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My baby is 2 months old, and he is now having some sort of chest retractions but only after my wife changes his diaper.? (has shots, no other issues)

My baby is 2 months old, and he is now having some sort of chest retractions but only after my wife changes his diaper.? (has shots, no other issues)

Any fever?: Chest (intercostal) retractions may mean increased work in breathing when he fusses. When in doubt, check it out by having his pediatrician check his heart & lungs. If he's alert, afebrile & feeding well, you could probably wait for an office visit in am. ...Read more

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How do I lose chest fat?

How do I lose chest fat?

You can't : You can't "spot reduce" fat. Some men have gynecomastia, the abnormal development of large mammary glands in males resulting in breast enlargement. This can be addressed surgically. ...Read more

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What is "barrell chest"?

What is "barrell chest"?

Deformity of chest: Wall which is common in people with end stage emphysema. The shape changes because their lungs are always hyperinflated. ...Read more

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Too much pain in my chest..

Too much pain in my chest..

Chest pain.: Is this new, or has it been going on for some time? Are you short of breath? Lightheaded? Has this happened before? There are questions to be answered, but with a new chest pain that is strong, these questions should be answered in a local emergency room. If this pain has persisted, you should go to the nearest hospital for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Pains in the chest at night?

Pains in the chest at night?

See a doctor ASAP: chest pain can have a variety of causes, some self limiting, others life threatening. Without further information , we can not diagnosis this, but urgent evaluation is warranted. Please see a doctor right away. Heart disease in women often presents with atypical symptoms. ...Read more

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How can guys lose chest fat?

How can guys lose chest fat?

Spot fat loss does: not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be chest fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. ...Read more

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How can I lose my chest fat?

How can I lose my chest fat?

Eat less - Do more: Eat about 500 calories less every day. Get a bit more activity every day. If you don't lose weight in a week, then eat less and exercise more. Repeat weekly until you are losing 2 pounds per week. Go for it! remember - you must stay hydrated to lose body fat. Water ! ...Read more

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What is a good chest workout?

What is a good chest workout?

Hours at gym: Depends upon your goal. Most want to build up the chest muscles both for strength and appearance. It is generally felt that repetitive lower weight exercise is better than fewer reps at weights at your limit. Most gyms have professionals who can give you good tips in this area and you can also get help from physical therapists. A good diet is useful as well. ...Read more

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How I can controll my Chest??

How I can controll my Chest??

What?: What does that mean to control your chest? This makes no sense. Please ask a properly worded question. ...Read more

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My right side chest was pain?

My right side chest was pain?

Chest pain: If you have severe pain or difficulty breathing - then please medical assessment. ...Read more

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I feel pain in my left chest?

Need more info: What kind of pain? Is it affected by movement? Do you have any other symptoms? How old are you? If you are an adult and could be having a heart attack, take an aspirin and call and ambulance to take you to the nearest emergency room of a hospital. ...Read more

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I have been pain in my chest

Go to ER: It is impossible to diagnose something like this without a thorough history and physical, drug exposures, etc, especially with something as potentially critical as chest pain. Go to the er or see a doctor urgently. ...Read more

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I get pain by my chest a lot ?

I get pain by my chest a lot ?

Many causes: Chest pain has many causes. Musculoskelal reasons include muscle injury and costochondritis, inflammation of anterior rib ending. Inflammation of the pleural tissues (pleuritis)can cause pain .Gallbladder attacks, ge reflux, hepatitis, sometimes cardiac, viral infection, pancreatitis are other causes.Consult your physician if persists for physical exam and therapy. ...Read more

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Chest compressions and stents?

Chest compressions and stents?

Yes: Yes, but only if necessary for resuscitation after cardiac arrest. ...Read more

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Pain in the middle if my chest?

Pain in the middle if my chest?

See physician: It is advised to seek urgent medical evaluation for patients with recent onset of chest pain. Those who may be potentially unstable based upon history, family history, appearance, or vital signs, should be immediately evaluated in an emergency department. You need to be evaluated by your physician to eliminate life-threatening causes and be assessed for other causes. ...Read more

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What can cause pain on my chest?

What can cause pain on my chest?

Chest Pain: Cause of chest pain are multiple not all the time is the heart at your age is less likely. But still needs to be rule out. GERD (heartburn), costochondritis or inflammation of the joint between the ribs and breast bone, muscle sprain, asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis all can cause chest pain ...Read more

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How do I reduce my chest weight?

How do I reduce my chest weight?

See details: Diet and exercise including aerobics and strength training. Minimize carbs, control portion size. There are no shortcuts. ...Read more

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What does chest tightening mean?

What does chest tightening mean?

Tightness: Chest tightness or tightening is a sensation of chest discomfort, described as tightness. It can be related to a variety of conditions, such as heart disease, G.I. Disease, etc. Since one of presentations of heart disease including heart attacks is chest tightness/pain, this symptom should be evaluated promptly. ...Read more

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Have buzzing in left chest area?

Have buzzing in left chest area?

Need more info: No sure what you are asking. What do you mean by buzzing in chest? ...Read more

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Y i am Having pain in my chest ?

Who knows?: Your question has no history, no descriptions, no details, to have any hope to offer any suggestions or advice. Go see your personal physician for help. ...Read more