Strain (injury)

What is Strain (injury)?

A strain is an injury to a muscle or tendon in which the muscle fibers tear as a result of overstretching. A strain is also colloquially known as a pulled muscle. The equivalent injury to a ligament is a sprain.

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My fiance has been having sever pains in his lower abdomen while having sexual intercorse... We have taking him to multiple doctors and they just...

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Hi, I think a visit to a good urologist may be helpful. If the pain is specifically during intercourse & not during any other postural change it is...

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ok well im having very bad pains where my ribs meet in my stomach it hurts very badly, im hoping its just a pulled muscle but for the last 2 years...

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Eating hair can lead to a bezoar which can cause abdominal pain. But it would not cause such severe abdominal pain. It...

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have extreme pain in my lower back and sharp painsall down my left leg almost unbearable in my hip when i try to get up or walk and a greenish...

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It might be a bruise and muscle strech but one cant deny of rare severe backache of acute disc prolapse also, you need a good re evaluation by...

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