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A 19 year old male was diagnosed with a bulging/herniateddisc, 6 months ago. Since then, he has gained weight andis now trying to lose weight, but excercise hurts his back.Recommendations?
Lifestyle adjustment: The back pain treatment includes: back support, exercise regimen, good sleep, weight control, not smoking, heat/ice applications as well as avoiding prolonged sedentary positions with activity modification. One can use over the counter meds if no medical reasons that prevent use. Weight loss has been shown to be dependent primarily on diet, not exercise. See physical therapist to learn exercises. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How serious is a %50-%75 ddd and bulging disc for a 28 yrs old male? My whole back muscles hurts so bad when i stand for +5 minutes for 1 month. Help please
Depends: In order to give you a more informed answer would need more information. You say you have discomfort for the past month. If there was no significant precipitating event, then likely you are experiencing muscle spasm radiating up and down the spine. The location of the narrowing (50-70%) depends on the location in the spine to say how serious it is for you. ...Read more
Here's why: A man with prominent veins very likely has little body fat and also has more blood on board -- it's stored in the veins of the body. Some of this is genetic, and some reflects fitness training. An aerobic athlete is likely to have 20-30% more blood volume, which explains why track athletes tend to have veiny arms. Heavy muscles on the thoracic inlet may also make arm veins prominent. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am a male and i feel my stomach left and right side are pumped or a bulge. What can be the reason? Your quick reply is highly appreciated
I am a 26 yr old male and i feel my stomach left and right side are pumped or a bulge. What can be the reason? Your quick reply is highly appreciated
Get an X-ray : Get an abdominal X-ray to make sure there are no structural problems ...Read more
How often does a l5-s1 small protrusion disc / bulging disc shrink over time for a middle-age male? Period? And what helps it to shrink? Please help.
Several things : That have been demonstrated aboit disc herniations include the fact that 66% of them shrink or resolve by 6 monthsvas demonstrated by sequential mris. 90% of disc herniations are treated non operatively while bulging discs are normal and not problematic. Regular exercise, weight control as well as not smoking are key to maintaining a healthy back. ...Read more
Very prominent neck vein on left side almost bulging starting right above collarbone, doctor says its normal but what could cause this ? Male 21 150lb
Anomaly: or a less common anatomic variance may explain this. Concern is raised if this is new or worsening or if other associated signs and symptoms are present. It can be an initial manifestation of SVC syndrome which had multiple causes, generally caused by mass effect on the major blood vessels. ...Read more
How often does a bulging disc l5-s1 heals itself %100 for 28 yrs old male who is doing excersies and walking on a daily basis + sleeping 8 hrs a day?
How can I tell the difference between an external hemorrhoid and an abnormal colon growth? I am a male in my mid-twenties and for a while, i've thought myself to have a mild hemorrhoid issue. Symptoms include some rectal itching, a slight bulge in anal ti
Im 32 male and get severe aching and sharp pains from shoulder to finger tips. Doctors have said is bulging disc in neck then they said its muscular?
Need thorough exam : Pain radiating to the fingertips is not muscular from the neck solely. This needs to evaluated by a specialist ( orthopedist, neurologist, physiatrist , neurosurgeon or pain management) to rule out a radiculopathy v radiculitis. You could possibly have concurrent problems going on like a neck, shoulder, elbow &/or wrist issue that can mimic a neck issue like a disc herniation, . ...Read more
Bulging veins in arms and strange tingling sensation. 16 year old male, not very sportly but also not unhealthy I think... Should I worry?
Bulging Veins at 16: U need to distinguish Varicose veins from Spider veins. The former r painless, and deeper, darker, while the latter r closer to skin, thin, redder, usually on legs, looking like spider webs. U can do Self-care — such as exercise, elevating your legs or wearing compression stockings — can help you ease the pain of varicose veins and may prevent them from getting worse.See doc if still doubtful ...Read more
Male, nitrofurantin for 30 days, now have bulging veins in penis that were not there before?Slight pain and slightly purplish? Misdiagnosed?wrong med?
Here are some ...: Why was the 30-day long nitrofurantoin prescribed for - regular UTI or "prostatitis"? This Q has to be addressed first so to know how and what to treat. As to seeing "bulging veins in penis" is concerned, most likely, what you saw as described has been there lifelong but just caught your attention through recent personal closer scrutiny. Of course, nitrofurantoin should not be for "... veins ..." ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Male, nitrofurantin 4 30 days, now have bulging veins in penis that were not there before?Slight pain and slightly purple-blue? Misdiagnosed?wrong med
Here are some ...: Why was the 30-day long nitrofurantoin prescribed for - regular UTI or "prostatitis"? This Q has to be addressed first so to know how and what to treat. As to seeing "bulging veins in penis" is concerned, most likely, what you saw as described has been there lifelong but just caught your attention through recent personal closer scrutiny. Of course, nitrofurantoin should not be for "... veins ..." ...Read more
I have primary raynauds but recently my veins bulge out and feet get red and hot to touch from being in the heat or exercising. Im an 18 year old male?
Not Raynaud's: Uncertain about the red feet - could be erythromelaga. The veins are not related to any type of Raynaud's. ...Read more
Bulging eyes for almost a year, male, 48 y/o, lab test, CT scan normal. What may cause bulging eyes?
Is bulging veins of the penis surgery is considered successful for the treatment of venous leakage for young male, if viagra (sildenafil) &cailis dont' work?
Not usually: There was a lot of interest in this treatment many years ago but results were not up to expectations. The number of patients helped by this type of procedure has been very small in my experience ...Read more
Is it normal to have bulging veins in your feet, legs, arms, hands if you are skinny and fit for the most part? I'm 24 year old male 158lbs 5"11
Yes: Skinny people have less subcutaneous fat which makes veins more visible. Men tend to have bigger more noticeable veins and physically active people have larger veins to handle the volume of blood required to oxygenate active peripheral muscle in the body. So active men have bigger veins generally than inactive men and most women and in skinny people veins are more apparent. You are normal. ...Read more