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Pectoralis Major (Definition)

The pectoralis major ( latin: pector = breast) is a thick, fan-shaped muscle, situated at the chest (anterior) of the human body. It makes up the bulk of the chest muscles in the male and lies under the breast in the female. Underneath the pectoralis major is the pectoralis minor, ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: pectoralis major?

What is the definition or description of: pectoralis major?

Its a muscle: The pectoralis major ( latin: pector = breast) is a thick, fan-shaped muscle, situated at the chest (anterior) of the human body. It makes up the bulk of the chest muscles in the male and lies under the breast in the female. Underneath the pectoralis major is the pectoralis minor, a thin, triangular muscle. ...Read more

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What are the best home exercises to build up my pectoralis major muscles?

What are the best home exercises to build up my pectoralis major muscles?

Push ups: There's a reason push ups have been used by pretty much every exercise guru and the military for eons. They work when done correctly. You can vary what part of the muscle is used more intensely by shifting your arm/hand position. Try men's health website or shape magazine's for more. ...Read more

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Tear involving the supraspinatus tendon without evidence of a full thickness rotator cuff dose it got any thing to do with pectoralis major m pain ?

Tear involving the supraspinatus tendon
without evidence of a full thickness rotator cuff  dose it got any thing to do with pectoralis major m pain 
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Sometimes: Sounds like a partial year of the supraspinatius which is actually a very common MRI finding. Most patients describe pain over the deltoid but have seen some describe pectoral pain. You should be examined to confirm it is your shoulder and treatment should be effective with pt and possibly an injection. ...Read more

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I have a pulled pectoralis major and I would like to know if it can cause shortness of breath?

I have a pulled pectoralis major and I would like to know if it can cause shortness of breath?

Pulled pectoralis: No certain what you mean by SOB. If it hurts each time you breath then this might cause SOB because you are not breathing deeply enough. ...Read more

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Pectoralis major muscle for last one year pain whose in ER doctor told me it can be pectoralis musel but i don't recall strching it or any thing like?

Pectoralis major muscle
for last one year pain whose in ER doctor told me it can be pectoralis musel but i don't  recall strching it or any thing like?

May need more eval: Pec maj strain is common cause of chest pain. One year is a long time to have it though. Eval your daily activities: do you carry a heavy purse, on the effected side? Pain change as you move your arms? There are also ribcage, esophageal, shoulder and neck problems that can "radiate" pain to your chest. It can even be your gallbladder, if on the right side. I assume heart has already been eval'd. ...Read more

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How can I build up my pectoralis majors with only dumb bells?

How can I build up my pectoralis majors with only dumb bells?

Dumbbell press works: You can definitely use dumbbells to build up your chest (pectoralis muscles). Here is a short list:
1. Bench press (see image)
2. Incline bench press
3. Decline bench press
4. Lying fly
5. Incline fly
try dumbbell-exercises.Com for more details. ...Read more

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Is it abnormal to have no pectoralis on the left side of the chest? What can be done?

Sounds like: Poland's syndrome, congenital absence of pectoralis major muscle. It is generally a cosmetic problem more than a functional one. Plastic surgeon can fix it for you. ...Read more

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Are there just some body types on men that just cannot get nicely shaped pectoralis muscles?

Are there just some body types on men that just cannot get nicely shaped pectoralis muscles?

Ectomorph: People with a body type called, "ectomorphic" are skinny and cannot develop a muscular physique. Other body types are mesomorph and endomorph. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has been having this aching knife like chest pain (but not too severe) which is located in the middle of my chest between the pectoralis?

My boyfriend has been having this aching knife like chest pain (but not too severe) which is located in the middle of my chest between the pectoralis?

See your physician.: Unfortunately chest pain symptoms cannot be explained without an in-person evaluation by a physician. If it is worrisome enough, either go to your primary care physician or the er. ...Read more

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How would minor TIA be diagnosed after a major stroke?

How would minor TIA be diagnosed after a major stroke?

New transient change: A new transient neurologic event either on the same side or the contralateral side. This could be weakness, numbness, or a visual change. The diagnosis of a TIA would require that the symptoms were transient and the subsequent MRI showed nothing new. A cause for the TIA such as carotid disease or atrial fibrillation is also helpful in making the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is a fistulotomy considered a minor or major surgery?

Is a fistulotomy considered a minor or major surgery?

Minor but...: Can be done under "twilight" or even local anesthesia but all surgeries have risks. Even minor ones.

For this surgery Incontinence is probably the worst complication but fortunately rare ...Read more

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What is the different between major and minor surgery?

Difference is -: Major surgery is when I am having a surgical procedure performed. Minor surgery is when you are having the procedure performed.

Any surgical procedure carries some degree of risk. From a risk standpoint, the greater the risks, the more major the surgery. ...Read more

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I have minor headaches everyday and major ones every couple months. What could it be?

I have minor headaches everyday and major ones every couple months. What could it be?

Chronic daily ha's: Sounds like tension headaches with occasional migraines. Your pattern is very deleterious and probably affects your quality of life. This can all be broken up with either prescription or otc meds. Suggest you seek help from a headache specialist, or general neurologist. ...Read more

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I have perineum pain for more than 35 years, earlier it was a minor pain but today's it is major pain please help me. Thank you very much.

Get checked: Particularly if it is major pain, there is no shortcut to getting examined. It may or may not be related to the longstanding pain you have had. ...Read more

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I always get headaches sometimes minor & some major . What can be wrong ? And i feel that sometimes i get them when i'm cold is that possible

I always get headaches sometimes minor & some major . What can be wrong ? And i feel that sometimes i get them when i'm cold is that possible

Check out these: Links. Take care and god bless u! http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/mobileart.asp?articlekey=20628. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/anger-management/my00689. http://m.wikihow.com/treat-a-headache-with-herbs. ...Read more

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I have been told I have phimosis. Can you describe exactly what is and what is not phimosis and what is minor and major? I'm unsure if I need circumsi

I have been told I have phimosis. Can you describe exactly what is and what is not phimosis and what is minor and major? I'm unsure if I need circumsi

Tight foreskin: Phimosis is where foreskin can not easily be retracted, Severe phimosis ranges from tiny pinpoint opening in foreskin to inability to retract foreskin so that adequate penile hygiene is impossible. Worth trying course go Prescreen strength steroid cream, applied twice daily to tight are whilst you try to retract. Always return foreskin over glans. Will require circumcision if cream doesn't work. ...Read more

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In left inside major libya i can sense small nodule, which is painfull?

If I understand...: ... The question correctly, you may be referring to this:

http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/bartholin-cyst/ds00667

in any case, your doctor can manage this best. ...Read more

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Do most people who suffer a stroke get a minor, moderate or major stroke?

Do most people who suffer a stroke get a minor, moderate or major stroke?

Interesting question: 10% of stroke victims recover almost completely. 25 %of stroke victims recover with minor impairments. 40 % of stroke victims experience moderate to severe impairments requiring special care.10 %of stroke victims require care in a nursing home or other long-term care facility. 15 %die shortly after the stroke. 7.6 % of ischemic strokes and 37.5 % of hemorrhagic strokes result in death. ...Read more

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