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  • pain
  • Treatment depends on the cause of your chest pain. (drugs.com)
  • Medicines may be given to treat the cause of your chest pain. (drugs.com)
  • It can help you change how you react to situations that tend to trigger your chest pain. (drugs.com)
  • Your chest pain does not get better, even with treatment. (drugs.com)
  • Symptoms
  • If you have chest pain due to anemia, your healthcare provider may order a blood transfusion, depending on your symptoms. (chemocare.com)
  • The American Thoracic Society recommended that chest x-rays not be done as routine screening because the number of tuberculosis cases found is extremely small and these cases would come to medical attention by other methods (a careful history of symptoms, use of tuberculin skin test, and careful follow-up of people who have the disease). (in.gov)
  • A chest x-ray examination should always be obtained whenever a specific medical indication exists (e.g., relevant history, symptoms and/or significant tuberculin skin test reaction). (in.gov)
  • The type, severity, duration, and associated symptoms of chest pain can help guide diagnosis and further treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vicks VapoRub - an article much longer than this one, which discusses one brand of chest rub commonly available in the US "Vapor Rub, Petrolatum, and No Treatment for Children With Nocturnal Cough and Cold Symptoms -- Paul et al. (wikipedia.org)
  • thoracic
  • A chest tube (chest drain, thoracic catheter, tube thoracostomy, or intercostal drain) is a flexible plastic tube that is inserted through the chest wall and into the pleural space or mediastinum. (wikipedia.org)
  • The use of chest tubes in postoperative thoracic care was reported in 1922, and they were regularly used post-thoracotomy in World War II, though they were not routinely used for emergency tube thoracostomy following acute trauma until the Korean War. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other than health disorders excessive heat can also cause stress and tension in chest and thoracic area leading to discomfort. (pioneerthinking.com)
  • sternum
  • Take the hand opposite to the one to be massaged, begin by gently applying moderate pressure and circular strokes moving out from the center and working into the underarm area as well as the center of the chest (sternum). (pioneerthinking.com)
  • In the Ravitch procedure , a surgeon removes damaged cartilage, repairs or reshapes the sternum, and places a bar (or bars) in the chest wall to hold it in the proper position. (kidshealth.org)
  • CS - Chest hair primarily on sternum and around the nipples PS - Chest hair on sternum and breast PSI - Hair on sternum, breast and medial end of clavicle Hair Abdominal hair Setty, LR (1961). (wikipedia.org)
  • Radiography
  • What is a Chest X-ray (Chest Radiography)? (radiologyinfo.org)
  • To assist radiographic facilities, physician readers, governmental agencies, and other interested organizations in assuring that the recognition and classification of pneumoconiosis using digitally-acquired chest radiographs is at least as safe and effective as traditional film screen radiography, NIOSH has prepared Guidelines, based upon accepted contemporary professional recommendations. (cdc.gov)
  • Chest photofluorography, or abreugraphy (also called mass miniature radiography), is a photofluorography technique for mass screening for tuberculosis using a miniature (50 to 100 mm) photograph of the screen of an X-ray fluoroscopy of the thorax, first developed in 1936. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has received several different names, according to the country where it was adopted: mass radiography, miniature chest radiograph (United Kingdom and United States), roentgenfluorography (Germany), radiophotography (France), schermografia (Italy), photoradioscopy (Spain) and photofluorography (Sweden). (wikipedia.org)
  • radiographs
  • In Japan, for example, it is still used routinely, and the Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Association (JATA) reported the detection of 228 cases in 965,440 chest radiographs in 1996 alone. (wikipedia.org)
  • Typically
  • The equipment typically used for chest x-rays consists of a wall-mounted, box-like apparatus containing the x-ray film, or a special plate that records the image digitally. (radiologyinfo.org)
  • A chest drainage system is typically used to collect chest drainage (air, blood, effusions). (wikipedia.org)
  • Typically chest injuries are caused by blunt mechanisms such as motor vehicle collisions or penetrating mechanisms such as stabbings. (wikipedia.org)
  • A chest (also called coffer or kist) is a form of furniture typically of a rectangular structure with four walls and a liftable lid, for storage. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is not always a reasonable substitute, as the credit available to a company typically drops as a result of the same actions that require the war chest to be opened. (wikipedia.org)
  • xray
  • My doctor has discovered I have had two chest infections after an xray and because the last. (medhelp.org)
  • It's for a few months this has gone off and on, and like I said I did all these blood tests and a chest xray. (drugs.com)
  • abnormal
  • Considering an individual occurrence of chest hair as abnormal is usually not due to medical indications but primarily to cultural and social attitudes. (wikipedia.org)
  • digital chest
  • Here, digital chest drainage systems can provide a remedy as they monitor intra-pleural pressure and air leak flow, constantly. (wikipedia.org)
  • NIOSH is currently researching the use of digital chest images for the evaluation of the pneumoconioses. (cdc.gov)
  • community chest
