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Doctor insights on: Teres Major Exercises

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Think I strain my teres minor or major. How long do they normally take to heal?

Think I strain my teres minor or major. How long do they normally take to heal?

About 6 weeks: A strain can take about 6 weeks to fully heal. If you have pain longer than that, or pain without moving, numbness, or weakness get checked out by your doc. ...Read more

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Can trigger points in teres major or minor cause arm to ache and maybe swell slightly? Pain feels like it's coming from teres area. Not sure if swolle

Can trigger points in teres major or minor cause arm to ache and maybe swell slightly? Pain feels like it's coming from teres area. Not sure if swolle

Rotator cuff: Your issue may be indicative of shoulder issues. For example, bicipital tendonitis (inflammation of biceps) is painful but it usually develops from an underlying shoulder injury. Same as in above situation. ...Read more

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When I reach my arm I get a burning, skin ripping sensation in my left teres major area. Ideas? I've had this before on my right side in the same spot

When I reach my arm I get a burning, skin ripping sensation in my left teres major area. Ideas? I've had this before on my right side in the same spot

It's a nerve problem: Could be (not is, could be) positional nerve or nerve root entrapment somewhere in your neck or shoulder. The closer it is to the midline and the more symmetrical it is, the closer it is to your cervical spine. More likely in people who are very thin, very muscular, or have some cervical degenerative changes. Don't rush off to get it fixed, but do see a doc if you desire reassurance. ...Read more

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I either have a teres major/latissimus dori or fractured rib? shlud I see a doctor? area below my armpit. hurts when I cought sometimes,lying on back.

I either have a teres major/latissimus dori or fractured rib? shlud I see a doctor? area below my armpit. hurts when I cought sometimes,lying on back.

See a Doctor: A teres major and latissimus dorsi are muscles in your upper extremity not a pathologic entity. A fracture rib can cause pain with breathing or coughing, but usually has a distinctive injury to start the pain. I would recommend you get a consult with a physician to locate the cause of your pain. ...Read more

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Have had a migraine for 10 months thatnever goes away. There are days were its just there. Then tere ae days that i cnt evn get out of bed. My husband?

Have had a migraine for 10 months thatnever goes away. There are days were its just there. Then tere ae days that i cnt evn get out of bed. My husband?

Chronic daily HA: We are seeing an increasing number of patients who evolve into chronic daily headache. This does not respond well to usual migraine medications and may actually be caused by too much migraine medication. Look into stress factors, environmental factors, poor health, toxic exposures, etc. You may benefit from preventative treatment. A thorough medical and neurological evaluation may be of value. ...Read more

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I'm past my due date is tere any way i can induce my labor?

I'm past my due date is tere any way i can induce my labor?

Talk to your doc: Your doctor will probably talk to you about induction soon. We usually schedule induction about 1 to 2 weeks after your due date. It is usually better if your labor will start naturally. Induction of labor can stress your baby, so the baby needs to be monitored. ...Read more

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Very painful hip 2nd MRI shows tear teres ligament. Source of pain? Advice?

Very painful hip 2nd MRI shows tear teres ligament. Source of pain? Advice?

Hip pain: Torn ligaments are certainly sources of pain. You should be under medical care for a thorough workup and diagnosis, followed with treatment to alleviate the pain. Your doctor may recommend physical therapy. ...Read more

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Still having severe hip pain MRI reveals tear ligament teres. Feels unstable. Drs say normal. It's hard to forget about with the pain. Suggestions?

Still having severe hip pain MRI reveals tear ligament teres. Feels unstable. Drs say normal. It's hard to forget about with the pain. Suggestions?

Had arthroscopic : this is not a simple problem and you may need to get another opinion there is arthroscopic surgery that might help, and often there can be other types of arthritis in the hip when you have this tear. But there can be surgical treatments. ...Read more

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Ultrasound showed tere is a hypoechoic nodule in the left lobe of the liver measuring 1.3 CM in diameter.There is no evidence of ascites.Your diagnos?

Ultrasound showed  tere is a hypoechoic nodule in the left lobe of the liver measuring 1.3 CM in diameter.There is no evidence of ascites.Your diagnos?

None: You cannot make a diagnosis from that information. It is likely a benign cyst, but it could be something else. A biopsy is required to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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