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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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Pain left sholder blade, arm pain at times feels numb. Lower rib discomfort neck tight, upper left chest?

Pain left sholder blade, arm pain at times feels numb. Lower rib discomfort neck tight, upper left chest?

Neck v cardiac v: This could be a lower level cervical disc herniation at c6-7 or c7-t1 or it could be a heart issue or even an upper love lung problem. Your age would be more co sister with a musculoskeletal diagnosis but since there is a cardiac possibility, you should get an evaluation by your physician. ...Read more

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19 year old female. Heavy and tight chest pain for 20-30 minutes. Pain went to left shoulder and down the arm. Also present in lower back. ER needed?

19 year old female. Heavy and tight chest pain for 20-30 minutes. Pain went to left shoulder and down the arm. Also present in lower back. ER needed?

Maybe: You are young and presumably healthy. Your pain is very unlikely to be due to a serious condition like a heart attack. However if you are concerned the ER is probably the fastest place to get re-assurance. Its honestly better to get seen by someone in person for these types of symptoms. ...Read more

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My mom had a poor circulation test on both legs an arms was straped up tight some blockage in lower legs what kind of machine was that?

My mom had a poor circulation test on both legs an arms was straped up tight some blockage in lower legs what kind of machine was that?

Noninvasive vascular: Possibly an abi or plethysmogram. These are noninvasive studies to sort out compromised arterial or venous disease in the lower extremeties. ...Read more

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Hot and sweaty, headache, chest tight and breathless on exertion, aching to upper arms, lower back and upper legs, very tired?

Hot and sweaty, headache, chest tight and breathless on exertion, aching to upper arms, lower back and upper legs, very tired?

Mgt/workup: If you have asthma, you may be experiencing an asthma flare and/or the start of an infection. Most viral infections may worsen asthma. I would recommend a test for influenza and treatment if you are early in the illness. Monitor your temperature, report any fever and please stay well hydrated. ...Read more

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I wanna make my lower body look longer. What should I do? What kind of diet and excercise should I do to shrink + tighten the arm and thights? Thanks.

I wanna make my lower body look longer. What should I do? What kind of diet and excercise should I do to shrink + tighten the arm and thights? Thanks.

HFLC+Veggies & ↑↑Ex: Animals (including humans) store molecular intake > loss as fat. Fat insulates, fills in body voids, provides padding/protection over both bones & tender structures plus provided partial protection dying in times of starvation. Of course, in adb, buttocks & legs, makes less lean/thin. Carbs? fat, protein less so, fats of nat origin, least. Study my answers DietDoctor. Com http://goo. Gl/yxoOWD ...Read more

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My arm feels soar and tight what should I do?

My arm feels soar and tight what should I do?

Be seen: I would not hesitate to be seen for an exact diagnosis for this. It is hard to say more with little information and no ability to perform an examination. ...Read more

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When I fully extend my right arm I feel tightness in my elboe. What?

When I fully extend my right arm I feel tightness in my elboe. What?

Need exam: Without exam, it is impossible to give you an accurate dx for your concerns. Make an apt with your health care provider and they will give you answer and treatment. ...Read more

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Why do my arms and shoulders get tight when I type?

Why do my arms and shoulders get tight when I type?

Ergonomics: This is most likely because of your posture when you type. You should make sure that your workspace is ergonomically correct. Your forearms should be supported, and the keyboard should be at a height that keeps your shoulders relaxed. Your screen should also be at a height that keeps your neck from being in an overly flexed or extended position. ...Read more

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When I stretch my arms out, I feel tightness. What could be causing this?

When I stretch my arms out, I feel tightness. What could be causing this?

Uncertain: I am uncertain what your question is pertaining to. In general when one stretches their arms out, a tight sensation can accompany this at the arms, shoulders, back and chest. There is nothing wrong with a perfectly executed stretch. Just ask the yogi's! all the best! ...Read more

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Left upper back is really tight and swollen can't lift my arm or even reach grab it feels like balls. What to take right now?

Left upper back is really tight and swollen can't lift my arm or even reach grab it feels like balls. What to take right now?

You can take Motrin: Aleve (naproxen) or Ibuprofen 800 mg temporarily to help with swelling.Warm compresses may help loosen the tightness. You will need to see your physician in am for further recommendation. You may have an infection causing the swelling and tightness. ...Read more

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I've been having an uncomfortable tightness in my left arm for the past 2 days. I constantly need to flex it. What could this be?

I've been having an uncomfortable tightness in my left arm for the past 2 days. I constantly need to flex it. What could this be?

Angina Possible!: The pain in your arm could be coming from your shoulder, however, based on the description you gave, it could also represent something more serious such as angina or even a heart attack! given the length of time it has already occurred, I hope you seek medical attention asap. ...Read more

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A few days ago while shopping, my left arm SUDDENLY became very painful! It felt like someone was putting a tight squeeze on it. Then it "let go".

See a doctor: Without more information, we can't be sure what may have caused the sudden pain in your left arm. However, a "tight squeeze" sensation in the left arm could signal cardiac disease, and should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Shoulder blade tightness in my throwing arm. I was having pain in my shoulder blade. I stopped doing pull-up exercise. Pain gone. What should I do?

Shoulder blade tightness in my throwing arm. I was having pain in my shoulder blade. I stopped doing pull-up exercise. Pain gone. What should I do?

Rest is ok but: If you pain came back doing this exercises go to see a Orthopaedic for evaluation, may be a M R I of this shoulder will be helpfull to rule any lesions like tendinitis, etc ...Read more