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I pulled a muscle in my lower back playing ice hockey

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Tim, i pulled a muscle in my lower back playing ice hockey whciich was very painful and led to back spasms. I also have now noticed a burning sensation on my one side of groin and slight bloating at my belt line on one side
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Burning sensation is likely due to the nerve irritation from the muscle spasm you sustained.

Treatment of muscle spasm also will improve your burning sensation as well.

Bloating at the belt line is due to the slow motility of the intestine from this injury.

That can cause bloating.

Warm compress, Naproxen 500 mg twice daily, a muscle relaxant Flexeril, and a gas medication GasX should help with your recovery over a week or so.
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