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Doctor insights on: Below Solar Plexus

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What would a lump below the solar plexus indicate?

Not sure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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What is brachial plexus injury?

What is brachial plexus injury?

Nerve damage: The brachial plexus is a complex of nerves arising from the neck and innervating the upper back, and arm. This can be injured by puncture wounds, direct trauma or falling asleep when intoxicated with the arm over the edge of a chair. Many important functions are served by this set of nerves. If you have concerns about this, see your doctor for evaluation and treatment if possible. ...Read more

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Where is your brachial plexus nerve?

Where is your brachial plexus nerve?

Not single nerve: Brachial plexus is a group/cluster of nerves connecting cervical spinal cord and an arm. The major nerves involved include median, ulnar, and radial, but also axillary and supra scapular. The bulk of the plexus itself in located in the shoulder region. ...Read more

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What this lump right under my sternum /solar plexus and above my abdomen?

What this lump right under my sternum /solar plexus and above my abdomen?

?Xiphisterum: There a process at the bottom of the sternum, called xiphisterum that you may be what you are feeling. Beyond that it would need a physical examination to know the "lump" you are concerned about. 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

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Confirmed first rib injury with brachial plexus involvement. Nerve root C5 and C6 injured at brachial plexus near first rib. Chances of healing?

Confirmed first rib injury with brachial plexus involvement.  Nerve root C5 and C6 injured at brachial plexus near first rib.  Chances of healing?

Brachial plexus : Depends on the length of time since the injury and the extent of the injury. If it involves the insulation of the nerves (myelin) recovery is 3 weeks to 3 months if no further injury. If the wires themselves (axons) are injured it depends on how bad they are injured. Can take 6-12 months if not injured past point of ability to repair. ...Read more

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Why is gas pain around your solar plexus heart?

Why is gas pain around your solar plexus heart?

Gas pain: Gas pain is from gas. Sometimes cardiac pain can be interpreted as similar to intestinal gas because the two symptoms are not specific to one etiology. Heartburn is not usually from the heart by the way. ...Read more

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What could a lump in the solar plexus indicate?

What could a lump in the solar plexus indicate?

Different options: The armpit has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, hernias and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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Could sharp pain between my shoulder blade and spine be attributed to my brachial plexus injury and suprascapular nerve compression.

Could sharp pain between my shoulder blade and spine be attributed to my brachial plexus injury and suprascapular nerve compression.

NO.: As the brachial plexus comes from the cervical spine, while the area mentioned (between spine and scapula) is supplied by nerves from the thoracic spine. One could have both lesions though. See your spine specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please name the treatment brachial plexus injury?

Please name the treatment brachial plexus injury?

Variety of therapies: But for thoracic outlet syndrome, pectoralis minor syndrome, and brachial plexus stretch injuries, find FELDENKREIS approach very useful.. Hope that is what you seek. ...Read more

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Could a dilated batson's plexus compress against nerves in the lumbar spine?

Could a dilated batson's plexus compress against nerves in the lumbar spine?

Unlikely: Batson's plexus is the name for the veins that surround the vertebral bodies. Veins are very compressible so they are unlikely to cause any pressure on nerves. ...Read more

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Could a dilated batson's plexus compress against nerves in the lumbar spine?

Not typically: The batson's plexus significance is that it's a network of veins without valves. Typically veins have valves, due to the low pressure in the venous system, to decrease the chance of flow backup within the system. The batson's plexus connects the deep pelvic veins & thoracic veins, & with no valves can easily serve as conduit for infection/cancer cells to travel from pelvic structures to the spine. ...Read more

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Describe the features of a brachial plexus injury.?

Describe the features of a brachial plexus injury.?

Can be bad: Traumatic brachial plexus injuries such as those from motor vehicle accidents cause severe weakness and paralysis of the upper extremity. In it's worst instance, the nerve roots can be avulsed from the spinal cord causing this condition. It can require nerve transfers and complex nerve repair surgery by a specialist in this type of injury. ...Read more

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Solar plexus pain/deep ache-reasons for? Also clicks when pressing on it. Pain radiates to rib just above.

Solar plexus pain/deep ache-reasons for? Also clicks when pressing on it. Pain radiates to rib just above.

See a doctor: you might over stretched the muscle or even injured it .use heat pad and take ibuprofen and rest the muscle .if not Better see a doctor for proper evaluation and treatment ...Read more

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Can MRI detect pull/ inflammation/ injury in tissues /muscle/ ligament which is connected from testis to lower abdomen above penile shaft without dye?

Can MRI detect pull/ inflammation/ injury in tissues /muscle/ ligament which is connected from testis to lower abdomen above penile shaft without dye?

Commonly yes : What you describe suggests athletic pubalgia. This is pain around the pubic bone where a number of muscles insert. Arthritis of the symphysis pubis itself can cause pain in this area. Mri can be helpful in diagnosing tendon and muscle injury in this area. Answer is recycled. ...Read more

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Irritation of diaphragm radiates to right shoulder is called?

Irritation of diaphragm radiates to right shoulder is called?

Kehrs sign: Kehr's sign is an example of referred pain: irritation of the diaphragm causes pain in the area above the collarbone/shoulder. This is because the supraclavicular nerves (shoulder) have the same cervical nerves origin as the phrenic nerve (diaphragm), c3 and c4. 'mixing' of signals. ...Read more