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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Tightness in left bicep no pain just a tightness on and off?

Tightness in left bicep no pain just a tightness on and off?

Spasm/inflammation: Recommend stretching protocol, avoiding repetitive use, and strengthening program. ...Read more

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What could be wrong with my arm? Female, 33. No injury to arm. Tight, burning sensation in left bicep. Feels better when elbow is bent 90 degrees. Also, aching pain in front of shoulder when playing the flute. Symptoms came out of nowhere and it has been

What could be wrong with my arm? Female, 33. No injury to arm. Tight, burning sensation in left bicep. Feels better when elbow is bent 90 degrees. Also, aching pain in front of shoulder when playing the flute. Symptoms came out of nowhere and it has been

Biceps: Biceps tendinitis, may have symptoms of burning pain at the front of the shoulder, tightness I the biceps muscle (depending upon forearm rotation and elbow position)

there are several causes and associated problems but overhead activity usually exacerbates this.

If symptoms persist talk to your pcp regarding an evaluation and anti inflammatories or see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Slight shoulder pain and tightness. Cramping/sharp pains in bicep, tricep, and shooting pain in forearm. Pain come on for minute or two then go away?

Shoulder origin: These pains may be referred from a tendonitis of the shoulder or may indicate a pinched nerve in the neck or shoulder area. The jabbing, sharp nature of the discomfort suggests nerve pain, however. An orthopedic specialist is well qualified to evaluate and recommend any appropriate tests and treatment. ...Read more

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I had blood drawn 5 days ago. She tied the tourniquet very tight and fast. I now have shooting pain in my bicep when I use this muscle. What can I do?

I had blood drawn 5 days ago. She tied the tourniquet very tight and fast. I now have shooting pain in my bicep when I use this muscle. What can I do?

Best to wait some,,: It'd probably be best to wait a little, like a couple of days to see if it goes away or gets worse. Very rarely blood drawing for tests or donation may have complications like the needle hitting a nerve or an artery. If it gets worse fast, see a dr. Right away, but if it doesn't or gets better, it's likely no problem. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Pains shooting in hand, moved to bicep. Forearm felt tight and tingly. Pain has now moved to armpit. Bicep feels like it's been punched. Very painful?

Have it evaluated.: Then see a doctor and have the problem evaluated. You will not find the answer and the solution on the internet. ...Read more

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I have sharp pains in my elbows, biceps, shoulder. Both arms also feel tight. Last year I got a stress test my heart checked all was ok.?

I have sharp pains in my elbows, biceps, shoulder. Both arms also feel tight. Last year I got a stress test my heart checked all was ok.?

Rheumatologist: Your symptoms sound more related to muscles, tendons, ligaments. Or peripheral nerves. I recommend a consultation with a rheumatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Periodic left forearm bicep and hand numbness tight shoulder when I look straight down back feels tight goes away after I take my ativan (lorazepam)?

Periodic left forearm bicep and hand numbness tight shoulder when I look straight down back feels tight goes away after I take my ativan (lorazepam)?

Neck problem: Sounds like you may have a cervical disc problem in your neck w/ the description of your symptoms. See an ors or neurosurgeon for examination, x-rays etc. Best of luck! You may need treatment for your anxiety disorder additionally. ...Read more

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Have a trobbing pain on the upper bicep...kinda feels like when the dr takes your blood pressure. Tights dull throb. Had it for 2 hrs now. Should I b?

Have a trobbing pain on the upper bicep...kinda feels like when the dr takes your blood pressure. Tights dull throb. Had it for 2 hrs now. Should I b?

If you are over: 40 years old and this is on left arm, it could be angina. In this case, you should go to ED right away Without further details it is difficult to tell. ...Read more

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Upper ab tightness and pain?

Be seen: There are many things that could be going on. See a physician for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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My chest is tighting up on me the pain goes and comes?

My chest is tighting up on me the pain goes and comes?

Get offline/go to ER: Chest pain should be evaluated promptly. Seek medical help in person. ...Read more

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Why is my foreskin so tight?

Why is my foreskin so tight?

Here are some...: Known to us, we are not born equal despite sharing the same anatomical terminology at certain part of body. Likewise, the length and diameter of opening of the foreskin are widely vary among all men. And some men with inborn long tight foreskin, especially with diabetes and poor hygiene, may develop recurrent chronic inflammation with / without infection, over time leading to cicatrize its opening ...Read more

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Why are women's vaginas so tight.?

Why are women's vaginas so tight.?

Circular muscle: The lining of the vagina (epithelium) is surrounded by circular muscle that can contract around objects and a potential space that can expand as well. Expansion projects include childbirth, sex and tampon placement. ...Read more

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What should I don't about my tight forskin?

What should I don't about my tight forskin?

Do's & Don't's...: The "do's" and "don't's" of a tight foreskin, assuming the guy is a teen or older... Do stretch it by pulling back on the foreskin once or twice a day, until gradually, it slips easily back and forth over the glans (the head of the penis). Don't leave it behind the glans the first few times the foreskin slips behind the glans, or else it might be stuck there if the glans swells quickly. ...Read more

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Tightness in chest?

Tightness in chest?

Go to the ER now: Tightness in the chest can have many causes, the most significant being a heart attack or angina. This can be an emergency and should thus be immediately evaluated in the emergency department. ...Read more

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What is scalp tightness?

