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I get physically hurt really easily. Do I have weak bones or oi?

I get physically hurt really easily. Do I have weak bones or oi?

Neither: Strong muscles protect, pad and increase bone density. Oi or osteogenesis imperfecta is a congenitally acquired defect that limits someone from having healthy bones from birth. Exercise gradually over time to develop what you need. A minimum of 3-4 hours per week for males and 6-7 hours per week for females. ...Read more

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I get physically hurt really easily. Do I have brittle or weak bones?

I get physically hurt really easily. Do I have brittle or weak bones?

Hurt in what way?: Brittle or weak bones increase the risk of fractures (broken bones). If you get fractures easily that is strong evidence of osteoporosis (weak bones). But if you have injuries that do not result in fractures, that may actually be a sign that you have strong bones! The only way to find out for sure is with a bone density DXA test, which can be ordered by your doctor. ...Read more

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I get physically hurt really easily. Could I have brittle or weak bones?

I get physically hurt really easily. Could I have brittle or weak bones?

Hurt in what way?: Brittle or weak bones increase the risk of fractures (broken bones). If you get fractures easily that is strong evidence of osteoporosis (weak bones). But if you have injuries that do not result in fractures, that may actually be a sign that you have strong bones! The only way to find out for sure is with a bone density DXA test, which can be ordered by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal for an autistic child to physically hurt another?

Is it normal for an autistic child to physically hurt another?

Not intentionally: Often children with autism spectrum do not understand social interaction. What may seem normal to them may seem aggressive to another. Often they do not understand their own strength. Often they explode with frustration rather than talk something out. These issues need to be part of behavioral therapy. ...Read more

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Right side of the back of my neck hurts. Is there an easy way to deal with this?

Right side of the back of my neck hurts. Is there an easy way to deal with this?

Depends on reason: Simple therapies, like massage, cold or possibly gentle heat might help but if this persists, you should be evaluated to see if formal physical therapy is more appropriate or if there is something more worrisome. Use of simple analgesics if you can take, like and anti-inflammatory (ibuprofen or naprosyn) might be appropriate to try. If they don't help, seek assistance from practitioner. ...Read more

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Why do I love it when I'm physically hurt? When I was in an accident & stuck in bed for weeks, I was just so happy. It's always like that. Am I weird?

Secondary gains: I don't know your history, but many people are attracted to the benefits gained from being sick or injured. You may be in pain and discomfort, but the expectations of what you are supposed to do drop dramatically. Your responsibilities, such as for your job or your family, are deferred as you are viewed as temporarily incapable. Also, now you don't take care of people, they take care of you ...Read more

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Sometimes doing something simple can pop my shoulder out. It hurts for about a week after it not dislocatung but it pops out & I twist back to pop in.?

Sometimes doing something simple can pop my shoulder out. It hurts for about a week after it not dislocatung but it pops out & I twist back to pop in.?

See ortho doc: Sounds you have some laxity of your joint capsule. Frequent and recurrent dislocation can lead to more serious injury of your shoulder. You may need a surgery to tighten your shoulder joint capsule. ...Read more

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I have thoughts that someone want to hurt me! Help me I keep thinking that its true.(not physically hurting)

I have thoughts that someone want to hurt me! Help me I keep thinking that its true.(not physically hurting)

I encourage you: To talk with a physician or medical professional about your concerns. The support of a trusted friend or family member may also help you. Please don't rely on Health Tap for this. Thank you. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my tailbone hurts!(easy 10 points)?

What do you suggest if my tailbone hurts!(easy 10 points)?

Tailbone pain: Tailbone pain is frequently caused by degenerated lumbar discs. Other causes include hemorrhoids, a fracture of the sacrum (usually occurs after a fall and there is significant osteoporosis) and sacroiliac joint inflammation. An MRI of the lumbar spine and pelvis can help identify the source of pain. A spine specialist can help you treat the pain. ...Read more

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If I told my psychotherapist that my husband physically hurt me one time would he tell anyone? I have not told anyone this. Worried about opening up

Anxiety: I understand your concern.
If you have good Therapeutic relationship with your Therapist and trust him with his empathy and his therapeutic skills, ask him about Confidentiality.
Then, share your concern and discomfort about opening up, and that he would tell someone.

When you feel comfortable, release your feelings and emotional turmoil about being physically hurt by your husband. ...Read more

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Why do I always feel like I'm going to die. I can't handle it anymore. My chest physically hurts. Don't know if it's the stress of worrying about it?

Why do I always feel like I'm going to die. I can't handle it anymore. My chest physically hurts. Don't know if it's the stress of worrying about it?

Chest pain: First get a cardiology evaluation with ekg, and any other suggested tests. If negative, it could be costochondritis, inflamation of ribs joining the breastbone. Psychiatrically, panic disorder, and other anxiety disorders can manifest this way, in a vicious cycle of fear and chest pains. If smoking, quit, if using caffeine or stimulants, same. ...Read more

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I got physically choked two weeks ago and myvthroat still hurts from it?

I got physically choked two weeks ago and myvthroat still hurts from it?

Not unusual : It can take weeks for that type of trauma to resolve. As long as you are breathing ok and swallowing ok you should be fine. If you are having trouble with either get to an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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It hurts when I shower or simply clean my vagina, it sort of feels like a cut. What can it be?

It hurts when I shower or simply clean my vagina, it sort of feels like a cut. What can it be?

Pain in the vagina : You have to look carefully to see if you have obvious ulcers or blisters or sores. This maybe genital herpes infection. To confirm this you need a blood test with your physician. ...Read more

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Has anything physically hurt you in your dream and you woke up with pain in that same exact spot?

Dream: It is the other way around. One function of a dream is to keep an irritation from awakening one, so if you have say a stomach ache then you could symboically weave this pain into a dream so you don't wake up right away. Eventually the pain will wake you but you will remember the dream. ...Read more

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I really like this guy, should I be worried that my heart physically hurt when I think about him?

I really like this guy, should I be worried that my heart physically hurt when I think about him?

To be young: To be young and in love again wouldn't that be great. Thinking about someone that you have deep feelings for may elicit all kinds of emotional responses that should not cause any heart problems. Enjoy the excitement of a new relationship. ...Read more

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What will happen if I take viagra (sildenafil) and don't need it, will it physically hurt me in the long run?

What will happen if I take viagra (sildenafil) and don't need it, will it physically hurt me in the long run?

No: Viagra (sildenafil) by itself does not cause erection, if there is no emotional stimulation. You can take viagra (sildenafil) and go to sleep and it will have worn out by the time you wake up in the morning. ...Read more

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