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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Excess weight: The obvious solution is to take off at least ten pounds
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Answeredyesterday: You must be examined. You will need a chest x-ray and physicial exam. You will need antiinflammatory/pain mediciation and figure on 2-4 weeks for thi ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
52 years experience General Surgery
Trauma: Usually some type of injury.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lauren Elson
16 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Rest/sports med eval: Pain after workout not involving chest likely from increased respiratory volume (deeper breathing) that occurs during exercise. A physical therapist c ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Popowitz
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: It's not uncommon to strain or partially tear an intercostal muscle while coughing . Rest and time should heal this. If pain persists, see your physic ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Sure: Can be seen in athletes who do a lot of twisting of the upper body. Think of a base ball player at the plate. Occurs in weight lifters too. Not all th ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on the-: -distance, caliber & mass & velocity. It can cause this effect due 2 Ur jerk reaction from impact & surprise. B sure U R evaluated by a ph ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
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Don't: Lois why would you do that? Quit pushing on your ribs and next visit discuss with your doctor
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
17 years experience General Surgery
Better bra: You may need a massage to work out which eve issue is there now. Consider different bra, properly fitted. Also, see how you wear your purse, bag, or ... Read More
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