What is scalp tightness?

Sensation on scalp: The scalp on the head feels tight - the left & the right scalp feels like being pulled together. ...Read more

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Why is my pelvic area tight?

Why is my pelvic area tight?

See below: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Is tight foreskin hereditary?

No: This is not hereditary (genetic). This is an acquired condition from inflammation of the foreskin that causes scarring of the foreskin. ...Read more

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I am having a tight foreskin?

I am having a tight foreskin?

No it's phimosis: Paraphimosis is when a tight scarred foreskin (phimosis) has been pulled back or retracted over the head of the penis (glans) and is so tight that it can not be reduced or returned to its natural position covering the glans. This causes more pressure and swelling of the glans, making paraphimosis dangerous. Phimosis is inconvenient, paraphimosis is an emergency. You have phimosis. ...Read more

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What causes tight hamstrings?

What causes tight hamstrings?

Inactivity.: Being inactive and lack of stretching will cause the tightness. ...Read more

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How do I treat tight foreskin?

How do I treat tight foreskin?

W orw'out surgery: Depends upon whether or not u wish to retain your foreskin. U can try twice daily application of prescription strength steroid cream like Betamethasone or kenalog (triamcinolone) to tight area twice daily for a few weeks. Definitive treatment would be circumcision. In between is prepucioplasty: tight area of foreskin is divided vertically & closed transversely, both loosens up & preserves foreskin. Consult gu dr. ...Read more

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I can't sleep my chest tight?

I can't sleep my chest tight?

Well...: You're fairly lung and I assume healthy, so most probably your shest tightness isn't related to true heart disease. Its more likely to be something benign like a lower respiratory tract infection, acid reflux, or a musculoskeletal issue. If it continues then see a physician to rule out other more serious conditions. ...Read more

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How can I treat tight foreskin?

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Here are some. ..: Circumcision is the choice of care for a tight long foreskin in a 34-yr man and can be done under local anesthesia in aseptic setting after being counseled for its indication, details, complications, etc. With stressing realistic expectation. For the time being, keep up adequate topical hygiene - dry and clean and may lightly use topical antifungal + steroid cream under pro-supervision... Best... ...Read more

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How do you fix a tight foreskin?

How do you fix a tight foreskin?

Circumcision or?: Circumcision takes care of the problem once and for all. Some men want to retain the foreskin and want to have a prepucioplasty, this involves a vertical incision through the tight area on top of penis which is then sutured transversely, the foreskin then remodels as time goes by. Other treatment, which works better before puberty & only works for some males is repeated application of steroid cream. ...Read more

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What can cause a tight foreskin?

What can cause a tight foreskin?

Phimosis causes: Foreskin is normally tight or phimotic at birth, it then loosens over first few years of life. Sometimes it remains tight just because if fails to loosen. Can develop tightness in later life following inflammation & scarring due to infection under foreskin or because normal tight foreskin of childhood was forcibly retracted causing splits of foreskin. Traumatic sex or masturbation are other causes ...Read more

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Burning sensation on tight side?

Burning: What side and for how long?
Thats not enough for any answer. ...Read more

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Does fat cause the skin tightness?

Does fat cause the skin tightness?

Not really: Fat is just padding. Loss of fat can make the skin look "looser" but too much fat doesn't tighten it really. ...Read more

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How can I make eyelids tight again?

How can I make eyelids tight again?

Why are they loose?: At 34, your eyelids should be just fine. If you have floppy eyelid syndrome, then there are other variables associated with your eyelids that have to be taken into account with the eyelid condition. If you don't have that, and feel that your eyelids are too loose, and you're tearing too much, then that needs to be investigated further by your eye doctor. Lots of variables to consider first. ...Read more

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Medicine for heavy head tight neck?

Medicine for heavy head tight neck?

Local myalgia: Presenting symptoms include muscle stiffness, and primary tension type headache palpable tenderness, and pain with active muscle contractions. Symptoms usually subside within a short period of time without any residual effects. Rec. See your pcp for evaluation and physical therapy treatment. ...Read more

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What to do about my tight foreskin?

What to do about my tight foreskin?

See a urologist: You have phimosis. Best advice is to consult a urologist. Treatment for phimosis (Narrow foreskin opening) is either applications of prescription strength steroid cream to tight are of foreskin or circumcision or prepucioplasty. ...Read more

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What can be done for tight foreskin?

What can be done for tight foreskin?

Circumcision: Is the definitive treatment. Tight foreskin, called phimosis, is normal and physiologic in babies and young boys. Steroid cream, prescribed by a dr., can be effective in children and sometimes in adults, however there is a significant amount of recurrence. Best to consult a urologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have tight foreskin?

Be evaluated: If you cannot easily retract your foeskin at this age, you should be seen by a urologist. It should not be painful or difficult to retract. This limits cleanliness and cause lead ot infection. ...Read more

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Is vaginal tightness a factor of age?

Is vaginal tightness a factor of age?

A minor factor...: The biggest factor is the number of vaginal deliveries. Lacerations at delivery, etc. Age is a secondary factor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How tight are condoms supposed to fit?

How tight are condoms supposed to fit?

Snug to stay: Should not have to worry about falling off or leakage of ejaculate out back end. If you are very well endowed, there are "magnum" size available -- and if your size is only in your mind, will know rapidly, as will fall off "normal" size wearer. ...Read more