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When I workout in the gym I feel pain in my nick. Up my back. So what to do?

When I workout in the gym I feel pain in my nick. Up my back. So what to do?

See a specialist: The first things you need to do are be examined by an orthopedic spine specialist, chiropractor, neurologist or all of the above. X-rays and MRI will prob. Be necessary to determine the problem and treatment plan. ...Read more

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I feel tired most of the time and I have littel pain in my nick and back I have problems with sleeping and sometimes I feel I'm about to lose consciou?

I feel tired most of the time and I have littel pain in my nick and back I have problems with sleeping and sometimes I feel I'm about to lose consciou?

Be careful.: Feeling like you might lose consciousness, the feeling of lightheadedness, can be a very serious warning sign. You should see a doctor soon for a full evaluation. I hope you can get to the bottom of this and feel better soon. ...Read more

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Arm pain and nick pain I also have diabets?

What's the question?: Ok so you have neck and arm pain and possibly diabetes. What is your question? ...Read more

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Last night pain in my back and also low fever? Also pain in side nick? Please tell me some medicine for it.

Sorry: If you are having fever and back pain you may have a very serious problem. Recommend you be seen in an emergency department. ...Read more

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Tetanus from shaving with or without rust spot on razor. Can the cut be a nick or does it have to be deep?

Tetanus from shaving with or without rust spot on razor. Can the cut be a nick or does it have to be deep?

Tetanus: The best practice is get tetanus shot every 10 years. It will prevent the tetanus infection. You never know when the tetanus bacteria can infect you after a cut. ...Read more

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Sometime I feel like my heart is beating in my nick specially when I get nervous or do some activites, why?

Sometime I feel like my heart is beating in my nick specially when I get nervous or do some activites, why?

Probably normal: When we are excited, nervous, anxious, or angry and when we exercise, our heart beats harder and faster and pumps a larger volume of blood. The blood leaves the heart and enters some large arteries that travel along both sides of the neck (carotid arteries). These stronger and faster heart beats are often easily felt in the neck, especially in thin individuals or when wearing tight shirt collars. ...Read more

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What could be the reason behind sudden vibration under the ear, nick and head with no pain?

What could be the reason behind sudden vibration under the ear, nick and head with no pain?

Vague: Has this happened before? Could be a muscle spasm or a pinched nerve. Really hard to say without a thorough history and exam. See a Dr. ...Read more

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I want to know what is the best painkiller for herbes zoster I have it on my lower head, nick and shoulder.

I want to know what is the best painkiller for herbes zoster I have it on my lower head, nick and shoulder.

Herpes zoster: A common form of cutaneous neuropathic pain ("shingles"). Symptomatic treatment with analgesics is recommended, not specific medication. For most cases of acute hz the use of antiviral therapy (famciclovir or valacyclovir), is recommended to prevent postherpetic neuralgia, an extremely painful complication of hz. ...Read more

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I cut my 8wk old sons fingernails &nicked his skin &it was bleeding. I cleaned it and put mittens on to keep him from sucking. Anything else to do?

I cut my 8wk old sons fingernails &nicked his skin &it was bleeding. I cleaned it and put mittens on to keep him from sucking. Anything else to do?

See below.: You've done all the right things. This often happens while cutting infants' fingernails. Just continue to keep his finger (s) clean and if there is any redness, pus or swelling, please have his doctor look at it. You may have done this and still nicked his skin, but the best way to cut fingernails on infants is with a nail clipper while they are sleeping. ...Read more

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I did xrays twice every year and says negative, the 2nd time the doc check the film instead of just a result she said I got a scolios near nick spine?

I did xrays twice every year and says negative, the 2nd time the doc check the film instead of just a result she said I got a scolios near nick spine?

Degree of scoliosis?: I do not know deglree of curvature. Mild scoliosis less than 5 degrees may not necessarily be reported by some radiologists. If significant curvature radiologist should report it, Some curvatures are sometimes positional and not fixed. Why would you do radiographs twice a year? Were images following some other disease process? ...Read more

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What could cause skin to bruise with the slightest bump or nick? And then peel away?

What could cause skin to bruise with the slightest bump or nick? And then peel away?

