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Does It Hurt When You Remove A Chest Tube
A chest tube (chest drain, thoracic catheter, tube thoracostomy, or intercostal drain) is a flexible plastic tube that is inserted through the chest wall and into the pleural space or mediastinum. It is used to remove air (pneumothorax) or fluid (pleural effusion, blood, chyle), or pus (empyema) from the intrathoracic space. It is also known as a bülau drain ...Read more
What?: Your question is incomplete. You may wish to restate the question. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Burst eardrum: The eardrum bursts when the pressure in the middle ear goes way above the outside pressure. There is pain as it is being pushed. Some complain of sudden increase in pain and pain is gone once it bursts since there is now equal pressure on either side of the membrane. If there is fluid inside, the fluid may flow out of the ear or blood. ...Read more
Depends: There are 2 ways. the easiest way is to place it over a wire that's inserted through a needle. These work for almost every type of problem that requires a chest tube. The other way, is to make an incision, dissect down to the ribs and puncture the pleura and place the tube through the hole. This is much more involved and painful. Local anesthetics do not numb the pleural and deep tissues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are you at risk?: Short answer: usually yes, but not always. Ovarian torsion (twisted ovary) is not common unless ovaries are enlarged, but not impossible. Do you have a risk factor for torsion? If not, see how the pain behaves for the next bit. If you have reason to believe ovary has torsed or if pain is severe, call your doctor or go to er right now, do not wait. Right now. ...Read more
Pleuritic pain: Pain that is aggravated by deep breathing is referred to as pleuritic pain, as it often arises from inflammation of the lining of the lung, which is called the pleura. Inflammation of the pleura can be caused by many different things. Since some of these are serious, you should be evaluated to find the cause. ...Read more
Lung lining/ muscles: This sounds like overnight something has affected your lung function, breathing pattern, or lung lining or chest --which inflamed can cause pain upon taking a deep breath--, or chest wall muscles. Perhaps, position while sleeping, viral illness, overusing your upper body muscles the day before (did you start or do excessive exercise the day before). If persists, like anything else, c the doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain with cough: Lower abdominal pain with coughing could represent among other things a hernia. Hernias can occur in the lower abdomen as a result of a weakening of the natural lining of the abdominal cavity. Coughing increases the intra-abdominal pressure, forcing the bowel deeper into the opening in the weakened lining and causing pain. When you urinate there is not the same inc. In pressure. Worth an exam... ...Read more
Hopefully not: Ask your doctor! bones are one of the areas of the body that are very hard to make numb. Just giving that medicine hurts & even afterward, there is a kind of deep bone ache that happens with manipulating bones. For that reason, sometimes your entire arm/leg/etc. Will be made numb with regional anesthesia. Your doctor will do all she can to safely minimize the hurt. ...Read more
Why do I feel air like bubble or as if a baby was kicking on my left side stomach it doesn' hurt when it happens i'm not pregnant either what is this?
Anxiety, but: Could be pericardits: see a cardiologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
What does it mean when your belly button is bleeding and hurts when you bend over to pick something up?
What to do if i appear to have pigeons chest where my rib cage sticks out. If I do push ups would it be less noticeable or will it just push the bone out even more?
Pectus carinatum: Pigeon chest is a common chest wall abnormality. In pre adolescent patients, sometimes surgery is indicated for cosmetic or respiratory indications. Most patients live normal lives and can engage in exercise and sports. There is no harm in pushups, although it is unlikely to change your chest wall. If appearance is the issue, plastic surgery for male or female pectoral implant may help. PFT if SOB ...Read more
Maybe: Hernias are very common, and groins hernias are the type that require an operation the most. They can present with pain and/or a lump in the groin. Best diagnosed with physical exam, but sometimes need imaging (ultrasound, ct scan), and rarely surgery. Surgery is the only treatment once the diagnosis is made. Your primary care provider should be able to help sorry this out. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Belly Button feels tender w/ pain when I touch it. It does not hurt to stretch/cough. not sure what to do, I feel a slight lump when pressing into it.
Cellulitis: You may be describing cellulitis or soft tissue infection of bely button, which is much more common these days given tendency to get piercings. Care is same as infection anywhere else. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/in-depth/piercings/art-20047317 for more info. If not responding to simple home remedies, go see your Family Doc for antibiotics. Good luck! ...Read more
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