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Wat could cause symptoms of hypoglycaemia without diabetes or medication? Shaking dizzy feel like going to faint legs go like jelly extreme nausea

Wat could cause symptoms of hypoglycaemia without diabetes or  medication? Shaking dizzy feel like going to faint legs go like jelly extreme nausea

Hypoglycemia: Hypoglycemia, caused by metabolic overload, then metabolic over reaction. Eat too much, too fast overloads your metabolic machinery. Blood sugar rises rapidly and a huge metabolic response occurs to bring down blood sugar, often too fast and too low. The dropping blood sugars result in hypoglycemia, driving hunger and unfortunately another overeating session. Small frequent meals helps. ...Read more

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How does Crohn's disease cause welling of the leg(s)?

How does Crohn's disease cause welling of the leg(s)?

Few ways.: Crohn's is an inflammatory disease that releases inflammtory mediators into the blood stream. There may be some small component of edema from that. Secondly it is also associated with an arthritis that can cause local joint edema and an increase in distal lymphatic pressure. Thirdly there may be protein / malabsorption losses which can increase edema. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in the leg?

What could cause pain in the leg?

Hip arthritis: Degenerative hip arthritis (a variant of djd, degenerative joint disease) is common. Chronic standing stresses the hip joint with the femoral head in the acetabulum (i.e., ball & socket). The erosion of the bursa within the joint eventually causes pain. Other causes which need exclusion are neurogenic and vascular causes. Herniated discs refer to the former; aorta-iliac disease, the latter. ...Read more

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Causes of leg pain?

Usually musculoskele: Two broad categories include musculoskeletal and neuropathic, which may both be triggered by a variety of other problems and organ systems. Example; is it degenerative, autoimmune, metabolic, neoplastic, trauma, or infectious. Only a thorough examination will be able to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What causes leg edema?

What causes leg edema?

Fluid retention: There are many causes of this fluid retention some very serious such as kidney failure, heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver and portal vein blockage in the liver. Less serious causes include varicose veins, and excessive salt in the diet. Infrequent causes can be blockage of the veins in the abdomen. Single leg edema can indicate a dangerous clot in the leg. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes leg tingling?

What causes leg tingling?

Nerve: This can be from nerve compression from a disk in the spine or arthritis. It can occur in patients with vascular disease of the leg. It can also occur with muscle spasms in the lower back causing associated tingling in the extremity. If it's bothersome enough, see your family md for eval. ...Read more

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What causes one leg swelling?

What causes one leg swelling?

Many things: Leg vein disease. A blockage in the vein drainage in the pelvis also can cause this. This can be the result of a mass in the pelvis such as ovarian cancer. A blockage in the lymphatic system can also cause this. The lymphatic system drains lymph which is the clearish fluid that you see in blisters. Have a Dr. evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes leg and toe spams?

What causes leg and toe spams?

Cramping...: A common cause of cramping of the toes is tight shoes, especially high heels, where the tips of the feet are crammed. Other causes may include rigorous exercise, side effects to certain prescription medications, and calcium, magnesium, potassium and vitamin d deficiency. ...Read more

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What could cause legs to itch?

What could cause legs to itch?

Itchy legs: Lots of things can cause leg itching: insect bites, scar that's healing, dry skin, contact or allergic dermatitis, medication, eczema and even low thyroid conditions can cause it. Try eucerin or aquaphor on it, drink more water, use gentle fabric detergents and if not better, see your physician. ...Read more