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Doctor insights on: Sudden Indentations In Skin Or Muscles

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Can you pull a head muscle?

Can you pull a head muscle?

Let me understand: You mean the head of a muscle can pulled out from it head? Or the muscles of the head can they pulled? Either way both could be pulled and injured. ...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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Are there nerves and muscles in our head?

Are there nerves and muscles in our head?

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

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What causes muscles to ripple in back of my head?

What causes muscles to ripple in back of my head?

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

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I have this sharp sudden pain in the right side of my head, kinda in muscles?

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

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I have 14% body fat but still have lose skin....so should I reduce more body fat now to make muscles visible???

I have 14% body fat but still have lose skin....so should I reduce more body fat now to make muscles visible???

No: 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

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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

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Is the pain in my joints, my muscles - or in my head?

Is the pain in my joints, my muscles - or in my head?

Please explian: 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

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How can I build muscle over loose skin?

How can I build muscle over loose skin?

You cannot: Muscle is deep to skin, fat and fascia so increasing muscle size will have only a minimal skin tightening effect. ...Read more

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Tell me the difference between fat and thick skin on your core muscles?

Tell me the difference between fat and thick skin on your core muscles?

Thick skin: Epidermis
the epidermis is the outer layer of skin. The thickness of the epidermis varies in different types of skin. It is the thinnest on the eyelids at. 05 mm and the thickest on the palms and soles at 1.5 mm. This tissue directly under the skin is is subcutaneous fat. ...Read more

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A stiff muscle in neck causes my head to go forward. What could be helpful?

A stiff muscle in neck causes my head to go forward. What could be helpful?

Heat: Try warm compresses to relax the muscles. If it persists, see a physical therapist to learn appropriate stretching exercises. ...Read more

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Would massage help a spasming muscle in your head? Could it stop it spasming?

Would massage help a spasming muscle in your head? Could it stop it spasming?

Stress and spasm: Muscle spasms can be the result of tension. Massage can be helpful in the acute stage of a muscle spasm. Progressive muscle relaxation can be a tool that you can learn from a stress management program or from a recording, or stress reduction workbook, or an app. ...Read more

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Does a butt lift just move the skin and fat, or are the muscle positions moved too?

Does a butt lift just move the skin and fat, or are the muscle positions moved too?

Butt lift: With brazilian butt lift, fat is transferred to the buttock to reshape it. With a lower body lift, the excess skin and fat is removed. The muscles are not moved in either procedure. ...Read more

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How does loose skin affect muscle visibility and how can I gain weight back efficiently?

Muscle visibility: Loose skin will camouflage any muscular details you are trying to achieve, such as a 'six pack'. As for gaining weight efficiently, I am unclear as to what you mean but I will never advocate use of steroids as body builders still frequently use. ...Read more

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My neck's muscle hurts, cannot turn the head. Woke up like this and keep two days. How I can recover? Thanks

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

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Is it true that white guys have an extra layer of fat between skin and muscle that other ethnic groups do not?

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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

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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

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

It depends: The answer depends on your current Body Mass Index or even your current height and weight. If you are low with the BMI you don't want weight loss. If you are higher that the BMI losing a KG or two or more would be a good thing. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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

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

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Can you have a muscle spasm in / on the head?

Can you have a muscle spasm in / on the head?

Yes: Many times but not always from clenching the teeth or grinding the teeth.
Bite appliance from a dentist may be necessary. ...Read more

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My back muscles twitche or shake when I bow my head?

My back muscles twitche or shake when I bow my head?

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

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What could cause someone to have constant twitches in face and head muscles?

What could cause someone to have constant twitches in face and head muscles?

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

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Face pain with dry skin and some muscle loss; all one sided. What is this please?

Face pain with dry skin and some muscle loss; all one sided. What is this please?

See OFP specialist: Orofacial Pain specialists are dedicated exclusively to the treatment of orofacial pain, facial muscle pain, TMJ pain, jaw pain, jaw misalignment, facial pain, bruxism and TMJ disorders. Find a doctor close to where you live or work. ...Read more

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How to relieve tension on deltoid muscle? It feels like a knot but can't be seen above skin

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

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What happens if adrenaline causes smooth muscles to relax then how the skin caused by adrenaline?

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