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Is it possible lhermitte's sign from something other than ms. If so, how likely? I had a pulled muscle in back week ago and now this.

Is it possible lhermitte's sign from something other than ms.  If so, how likely? I had a pulled muscle in back week ago and now this.

Not specific: Nothing about lhermitte's that is solely related to ms, and can be seen with any problem affecting the posterior columns of the cervical spinal cord. Includes b-12 deficiency, cervical stenosis or disc problem, decreased spinal cord blood flow, spinal cord contusion or other injuries. ...Read more

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Muscle Strain (Definition)

-exposed 2 forces beyond it's ability 2 handle, it causes damage R the muscle. Just like a bruise. It is first a stretch with reversibility 2 recover fully if left alone 4 a while. 2'nd is actual tear of some muscle fibers & need a longer time 2 heal, & can if big enough scar & lead 2 pain & easily aggravated . 3'rd is total tear, which can not B repaired. Also 3'rd can ...Read more


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

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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Possible pulled muscle in back or ribcage and hurts to breathe should I get medical attention or wait it out?

Did you pull a muscl: doing some unusual exercise or activity before this started? If so, it is probably safe to apply heat and wait it out. However, if you did nothing unusual and you have pain on deep breathing it could be something more serious like a collapsed lung or blood clot and you should be seen. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long can pain from a pulled muscle in your back persist?

How long can pain from a pulled muscle in your back persist?

It depends: It really all depends on if you might be doing something to re-injure the muscle. If it truly is just a muscle strain, if you are resting the muscle if should be healing within a week or two, if there's a tear, it will be longer. If it's been 4-6 weeks or longer and you're still experiencing pain, it's possible it's more than a pulled muscle. Go see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have pain on my right side of my back the center area. Could this be a pulled muscle?

I have pain on my right side of my back the center area. Could this be a pulled muscle?

Back pain in young: Young patients rarely need further evaluation for back pain as it is usually self-limiting. For mild symptoms, muscle pains are most common. Consider also disc herniation which may cause pain without sciatica. Stress fracture occurs in 5% of the population without any symptoms. If symptoms persist, then see your doc for a more specific evaluation. ...Read more

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Sharp quikpain lower left back only when taking deepbreath, can't replicate w/position. Shoveled for 2hrs, 30hrs before onset of pain! pulled muscle?

Sharp quikpain lower left back only when taking deepbreath, can't replicate w/position. Shoveled for 2hrs, 30hrs before onset of pain! pulled muscle?

Yes: Sounds like a pulled muscle due to shovelling generally tends to improve with rest and heat and should resolve in couple of days. If it persists then you may need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I go back to gymnastics with a torn or pulled muscle?

Can I go back to gymnastics with a torn or pulled muscle?

YES, BUT once the Ms: has healed and fully recovered and got stronger, with proper treatment and Therapy. See an Orthopod and be treated till healed. GOOD LUCK. ...Read more

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Can a pulled muscle in your back make it hurt when you breathe?

Yes.: A pulled or strained muscle can give you pain when you breathe because of the expansion of the rib cage, that puts a stress on those muscles. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a pulled muscle and does it lead to swelling?

What are the symptoms of a pulled muscle and does it lead to swelling?

Possible: Muscle strain, pulled muscle, can have swelling depending on the number of fibers injured and the inflammatory response of your body. ...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