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Lately I have been feeling as if my brain is swelling almost as if it wants to pop out of my skull it' s not painful but uncomfortable in a scary way?

Lately I have been feeling as if my brain is swelling almost as if it wants to pop out of my skull it' s not  painful but uncomfortable in a scary way?

Sinus?: Seek medical attention immediatly if you have suffered a fall or bumped your head. Sinus infections can cause incredible pressure in the face and head (brain) area. You might also be suffering a chronic ear infection. See a doctor soon because you probably need antibiotics. ...Read more

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I was wondering if their was a medical explanation to why I do not enjoy sex? It's always painful, and just uncomfortable .

I was wondering if their was a medical explanation  to why I do not enjoy sex? It's always painful, and just uncomfortable .

No: If your anatomy is normal, the reasons could be: 1. Technic of your partner. To make you reach orgasm. 2. Emotions, fear, guilt, fear of pregnancy. 3. Small alcoholic drink and good lubricant might help. ...Read more

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Extremely painful/uncomfortable sensation when attempting inter course with husband. Can't sucesfully penetrate. What can be causing this pain?

Abnormalities: Painful intecourse can be cause by anatomical abnormalities and infections. Please have it checked by a physician. Malposition of iud can also cause it. ...Read more

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Is dbs for Parkinson's painful or uncomfortable?

Is dbs for Parkinson's painful or uncomfortable?

Yes: The dbs wiring does usually create some level of discomfort during rapid head/neck movements. This usually subsides with time and very few patients (<1%) complain of discomfort after 3 months. Ask your neurosurgeon for more specific worries. ...Read more

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What should I expect when I go in for a colonoscopy? How painful/uncomfortable is it?

What should I expect when I go in for a colonoscopy? How painful/uncomfortable is it?

Colonoscopy: Colonoscopy may be done in a doctor's office, clinic, or a hospital. The test is most often done by a doctor who works with problems of the digestive system (gastroenterologist). Some family doctors, internists, and surgeons are also trained to do colonoscopy. During the test, you may get a pain medicine and a sedative put in a vein in your arm (iv). You many not remember anything about the test. ...Read more

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Why does my left eyesight keep going hazy and blurred? Not bloodshot or painful but uncomfortable. It's been a week now. Thank you

Why does my left eyesight keep going hazy and blurred? Not bloodshot or painful but uncomfortable. It's been a week now. Thank you

Ophthalmologist: I think it is very important that you be examined by an opthalmologist as your symptoms of eye discomfort and visual disturbance are quite concerning. Possibilities like glaucoma, iritis, uveitis or even Diabetes must be checked for. ...Read more

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My stools is going like stones, painful and uncomfortable. What is the meaning of this?

My stools is going like stones, painful and uncomfortable. What is the meaning of this?

Scybalous stool: Add fiber, but cure depends on problem (do you have soft or hard stool?), circumstances under which constipation developed (dehydration, low activity, food intolerances, stressful times, ischemic gut, inflammatory colitis, past surgeries/ trauma with adhesions, rectal dysfunction), severity (stool volume, dehydration, bleeding, night-time awakening, weight loss), duration (acute vs. Longstanding?) ...Read more

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How do i cure a vulvar itch that is really uncomfortable and painful?

How do i cure a vulvar itch that is really uncomfortable and painful?

Vulvar Itching: See your gynecologist. He/She can prescribe a cream that can alleviate the itch, and also make sure that you do not have an infection. ...Read more

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Recently, i had protected sex & today irealized on my clit a red patch its very painful and uncomfortable should I worry?

Recently, i had protected sex & today irealized on my clit a red patch its very painful and uncomfortable should I worry?

Not sure: if there was vigorous stimulation of your clitoris, it may just be sore from that. Doubt STD this soon from this episode of sex, but could be from prior infection. If not better in 2-3 days, see your health care provider. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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I keep having spasms around my ovaries/ ovary area and it's painful and uncomfortable. What do I do? It hasn't stopped for 3 days

I keep having spasms around my ovaries/ ovary area and it's painful and uncomfortable.  What do I do? It hasn't stopped for 3 days

See doctor today: Unexplained pelvic or abdominal pain always needs urgent professional evaluation. There are many possible causes, some of them serious, especially if you are sexually active: ectopic (tubal) pregnancy, pevlic inflammatory disease (PID, an STD, usually gonorrhea or chlamydia), and others. Also appendicitis, certain intestinal problems, others. Exam is especially urgent if you also have fever. ...Read more

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On my right side of my neck my vien is sticking out a lot and it's uncomfortable but not painful. Been that way for a month. Is it something seriou?

On my right side of my neck my vien is sticking out a lot and it's uncomfortable but not painful.  Been that way for a month. Is it something  seriou?

Unsure: If something is pushing on it, it would be important to find out. Be examined and see if you need imaging. All the best. ...Read more

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Will i ever enjoy sex again after menopause? Ever since i started going through menopause, sex has become more and more uncomfortable and almost painful. Is there anything i can do to enjoy sex again? .

Will i ever enjoy sex again after menopause? Ever since i started going through menopause, sex has become more and more uncomfortable and almost painful. Is there anything i can do to enjoy sex again?

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You : You can absolutely enjoy sex after menopause. First, make sure you're comfortable with your own body, then take that new knowledge and understanding and bring it into your relationship. Lower levels of estrogen after menopause can make the vaginal mucosa dry and thin, sometimes making sex uncomfortable. Lubrication is key. Experiment with different lubricants, and make sure you're using plenty. Talk to your doctor about this issue. There are certain medications that may be of help to you. ...Read more

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When I chew, my jaw clicks and feels uncomfortable (not painful)?

When I chew, my jaw clicks and feels uncomfortable (not painful)?

TMJoint issue: This usually results from an internal problem with your jaw joint(s). See your dentist for an evaluation and discussion of how to treat\prevent\manage Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction commonly referred to as TMJ. ...Read more

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Dime sized labial lump to right side. Slightly painful, uncomfortable.

Dime sized labial lump to right side. Slightly painful, uncomfortable.

Needs evaluation: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. There are many possibilities here and without seeing it we can not guess. Consider a Healthtap inbox consult with an image attached if you feel comfortable doing that and if the lump you mentioned is visible. ...Read more

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I woke up with blisters all over my soft pallet. They are kind of painful and uncomfortable.

I woke up with blisters all over my soft pallet. They are kind of painful and uncomfortable.

Ouch!: Sounds like herpangina, or possibly a form of veneral disease if you happen to have had sexual contact. You should really see a physician to get some pain relief and be tested. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in the middle back and sensitivity to touch? It's not painful but noticeable and uncomfortable.

What causes tingling in the middle back and sensitivity to touch? It's not painful but noticeable and uncomfortable.

Nerve: An irritable, pinched or mildly inflamed nerve or muscle in the spinal area may do this. A bulging disc usually causes more of a significant ache without associated tenderness to touch. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate this symptom if the tingling is the major symptom. ...Read more

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What can I expect for my first vaginal ultrasound? What will they do? Is it more uncomfortable or painful? How can I relax

Not painful.: It should not hurt, unless there is a painful problem already. The most discomfort comes from having the full bladder necessary for the procedure. The device is a little larger than a tampon, and feels the same. Just as when inserting a tampon, relaxing the vaginal muscles makes it painless. See more here, http://www.insideradiology.com.au/pages/view.php?T_id=72#.ViP74PlViko ...Read more

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Painful lenghtening process using ilizarov frame on left tibia. Should i be pushing my self to move even if its uncomfortable?

Painful lenghtening process using ilizarov frame on left tibia. Should i be pushing my self to move even if its uncomfortable?

Movement: Can be essential to keep joints and ligaments and muscles properly aligned but you need to have clearance from your treating sixties if are supossed to move but are having issues ask for help either re evaluate the whole situation and why you are having issues or see if therapy can help or both, if your in therapy talk to the therapist. ...Read more

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I have a protrusion at the lower base of my vaginal entrance. I think it is this which makes sex painful/uncomfortable. Any ideas?

Gynecologist?: If you're having discomfort that's being caused by some tissue at the vaginal opening, it's a good idea to be examined by a gynecologist. It's possible that there is something treatable. ...Read more

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Inhave a pinchy feeling in my urethra, no other pain. It comes and goes not too painful but uncomfortable. Any ideas what this can be?

Inhave a pinchy feeling in my urethra, no other pain. It comes and goes not too painful but uncomfortable. Any ideas what this can be?

Normally a "pinchy": feeling might suggest a urinary tract infection with bacteria invading the bladder and urethra (even kidneys or ureters). But the intermittent nature of this may suggest inflammation from trauma (sexual, mechanical from bike/horse/etc) rather than infection. The symptom is suggestive enough, however, to seek evaluation and testing for infection ASAP. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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I have reocuring tingling/numbness on the right side of my chest. Not painful just uncomfortable. Otherwise I am a healthy 31yo adult. ?

I have reocuring tingling/numbness  on the right side of my chest. Not painful just uncomfortable. Otherwise I am a healthy 31yo adult. ?

R/O THORACIC DISC: Given the Nature and duration of your symptoms I would be concerned with arthritis or herniation of a disc in the thoracic region. T4-6 You need to be examined have labs checked. Thoracic spine X-ray and thoracic MRI . Since you already have Cervial Disease . TX : PT/ NSAIDS/MUSCLE RELAXANT/GABAPENTIN /LYRICA/SAVELLA). GLUTEN FREE DIET(. WHOLEAPPROACH.COM GUTBLISS.COM) ...Read more

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My back & neck always hurt. If i crack them i get some relief 4 an hour or so. Laying on my back is usually painful or uncomfortable. Help?

My back & neck always hurt. If i crack them i get some relief 4 an hour or so. Laying on my back is usually painful or uncomfortable. Help?

Orthopedic: Consult an orthopedist. Although cracking is helping; you could be making a problem worse especially if your problem is related to joint/bones. Till then, try warm compresses and ice application alternatively; stretching should help too. ...Read more

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Ive got lower left back pain, when I breath it seems to be a little more instense...its not overly painful just uncomfortable. sudden onset?

Ive got lower left back pain, when I breath it seems to be a little more instense...its not overly painful just uncomfortable. sudden onset?

See your doctor: Without more clinical information from you, it is hard to tell what this is. It may be something more serious like a blood clot in the lungs or cardiovascular issue or infection or benign like musculoskeletal pains. If it is of sudden onset and intense, best to speak to your doctor immediately. Good luck! ...Read more

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Two months ago i hurt my right side jaw eating and it became very painful eating for days, today the pain is milder but its still uncomfortable?

Two months ago i hurt my right side jaw eating and it became very painful eating for days, today the pain is milder but its still uncomfortable?

Soft foods and heat: The pain that occurred while eating sounds like an inflammation or spasm of the jaw muscles. Simply, stay with soft foods and liquids. In addition use a warm moist compress to your face in the area of pain for 10-15 minutes 4-5 times a day. ...Read more

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I can feel an internal rounded mass from my perineum -not painful but may be related to some uncomfortable pressure. What kind of Dr should I see?

I can feel an internal rounded mass from my perineum -not painful but may be related to some uncomfortable pressure. What kind of Dr should I see?

Your PCP: Your primary care provider -- e.g. family medicine, ObGyn, etc -- would be the best choice to start. She will be able to refer you to a specialist if necessary. ...Read more

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I have patelofemoral pain syndrome. Is it normal that some nights my knees feel uncomfortable (not really painful) in bed so i can't keep them still?

I have patelofemoral pain syndrome. Is it normal that some nights my knees feel uncomfortable (not really painful) in bed so i can't keep them still?

