and the severity of strain, it may take a few days to 1-2 weeks for an uncomplicated strain. ...Read more

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What exercises are good if you strained the muscles in the lower back?

Rest: Usually rest and avoid lifting and bending will recover. If muscle is still tight you could try stretching exercise. ...Read more

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What is the best way to consistently strengthen a repeatedly strained back muscle?

Slow and steady.: Strengthening the back muscles is a fabulous thing to do! The stronger your back, the less likely to be strained. Backs are tough to strengthen & you need to see a physical therapist or a good trainer for a daily program. Take it slow! Warming up before you do any activity that involves greater use of your back muscles is crucial. No matter how strong your back is, not warming up, causes injuries ...Read more

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What can I do for the pain in my back that is not caused by trauma or strained muscles?

What can I do for the pain in my back that is not caused by trauma or strained muscles?

? Underlying cause: This needs to be looked into to find out why you have this type of pain. It's a difficult question to answer a couple words. ...Read more

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I think i strained my back from pulling down a heavy metal gate at work. Could it be that i sprained a muscle?

I think i strained my back from pulling down a heavy metal gate at work. Could it be that i sprained a muscle?

Probably so.: A muscle sprain occurs when the muscle fibers and surrounding fascia are stretched beyond their ability to return to a normal position. Apply ice to decrease swelling and continue light activity and gentle movement through the range of motion for three to five days, then increase activity as tolerated. Full recovery usually follows in about two weeks. ...Read more

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What are the most common causes/symptoms of a strained/pulled SCM muscle? Best ways to treat & get relief? How long before it heals?

Sometimes. If it is-: -due to trauma or during exercise probably strain. But trauma can lead to a clot if. Only way to really determine is by duplex Doppler. This is a test done in a radiology department. B evacuated by your PCP and go from there. ...Read more

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23 male training for mma, strained lowerabb muscle 2 weeks ago pain still there but is going away but very slowly should I be worried ?

23 male training for mma, strained lowerabb muscle 2 weeks ago pain still there but is going away but very slowly should I be worried ?

Wouldn't worry.: Muscular injuries can take as many as six weeks to heal, assuming other people aren't repeatedly kicking and punching the healing muscle. You may want to lay off the contact/sparring part of your training for the next month or so. ...Read more

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Im pretty sure i pulled or strained a muscle right below my left bottom rib i was wondering how I should treat it for the fastest recovery time.

Im pretty sure i pulled or strained a muscle right below  my left bottom rib i was wondering how I should treat it for the fastest recovery time.

No quick answer: Resting the area is the only treatment. Unfortunately, when you strain a muscle near the ribs, it is impossible to 100% rest is - due to the need of the diaphragm and ribs for breathing... So don't over-do it with activity and be careful with coughing/sneezing and lying on that side while sleeping... ...Read more

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Strained a muscle in my chest once again what can I do to relieve the pain it hurts anyway i move or lay. Any suggestion to heal the muscles faster?

Strained a muscle in my chest once again what can I do to relieve the pain it hurts anyway i move or lay. Any suggestion to heal the muscles faster?

Follow RICE, ie:: Rest, ice it, compression bandage and elevate. Decrease all movements to a minimum and take pain meds + a muscle relaxer for a few days. Support (with a hand or a cushion against the chest) when coughing or sneezing, to reduce the pain.
If no better see your pcp. ...Read more

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23 yearold male. Train formma. Strained lower abb reallybad. Ithas slowly been going away. But ithink I strained a sideorback muscle while wrestling?

23 yearold male. Train formma. Strained lower abb reallybad. Ithas slowly been going away. But ithink I strained a sideorback muscle while wrestling?

May need phy therapy: A bad muscle strain may need some physical therapy to get back to original shape. A sports medicine doctor, an orthopedic doctor, or a physical medicine & rehabilitation doctor can help if one's symptoms don't go away, or if symptoms keep coming back. The physical therapist can teach about which muscles to stretch, when to ice, when to heat, etc... The dr. Can advised about motrin, advil, (ibuprofen) etc... ...Read more

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Strained abb muscle thats slowy going away. Can I still do cardio and some sort of working out ot stay in shape. As I don't want my body to losemybuild?

Strained abb muscle thats slowy going away. Can I still do cardio and some sort of working out ot stay in shape. As I don't want my body to losemybuild?

Yes: As long as the cardio training doesn't produce pain in the area.
Go slow at the beginning and slowly increase the intensity.
Weight lifting is not recommended, at least with high loads. ...Read more