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ten·der

(ten'dĕr),
Sensitive or painful as a result of pressure or contact that is not sufficent to cause discomfort in normal tissues.
[L. tener, soft, delicate]

tender

responding with a sensation of pain to pressure or touch that would not normally cause discomfort.

tender

verb To bid on a project, give an estimate, quote.

tender

Medtalk Sensitive to pressure, specifically by palpation. Cf Nontender.

ten·der

(ten'dĕr)
Sensitive or painful as a result of pressure or contact that is not sufficient to cause discomfort in normal tissues.
[L. tener, soft, delicate]

ten·der

(ten'dĕr)
Sensitive or painful due to pressure or contact insufficent to cause discomfort in normal tissues.
[L. tener, soft, delicate]

tender

said of wool whose fibers break easily because of a weakness caused by an illness or feed stress.

Patient discussion about tender

Q. sore thorat

A. sore throat usualy caused by a virus infecting the area, then the only thing you can do is wait, take a teaspoon of huney every now and then (it has septic abilities)and that's it. but it could be a bacterial infection (mostly come with fever- sometimes not) and that needs an antibiotic treatment. to determine for sure a doctor needs to do a swab of the throat.
hope that helped!! :)

Q. Are cold sores contagious? My boyfriend has cold sores on his mouth. Can I catch it from him? If so, how can I prevent catching it?

A. Cold sores contain the HSV-1 virus, which is the herpes simplex virus . While your boyfriend has cold sores, he should wash his hands often, especially after touching his face. He shouldn't share cups and eating utensils with others since he is very contagious. You should not kiss him or touch the cold sores either, in order not to be infected.

Q. I have a sore throat should I take antibiotics? I am a 19 years old collage student. in the past few days I feel a sore throat and I have pain in my left neck. I feel a new "lump" in my neck, it is a soft lump and its very tender to palpation. I also have a low degree fever (something like 37.8 c). How can i know if I need antibiotics?

A. You might need an antibiotic therapy. In general, sore throat that goes along without red eyes and general malaise tends to be with a bacterial origin and require antibiotic therapy. If it happens to many times, you can do a surgery to remove the tonsils as you can see here
http://www.5min.com/Video/How-to-Deal-with-Sore-Throats-5486

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References in classic literature ?
When Rebecca saw the two magnificent Cashmere shawls which Joseph Sedley had brought home to his sister, she said, with perfect truth, "that it must be delightful to have a brother," and easily got the pity of the tender-hearted Amelia for being alone in the world, an orphan without friends or kindred.
I didn't know you was so tender-hearted,' said the serjeant.
Supposing she was tender-hearted, and they came over her.
So saying, Mr Quilp put his hat on and took himself off, and Mrs Quilp, who was afflicted beyond measure by the recollection of the part she had just acted, shut herself up in her chamber, and smothering her head in the bed-clothes bemoaned her fault more bitterly than many less tender-hearted persons would have mourned a much greater offence; for, in the majority of cases, conscience is an elastic and very flexible article, which will bear a deal of stretching and adapt itself to a great variety of circumstances.
and the Luther Vandross-penned show-stopper, "A Brand New Day (Everybody Rejoice)," Ross also took on the goofy Scarecrow ("You Can't Win"), the yearning Tin Man ("Slide Some Oil To Me"), the tough, but tender-hearted Lion ("[I'm a Mean] Old Lion"), the endearing mother figure Aunt Em ("The Feeling We Once Had"), the eccentric Wiz ("So You Wanted To Meet the Wizard"), the Evil Witch ("Don't Nobody Bring Me No Bad News") and the heroic Good Witch ("Believe In Yourself").
Looking back on the dark nights and light years that followed that evening when I was nine, I can see how I did the same thing my father did--offering "innocent" affirmations intended to protect my tender-hearted children from the harsh truths about life on this cold planet.
A survey has revealed 62% of people still feel wealth and personal success are valued more in today's Ireland than being tender-hearted.
But in one that has the highest suicide rates, since not all of Her Majesty's guest houses are as tender-hearted as the one that let Jeffrey Archer out to go to a party.
Nicolas Cage plays Joe - a hard-living ex-con until he meets a kid who awakens in him a tender-hearted protector.
There are brawny Southern rock-tinged country on tunes like "If You Want A Bad Boy,'' "Small Town Throwdown'' mixed in with a few rockers that have a slightly softer edge ("Bottoms Up'' and "17 Again'') and several muscular, but tender-hearted, ballads ("I'm Gone'' and "Let It Ride'').
She said that she was a tender-hearted person and every once in a while she just feels sad-hearted and melancholy.
Violence features in many lyrics but is not idealised as in Mexico and is often accompanied by more tender-hearted issues.