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I worked on my trapezius and its super sore and I know that it's going to take days to heal, but what can I do for now, to lower the pain?
Drink plenty of H2O: usually after work outs your muscles give off something called Lactic acid. That is the reason you have soreness and pain. You need to drink plenty of water to get it out of your system. That should help. Also it is ok to take over the counter NSAIDs if you can tolerate them to help in the short term. Hope that helps! ...Read more
I have limited opening of my right jaw. If i don't employ myfront teeth in chewing, will i get TMJ pain and even great ball of soreness in lower right trapezius?
Front teeth touching: And working together properly in chewing and jaw function is extremely important. Front teeth have a critical role for a having a healthy and stable bite. Muscles are affected when front teeth do not engage properly. Seek consult w your dentist or a dental specialist who understands occlusion/bite. In many cases a bite splint appliance can help diagnostically and help w comfort. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Accessory breathing muscles including upper trapezius, intercoastals, pecs, and rhomboid muscles have been sore for months. Causing breathing problems?
Accessory breathing muscles diaphragm, intercostal, upper trapezius all are weakened and sore. I can't breathe well for months. Causing anxiety.
Get in today: Dyspnea (shortness of breath) that is wearing you out needs immediate evaluation. This is a serious medical problem that is not in your head. There are many potential causes of dypnea that leads to accessory muscle use, but you need to find out what yours is and treat it if possible. ...Read more
Have tender left trapezius on my upper back, no visible symptoms with occasional tingling in feet, I used to play cricket, so why does it hurt ontouch?
Trap strain: It could be that you have a trapezius strain. Use some warm compresses, gentle stretches and ibuprofen. If it is not resolving see your doctor. Doubt this is associated with the tingling in your feet. Take a multivitamin and drink plenty of water. Hope you are feeling better soon. ...Read more
Tender soft movable mass in each armpit. Left14cm right 8cm. Pcp says no swollen nodes. history of trapezius strain?
Infection: This sounds like an infection of a cyst. U need eval by ur pcp who may treat u or refer u 2 a surgeon 4 drainage or excision. ...Read more
Odds are: You are carrying too much tension/tone in your shoulder with all your studying. It sounds like you need to relax a bit , incorporate some exercise preferably that also includes some upper body stretching. Also, consider incorporating relaxation techniques, see: http://www.health.harvard.edu/newsletters/Harvard_Womens_Health_Watch/2008/July/relaxation_techniques_breath_focus ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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