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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Wondering why I have a tight sensation on the chest inbetween the breasts, could the possibly be muscle related as i did lat pull downs on friday?

Wondering why I have a tight sensation on the chest inbetween the breasts, could the possibly be muscle related as i did lat pull downs on friday?

Certainly possible: The pectoralis major muscle bellies originate from the anterior chest wall just off the edges of the sternum. A chest workout may certainly cause some local muscle-bone interface pain and discomfort between 1-3 days after a workout. This muscular pain should steadily resolve. If the discomfort feels deeper than your chest wall or does not show improvement in 3 days, see your pcp. Nsaids may help. ...Read more

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I have been dealing with, for over a year, a tinglng feeling under my skin of my left breast. I also feel a tighting of muscles underneath in lung?

I have been dealing with, for over a year, a tinglng feeling under my skin of my left breast.  I also feel a tighting  of muscles underneath in lung?

Breast exam?: Have you had a breast exam or mammogram? I would recommend this to make sure there is nothing worrisome going on. If that is normal, you may be having spasm of your pectoral muscles. Try massage, alternating ice and heat, and anti-inflammatories like ibuprofen ...Read more

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Discomfort and pain starting below my left breast and going up to my shoulder. Also hurts through to my back as well. Feels tight as well.

Discomfort and pain starting below my left breast and going up to my shoulder. Also hurts through to my back as well. Feels tight as well.

Chest pain?: Your compliants falls into description of chest pain. There are many causes of this symptoms from plain anxiety to very serious ones such as heart attack. See your doctor asap or go to er if you feel symptom are getting worse. Let it be sorted out and get right advise. ...Read more

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Dr said thickening and fluid buildup in the lower inner quadrant of both breasts due to sports bra being too tight & worn often. How common is this?

Dr said thickening and fluid buildup in the lower inner quadrant of both breasts due to sports bra being too tight & worn often. How common is this?

Get a 2nd opinion: This seems like a very rare event. The symptoms could be symptoms of other things possibly missed by your doctor. Why would a tight sports braw cause this problem? Doesn't make sense to me. ...Read more

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My mom is having severe pain underneath both breasts. She says it feels tight and like there is pressure. On a scale of 1-10(high) she says its an 8. ?

My mom is having severe pain underneath both breasts. She says it feels tight and like there is pressure. On a scale of 1-10(high) she says its an 8. ?

Emergency room!: Behavior of cardiac ischemia(not enough blood to heart muscle;can lead to heart attack) differs person to person; classic"left sided chest pain/pressure->down left arm/up to jaw w nausea/shortness of breath" frequently does not occur, particularly in women.If suspected, 2 baby aspirin &911 call can save lives.Risks:tobacco,family history,diabetes,high blood pressure/chol.Other risks/reasons exist. ...Read more

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Sometimes i feel tightness under my left breast what could that mean?

Sometimes i feel tightness under my left breast what could that mean?

Chest wall: Generally that is caused in the chest wall or breast structures. It could possibly have a cardiac relation but that is much less likely. ...Read more

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Hi ayesha there i have 1 son on my breast white head i have help me plz or how to do tighting the breast ?

Hi ayesha there i have 1 son on my breast white head i have help me plz or how to do tighting the breast ?

Not very clear: I'm not exactly clear as to what you are asking... please try again or see your doctor to evaluate the area on your breast that you are concerned about. ...Read more

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