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Quick Easy Oblique Workouts
I workout a lot Lift weights,tennis,etc. I noticed a tender lump in my upper oblique muscle.Could it just be a knot? Rolls under my fingers.A concern?
Needs checked: Could be just lymph node, but if tender and mobile, should be checked by medical professional. ...Read more
My ribs, oblique muscles, chest, and legs are sore as if I've done a full body workout when I haven't. Can this be due to carry a very heavy backpack?
Muscle pains: If you experienced these pains after carrying a heavy backpack then it is reasonable to assume the pains may be a result of this. Try Tylenol to relieve the pain. Take a break from carrying heavy items. If the pains persist, then see a doctor. If the pain is concentrated in the chest and worse with exertion, associated with breathing problems or radiates to arm, then see a doctor immediately. ...Read more
Listen to your body: The best exercise increases circulation to the entire body. A very simple one is to image your arms are a jump rope and move in a circle lifting your arms and opening tee chest wall as you gently rock or or "step" over the pretend rope. Doing this for 30 seconds every 30 minutes is great for people with sedentary jobs. ...Read more
It, s my 25th week of preg. And baby is in an oblique position, causing pains. Can I try to turn him?
Oblique lying fetus: Best to contact your OB who is trained for such maneuvers. ...Read more
Hello, I have been feeling this horrible sharp pain in my left side of my body and i don't know what is going on? I believe that it's exteral oblique?
Many causes!: There are many causes, osome of which are more common. Nonetheless, without specifics regarding pain, such location, time of day, what brings it on, etc., no answer can be given. You need to see your doctor regarding this one. A thorough hx, and physical, together with indicated tests will help define your pain! ...Read more
I am 26 y m healthy with a small oblique crease on both earlobes .Is that a proven risk factor for cad?
What's wrong if when i run after than a slow jog my lower abdemen feels like it is being squeezed? Around the oblique area
Probably nothing : As long as symptoms go away with rest and are not progressive they are likely due to short lasting ischemis. ...Read more
Hello on my left quadratic side I feel these little lumps on my oblique I assume. And it hurts when I push on it and cough what could it be?
Depend: there is a very small slim chance that could be one of the rare hernia in that side. it could be a lipoma, or a cyst. see a doctor they evaluate you ,assured you, or treat you. if they are multiple as you described them definitely a lipoma, and the condition called lipomatosis.. with that you should have some in other places as well. ...Read more
Injury near oblique/back. How do I get out of bed after lying on side? Puts pressure on that area but have no other way to sleep. Advice please! Pain!
I was diagnosed with an severe oblique tear and felt a lot better over 2 months, now im severely constipated, and my oblique hurts like it didinitialy?
Try magnesium: Magnesium is helpful orally for constipation (mom). It is also helpful topically ( magnesium lotion or gel) on sore muscles by displacing the intracellular magnesium that makes the muscle go into spasm irritating an injured muscle. Magnesium also blocks substance p the mediator of pain sensations. Avoid constipating foods and eat more fresh green leafy vegetables, prunes, coconut oil, and senna. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For muscle strains: I would recommend doing which ever feels better to you. The research has not proven one benefitting more than the other for muscle strains, and this has been extensively researched. Although they both should help, each person is different and some people respond better to heat, some ice. ...Read more
Visual disturbance: Condition presents as repeated, brief episodes of movement, shimmering or shaking of the vision of one eye, a feeling of the eye trembling, or vertical/tilted vision. Neurovascular compression of the trochlear nerve (cranial nerve 4), which controls the movement of the superior oblique muscles causes this condition. Treatment with meds or surgery. ...Read more