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How long can I wait with muscle pain to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

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Dr. Keith Baldwin
Orthopedic Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: 2 wks

In general most minor muscle soreness should be gone in a few days.
Any muscle pain lasting longer than two weeks should be seen.

In brief: 2 wks

In general most minor muscle soreness should be gone in a few days.
Any muscle pain lasting longer than two weeks should be seen.
Dr. Keith Baldwin
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Dr. Thomas Byrnes
Family Medicine

In brief: Depends

Depends on your pain tolerance and what happened to cause the pain? Significant trauma to tear a muscle ? Can't move? Severe pain? Numbness and tingling? See dr. Sooner. Just over worked? Wait a few days.
Remember that bones and muscles and joints heal themselves and stay healthy by moving -- normally. Don't limp, grunt, groan or hold your breath as you move about. -- makes it worse.

In brief: Depends

Depends on your pain tolerance and what happened to cause the pain? Significant trauma to tear a muscle ? Can't move? Severe pain? Numbness and tingling? See dr. Sooner. Just over worked? Wait a few days.
Remember that bones and muscles and joints heal themselves and stay healthy by moving -- normally. Don't limp, grunt, groan or hold your breath as you move about. -- makes it worse.
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
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