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Diaphragm (Definition)

This muscle separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity and expands and contracts to assist the intercostal muscles in breathing. (a diaphragm is also a birth control device ...Read more


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I have torso and leg stiffness, resting tremor, diaphragm spasms restricting breathing, hoarse, saliva buildup in throat causing choking, fatigue?

I have torso and leg stiffness, resting tremor, diaphragm spasms restricting breathing, hoarse,  saliva buildup in throat causing choking, fatigue?

GitOnYerHoarseAndGo!: With them kinda symptoms, m'am, you need ta git on yer horse (hoarse?) and make it to the nearest doc in town. With that chokin' and all kinda nerve stuff you really should see someone sooner than later. It wouldn't be too fruitful to hypothesize in this little 400-character box. ...Read more

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Im am experiencing pain and spasms in the center (@ the V) of my diaphragm. The pain is also straight thru to my back. How can i get relief?

Im am experiencing pain and spasms in the center  (@ the V) of my diaphragm.  The pain is also straight thru to my back.  How can i get relief?

Ans: Well first you must find the cause. You need to give a good history. Such as. Are you a smoker? Any trauma to the area? How long has this been going on??? Start here. You a best to see your doctor for a good exam. Start there. Once the dismiss is made then treatment options are discussed ...Read more

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Experiencing muscle spasms under left breast diaphragm area as well as tenderness in back of upper left back, with a lot of burping.Lung congestion to?

Experiencing muscle spasms under left breast diaphragm area as well as tenderness in back of upper left back, with a lot of burping.Lung congestion to?

See your physician: Say "pain", not "muscle spasm"; you may unintentionally mislead your physician. Any upper abdominal pain with upper back pain radiation is suspicious for pancreatic pain. While it can be a benign gastroduodenitis, you must not miss a more serious diagnosis, like pancreatitis, or a duodenal ulcer penetrating into the head of the pancreas. See your physician. ...Read more

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What's the difference between Spasticity and spasm?

What's the difference between Spasticity and spasm?

Neuro vs muscular: To me spasm is a local muscle involuntary contraction and spasticty is a neurologic problem loss of cortical control of motor function causing inability to appropriately relax muscles sign of a upper motor neuron injury ...Read more

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When should you remove the diaphragm?

When should you remove the diaphragm?

8 hrs: Leave the diaphragm in for 8 hours after intercourse. If you have sex again before the 8 hours is up, do not remove the diaphragm, but add more of the spermicidal jelly into the vagina. ...Read more

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What are some advantages of the diaphragm?

What are some advantages of the diaphragm?

Diaphragm: The diaphragm is a good form of barrier contraception. Advantages include: no hormones, effective (90%), reusable, safe, inexpensive, reversible, decreases risk of some sexually transmitted diseases, patient controlled and not an abortifacient. ...Read more

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Hi i have little pain in my right diaphragm i would like to know why does this happen and wich tests i should do is not much pain i need your advice.

Hi i have little pain in my right diaphragm i would like to know why does this happen and wich tests i should do is not much pain i need your advice.

RUQ pain: Are you sure it's your diaphragm? Do you get a lot of hiccups? do heavy lifting? If you get the pain after meals, especially heavy meals or get pain under your right shoulder blade, this may be related to your Gallbladder. Go see your Dr. you need labs and an abdominal u/s. Feel Better Soon ...Read more

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