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Related to tenderness: rebound tenderness


a state of unusual sensitivity to touch or pressure.
rebound tenderness
1. a state in which pain is felt on the release of pressure over a part.
2. specifically, such a sensation in the abdomen, considered a sign of peritonitis. It is sometimes used to test for peritonitis; this procedure is controversial because of the pain involved.


The condition of being tender.


/ten·der·ness/ (ten´der-nes) a state of unusual sensitivity to touch or pressure.
rebound tenderness  a state in which pain is felt on the release of pressure over a part.


Medtalk Mild pain. See Rebound tenderness.


The condition of being tender.


Pain elicited by touch or pressure.


n discomfort elicited through palpation indicates unusual sensitivity to pressure or touch.


a state of unusual sensitivity to touch or pressure.

rebound tenderness
a state in which pain is felt on the release of pressure over a part.

Patient discussion about tenderness

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

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Christmas is Christmas only when we have the courage to gift Jesus and the values of his Kingdom: Joy, Peace, Tenderness, Hospitality and the rest, unconditionally to those around us
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The patients with rebound tenderness were compared with the histopathology findings, which were considered as gold standard for the final diagnosis.
Consequently, many attempts have been made to develop instrumental methods that can accurately reflect the meat tenderness ratings generated by panels (Lawrie and Ledward, 2006; Destefanis et al.
The degrees included in the evaluation form according to the Likert scale were tenderness (Too Tender 9, Very Tender 8, Medium-level Tender 7, Less Tender 6, Neither Tender nor Hard 5, Less Hard, 4, Medium-level Hard 3, Very Hard 2, Too Hard 1), juiciness (Too Juicy 9, Very Juicy 8, Medium-level Juicy 7, Less Juicy 6, Neither Juicy nor Dry 5, Less Dry 4, Medium-level Dry 3, Very Dry 2, Too Dry 1), flavour (Too Much Flavour 9, 8, 7, 6, Medium-level Flavour 5, Less Flavour 4, 3, 2, 1) and acceptability (Good 9, 8, 7, 6, Medium 5, Bad 4, 3, 2, 1).
Tenderness, juiciness and flavor affect beef palatability, with tenderness being the most economically important trait (Boleman et al.
The intervention involves identifying a patient's points of maximum pain or tenderness, usually located laterally along the midaxiUary line or at the inframammary fold directly below the nipple.
Both parameters are used as instrumental indicators of meat tenderness.
The most common symptom was pain in right iliac fossa (80 % cases) and the most common physical sign was tenderness (92% cases).
A system designed by USDA scientists to predict superior beef tenderness is just as effective at predicting tenderness in pork and color stability in meat.
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