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Abnormally Small Arms Or Legs
See your doctor: Symptoms like these have to be evaluated in real-time by your physician. He/she has access to your examination, laboratrory data and many other diagnostic tests to get to the bottom of what's going on and offer you help. ...Read more
Nonspecific, but: May be indicative of medication reaction, such as anti-platelet drug group, acquisition of a clotting disorder, such as thrombocytopenia of any sort, and can be an issue in such severe events like bacterial endocarditis, or meningococcal meningitis, or Ebola, but you do NOT have any of these, of course. Have your doctor do some hematological testing. ...Read more
Can a pinched nerve cause visible and non-visible muscle twitching sometimes painful in the legs and feet? Twitching also in face, hands and arms.
Hemangiomas: These are most likely cherry angiomas or hemangiomas. These are small malformations of blood vessels. They are benign and harmless. You can tell it is a hemangioma if, when you press on it, it completely flattens out. Usually, it will plump up with blood in a second or two. ...Read more
Livedo reticularis in thighs, knees red/purple like blood pooling, lower legs very white. LR spreading, now in buttocks and upper arms. Vascular?
Yes.: SAeeking ongoing medical attention and vascular evaluation-ASAP ...Read more
Not sure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
As of 2wks patches of broken hair raised at root (like an exclamation point) on arms and legs. Random needle-like prickling/stinging throughout body. ?
See a doctor: These are unusual symptoms that are best addressed face to face in the clinic. ...Read more
Is arm pain that happens when standing and lowering arms by side caused by bad circulation or heart related ? Also get white blotchy spots on arms.
I'm 19, 147.71lbs and my veins of the arm and legs are displayed. Legs sometimes yes sometimes no, how can I make veins less visible in my arms ad legs?
Cannot easily: Your genetic makeup results in the prominent display of veins in your extremities. Pumping iron, working out tend to make them more pronounced. Gaining weight will "hide" them with underlying fat. Spray tan may hide them temporarily. Check out www.Phlebology.Org, and see phlebologist in your area who can properly evaluate your veins and advise you accordingly. ...Read more
Severe itching over arms and legs only above blood vessels, And radiating pain in shin bones both legs.. Could they be related, anything serious??
My hands and arms become slightly numb when carrying heavy items or exercising, what could it mean ?
What could cause a rash with a lace like pattern over arms an legs with bight red palms ,ears,and soles of feet.I am immuno compromised on steroids?
Get seen: Livido reticularis, which this sounds like, can warn of serious underlying complications. ...Read more
Had painful sensations in arm, muscle twitches in arms, legs and face and having lately painful joints, feet and leg muscles. Is this a nerve problem?
I have deep SQ small pea like clusters that form at top of my muscles of my feet and legs. They are transient& painful. MD vague.
When in doubt, out.: There is only one way to remove the vagueness. You need to see a specialist and have one of these pea like masses removed and biopsied. Then all doubt can be removed. ...Read more
I have a itchy feeling all over especially on wrists, hands creases in arms upper thighs chest, lower neck could it be hives?
No rash? No hives.: Most common reason for itching without a rash? Dry skin. Skin not dry? Liver, kidney, thyroid, and parathyroid disease - including thyroid & parathyroid cancers - cause itching without rash. Lastly, eczema is called "the itch that rashes" meaning intense itching leads to scratching resulting in a chronic rash. The places where you itch are typical areas for eczema. Time to see your doctor? Yes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very serious: A blood clot in the leg has the potential to break free and float up to the right side of the heart, and into one of the lungs. This is potentially fatal. The risk is a lot higher if the clot is in the deep veins of the thigh, and less if it is in the calf. Superficial vein clots are not dangerous. If you have a clot in the deep vein of the thigh, you'll need blood thinning drugs like coumadin (warfarin). ...Read more
Hands swell constantly, veins in hand and arms are more prominent and tend to bulge. Also, arms get tired easily.
It's is. Hard to : Say that one should look for any one thing. There are any reasons one may have swelling from carpal tunnel to vascular reasons to diet or endocrine and hormone reasons. I'd start with a good general physical from a primary care provider and go from there. Further clarification of exam and complaints can possibly then occur ...Read more
Are very visible veins on my forearms, legs, and chest a sign of a blood clot or aneurysm somewhere in my body?
Hi, i'm having tremors, muscle weakness, feet are dragging.Sensative arms feeling in arms and legs.Very painful, and i don't like to be touched.Stiff jaw.
Need evaluation: Many explanations, which might include thyroid problems, medication reactions, occult presentation of neurological disorder, toxins, chemical imbalances. Seek out your physician, get baseline studies, and decide on whether neurological consultation might make some sense. ...Read more
My nephew has red raised bumps on arms legs buttocks and lower back. He is itching especially with sweating or showers, any ideas?
See the doctor: Rashes are one of the most difficult to diagnose accurately without being see. It maybe eczema, contact dermatitis or something as benign as keratosis pilaris. If you want an answer, best thing to do is to see the doctor about it. In the mean time, ask him to keep skin moisturized, and not to have too warm a shower. ...Read more
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