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Shirt Materials Causing Irritation Babys Chest
Why might a child complain of significant pain from a gtube? Outer stoma intact & free of noted irritation. Child reacts to shirt brushing tube by hunching & pulling shirt away.
Examine closely: Parent plus doctor can examine the site closely to see if there's an identifiable problem, starting from the outside, and thinking about each layer as one moves from outside skin to inside the stomach. If suspecting there is hypersensitivity to touch (on the skin), one can try putting anesthetic cream on it for a few days to see if that helps. Maybe trying a button instead of tube, or vice versa. ...Read more
Neck pain: Large breasts rather than an uncomfortable bra is more commonly the cause of neck pain. In my practice, I will refer patients to plastic surgeons for a breast reduction procedure to eliminate the neck pain when other nonoperative measures have failed. If you are physically uncomfortable then you can get neck pain due to muscular stress. So go to a specialty bra store for a comfortable fit. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
22, Skin irritation on left side underarm pit and breast area. No lumps or pain. Been sweating a lot, could this be causing skin irritation?
Fungal Infection?: The excessive moisture could cause a fungal infection. Fungal infections of the skin are very common and include athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, and yeast infections. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/fungal-infections-skin#1 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes burning sensations from xyphoid area all around chest (where the bra underwire is,even without bra on)? PCP says not heart.Cardiac anxiety
Many things: You are right, you want to rule out more concerning life threatening cardiac(heart) pathology but it's possible that anxiety, gastrointestinal, pulmonary(lung) or even plain dermatologic(skin) related issues could be driving your symptoms. You should make sure you feel like your doctor is exploring all possibilities. ...Read more
Dry cough w/vibration lower left side with deep inhalation 3-4x a day. Upper chest X-ray normal. Can non-allergic rhinitis cause vibration? Non smoker
Heat from heaters causes dry eye syndrome, can standing near an old fashioned pilot gas heater in room irritate eyes? Skin and eyes feel hot, irritated?
Yes: If they feel irritated, stand somewhere else. ...Read more
Every fragrance/scent (parfume, washing powder etc.) cause visible, significant, symmetric swelling of my tongue and palate. What is it?
I'm having upper stomach above navel center sensation when rubbing hand or pressing and thru my shirt. Is related to digestion or other causes?
No: I thinks it comes from you pressing so don't. If it persists call your doctor ...Read more
Can sleeping on your side with your arm underneath pillow cause chest tightening/tension/discomfort? (all other issues ruled out, cbc, ecg, echo, etc)
Chest discomfort: There are possible explanations consistent with your proposition. ...Read more
No: Not likely. Any detergent that is that strong that isn't rinsed away at the end is not likely. ...Read more
Unwell this year with a strange sensation on the inner upper thighs. Irritation when wearing pants or walking. Thin oval lumps under skin from groin down sensitive to touch. Is this something wrong with the lymphatic system? Doctors can´t tell so far
Can wearing a tight bra put pressure on your chest and cause breathing problems like shortness of breath?
Tight Bra and Dyspne: A tight bra can cause minor discomfort in breathing if it is very tight, but the rib cage is bony and so this effect is limited. Further, this matter can be easily tested in a given person by loosening the bra slightly. Significant breathing problems are likely due to other causes, primarily lung and heart conditions, but also nasal blockages, anxiety and severe anemia my contribute. ...Read more
Cause shin, back of thigh, bum dull pain, on/off area changes with position, worse sitting, driving, could c-sec or carry baby chair partly to blame?
Radiculopathy: This symptom is suggestive of a disc or vertebral spur pressing on a nerve root in the lower spine, in your case causing sciatica. This may resolve in a month or two,but if it doesn't see a neurologist who will most likely order an mri of your lumbosacral spine for diagnosis. ...Read more
My throat (front neck) won't stop tightening.After eating, exercise, sitting too long, tongue gets dry, tight in neck. CT clear, no known allergies. Y?
Don't do it: There is no medical or logical reason to do that. ...Read more
1yr+ shadows on wall behind dryer are actually black mold; intake ambient air = sporesin clothes. Allergy. symptoms 3+mo. Cleaned safely. What are my risks?
Low risk: Black mold is problematic for people with definitive allergies to the mold but, if you're not allergic to the mold just being in the same room with the mold without disturbing the mold should not pose a health risk. There's a lot of hysteria about "black mold" perpetuated by companies that charge exorbitant prices to eradicate it...it's not a big health risk. ...Read more
I've had right side chest pain (mostly on the surface, ~4-6 fingers below clavicle, ~4 fingers from armpit) for ~few weeks. I'm concerned it's serious?
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