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Why does the doctor tap on your chest during an exam? What exactly is he looking for?

Why does the doctor tap on your chest during an exam? What exactly is he looking for?

Aeration: The method of tapping on the chest is called percussion. It is done to different parts of the body. On the chest, the doctor is making sure the lungs are filled with air and not fluid or infection. ...Read more

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I am diagnosed with OCD. My Doc advised me Clomipramine 150mg BD but it suddenly heightened my anxiety more.Foot tapping increases as well. Advise plz?

I am diagnosed with OCD. My Doc advised me Clomipramine 150mg BD but it suddenly heightened my anxiety more.Foot tapping increases as well. Advise plz?

See MD: You're taking a hefty dose of clomipramine plus Risperidal (risperidone) (?dose) which have numerous side effects and some drug interactions. Please consider seeing a psychiatrist if you're not currently. These medications must be closely monitored for safety reasons and therapeutic effect. ...Read more

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Why did doctors tap on people's chests?

Why did doctors tap on people's chests?

Fading art: Tapping on chests allows for the hearing of the sounds produced by the underlying lungs. It can indicate an area of density which can be a clue to pneumonia. It is part of classical physical examination, an art that is fading in this era of laboratory medicine. ...Read more

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Which doc. To consult for chest hairs on men?

Which doc. To consult for chest hairs on men?

May not need: Chest hair is normal in males. Check with your doc if you are concerned there is something abnormal about your hair growth. ...Read more

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Heey doctor .. Small chest how can I help enlarge it?

Heey doctor .. Small chest how can I help enlarge it?

See details: Breast size is genetically determined. Gain a lot of weight or see a plastic surgeon. Otherwise, you are out of luck. ...Read more

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How come I have chest pain every day but my doc says i'm fine?

How come I have chest pain every day but my doc says i'm fine?

Try further: There are different kinds of chest pain. We used to speak of "heartache", " " that came with acute sadness. Re: pain. Does it occur with exercise? Does it occur with psychological stress? Is it always there? Did it startt after someing bad happened? Perhaps a psychiatrist would be abe to help find the cause of this and help with it. ...Read more

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Should I see doctor about pain in the middle of my chest and what could it be?

Should I see doctor about pain in the middle of my chest and what could it be?

Yes: There are many causes of pain in the middle of the chest but the one that's on your mind (if you asked this question) is heart disease. So go see your doctor and make sure you're okay. If it's not serious, you'll feel better about it and if it is serious, you'll be glad you didn't wait. ...Read more

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