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Heating Pad Burn On Breast
I use a heating pad to increase circulation. Will this increase my breast size and if so how long will it take?
No: Heating tissue may cause some dilation of the blood vessels and swelling but it is only temporary. There is no safe non-surgical way of augmenting your breasts. ...Read more
I have red spots on on my breast after using heating pad. They are pretty minor one big reddish-purplish spot. Is there anything I can do?
Ref spots: Keep area clean and cool and spots will resolve within 48 hr if you did not burn skin. Consult with us to determine if you need further evaluation. ...Read more
I think erythema ab igne appeared on breast after using heating pad on chest but went away. Does this mean I can't use heat on my chest any more?
++ Clear CM, painful cramps, legs are sore, tender breasts, 5dpo. TTC. Possible Preg? Will a heating pad affect possible implantation?
I have had an achy and burning pain in my left shoulder blade, underarm, and breast area for four days. No relief w/ ice or heat. Any ideas?
Lt Blade UArm Breast: Any cardiac history? Do you take blood pressure meds? Any shortness of breath? Diabetic? Need to make sure no cardiac source is involved with your symptoms before stating that this is something musculoskeletal in nature (to your shoulder girdle). If musculosskeletal in nature and no allergies to either of these, then Toradol (5 days) OR Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack (7 days) could knock out your symptoms. ...Read more
Depends on the: Depth of the burn. Only a trained medical person can tell the depth. If it is a heating pad burn, it is usually superficial, second degree at the most. If it is truly only second degree, topical antibiotic ointment and occulsive dressing for a week should do it. But, more importantly, why did you not feel the burning in the first place? If it is on leg, you might have problems with nerves. ...Read more
I have a burn I got from a heating pad and ive been taking care of it keeping it clean and putting antibacterial cream and bandanges on it but it got?
DETAILS????: How large a burn? Exactly where? Blisters? Pain? Duration? Which "antibacterial" cream? If you have bacitracin, neosporin, or triple antibiotic THROW IT AWAY!! These are useless and a common cause of allergic reactions. In general, mild burns respond to cool water and lubrication with vaseline or Aquaphor. ...Read more
I am experincing pain on right side. From middle of chest through shoulder blade and right arm. A little pain in left arm last night it was pain all in chest and back. I have taken asprin, tylenol, used heating pad to get pain to ease. I have htn, hxo p
Last 4 weeks had chronic pain under left shoulder blade & down arm & tingling fingers & sore left breast. Heating pad helps. Can this be lung cancer?
Pinched nerve: The pain that you describe is more likely from a herniated disc or stenosis of the cervical spine (arthritis) than lung cancer. An MRI of the cervical spine and brachial plexus will determine if this is a spine problem or a cancer problem. See a spine specialist to determine the cause of the pain and to begin a treatment plan. ...Read more
Hi I have pains below the left breast. Under the rib cage. Is it safe to apply heat pat or cold pad. Which one pliz. Thx?
Rib pain: Ice or heat- generally acute pain ->ice and heat for established. What is the cause? ->doctor. ...Read more
F/23 burning sensation in upper chest, radiating heat. Worse when at rest. Skin on chest very sensitive/irritated, no rash. Has lasted on/off ~5days?
Anxiety vs....: Something! It is often hard to understand how feeling stress or anxious could cause skin symptoms such as these, but in a young person your age, that is the most likely cause. HOWEVER, the significant disease causes of this are in the connective tissue disease realm: lupus, scleroderma, dematomyositis, cryoglobulinemia, rheumatoid arthritis. Reduce stress, observe, see doc in 2 weeks if persists ...Read more
See doc: See your doctor to see which specialist can help. ...Read more
Why do I feel slight burning sensations and itching at legs, chest and head when they are exposed to sun, heat or sweat or when I'm anxious?
See a dr.: You may have sensitivity to heat or sunlight that is exacerbated by anxiety or stress. Try to wear a hat and sunscreen when you are outdoors and stay well-hydrated. Make sure you see a physician to get assessed for any other causes of your symptoms. You may have neuropathy to do other reasons. ...Read more
Heat rash was itchy but now feels like it burns on fold of skin between chest and stomach, how long does it take to heal and anyway to speed it up?
A week: It can take several days to a week for a mild skin rash to heal. If you have an extensive area of involvement or a more serious rash it could be a bit longer. Moisturizing lotions and keeping the area cool and free of friction ot rubbing may help. ...Read more
I'm on duromine 30, tonight suddenly my heat raced an felt like skipping, extremely dizzy, burning chest pressure behind eyes going to pg tomorrow?
? Mastitis?: Might be a clogged duct leading to infection. If warm wash cloth to area does not help reduce discomfort and improve pain after couple of applications, then you should see your dr / gyn for check to be sure you do not need antibiotics. ...Read more
Hormones: Breast pain on both sides, which may feel like burning, is usually due to high hormone levels. This often happens before periods and may be exacerbated during perimenopause, pregnancy, or due to increased caffeine, birth control pills, or other hormone treatments. Breast cancer rarely causes breast pain, but if pain persists more than 2 weeks, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Careful: Watch out when you lean over the stove. ...Read more
With rest of fat: Regional weight loss is a fallacy. It doesn't work. You need to restrict calories with a good aerobic excercize program. ...Read more
Need MD Evaluation: Sorting out different causes of breast pain starts with determining if the pain is coming from the breast tissue or the chest wall. Favoring the former includes variation w/menstrual cycle; favoring the latter is relation to activity and post-menopausal state. Regardless, while cancers often are painless, they can hurt. I recommend that you see your gyne or primary care dr. To help sort thru this. ...Read more