Armpit discomfort, including pain, swelling, and a feeling of fullness or numbness, can happen after the following surgeries to treat breast cancer:
lymph node removal
Some of the nerves in your armpit may be cut during surgery, which can cause numbness. If your surgeon had to move around some of the tissue under the surface of your skin, the area may feel tender and swollen.
Your armpit skin is close to your breast, so during radiation your armpit may get irritated and sore while you're being treated. In addition to the radiation, your arm rubbing back and forth on the skin, along with the sweat and hair that's there can make the area more irritated than your breast.
Managing armpit discomfort
Use cornstarch instead of deodorant or antiperspirant to reduce friction of your arm rubbing on the skin. For easy application, put some cornstarch into a thin sock or knee-high and tie a knot at the top. Tap the sock gently against your skin.
Avoid strong soaps, antip...
Ahimsa, an important tenet of yoga philosophy, means the avoidance of violence. This includes violence towards others and violence towards oneself as well. The best way to protect your self while practicing yoga is to practice ahimsa. I am often asked the question "What is good pain vs bad pain". In my opinion the word pain=violence. Therefore, I teach my students that pain is not what we are striving for and if something hurts modify the posture or lose it!
Anyone can work on a pose if it is broken down and modified. I consider pain different from the sensation of discomfort experienced while stretching tight muscles or the effort and possible discomfort involved in holding a pose for a long period of time. Asanas (yoga postures) should always be steady and comfortable. If we use our breath and practice with mindfulness and correct alignment the body will naturally open and blossom. If we push, pull, and practice with force we will create more tension and contraction in our bo...
Listerine overdose; Antiseptic mouth rinse overdose
Burns and damage to the clear covering of the front of the eye (cornea)
Low body temperature
Low blood pressure
Low blood sugar
Rapid heart rate
Rapid, shallow breathing
Skin redness and pain
Urination problems (too much or too little urine)
Vomiting (may contain blood)
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