Possibly: One of the things that can occur in patellafemoral syndrome is the development of arthritis on the undersurface of the patella. In general, patients with arthritis do have more pain and stiffness when the joint is immobile. The other possibility is that you also have another condition such as restless leg syndrome. Consider being checked. Thank you. ...Read more

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Can scoliosis be corrected at 19 years old? I discovered it a year ago and lately it got uncomfortable and painful. Are there any exercises i can do?

Can scoliosis be corrected at 19 years old? I discovered it a year ago and lately it got uncomfortable and painful. Are there any exercises i can do?

Yes: At 19 you are likely fully grown from the perspective of your spine. Scoliosis correction can be done depending on the severity and symptoms. If it doesn't bother you and it is not severe, i would leave it alone. ...Read more

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I hit my head on a cupboard yesterday morning tonight I have got a pain in the centre of head like someone pushing down its uncomfortable and painful?

I hit my head on a cupboard yesterday morning tonight I have got a pain in the centre of head like someone pushing down its uncomfortable and painful?

If you: Have any symptoms of nausea, vision changes, dizziness, and your blood pressure rises a lot these are signs of bleeding inside your head and immediate care is required. If your headache worsens or any of these symptoms appear, go to the er. ...Read more

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Hello! I think I aspirated a smidge of bread on my nose. It feels uncomfortable but it's not swollen and not painful. Any suggestions, please?

Hello! I think I aspirated a smidge of bread on my nose. It feels uncomfortable but it's not swollen and not painful. Any suggestions, please?

Saline irrigation: This will likely come out by itself. To hasten the process, try irrigating your nose with sterile saline. There are devices to do it but if you can't find out, a bulb syringe will do the job. ...Read more

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I feel an ovarian cyst coming on, getting uncomfortable and painful, what do I do?

You can't: Feel themm coming on, but you can feel them when they burst and there is nothing you can do at this point to prevent them. If you are getting them regularly make an appointment with your doctor and discuss your options. ...Read more

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When I walk upstairs my hips "catch." It's not too painful, just uncomfortable. What would cause that?

When I walk upstairs my hips "catch." It's not too painful, just uncomfortable. What would cause that?

Hip health: Hip catching may be innocent, simply reflecting tight muscles and tendons that require stretching. A physical therapist or trainer can advise. Hip catch also could indicate evolving joint changes that couldbe congenital or reflecting a prior injury. An xray would sort that out. Start with careful proper stretches and range of motion exercise. ...Read more

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Lump on lower right side above my hip not painful but uncomfortable and is rather large. What could it be?

Lump on lower right side above my hip not painful but uncomfortable and is rather large. What could it be?

Few possibilities : lipoma comes to mind, but a hernia is also possible. Also could be a hematoma if u had stretched it too much or injured urself. And then more concerning things could be something to do with ovaries. Overall I suggest to see ur physician so they could do a physica exam and see if further imaging studies are required ...Read more

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Been getting sharp pains in my heart and upto my neck for last 3 days, very uncomfortable and painful when it happens?

May be serious: B"sd you give no details. Would be most concerned about an aortic aneurysm which would be a medical/surgical emergency. So unless there is some simple explanation that you have not indicated you should present to the nearest Casualty Department - I think that is what you call an Emergency Room ...Read more

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Feel a squishy lump around where my left ovary would be. Uncomfortable at times. Only feel when standing. Not painful though.

Feel a squishy lump around where my left ovary would be. Uncomfortable at times. Only feel when standing. Not painful though.

May be lipoma: Since it would be very difficult if not impossible for you to feel or palpate your ovary, you are feeling something under the skin. Sometimes these are benign, fatty growths called lipomas. If the mass bothers you or is growing, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What do the paresthesias/dysesthesias associated with RLS usually feel like? Are they uncomfortable or are they truly painful?

What do the paresthesias/dysesthesias associated with RLS usually feel like? Are they uncomfortable or are they truly painful?

Could be both: They have been described as both. If they are really significantly painful there may be something else going on like circulation issue or neuropathy. ...Read more

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