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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Definitely: Cupping causes trauma to the skin and its blood vessels causing discoloration, and, if it causes the skin to release histamine, can cause itching. Th ... Read More

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Dr. John Chiu
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57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Good question: This is an ancient practice now popularized by some of the Olympic swimmers. One of my patients told me that it really relieved her muscle ache at he ... Read More
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Dr. William Schmidt
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Could or could not b: if you believe in acupuncture than fire cupping is just an alternative. there is no pain but since suction is involved it will leave red spots. The re ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: Cupping treatments do not have any effect on Hepatitis B. That means cupping does not make a patient's Hepatitis disease better or worse if she has th ... Read More
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Optic nerve eval: Glaucoma suspect is a term applied to individuals that have risk factors for glaucoma ( thin cornea, above normal eye pressure, positive family histor ... Read More
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Dr. David Satloff
40 years experience Pain Management
TCM cupping is safe: cupping is safe....no significant recovery time
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends on factors: like your visual field results, your optic nerve topography, your race (as in african americans the cup may appear physiologically larger, but is cons ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Gradin
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible glaucoma: If you are describing cupping of the optic nerve of the eye, then it can be a sign of glaucoma. Your eye doctor could explain whether you might have ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Chinese cupping?: If you are referring to the above, it is common to get bruising after cupping but I've not seen blisters. Are the cups too hot? Are you on a blood t ... Read More
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