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Never heard of this.: I think you are asking about lip and cheek retractors. These are used to keep the lips and cheeks off of the teeth and are commonly used for anterior bonding, photos, whitening and sometimes for impressions. There are no gags used commonly in dentistry that I am aware of. ...Read more
Used a plastic /silicon sleeve as anti penis retractor. Used it 4h+/day for a week. Now penis feels like plastic since 5dys. Is it contact allergy?
I don't understand ?: I don't understand your question. Please reword it and resubmit it in another form or, better yet, go to a physician who can examine you and tell you what the problem is. Best wishes. ...Read more
Microscopic: Microdiscectomy is the removal of disc fragments with assistance of the microscope. It is performed thru small openings. It is now used in association with mis systems. Mis allows the performance of the same procedure thru small tubular opening that does not require the destruction of adjacent muscles & vesselsl, potentially reducing scar tissue formation and leaving the muscle intact. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Posture & strengthen: Sounds like you are suffering from myofascial pain. Freshly strained muscle needs time and rest, and take caution not to overstretch the affected area-- this means pay very close attention to your posture (esp sitting, driving, sleeping). Then begin gentle strengthening of the scapular retractor muscles. Use good biomechanics with any lifting, which could reinjure you. Maintain good posture. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers