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Sudden Indentations In Skin Or Muscles
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
Usually: The brain, to begin with. Not a muscle, but full of nerves. Muscle: a band or bundle of fibrous tissue in a human or animal body that has the ability to contract, producing movement in or maintaining the position of parts of the body. For example, your tongue, masseter, and eyelids. Structures that do not have nerves or muscles include hair and nails. ...Read more
Tension: Oftentimes, we keep our stress in the back on our neck or shoulders and it creates unnecessary tension. This prolonged tension will then cause the muscles to tighten and create the ripple. I recommend routine massages or self massage with a backknobber to help alleviate the muscle tightness. ...Read more
Mm tension HA, but..: This could be a muscle tension type headache, often caused by stress. But please read my prior answers regarding headache to more thorough discussion of difficulty in dx, etc. 'sharp', unilateral, sudden onset, doesn't sound like muscle tension. Once again, see primary care physician, have it treated according to what the doctor's impression is. But, persists more than 1-2 weeks, have further w/u. ...Read more
I have 14% body fat but still have lose skin....so should I reduce more body fat now to make muscles visible???
That is very low body fat already. You need to gain some muscle
the skin needs time to adapt if you lost a lot of weight quickly. Alternatively there are some skin tightening procedures you can look into. ...Read more
I struggle to lift my head after a fall, is there anything I can do to strengthen my muscles required to lift my head?
Weakness or pain?: This sounds like potentially an extremely serious problem suggesting that something in your spinal cord is injured. You really need to be examined and evaluated. Good luck! ...Read more
Hi. I itch at night very hard. I feel something crawling under my skin and eating me alive. I feel it move and my muscles hurt. I don't feel good.
Medical evaluation: Is indicated to determine the cause of your problem. ...Read more
Let see if I understand correctly, you could pain in your joints, your muscles.
Sometime the pain could perception also and that kind is real pain have to treat. ...Read more
Pinched nerve neck: See a neurologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not likely serious: If you can reproduce the pain by pressure at your age it is almost certainly muscular or tension. ...Read more
My neck's muscle hurts, cannot turn the head. Woke up like this and keep two days. How I can recover? Thanks
Treatment..: This seem to be torticollis (severe spasm of neck muscle) and it may take a few days to heal. The immediate treatment recommended is icing the area and anti-inflammatory medication if you are not allergic (like ibuprofen). If it persists for a few days you might need to see your doctor for formal evaluation and possible physical therapy referral. If symptoms become severe go to the urgent care. ...Read more
Is it true that white guys have an extra layer of fat between skin and muscle that other ethnic groups do not?
Thickness: Thickness and layers of the skin does not change significantly with ethnic groups but thickness and associated structures of the skin change significantly on which part of the body. ...Read more
Is losing 1kg (or 1.5kg at most) a week considered healthy? Or is it too much? I'm worried I will have loose skin and lose my muscles. Thank you
Can tense head muscles cause you to feel off? Anxiety makes me tense up, I'll notice it and relax. Seems to make my "lightheadness" a little better.
Anxiety: Can cause a whole array of uncomfortable symptoms. Muscle tension in the neck can cause headaches. Lightheadedness due to anxiety almost always comes from HYPERVENTILATION. By breathing too often, too deeply, or too quickly, we lower our bodies carbon dioxide level. This in turn can cause light-headedness. Focus on breathing from your diaphragm, not your lungs. Or use a paper bag. ...Read more
After a good workout or in the time of workouts my muscles feel big and feel like they are going to explode out of my skin why does that happen? Pumped
Vascular dilation: Your muscles get engorged with blood which makes them larger. This is the natural response when muscles are being used and demand more blood--therefore they temporarily grow. Over time (long term) they increase in size because of muscle fiber hypertrophy. This is what makes them larger and stronger. ...Read more
Spasm: Most likely a fairly simple muscular spasm of very tight or injured para spinal muscles of the back and neck. Bending your head forward (flexion) causes stretching of these muscles and like a rubber band that is stretched too much, the muscles snap back and spasm causing your symptoms. Typical treatment involves careful and purposeful stretching, prescription muscle relaxants and often massage. ...Read more
Cranial Nerve VII: Many of the facial muscles are controlled by the facial nerve (cranial nerve vii). There are many different causes of damage to this nerve. You should consult with both a dentist and a medical doctor to determine the cause and possible treatment options. Sometimes these can be serious and should be evaluated promptly. ...Read more
Muscle tension/spasm: If the muscle tension arose from trauma, you can apply cold compress for the first 48 hours. After that, you can apply moist heat or heating pad. ...Read more
What happens if adrenaline causes smooth muscles to relax then how the skin caused by adrenaline?
Confused: Unfortunately your question does not make any sense. You need to rephrase it ...Read more
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