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Please help! I have a pain on my breast plate?

Please help! I have a pain on my breast plate?

May be: Something called chostocondritis which is an inflammation of the cartilage between your ribs and sternum. However, any chest pain should be assessed by a physician to make sure there is not a cardiac cause. My recommendation would be to see a physician as soon as possible to make sure you do not have any cardiac issues, then chase down an injection for chostocondritis if there are no other issues. ...Read more

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I am having chest pain around the breast plate, also in the middle of my chest, i also feel it in my back, should I be concerned?

I am having chest pain around the breast plate, also in the middle of my chest, i also feel it in my back, should I be concerned?

Maybe: There are many causes of chest pain. Many are benign. Some are serious. A few are lethal. You have undiagnosed chest pain. You should seek further evaluation. ...Read more

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After working an 12 hour shift, I came home to realize that when I bend over the left part of my breast plate and back hurt extremely bad, any ideas?

Muscle: This sounds like muscle strain. It depends on what type of work you were doing. Were you lifiting? Do you exercise and thus are you in shape? That could help prevent this. You can try either heat or ice to the sore areas, try some tylenol (acetaminophen) and if this does not help call your physicians to help clarify your pains. ...Read more

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For the past couple of hours I have been having sharp pains that come and go. They are occurring right between my rib cage/breast plate. Explain/help?

Need more info: This could be a viral infection especially if you have a rash associated with the pain. You could also have a neuralgia and at your age it is common. My advice is to see your family physician and have him/her examine you. ...Read more

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I g get a twinge under my tongue occasionally. Sometimes when this happens it radiates towards my breast plate . What could this be?

I g get a twinge under my tongue occasionally. Sometimes when this happens it radiates towards my breast plate . What could this be?

Spasm: This may be a muscular spasm in the throat causing some radiation to the esophagus which sits behind the sternum(breast bone). This cramp is analogous to the Charley horse occurring in other muscles. These throat or esophageal spasms are short lived and unless they occur frequently, are nuisances rather than anything serious. If symptoms occur repeatedly see your physician for advice. ...Read more

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Pain in chest below breast plate & in left hand side of back , no cough or shortness of breath?

Pain in chest below breast plate & in left hand side of back , no cough or shortness of breath?

A 48 year old male: With those symptoms should be seen very soon preferably in the accident ward (ed) and let them tell you what it is not. Chest pains at your age should not b e taken lightly. ...Read more

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Can women who have had plastic surgery still feel that their breasts are the same?

Can women who have had plastic surgery still feel that their breasts are the same?

Breast surgery: Yes some will feel the same but some may scars or new firmness to the breast it depends if patient had implants reduction reconstruction or fat injection enhancements. ...Read more

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Is there any way to enlarge breasts other than with plastic surgery and medication?

Is there any way to enlarge breasts other than with plastic surgery and medication?

I've never seen it: I've never seen any scientific literature or patient studies that show any real improvement without surgery. I think a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon is the right place to start. ...Read more

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How much would it be for plastic surgery to make my breasts symmetrical their really uneven?

How much would it be for plastic surgery to make my breasts symmetrical their really uneven?

Breast Asymmetry: There are degrees of asymmetry of the breasts. Either 1 operation could correct or up to 3 operations might be needed. Best to see in person a few boarded Plastic Surgeons in your area.. Good luck... ...Read more

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Why don't plastic surgeons just use fat from other parts of the body to enlarge one's breasts?

Why don't plastic surgeons just use fat from other parts of the body to enlarge one's breasts?

Too Soon.: This is an area of great interest to many of us. However, many of us are reluctant to use fat until longer-term studies are out; issues such as potential confusion caused by fat grafts for patients undergoing mammography is one of the concerns. It is possible that fat grafting will become much more widely accepted and utilized in the future. ...Read more

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I accidentally cooked a small piece of the plastic that covers chicken breasts in the grocery store. Can I still eat the chicken, or will it be toxic?

I accidentally cooked a small piece of the plastic that covers chicken breasts in the grocery store. Can I still eat the chicken, or will it be toxic?

Not a problem: This is non-toxic and will pass your GI system without problems. If it is big enough, you will discover it while eating the chicken and can remove. If too small to be seen in this way, it will not cause you any problems. ...Read more

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Are plastic bags for breast milk bad?

Are plastic bags for breast milk bad?

Glass is better: Make sure your bags are bpa free. Glass bottles are much less toxic. ...Read more

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Enlarged, painful breasts. Should I lose weight or just go to plastic surgeon for reduction?

Enlarged, painful breasts. Should I lose weight or just go to plastic surgeon for reduction?

First...: First have your doctor evaluate you to make sure you are ok. Then lose weight to a weight you can maintain long term. At that point, seek a good plastic surgeon if you don't like the way things look . :). ...Read more

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How the place of plastic breast surgery would be faded?

How the place of plastic breast surgery would be faded?

They usual: Fade over 12 or so months. Protect them from the sun. Do scar massage. Consider a silicone based scar product, especially in the first few months after surgery. ...Read more

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How can I make my breast bigger without plastic surgery?

How can I make my breast bigger without plastic surgery?

Many ways but safe?: There are many potential ways to increase the size of your breasts non-surgically which include hormone supplements, oral contraceptives, weight gain, pregnancy, etc. However, these all have risks and must be taken into context. The brava device may accomplish a one cup size enhancment using an external expansion device that must be worn for several months. ...Read more

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Is there a plastic surgery for making your breast smaller?

Is there a plastic surgery for making your breast smaller?

Breast Reduction: Also known as reduction mammoplasty, this is an operation intended to reduce the size of a woman’s breasts and improve their shape and position. Frequently, the areola (dark skin around the nipple) is also made smaller. For more info: http://www.pacificcenterplasticsurgery.com/breast-procedures-newport-beach/reduction/ ...Read more

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How can I make my smaller breast larger without plastic surgery?

How can I make my smaller breast larger without plastic surgery?

I've never seen it: I've never seen any scientific literature or patient studies that show any real improvement without surgery. I thnk a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon is the right place to start. ...Read more

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