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What is the definition or description of: Discomfort behind breastbone?

What is the definition or description of: Discomfort behind breastbone?

Substernal chest pai: The term subaltern all chest pain is the typically used term and has a number of possible causes. I would not hesitate to be seen if you are having subaltern all chest pain. ...Read more

Discomfort Behind Breastbone (Definition)

The term subaltern all chest pain is the typically used term and has a number of possible causes. I would not hesitate to be seen if you are having ...Read more


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Belching;farting;heartburn& pain under left breast bone around the back. What is the best treatment for this?

Belching;farting;heartburn& pain under left breast bone around the back. What is the best treatment for this?

Treatment: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Hello Dr. I have a papilloma on my uvula.. There is only minor discomfort when i cough. If i am unable to visit a Dr. what is the best cure/treatment?

Hello Dr. I have a papilloma on my uvula.. There is only minor discomfort when i cough. If i am unable to visit a Dr. what is the best cure/treatment?

There doesn't seem: to be a cure or treatment for such a mass on your uvula outside of surgical excision or cauterization, if the mass is small enough. If you cannot get to a physician/oral cavity or ENT surgeon now, I suggest you wait a bit until you are able to. Or make it a priority to see a surgeon. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for a baby with teething pain?My 10 month old son has 2 teeth erupting at the same time and seems to be in great discomfort.

What's the best treatment for a baby with teething pain?My 10 month old son has 2 teeth erupting at the same time and seems to be in great discomfort.

Cold teething rings: Cold will slow the transmission of pain messages to the brain at any age. For teething pain, i prefer a collection of several freezable rings that you can rotate over the day, replacing them as they thaw & refreezing. Medicines offer meager benefit & some problems. The teething gels last a few minutes & can set of some blood reactions. Benedryl can be applied topically but lasts only a few min. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for fluid behind the eardrum in an adult?

What is the best treatment for fluid behind the eardrum in an adult?

Decongestants: Things that improve eustachian tube function include decongestants, nasal steroid sprays, oral steroids (ex prednisone), and nasal decongestants (ex. Afrin). ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for an aneurysm behind the knee?

What is the best treatment for an aneurysm behind the knee?

Popliteal aneurysm: Popliteal artery aneurysms are best treated with either surgical bypass or (rarely) stents...See a vascular surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for damaged cartilage behind the knee cap? I've already had an X-ray but the pain isn't going anywhere.

What is the best treatment for damaged cartilage behind the knee cap? I've already had an X-ray but the pain isn't going anywhere.

Varies: how is the kneecap alignment? have to be sure the patella is gliding normally in the groove. if it is isolated need antiinflammatories, PT, bracing. may need MRI. rare to need surgery. therapy is especially important. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for ringworm behind your knee? I tried lotrimine but it's not working for me. Thanks

What's the best treatment for ringworm behind your knee? I tried lotrimine  but it's not working for me.   Thanks

If lotrimine is...: ...Not working for a ringworm-like rash, it may not be ringworm: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000833.Htm you might want to see your dr about this. ...Read more

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Age 50, virgin, desiring marriage, i want to have hydrocele treatment to help relieve discomfort. What are my best options?

Age 50, virgin, desiring marriage, i want to have hydrocele treatment  to help relieve discomfort. What are my best options?

Consult urologist: Most reliable and effective treatment for hydrocele is a hydrocelectomy. This is a relatively minor syrfical procedure, preferably under general anesthesia, with a smallish incision in the scrotum. Most frequenntly so called "bottle procedure". Need to waer compression underwear, like lycra, to reduce postoperative scrotal swelling + reduce slight risk of hydrocele recurrence. ...Read more

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Where I extend my elbow my elbow clicks and feel uncomfortable. There is no pain, but my feels loose and there is discomfort. Best treatment?

Where  I extend my elbow my elbow clicks and feel uncomfortable. There is no pain, but my  feels loose and there is discomfort. Best treatment?

Sx vs non sx: First treatment would be rest, ice, and NSAIDs.....if no response then see a doc for imaging. Could be a synovial band, cartilage pieces, osteochindritis dissecans, . If it is locking should be checked and imaged sooner ...Read more