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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Chen
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Psychological: Psychological tools include mindfulness, relaxation exercises, deep breathing, thought-stopping among others.
Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology 29 years experience
Conservative is best: Start with conservative treatment such as physical therapy(including strengthening and stretching)& anti-inflammatory meds. Regular exercise, weight l... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
A few considerations: Although hard to pin down from your description, you could possess originally, carpal tunnel at wrist, pronator syndrome or cubital tunnel at elbow, o... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Related or not?: There are lots of possibilities here, all of which can be addressed by a physical exam and appropriate testing. Migraines for example can affect both ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
Use cell count not %: Hi. The % monocytes, basophils, or any other cells in the WBC differential are not useful; cell counts (i.e., absolute cell number) should be expresse... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Holistic Medicine 43 years experience
Gall Bladder Flush: Look on the internet for a "gall bladder flush." If successful, you may even be able to avoid the surgery.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 34 years experience
See physician: Any tightness in chest should be evaluated by a physician. These sound like unrelated symptoms but a basic history and physician with lab tests may he... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Evaluation needed: These varied pains and location of the pains require a thorough history and system review and a physical examination in order to make a differential d... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Many things : Chronic back pain can be caused by strain, arthritis, herniated disc, spinal stenosis, pregnancy, compression fracture, tumor, metastasis, shingles, f... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
Several ways: For most, it begins with what the back symptoms mean and then usually some changes in lifestyle like exercise, weight control, smoking cessation and i... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Many reasons: Chronic back pain is by far the most common cause of chronic pain in adults. Causes can be various. Most are related to disease of the vertebrae, disc... Read More
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