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Knees blown out and using crutches. Pain in right side of stomach. Is it muscle pull?

i just recently blew out my knee and have to use crutches. yesterday, i woke up with a pain in the right side of my stomach the right and a bit lower than my navel. it feels like it s ripping open, it burns with certain movements. lying down does not help. if i don t move, it doesn t hurt. could i have pulled a muscle?
Asked On : Fri, 8 Feb 2013
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Welcome to the forum.

It seems that you had a muscle pull .
You should give proper rest to the part affected. Do not lift heavy weights from that side.
Pain killers like Diclofenac 50 mg twice a day after meals along with antacid like Omeprazole 20 mg along with muscle relaxant like Tizanidine 2 mg twice a day for 5-7 days will provide some relief.
Take medicines under medical supervision only. Hot fomentation and application of local pain relieving gel will be helpful.
I hope this is helpful to you.
Answered: Sat, 9 Feb 2013
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Dentist Dr. Neha Gupta's  Response
Welcome to the forum.
I have read your query in detail. The symptoms you have described are more likely to be symptoms of muscles strain.
To get relief from the pain and for quick healing:
1. Do hot fomatation at the site.
2. Apply local anti-inflammatory gel 2-3 times a day.
3. Take anti-inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen to reduce pain and local swelling or inflammation.
4. Do not lift weight or try to do exercise that involve painful muscles. Give proper time for the injury to heal
I hope this is helpful to you.

Answered: Sat, 9 Feb 2013
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