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I have pulled muscles on my right side ribs just under ...

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I have pulled muscles on my right side ribs just under the arm pit.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 8 years ago.


I want to get some more detail information about your problem,

How long the problem is there ?

what are the symptoms now?

Waiting for your reply.

Thank you.

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
about a week. It felt better until a hit a few balls yesterday. It is a sharp pain when I inhale and very tender to the touch. It's the muscles at the back of my right side ribs just before the wing I guess you might call it
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 8 years ago.
Thank you for the information.

Usually it takes 2-6 weeks for a pulled muscle to heal depending on the degree of injury.
Longer time is required if there is any tear in it.

As by trying to reuse it early you might have again make it sore.

In the acute stage ice is helpful , then either ice or warmth will help.

You are to keep the part rested till the pain disappear.

As the pain is severe a doctor's consultation to see the site will be helpful.

I hope this information will help. Please press the ACCEPT button if I answered your question. Thank you.

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