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Dr. Steven Harris
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Complex, see MD: "Man boobs" can be excess fat in that area or excess breast tissue. The appearance of either can be aggravated by loose chest skin. Push ups can help ... Read More

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Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Neuritis: Probably an ulnar neuritis which is inflammation of the ulnar nerve at the elbow. Wearing an elbow support applied 1 inch below the point of tendernes ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Push curl: I do not want to be captain obvious here but realistically you should be doing push ups and curl ups. You can star easy with puh ups by doing them on ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Michaels
33 years experience Family Medicine
Just for your arms.: Push ups and pull ups if done properly will strengthen your back, shoulders, chest and forearms. You can add properly done lunges or knee bends, squa ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
They ARE hard: You may simply weigh more than your upper body strength can handle. I'm very glad you are trying and training. A good preparation is a pushup variant ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pushups: Can help you to become stronger and can enhance pectoral muscles but they do not lead to reduction of breast fat. Weight loss can help if you are ove ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No worries: Physically active normal women can continue their activities when starting a family, after getting married and getting good health insurance (pregnanc ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Anderson
40 years experience Sports Medicine
There : There is nothing inherently dangerous about doing push ups. You are wise to monitor your symptoms and cut back or modify your workout if pain develops ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Keep head up: Hiatal hernia is common, associated with gastro-esophageal reflux can cause heartburn symptoms, especially when the head is lowered below the stomach. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Toman
17 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes and no: It depends on how many you do. Herschel walker an nfl running back claimed to build his body purely with pushups and situps. He was very large.

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