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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

Dr. Rohit Keswani
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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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Can anxiety cause these symptoms of a pulled muscle on the left side of my chest?

Can anxiety cause these symptoms of a pulled muscle on the left side of my chest?

Nerve root irritatio: Anxiety will aggravate the pain symptoms but usually not the cause of your pains. Please make sure that you are not over exercising or lifting heavy things. You will need to be evaluated by your family doctor and a specialist and physical medicine and rehabilitation. ...Read more

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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

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Could u please tell me symptoms for a pulled pectoral muscle from repetitive work? Hve seen my dr and he says my aches r muscle related! suffer anxiety!

Could u please tell me symptoms for a pulled pectoral muscle from repetitive work? Hve seen my dr and he says my aches r muscle related! suffer anxiety!

Many: Chest pain, pain when you move you arm, could even be pain when you take a deep breath. Pain when you push on your chest or under your arm. Pain when you move. You can have weakness if really bad and trouble lifting or trouble moving the arm on the affected side across the body. Don't worry. Just follow your drs advice ...Read more

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36 yr old male non-smoker, experiencing occasional feeling like pulled muscle in mid/upper left chest. No other symptoms. Safe to wait it out a bit?

36 yr old male non-smoker, experiencing occasional feeling like pulled muscle in mid/upper left chest. No other symptoms. Safe to wait it out a bit?

See a doctor: Diagnosis of chest discomfort ca be a challenge, and it's best to err on the side of safety. Suggest you see your doctor for an examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Pain in the calf when I walk or sit on my knees. No other symptoms but I fear blood clot. Pulled muscle or blood clot?

Pain in the calf when I walk or sit on my knees. No other symptoms but I fear blood clot. Pulled muscle or blood clot?

Calf pain: Need more info , How long have you had this ? Any history of trauma ? What medications do you take ? Any recent log distant travel or recent surgery. , most common in a young female would be muscle strain ...Read more

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How can I heal a pulled muscle?

How can I heal a pulled muscle?

Rest, ice, etc.: But time heals. Rest it from the activity which caused the problem. I would take an NSAID pain reliever if it interfered with sleep. Other than warming it, and using topical anesthesia-time! ...Read more

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How should I treat a pulled muscle?

How should I treat a pulled muscle?

Rest, stretch, NSAID: Stretch, reduce your activity level, anti-inflammatories, and then slowly get back into your activities again. Muscle pulls can take weeks or months to fully recover. Take it slow. ...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