Thin skin: Thin skin and increased capillary (very tiny vessels in the skin) fragility can lead to easy bruisability and skin injury from trivial trauma. Are you taking anticoagulants like warfarin or daily aspirin? Make sure you're not lacking in vit. C, vit. K or taking, alleve type medications, corticosteroids, or too much viT. E. The back of the hands and forearms have very thin skin which bruises easily. ...Read more

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My son 13 months old. He has red color eczema started when he was 4 months. It was spread all the body but now on back of (knees, elbows, nick)?

My son 13 months old. He has red color eczema started when he was 4 months. It was spread all the body but now on back of (knees, elbows, nick)?

Not unusual: The distribution you describe is typical for eczema in his age group. Continuous use of a moisturizer of the affected areas is critical, as well as a burst of a topical steroid (hydrocortisone) for flare ups. Also maintaining at least 40% humidity in the house. If these do not improve his situation, you should consult his pediatrician. ...Read more

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Hi doctor my mom her nick bulgy and we think that thyriod!? That makes my mom fells like suffocation she was not fell this before

Hi doctor my mom her nick bulgy and we think that thyriod!? That makes my mom fells like suffocation she was not fell this before

Get help!: See your doctor now! If this is the thyroid, and it is causing such severe symptoms, then it needs to be removed. An ultrasound can help determine if the thyroid, or something else, is causing the feeling of suffocation. I would seek a primary care doctor immediately!

good luck! ...Read more

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I have pain in my left shoulder and my nick. The pain extends to my lower back on the same side. Recently am having difficulty carrying on the left arm?

See a doctor: You may have a neck muscle strain or possibly a herniated disk in yoyr cervical spine pressing on a nerve root. If the pain is not relieved by over the counter meds then see a doctor and get an examination. ...Read more

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Shaved butt crack & 2 days later itchy and stings. No redness. Possible just irritation or slight nick? I use lots of wet wipes too. Will I be ok?

Shaved butt crack & 2 days later itchy and stings. No redness. Possible just irritation or slight nick? I use lots of wet wipes too. Will I be ok?

Dermatitis...: It could be a dermatitis which is an irritation of the skin after it comes in contact with anything that causes an reaction on it. You may use hydrocortisone over the counter but if it is painful or gets worse you should see your doctor for exam and treatment as needed. ...Read more

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What causes these headaches? Couple years of intermittent pre-orgasmic headaches. Right nick and head, 1 min max. Same pain for 1 day after urinating

What causes these headaches? Couple years of intermittent pre-orgasmic headaches. Right nick and head, 1 min max. Same pain for 1 day after urinating

Duration?: Postcoital headaches in men are commonly reported. But if they are new you should get a neuro exam and possibly an MRI. If you've always had them there isn't much to worry about. Causes? Possible vasospasms of vessels in the brain. ...Read more

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Giving cat medicine & have tiny nick on my finger the size of a pen point from a tooth. I washed it and put Neosporin on it. Urgent care? Or home care

Giving cat medicine & have tiny nick on my finger the size of a pen point from a tooth. I washed it and put Neosporin on it. Urgent care? Or home care

Wash well: Rinse out very well in running tap water. Throw away the neosporin. If you get progressive pain, swelling, redness there, see your Dr. Urgent care is not very sophisticated about cat bites. Look up the antibiotics of choice for cat bites before you go. Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is often used. Neosporin, bacitracin, etc, do not prevent or treat infections. Instead, they often cause allergic reactions. Avoid peroxi ...Read more

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2 symmetrical lymph nodes in groin (medium) 1 in nick (small) 2docs saw say not to worry chances of cancer small. Perfect CBC ~2 months butdo pokethem?

2 symmetrical lymph nodes in groin (medium) 1 in nick (small) 2docs saw say not to worry chances of cancer small. Perfect CBC ~2 months butdo pokethem?

Suspicious nodes: Sounds benign at this point however do refer back to your doctor if they get larger or if you develop new symptoms. ...Read more

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Husband takes Eliquis for A-Fib. He nicked his lip while shaving, just a nick. Bleeding for 4 hours, not dramatic, just oozing. What can we do?

Husband takes Eliquis for A-Fib. He nicked his lip while shaving, just a nick. Bleeding for 4 hours, not dramatic, just oozing. What can we do?

Minor cuts: Prolonged pressure on any wound will lead to clotting. Can also try styptic stick which is used for cuts during shaving. It does sting briefly. Lip balm or Vaseline has also been reportedly helpful. ...Read more