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Can Duct Tape Cut Off Circulation If You Wrap It Tightly Around An Injury
Ace wrap: Yes if the wrap is too tight it can circulation. Try to wrap the ace without excessive stretching of the bandage. Also, do no wear it all day and removed when sleeping. If you foot gets swollen or changes color then the wrap is too tight. ...Read more
My hands and arms feel uncomfortable and painful when i wear long sleeves. My sleeves aren't too tight but it feels like my circulation is cut off.Why?
See doctor: Most people don't have the feeling that their circulation is cut off when wearing long sleeves. So, if you're having the sensation, you need to see your doctor, so they can check your circulation in your arms while wearing a longsleeved blouse. This will give better clues as to what might be causing this feeling, or if you have a medical condition that may be brewing. This needs further work up. ...Read more
I wore tight knee high boots for 3-5 hrs. They cut off circulation. Feet went numb.Now I have pain behind my leg.Could this be DVT? I'm young&healthy.
Well, not if the : Socks were falling off their feet due to lack of elasticity. I think finding socks that have the right degree of elascticity for the wearer is important. Take care. ...Read more
Laid my legs on the end of a bed with my calf touching the end , probably cutting circulation off, when I woke, my calf had a tight pounding pain?
Calf pains: If you still have tight pounding pains in your calves, you should seeca, doctor immediately to rule out clots. I suspect and hope that your symptoms will have resolved by now. ...Read more
If my brace on my leg is tight can it affect the circulation of my calf because its in pain and i don't have an blood clot?
I'm confirmed Hypothyroid. Can it cause circulation; such as red legs; burning and itching also and tight shiney skin on lower leg? Why no meds by Dr?
Hypothyroidism : Hypothyroid states can indeed feature edema of legs and skin changes. What you describe is a feature of fairly longstanding hypothyroid state. Circulation of dermis can be squeezed. And skin stretches with edema and gets shiny and reddened. Skin can crack. Treatment to normalize T4 and T3 and TSH is essential. Levothyroxine is usual, and liothyronine can be added. Skin improves slowly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers