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Is hydrotubation painful, how long does it take to get one done.

Is hydrotubation painful, how long does it take to get one done.

Some pain: There is some pain associated with it. To some extent it depends on your pain tolerance/threshold. It usually doesn't take long. ...Read more

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Why are tampons painful for me to wear? I get the smallest ones

Why are tampons painful for me to wear? I get the smallest ones

See a gynecologist: Sounds like it might be time for you to see a gynecologist! If you are having difficulties inserting a tampon it may mean that your vagina is smaller than normal or there's something structurally different about your vagina that might warrant examination by a gynecologist. Sometimes you can have a septum which is a bridge of tissue in the way. Good luck. ...Read more

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How painful is a discogram? I'm getting one done soon an what's the recovery time?

Unfortunately: They can be pretty painful. Everyone reacts differently though. Recovery time is short. ...Read more

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Found knots in one of my armpits and it not painful but they really itch. What do you think it is?

Found knots in one of my armpits and it not painful but they really itch. What do you think it is?

Hidradenitis possibl: From your desciption hidraadenitis is a possibility. Raised cystic lesion in the armpits which can be inflammed and even itchy. Cream and antibiotics can help temporarily. However once diagnosis is confirmed by physician minor surgery may be necessary. ...Read more

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I have more than one past trauma, and I can not enjoy sex with my partner! It is painful as well! What is the solution?

Therapy: You need to seek out therapy to help you cope with the past trauma. You can learn the coping skills you need and move on in a healthy way with your life Tragedy and trauma strikes all. It is how you deal with it that will keep you healthy ...Read more

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Extremely painful jolts on one area of my head. The pain lasts for less than a second, but they are severe. What is this?

Extremely painful jolts on one area of my head. The pain lasts for less than a second, but they are severe. What is this?

Depends on location: There are different types of headaches and depending on the location, your doctor will have a good idea on the diagnosis and treatment. You should visit your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Every time one of my bad tooths keeps hurting my right gets very painful pains. What can I do to stop this from happening?

Every time one of my bad tooths keeps hurting my right gets very painful pains. What can I do to stop this from happening?

Dental treatment: There are no home remedies or cures for rotten teeth. No magic pills or rinses or mouthwashes. Toothaches need to be treated locally by a dentist, someone who has years of experience treating these conditions. The sooner you call the sooner you will feel better. Please don't delay, the pain may soon be unbearable. ...Read more

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I have been having headaches for almost 2 weeks now, and I am currently experiencing a very painful one. What should I do?

I have been having headaches for almost 2 weeks now, and I am currently experiencing a very painful one. What should I do?

See your physician: Headaches should not last that long and you may have other issues that need to be addressed. ...Read more

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Please explain why might two molars on the left, one upper and one lower gotten suddenly become very sensitive and painful?

Please explain why might two molars on the left, one upper and one lower gotten suddenly become very sensitive and painful?

Tooth pain: So many unanswered questions. How long since you saw a dentist and had x-rays and an exam to check for cavities? Do you have sinus/allergy issues? (increased pressure in the sinus can cause increased pressure on the upper tooth, causing more pressure on the lower. Are you grinding your teeth? Did you bite into something hard unexpectedly, thereby bruising the teeth? . Have you been chewing on ice? ...Read more

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Women with one ovary have painfule periods?

Women with one ovary have painfule periods?

Not necessarily: One ovary by itself is not a cause for painful periods. The reason for removal of the other ovary may have some bearing on this issue. ...Read more

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Why is one of my glands swollen and painful?

Possible infection: Swollen lymph glands that are painful are usually a sign of infection or inflammation. In the groin it could be due to a small infection on the foot. In the neck, a throat, dental, allergy or virus. The infections could be viral or bacterial. Sometime just irritation nearby can do it. Rarely cancer can be possible. Get checked out. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have painful periods in day one.?

Is it normal to have painful periods in day one.?

Probably: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Quick thumping/squeezing in one ear, painful?

Quick thumping/squeezing in one ear, painful?

Ear infection vs TMJ: If this never happened before and is new I would think an outer or middle ear infection with inflamed vessels on your ear drum-- especially if associated with decreased hearing on that side. If it is a problem that comes and goes I would think TMJ. Other things would be less common. See your doctor if not getting better. ...Read more

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How painful is the sting from having one's eyes dilated?

How painful is the sting from having one's eyes dilated?

Minor: Dilation involves the application of eyedrops for that purpose that might sting a little for 3-5 seconds, but after that there is no discomfort. You might feel some light sensitivity later until the dilation ends. ...Read more

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Which disease or health condition is the most painful one?

Impossible: This is impossible to answer. They are too many variables. ...Read more

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Have cold with swollen lymphs, woke up with pain on/under one cheekbone, very painful, any relation to cold?

Possibly: Colds may cause swollen lymph nodes but not as much as bacterial infection. If the swollen node is under the angle of your jaw it may also be caused by an infected tooth or possibly a sinus infection. If your cold worsens or you get a fever then see your doctor. If the cold goes away and the node gets better then they were likely related. ...Read more

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I have a visible knot on one of my ribs and it is painful. What could be causing this, and should I be worried?

If you had fractured: The rib anytime in the past then you have probably developed a callous where the bone healed. It's possible that you may have injured the area and this could be a swollen region due to injury, either acute or chronic. That said, without an exam and plain films all this is speculative. See your doctor and let them examine you. A chest x ray is likely to be useful and they are easy to get. ...Read more