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DiagnosticSUPINE celiac plexus block yesterday,only received bupivacaine.Painfree x10 hrs.Today,Bad new type of upper abd pain. Tender in mid & upper abd Doubled up at times.No fevers.

DiagnosticSUPINE celiac plexus block yesterday,only received bupivacaine.Painfree x10 hrs.Today,Bad new type of upper abd pain. Tender in mid & upper abd Doubled up at times.No fevers.

The onset: of "NEW" abdominal pain should be followed up immediately!!!! Contact the pain unit or hospital where you received the block...intra-abdominal bleeding although UNLIKELY should be ruled out!!

Hope this helps......
Dr Z ...Read more

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My solar plexus bone sore when i eat, especially spice food, little swollen. Could it possibly be any sort of cancer?

My solar plexus bone sore when i eat, especially spice food, little swollen. Could it possibly be any sort of cancer?

Terminology: There is no anatomic structure called solar plexus bone. It may be better to see your doctor and describe your symptoms and allow a detailed history, physical examination and may be some lab and/or imaging studies. ...Read more

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About four days ago my nipples started to become really tender and sore, could NOT wearing a bra be the cause of this?

About four days ago my nipples started to become really tender and sore, could NOT wearing a bra be the cause of this?

Yes: If your nipples are rubbing against an article of clothing that has an irritant contained therein, then yes. Sometimes the irritant is a poorly rinsed shirt or blouse after laundering that still contains soap embedded within. ...Read more

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What could cause really bad breast tenderness so you have to wear a bra?

What could cause really bad breast tenderness so you have to wear a bra?

Fibrocystic changes: You could have fibrocystic changes. This is the most common cause of breast pain. It can be aggravated by caffeine, stress, menstrual cycle and hormonal supplements. If you are over 40, then you should have a mammogram and ultrasound. Please get evaluated by a breast specialist. ...Read more

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What could cause tenderness on exact spot on both sides of ribs just above where my bra sits and below my underarm. Only hurts when touched.

What could cause tenderness on exact spot on both sides of ribs just above where my bra sits and below my underarm.  Only hurts when touched.

Size?: If you are a size d or above, you may have tenderness at the area from the weight of the breast or from the metal wire under the bra to support your breasts. If you are less than size c, then the bra may just be too tight. See your doctor if neither of the above applies to you. ...Read more

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I wear a bra every night when I sleep.. Can this cause my boobs to be sore to the touch?

I wear a bra every night when I sleep.. Can this cause my boobs to be sore to the touch?

Probably not: There are pros and cons about wearing a bra at night. Over time, it might keep your breasts more perky / less droopy. But wearing a bra all the time can also interfere with the body's lymphatic circulation / drainage, such that environmental (cancer-producing) toxins can end up accumulating in the breast's fat cells. But making them sore to the touch? Probably not. Perhaps estrogen dominance? ...Read more

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I have a painful rash mostly on my buttocks & on my back under my bra band. I do have a few spots on my arms & legs aswell. They look like bug bites but are more sore than itchy. Not sure what may have caused them. I'm having a hard time finding infor

I have a painful rash mostly on my buttocks & on my back under my bra band.  I do have a few spots on my arms & legs aswell.  They look like bug bites but are more sore than itchy.  Not sure what may have caused them.  I'm having a hard time finding infor

Needs to be checked: It needs to be evaluated as the spots are persisting.Have you used any cream or ointment.See your doctor or a dermatologist
it could be a bug bites, skin infection like impetigo, sometimes the bug bites get infected as well. ...Read more

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Why are my boobs tendered and, hurt without bra on and feel heavy and have constant pain in them all the time?

Why are my boobs tendered and, hurt without bra on and feel heavy and have constant pain in them all the time?

No short answer: There are many reason for mastalgia or pain in the breasts. Wearing a supportive bra, especially a sports bra with athletic activity can help. Losing weight, can significantly decrease breast pain. Some women put on a lot of breast weight with birth control pills, and
may get relief with a lower estrogen pill. ...Read more

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When I press on the sides of my rib cage on the left and right like where my bra sits they are very tender. What could this be?

When I press on the sides of my rib cage on the left and right like where my bra sits they are very tender. What could this be?

Costochondritis : There are multiple potential causes, but one of the more common is a condition known as costochondritis, in which an inflammation occurs in the part of the rib where the bone meets the cartilage. Sometimes am NSAID can help. Don't hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a patch of skin on my right shoulder blade that is tender to the touch (even a bra strap it uncomfortable) I have no other symptoms?

I have a patch of skin on my right shoulder blade that is tender to the touch (even a bra strap it uncomfortable) I have no other symptoms?

Notalgia: A patch of skin with no symptoms, particularly on shoulder blades of women is most likely a condition called notalgia paresthetica. This patch of skin can also be itchy, burning or achy. It is thought to be due to inflammation or irritation of a skin nerve. It is sometimes a challenge to treat but treatments are available. Please talk to your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Both my breasts feel really sore but the left side is more sore and tender, even wearing a bra is uncomfortable. Any ideas?

