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Buzzing Feet Compression
Back vs leg: "tingling and numbness" usually means a nerve is not functioning properly. Depending on what part of the leg is affected, it's possible that the nerve irritation is at the level of the back (nerve root) or a peripheral problem (nerve affected at the level of the leg. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Perhaps: Sensory neuropathy is broken down into large fiber (loss of sensation, loss of proprioception) and small fiber (burning, tingling sensation). Most patient’s state the numbness starts at the tips of the toes and slowly works it way up the legs. When it gets to the level of the knee you start to get the loss of sensation in the tips of the finger ANS then the hand, . ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Crawling feeling in legs once in lower leg now warm painless burning feeling in both legs up to thighs, stops w/pressure(tight socks), pinched nerve?
Neuropathy: Crawling and warm feelings are not always from a pinched nerve. Pinched nerves are more commonly associated with pain. Neuropathy, which can be injury to a nerve down to the cellular level can be associated with burning and crawling as well as numbness. A nerve conduction study would be a good way to answer this question of nerve compression vs. Primary neuropathy. ...Read more
Neuropathy: This type of pain resembles pain due to a neuropathy, to confirm you should ha an EMG exam and others exams to identify the ethiology and give you some medicine to control the symptoms.The great majority of the times is due to diabetis, alcoholism or some other neurologycal problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unilateral lower leg swelling. Wear compression socks and elevate feet for saphenous reflux, leg remains same size. Might swelling not be vascular?
No: you have venous stasis. Any other swelling can be like abscess formation, muscle herniation. Fracture, and if you have the above trust me you will know it right away. My advice if you have good arterial flow get 30-40mmHg compression sock and use them. Cut salt from diet and elevate feet when at rest ...Read more
Possibly RLS: It may be restless legs syndrome (rls), if you have an urge to move them which gets better with movement ; worse with rest. Please see a sleep medicine specialist to determine if it is truly RLS ; to adequately treat it. Until then, try to keep hydrated, do gentle leg stretches prior to bedtime, avoid caffeine, and try to regularize your bedtime. Hope that helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Crawling sensation on shin, twitches,quick warm sensations on thigh and shin, sciatic like leg pain thigh to ankle.Stiff sore knee.Back pain.Nerves???
Maybe something else: Neuromas are impingements of the interdigital nerves, and usually cause pain and symptoms and pain in the balls of the feet and toes usually. If a larger area of the foot is involved, it could be tarsal tunnel- a nerve impingment at the ankle. See a podiatrist, as he/she can diagnose this, and help to rule out possible medical reasons for it (like in neuropathy). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My nerves are sosensitive. Legs go numb from sitting cross legged, feet always tingling numb, hands/arms sometimes help?
See details: Have you seen a neurologist and had EMGs and MRIs done? If not, do so. There are several possibilities. ...Read more
Funny bone sensation in both elbows, all fingers stiff/clumsy/weak, right foot totally asleep/tingles. Left toes sometimes tingle. Some dizziness?
Abnormal: All these symptoms are quite concerning and you should see a doctor right away. Good luck. ...Read more
Left hip and knee, ankle, arch of foot, pain, mussel cramps what is wrong? Numb, tingling, weakness, sitting or standing
Sounds like a nerve: Issue, ie, spine lesion in the lower back. The areas you have problems with are from L1 level down to l5-s1. So get checked by pcp and possible referral to a spine doc /orthopod. You probably have arthritis (spondylitis) with some disc lesions. Avoid bending, lifting heavy weight, including grand kids. Do regular exercises within limits of discomfort. Losing wt + nsaids 4 pain, a ms relaxer also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: There are multiple causes for each of these symptoms. Without much more information it's impossible to give any meaningful advice. If your concerned you need to see your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have recently had surgery on my spine to relieve compression. I am now suffering from a swollen left foot which has suddenly started having a buzzing sensation under my foot - Should I be worried?
Pinched nerve: To receive an answer that will be more helpful for you , you need to give more information...Your health status, any problems such as gout, diabetes or blood pressure concerns.You should state how long it has been a problem and what you do to make it feel better.Also tells us what it looks like..Is it discolored, swollen or point tender.The more you tell the better the answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you suggest if I have diabeties and can't walk no more then 10 feet also what do you suggest if I have 2 blowed disks in my lower back with nerve compression can that keep me from walking ?
Paresthesias in the foot just represent nerve compression somewhere, not damage, so can be ignored?
How can I tell the difference between numb patches on my feet caused by shoe/use compression or by more ominous causes?
Probably not shoes: A numb patch by a shoe is going to be either a callus, a wart (both easy enough to see), or go way quickly after the shoes are removed. Sometimes nerves can be damaged more seriously by long term compression, but i would never assume that is the case without a doctor knowing the whole story and saying that was it. The later would be rare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Constant pain in my right foot usually when resting or sitting, usually compression on the top of the foot eases the pain?
What nerve could cause burning pain in the shins and top of feet ? Irritation/compression perhaps ?
The ball of my left foot has been asleep for at least 6hours, I've tried walking, massaging, and warm compressions. What should I do?
I have a swollen arch. What would you recommend to use. I am on my feet a lot and jog a couple of miles each day. Would compression socks help?
Extreme swelling in ankles & feet after compression socks swelling controlled bjt can't walk due to pain skin on feet dark blotchy. Scared!
You SHOULD be scared: You could have a really serious problem here. Get to a doctor right away! ...Read more
I have been having blood pulling to my feet can I wear compression stocking.I've also been sedentaryfor 3 months should I see physical therapist?
Go! Go! Go! Go!: Baring any underlying medical conditions or physical limitations, it is to your advantage to get and move. The first step is the hardest but the most important. Set goals and just do it. ...Read more
Edema management: Always important to wear therapeutic compression hosiery on longer flights. Also important to get up and walk about and stretch when the pilot has noted that it is safe to do so... Important to prevent leg edema and possibly deep vein clots in your legs... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My toe vein on my left foot hurting so bad. Is it possible to have compression neuropathies in your lower extremeties?
Are there custom made to order prescription compression socks? Foot area too short, heel zone is in middle of foot, not at the heel where it should be.
Yes: actually quite an industry on them. They vary from ones that you can buy at a medical goods store that are merely different sizes (and maybe slightly different shapes), to wrapping at a physical therapy place. The physical therapist would be able to know about other modalities, BUT this is for swelling / edema. Shoe inserts are from a PODIATRIST. ...Read more
When I would press with my feet on ground I can feel burning feeling in my thigh i don't know if it's nerve compression or muscle spasms?
Drs said I have to be up moving to be able to take off the compression tights, how active do I need to be? They are bruising & hurting my feet/thighs
Normal Activity: You should be up and moving as close to possible to normal, every couple of hours or so (except for a normal 8-10 hours of sleep) to complete everyday activities like toileting, hygiene, meals...Before you remove your compression tights. If you have any doubts, as your doctor. ...Read more
Why do my legs/feet swell after I fly? I've tried walking on plane & compression socks, but when I take them off, they swell up. Swelling lasts days.
Dependent edema: Try moving your feet up and down. In addition take an occasional walk up and down theisle. There is a plexus of veins at the bottom of the feet. Walking helps moving the blood in the plexus and decreases swelling. ...Read more
Still waiting on biopsy results for Vasculitis, compression socks help clear legs and feet what could be the cause of the Vasculitis?
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