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Could shooting heroin in the arm cause arm lymphedema?

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Could shooting heroin in the arm cause arm lymphedema?

Potentially: Lymphedema can result from any type of disruption of lymphatic channels: surgery, trauma, and infection are common causes. If the heroin was injected into tissues rather than into the vein, it can incite an inflammatory reaction which alters lymphatic flow. ...Read more

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Lymphedema (Definition)

A condition characterized by a collection of fluid that causes swelling (edema) in ...Read more


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Can shoulder tendonitis cause armpit lymph nose to swell?

Can shoulder tendonitis cause armpit lymph nose to swell?

Not likely: lymph nodes are asign of fighting infection , sometimes friction andstress could inflame them but if tender and swollen look for infection as cause ...Read more

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Can radiation cause arm lymphedema from non-hodgkin's lymphoma?

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Can radiation cause arm lymphedema from non-hodgkin's lymphoma?

Yes, although: The non-hodgkins lymphoma can cause lyphedema itself, even without radiation. ...Read more

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Could cortisone cause arm pain/numbness?

Could cortisone cause arm pain/numbness?

Unlikely: You can experience local irritation at the site of injection. Other complications that are rare with injections include infection & allergic reactions. Also, one has to ask why was the injection given? Usually, pain/numbness are the reason for the injection. In exceedingly rare cases, there can be trauma to a nerve from the needle or injection. ...Read more

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Can dystonia cause calf swelling?

Can dystonia cause calf swelling?

Dystonia: It can cause muscle to contract and appear like swelling, but usually it is not swelling from dependency of fluid as usually cause of swelling of legs. ...Read more

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What spider bites cause numbness in legs and arms?

What spider bites cause numbness in legs and arms?

None: Spider bites do not usually cause these symptoms. Anxiety could. It would be extremely rare that a black widow bite could cause these symptoms, but as I stated earlier, the typical black widow symptoms is severe pain. Usually in the abdomen. Not extremity numbness. ...Read more

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Can Thalamic pain on right side cause ankle/ foot swelling ?

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Can Thalamic pain on right side cause ankle/ foot swelling ?

Here are some...: Known to us, stroke is the most common cause for thalamic pain and may lead to hemiparesis leading to immobilization of extremities with subsequent the edema of affected legs, but not severe swelling except developing vessel-blocking clots in veins. So, seek evaluation & counseling for right attention and care as needed; do not hold wishful thinking and wait if just happening recently. ...Read more

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Can chest muscle strain causes arm numbness?

Can chest muscle strain causes arm numbness?

No: You need to uncover the cause of the arm numbness. Some thoughts with chest symptoms, could be pectoralis minor syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome, but other nerve issues could be considered. A neurologist may be needed. The muscle strain is most likely secondary to the arm issue. ...Read more

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Can a injury of neck and right shoulder area cause rt subclavian artery stenosis ?

Can a injury of neck and right shoulder area cause rt subclavian artery stenosis
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Yes: If you have a displaced fracture of the clavicle on the right side, this can lead to subclavian artery stenosis. ...Read more

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Gerd cause neck & arm pain and numbness?

Gerd cause neck & arm pain and numbness?

No: Gerd shouldn't be associated with these symptoms, you need a complete eval starting with your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Can breast infection cause swollen upper arm?

Can breast infection cause swollen upper arm?

Only if severe: Breast infections drain to the lymph nodes in the arm pit. These are the same lymph nodes for your arm so if these nodes are severly activated, they could cause swelling in the arm. Have it checked. ...Read more

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Can neck problems cause tingling in right arm and hand?

Can neck problems cause tingling in right arm and hand?

Yes: that can occur. Would have it medically checked. Take care. ...Read more

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What could cause severe hand pain and vein swelling?

What could cause severe hand pain and vein swelling?

Lots of things: Most important, if the pulses are not as strong as normal on both sides of the involved wrist, or the hand is very blue, seek immediate care (vascular emergency). Someone else can give you a full list of possible causes. ...Read more

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Blood clot cause swollen right arm?

Absolutely!: This is common with central lines, pacemakers, or indwelling catheters, like quinton dialysis catheters. It causes obstruction of the main veins of the arm (axillary, basillic, or subclavian) and can cause arm swelling. This is similar to a DVT in the leg. ...Read more

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What leads to tingling forearm veins?

What leads to tingling forearm veins?

See below: A tingling sensation is usually associated with irritated or sensitive nerves. While veins due have nerves very close to them, they do not typically cause 'tingling'. That said, varicosed veins can cause restlessness(restless leg syndrome),which at times is described as feeling like 'something is moving under the skin'-not tingling but similar sensation? That may be due to inflammation... ...Read more