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SOME PAIN ON MY LEFT SIDE STOMACH, I WENT TO ER AND THEY WAS

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IM HAVING SOME PAIN ON MY LEFT SIDE STOMACH, I WENT TO ER AND THEY WAS RULING OUT CRACKED OR FRACTURED RIB, AND SAID IT WAS EXOSKELETON MUSCLE THAT HAS BEEN PULLED OR STRAINED, IS THERE SUCH A THING?
JA: How long have you been in pain? Are you experiencing any vomiting or nausea?
Customer: SINCE WEDNESDAY AND YES, NAUSEA AND DIARRHEA.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: HAVEN'T DONE ANYTHING TO ***** CALL FOR A PULL MUSCLE..
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 5 months ago.

Hello

Yes.

this simply means that a muscle that attaches to bone has been pulled or strained.

There is such a thing.

You can strain muscles even in normal activities.

I do suggest however that you do not rely on the ER and that you have a follow up exam with your doctor.

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