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Can Kneehighs Cut Off Circulation
Temporal Artery: It depends which blood vessels were affected. If you completely cut off the circulation to both temporal arteries which pass through the temple areas, the most obvious effect would be sudden blindness. ...Read more
Acts like tourniquet: Yes, anything wrapped circumferentially around an injured extremity can cut off or greatly limit circulation and compress the nerves passing through the area. Both effects are very dangerous and risky. There is no medical indication for the use of duct tape. Seek medical attention to discuss better ways to treat your injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Absolutely: Sports tape can be great if properly applied. If too tight it will restrict venous return and cause swelling. This is especially true on the wrist and ankle in general tape should not be circumferential around the whole limb above the wrist or above the ankle. ...Read more
Is it possible to hurt the baby/cut of circulation/pinch umbilical cord when lying in a distorted position?
Unlikely to happen: I wouldn't worry about your positions as baby naturally floats the umbilical cord away from confining positions during pregnancy. Rarely, the babies actions get them into trouble. During the 2nd trimester they have more room to flip & some tie true knots in the cord or wrap it around their neck. It's not usually a problem until labor puts stress on the system, but the monitor will pick it up. ...Read more
Starting in the morning I had a unusual pain in my neck. It feels like the circulation is getting cut off. I only feel it on the left side?
Pain in the neck: The most common cause of the pain you describe is a spasm oe acute inflammation in the muscles of neck and you can tru Ibuprofen or aleve, (naproxen) if no relief see your doctor and he may prescribe a muscle relaxant as well.These get better within 48 to 72 hours. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had a warm sensation on side of face followed by a feeling of resurgence of bloodflow, as if the circulation had been cut off and was restored.
Unlikely: It is very hard to cut off blood flow to the face--in fact surgically we ligate the external carotid frequently without facial complication. ...Read more
Grafting: The circulation to the scaphoid is precarious going distal to proximal, so proximal scaphoid fracture at risk for non union due to limited circulation. Care consists of either vascularized bone graft from distal dorsal radius, bone grafting with compression fixation, or attempt at bone stimulation with fixation. Seek care with hand surgeon. ...Read more