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I'm transgendered. How can I avoid chest binder problems?

I'm transgendered. How can I avoid chest binder problems?

Research, Research: Binders are worn 4 chest compression. But compression can cause pain, skin irritation & even breathing difficulties. There are many products now available. Find designs that work 4 *your* build in fabrics that "breathe" - that wick moisture from the skin. About fit/tightness: Look 4 best options/sizes 2 minimize discomfort. Consider wearing layers of clothes. Good guide: http://ow.ly/3uid8y ...Read more

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Is it possible for a chest binder to permanently flatten your breasts?

Is it possible for a chest binder to permanently flatten your breasts?

Unlikely: Surgery is the most common method for reducing breast size. Weight loss can also decrease breast size for overweight patients. Consult your local board certified plastic surgeon for your specific options. ...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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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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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

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What causes heaviness in the chest?

What causes heaviness in the chest?

Evaluation: You need evaluation for cardiac or lung problem. Ekg, chest x-ray, blood testing, possible stress testing may be indicated depending on the details of your history and examination by a medical practitioner. Unusual sensations in the chest or arms is cardiac until proven otherwise. Go get it checked out now. Office or emergency room, whichever is open. ...Read more

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Why might someone have pain in their chest?

Why might someone have pain in their chest?

Many causes: Chest pain has many etiologies some times the muscles and ligaments around chest strained. Sometimes injury to ribs and costochondritis. Pain breathing.Inflammation of lining of lungs, pleuritis or pneumonia.The most serious problem would be cardiac etiology orpulmonary emboli from thrombus in legs or extremties.GE reflux most common cause.Physical exam with physician might help. ...Read more

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Why am i having a squeezing pain on my chest?

Why am i having a squeezing pain on my chest?

An Emergency: I am very worried when i see a man turn to the computer rather than the phone and dialing 911. This is an emergency. You need to find out why your chest is having squeezing pain. And , you only have minutes to save your life. Call 911. ...Read more

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Chest pain ?

Chest pain ?

Huh?: That is not a question. What about chest pain would you like to know? There are a lot of causes, some serious and some minor. ...Read more

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