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What Is Strap Throat
Is there any over the counter medines my boyfriend can take for strap throat he won't go to the doctor or can i ask my doctor medication him?
Bra strap pain: Try wearing strapless bras for now and get resized; the strap may be causing some pressure and this in turn can cause the pain you have experienced - if that does not work, see a competent doctor for a complete history and clinical exam. ...Read more
Will i need to wear a chip strap after a neck lift? I've read that some doctors don't think compression is very useful after the first 24 hours after surgery. Is it the same for chin straps after a neck lift?
I have medial epicondylitis in my arm, work in nursery so walking round trying to protect my arm so have sore neck. Has a strap on, would a sling help?
Short term use: A sling may help in the short term but I would avoid prolonged use, which could eventually lead to weakness. Try NSAIDs (i.e. ibuprofen, Aleve) and topical treatments such as aspercreme, capsaicin cream. Work on stretches as well: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/398639004490224734/ ...Read more
I have back pain right side just below the bra strap line..Sometimes it goes into my shoulder and neck. ?
I have a sling on because I broke my clavicle But it makes my ear go numb. This happened before when I was wearing a sax neck strap. is it a problem?
Too tight: It sounds like your strap does not fit properly. Padding under it can help. Talk to the person who supplied it about proper fit. If that does not help, talk to the doc who is treating you about it. The damage from a poor fit, if the sling is in place to long can be permanent. So get this problem addressed. Loosen it a little till then, till numbness resolves. ...Read more
Can tight bra straps cause a stiff neck. I also get a sudden pinch in my chest when lifting my right arm especially. Xray, ekg, &echo normal. Problem?
Muscle may be reason: This may not be a pinched nerve, but it may be a pinched muscle. Nick had muscles can sometimes cause similar complaints. This is something you can evaluate, and see your physician who might have to refer you to be clear. You have a lot of tests and that's why I think it's only muscle. ...Read more
Depends: A simple sore throat from a cold responds nicely to hot liquid of some type. Some people like hot water and honey, some like tea, and then there is always chicken soup. Lozenges can help as well as advil or tylenol (acetaminophen). If the sore throat is severe and you are having trouble swallowing, not just discomfort, but pain you may have a viral or bacterial infection. In that case you should see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Viral sore throats are common this time of year. ...Read more
See your doctor: A new throat growth is definitely concerning. You should see your doctor (and eventually an ENT - otolaryngologist) so he can perform a complete history and examination on you. It may be your regular anatomy, an infection, or a cancer. This is something you don't want to ignore. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Simple remedies...: Gargle with warm salt water to help reduce swelling and relieve discomfort. Prevent dehydration. Fluids may help thin secretions and soothe an irritated throat. Use a vaporizer or humidifier in your bedroom. Do not smoke or use other tobacco products and avoid secondhand smoke. Use nonprescription throat lozenges. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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