Both my breasts feel really sore but the left side is more sore and tender, even wearing a bra is uncomfortable. Any ideas?

Pregnant?: Buy a home pregnancy test. They turn positive at about the time you'd start your next expected period. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week and call your doctor. ...Read more

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Have a cyst on my back it is purple my bra strap is irrating the bump and it is tender.I lanced it nothing came out but blood it is swollen?

Have a cyst on my back it is purple my bra strap is irrating the bump and it is tender.I lanced it nothing came out but blood it is swollen?

Cysts are common: Cysts are very common, and many people will have them removed by a general surgeon. this is technically very easy and can be done under local anesthesia in the clinic or in the operating room. the most common reason to have one removed is because it is bothersome or causes pain. Healing after surgery usually occurs within 2 to 3 weeks with minimal discomfort or pain. ...Read more

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I am 18 I have very tender breast and they seem to be sore all the time. Are they growing. I am wearing the right size bra I've had it checked. Ideas?

I am 18 I have very tender breast and they seem to be sore all the time. Are they growing. I am wearing the right size bra I've had it checked. Ideas?

Breast Tenderness: Many things can cause breast tenderness. Birth control pills, caffeine , hormones , pregnancy, fibrocystic changes of the breast etc can cause symptoms. See your physician to evaluate. ...Read more

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Any advice for costocondritus? Being woken up with stabbing pains, I'm so tender, naproxen isn't doing much. Even wearing a bra is agony

Any advice for costocondritus? Being woken up with stabbing pains, I'm so tender, naproxen isn't doing much. Even wearing a bra is agony

May not be...: It may not be costochondritis. Make sure you see you doctor for a more complete evaluation. In the mean time, consider heat and/or ice. Trial and error to find out the best regime that helps you. You can also add acetaminophen to the naproxen. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How can I sleep when I have tender breasts, i heard with a sports bra and body pillow, but i was taught not to wear a sports bra to bed what do I do?

How can I sleep when I have tender breasts, i heard with a sports bra and body pillow, but i was taught not to wear a sports bra to bed  what do I do?

O: You need to change habit. Nothing is written in stone exept 10 commandments. You need to find what makes you comfortable while you experience breast tenderness which is likely coincide with your period. Would it be sport bra to wear for several days than ok. Try and let see what happen ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast pain (quality: tenderness) . I have Difficulty sleeping. What should I do? And they hurt with or without bra on

I am experiencing  breast pain (quality: tenderness) . I have Difficulty sleeping. What should I do? And they hurt with or without bra on

Acetamophen/Ibuprofe: For pain you can try over the counter pain meds like Tylenol or non steroidal like ibuprofen if no allergies or contraindication.If it is a persistent problem all the time,then consult your gynecologist as some times birth control pills.low fat diet and magnesium supplement may help.You may prevent the pain by wearing sports bra during exercise. ...Read more

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Visible green veins on breasts, my breast are very large and they tend to hurt my back and my bras are a little too small. My worry is tenderness&vein?

Visible green veins on breasts, my breast are very large and they tend to hurt my back and my bras are a little too small. My worry is tenderness&vein?

Pregnant?: Is there a chance you could be pregnant? The tenderness is likely hormonal. If you are not pregnant, then where are you in your cycle and have you had this before? ...Read more

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My breasts feels tender cramps in my stomach i've heard that u should wear a sports bra & use a body pillow but i don't have a body pillow what do I d?

I'm sorry but I ....: Need more info. Are you pregnant? Several pillows can be used instead of a body pillow. Anything to help lying on your side be more comfortable (spooning w someone is nice too ;) !) sports bras can provide good support for the breasts if supportive enough. So can a supportive bra. Please check back if this didn't answer your question adequately. ...Read more

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Why is my breast so sore or maybe tender at age 49 I am 49 yrs old and my breast has been tender for 1 week I have regular mensturel and this tenderness occured about 3 days after period i notice I have same bras and they are comfortable can you help

Breast : Breast soreness can be caused by irritation or fluctuation in hormones. If a patient has breast tenderness, they should examine their breast and be sure they don't see redness, red streaks, or feel any areas that are thickened or warm to the touch. If the tenderness doesn't resolve then the patient should have an examination. The patient should be certain that mammograms are up to date as well. ...Read more

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My lower spine is tender to touch. What could cause this?

My lower spine is tender to touch. What could cause this?

Difficult to tell: for sure, but it could be pilonidal cyst abscess. Show it to your doctor, because sometimes it requires antibiotics or even surgical drainage. ...Read more

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Small knot in armpit. Very tender. Causes?

Small knot in armpit. Very tender. Causes?

HMM: Could be many things...Too little info to make a good guess...I'd have to see it and get a good history...Go see your primary care doc.. ...Read more

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What causes swollen brest and tender nipples?

Many possibilities: There are many potential causes. One may be medication - certain medication may cause this. Another could be due to pregnancy or hormonal shifting. Simple irritation and rubbing from clothing or trauma. However it may be something more serious such as a growth in the brain. Please see your family physician to further evaluate. ...Read more