Muscle Strain (cont.)
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When to Seek Medical Care for a Muscle Strain
If one has a significant muscle injury (or if the home care methods bring no relief in 24 hours), call a doctor.
If someone hears a "popping" sound with the injury, cannot walk, or there is significant swelling, pain, fever, or open cuts, he or she should be examined in a hospital's emergency department.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/24/2015
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