  • Community Chest originally referred to a box for holding money or other valuables kept by a small organization and requiring more than one key to be simultaneously turned to open its lock, preventing embezzlement by any single key holder. (wikipedia.org)
  • sensation
  • Chest pain is a painful or unpleasant sensation in your chest, which may or may not be associated with heart tissue damage. (chemocare.com)
  • Acute coronary syndrome Stable or unstable angina Myocardial infarction ("heart attack") - People usually complained of a pressure or squeezing sensation over the chest. (wikipedia.org)
  • muscles
  • Emotional stress may cause contraction of chest muscles and leads to difficulty in breathing and reduced ability. (pioneerthinking.com)
  • Support the arm and move it gently around the shoulder, gently stretching it away from the body to release tension in the chest muscles. (pioneerthinking.com)
  • Doctors also might recommend physical therapy and exercises to strengthen weak chest muscles. (kidshealth.org)
  • infections
  • Chest infections often follow colds or flu . (www.nhs.uk)
  • Antibiotics are only used to treat bacterial chest infections. (www.nhs.uk)
  • They're not used for treating viral chest infections, such as flu or viral bronchitis, because they don't work for this type of infection. (www.nhs.uk)
  • What are the tests for chest infections? (medhelp.org)
  • Frequent tonsilitus, chest infections, sinus infections other minor illnesses. (medhelp.org)
  • sensations
  • Although some pedagogists believe the chest is an effective resonator, most agree that chest voice actually resonates in the head while creating vibratory sensations in the chest. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the nerves grow back, you may feel strange, crawling sensations in your chest. (breastcancer.org)
  • breath
  • I have difficulty breathing, and my chest is making weird noises when I breath. (medhelp.org)
  • Place hands against the outsides of the chest and gently squeeze releasing only to allow a deeper breath in. (pioneerthinking.com)
  • So kids and teens with pectus carinatum may feel short of breath (especially during exercise), have a fast heartbeat, feel tired, or have chest pain. (kidshealth.org)
  • refers
  • The contemporary use of the term chest voice often refers to a specific kind of vocal coloration or vocal timbre. (wikipedia.org)
  • Barrel chest generally refers to a broad, deep chest found on a man. (wikipedia.org)
  • Today, many Middle Eastern furniture chests are known by place names, such as Omani or Bahraini, but this most often refers to where they were purchased rather than where they were made. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hope chest Trunk, a piece of luggage, similar to a chest The "muqaddimah" means "first", and possibly refers to the fact that it was carried by the lead donkey in the traditional bridal procession to the groom's home. (wikipedia.org)
  • fever
  • The chest pain is often pleuritic in nature (associated with respiration) which is aggravated when lying down and relieved on sitting forward, sometimes, accompanied by fever. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chest Fever" is a song recorded by the Band on its 1968 debut, Music from Big Pink. (wikipedia.org)
  • Writing in the 3rd edition of The Rolling Stone Album Guide, Paul Evans stated that "The organ mastery of 'Chest Fever' unleashed the Band's secret weapon, Garth Hudson. (wikipedia.org)
  • As he says, 'what do you remember about 'Chest Fever' - the lyrics or the organ part? (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Viney notes that despite the death of Richard Manuel later line-ups of the Band continued to perform "Chest Fever" with Helm singing lead vocals. (wikipedia.org)
  • patient
  • The technologist , an individual specially trained to perform radiology examinations, will position the patient with hands on hips and chest pressed against the image plate. (radiologyinfo.org)
  • Conventional chest tubes feature multiple drainage fenestrations in the section of the tube which resides inside the patient, as well as distance markers along the length of the tube, and a radiopaque stripe which outlines the first drainage hole. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chest tube have an end hole (proximal, toward the patient) and a series of side holes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Channel style chest drains, also called Blake drains, are so-called silastic drains made of silicone and feature open flutes that reside inside the patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • Please note that the NIOSH BViewer is not required and NIOSH is aware of several B Readers that are able to use a commercial DICOM Viewer or PACS to display the ILO reference chest images along side of patient chest images. (cdc.gov)
  • The Levine's sign, where the patient placed his fist on the chest while describing his pain, is strongly suggestive of cardiac cause of chest pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient usually complain of chest pain at rest. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cocaine abuse - This condition is suspected when a patient with few or no risk of arteriosclerosis presented with non-traumatic chest pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Pleural effusion: accumulation of fluid in the pleural space Chylothorax: a collection of lymphatic fluid in the pleural space Empyema: a pyogenic infection of the pleural space Hemothorax: accumulation of blood in the pleural space Hydrothorax: accumulation of serous fluid in the pleural space Contraindications to chest tube placement include refractory coagulopathy and presence of a diaphragmatic hernia, as well as hepatic hydrothorax. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1995). Thermal treatment may include retrofitting a closed loop system to recirculate the heated water to the sea chest or the addition of a second sea chest system, allowing engine cooling water to be discharged through the idle sea chest. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tributaries of Chest Creek include Ashcraft Run, Brubaker Run, and Duclos Run. (wikipedia.org)
  • locks
  • The Chest itself was a strong iron box with five locks, located at Chatham Dockyard under the protection of the Chatham Division of the British Marines. (wikipedia.org)
  • painful
  • Though these chest tubes are more expensive than conventional ones, they are theoretically less painful. (wikipedia.org)
  • usually
  • Usually, two are taken: one from the back of the chest if the child is old enough to stand up for the X-ray, and one from the side. (kidshealth.org)
  • As a rule it is necessary to know that chest massage is usually rendered around the Pectoral major muscle and pectoral minor muscle only. (pioneerthinking.com)
  • Chest pain usually happens during physical activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • A "toy chest" is a type of chest that usually carries children's toys, like dolls or building blocks. (wikipedia.org)
  • The development of chest hair begins normally during late puberty, usually between the ages of 12 and 18. (wikipedia.org)
  • In politics, a war chest is funding obtained from donors well in advance of a campaign, usually accumulated by an incumbent for either re-election or to contest a more advanced office, or provided by a wealthy candidate to their own campaign. (wikipedia.org)
  • Creek
  • Chest Creek is a tributary of the West Branch Susquehanna River in Cambria County and Clearfield County, in Pennsylvania, in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • A total of 20.29 miles (32.65 km) of Chest Creek is considered by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to be impaired by siltation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The elevation near the mouth of Chest Creek is 1,253 feet (382 m) above sea level. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are strainers throughout the length of Chest Creek. (wikipedia.org)
  • The main stem of Chest Creek is in the Appalachian Plateaus physiographic province. (wikipedia.org)
  • The average rate of rainfall in the watershed of Chest Creek is 46.12 inches (117.1 cm) per year. (wikipedia.org)
  • The watershed of Chest Creek has an area of 129.22 square miles (334.7 km2). (wikipedia.org)
  • Fifty-seven percent of the watershed of the main stem of Chest Creek is forested land. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most of Chest Creek (the entire length of the creek between its mouth and Patton) is designated as a coldwater fishery. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is possible to canoe on 34.0 miles (54.7 km) of Chest Creek during snowmelt or within two days of heavy rain. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • Chest area, especially, is often exposed to sun and hence, is more susceptible to wrinkles. (buzzle.com)
  • Until the late eighteenth century, and particularly before 1660, seamen's wages were often significantly less than the official rates while payments to the Chest remained fixed. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is applied to the chest, often immediately before sleeping. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cassones, also called marriage chests, were often used to carry the dowry goods in a marriage ceremony. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some manufacturers also painted the front of the kist with relatively simply designs reminiscent of, and presumably originating from Europe bauernmalerei (de) In Medieval and early Renaissance times in Europe low chests were often used as benches while taller chests were used as side tables. (wikipedia.org)
  • Others are used to hold linens and household goods collected by girls in preparation for eventual their marriage, and often called a hope chest. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ark of the Covenant Cabinetry Chest of drawers, a piece of furniture often referred to as a chest. (wikipedia.org)
  • younger
  • In younger women, sleeping pattern is mostly responsible for those unwanted lines on the chest area. (buzzle.com)
  • help
  • As well, some chest tubes are coated with heparin to help prevent thrombus formation, though the effect of this is disputed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Similarly, applying anti wrinkle creams at night may also help in the removal of those chest lines to a certain extent. (buzzle.com)
  • However, applying these topical creams in generous amounts may help in reducing the wrinkles and fine lines on the chest. (buzzle.com)
  • medical
  • In this, individuals and organizations can submit anonymized, deidentified chest images that may be of interest to the medical and scientific community for a range of applications, such as education, training, quality control, research, and surveillance. (cdc.gov)
  • Chest pain may be a symptom of a number of serious disorders and is, in general, considered a medical emergency. (wikipedia.org)
  • International medical guide for ships: including the ship's medicine chest. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chest rub, cold rub, or vapor/vapour rub is a mentholated topical petrolatum-based gel intended to assist with minor medical conditions that temporarily impair breathing, including the common cold. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medieval
  • A cassone is a kind of carved or painted chest associated with late Medieval and Renaissance Italy. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term's modern meaning originates with the medieval practice of having a chest, literally, filled with money to open in time of war. (wikipedia.org)