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Veins in arms and legs feel warm?

Veins in arms and legs feel warm?

Unless red, hot or: swollen I would check your temperature to rule out a skin infection. All blood vessels feel warm since blood temperature inside your vessels is at least 98.6 ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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Artery (Definition)

Arteries are defined as blood vessels which carry blood away from the heart (to either the body or lungs). Arteries: higher pressure, thicker walls, stretch (pulse) with each heart contraction & deliver blood to the arterioles which control the flow to individual capillaries. Veins are blood vessels which carry blood from capillaries back to the heart (body to right heart; ...Read more


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Chronic neck pain radiating into shoulders arms and down spine, unable to raise arms above head and weakness down arms n tingling in fingers. ?

Chronic neck pain radiating into shoulders arms and down spine, unable to raise arms above head and weakness down arms n tingling in fingers. ?

Nerve pressure: You may have a disc problem or degenerative changes in the cervical (neck) spine with pressure on the nerves. In a few people, these symptoms go along with pressure at the top of the spine such as the chiari malformation. If your symptoms do not settle down, you should see your doctor. Other causes are possible. A lot will depend on your neurological examination. Diagnostic studies may be needed. ...Read more

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Tight stiff neck constantly. Headaches and tingling face, head and fingers. ?

Tight stiff neck constantly. Headaches and tingling face, head and fingers. ?

Neck issues: Have you had a good exam of your neck with possibly radiologic studies to check if you have pinched nerves that could cause these symptoms? Could also be a migraine. ...Read more

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Have trouble moving fingers, arms, legs, and neck ?

Have trouble moving fingers, arms, legs, and neck ?

Seek Help Now: It's best to get this checked out now ! Your symptoms may be related to a more serious condition. Your muscles that move your limbs are controlled by your nervous system. Your nervous system can be affected by medication, different types of drugs, infections both viral and bacterial. Don't delay and seek medical help now. ! ...Read more

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Dizziness rubbery legs, neck and back stiffness?

Dizziness rubbery legs, neck and back stiffness?

Okay, I'll play: I'll see your dizziness rubbery legs, neck and back stiffness and raise you fever nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Seriously, you must think doctors have truly superhuman powers of divination to expect an answer to a 7-word post that doesn't even contain a verb. Thank you for the compliment, but it isn't true. Read some of the posts here that got real answers to learn how to post a real question. ...Read more

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Pimple rash on arms neck and back?

Pimple rash on arms neck and back?

Keratosis pilaris: Your description sounds like a dermatologic condition known as keratosis pilaris. This condition produces rough and pimple-like bumps on the upper outer arms and back. Sometimes the inner thighs and face can also be affected. ...Read more

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Right side neck tightness , arms tired and fatigued, hip tightness, stiff neck and back, overall pain?

Right side neck tightness , arms tired and fatigued, hip tightness, stiff neck and back, overall pain?

Pain: There are many possibilities for this group of symptoms. Several rheumatologic conditions come to mind including fibromyalgia. I would suggest you see a rheumatologist or a pm&r doctor to help sort all this out. ...Read more

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Widespread pain, numbness and tingling and muscle spasms that lead to soreness , in back, arms, legs ,jaw, head, feet.

Widespread pain, numbness and tingling and muscle spasms that lead to soreness , in back, arms, legs ,jaw, head, feet.

May be fibromyalgia: This is not clear. You need to discuss these widespread symptoms with your physician. ...Read more

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Arm, leg and head jerking?

Arm, leg and head jerking?

Tremor: I suspect one of many diseases that cause tremor.See a dr to get an accurate diagnosis and hopefully treatment. ...Read more

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What causes pimply rash on chest arms legs back?

What causes pimply rash on chest arms legs back?

See a dermatologist: It is impossible to tell without being able to see the rash. See a dermatologist and then you will know. ...Read more

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Legs, feet, ankles swollen & Raynaud's. Bulging at ankles & wrists. Weak arms & legs. Pain in neck and back. Swelling in abdomen. Dizzy & lightheaded?

Legs, feet, ankles swollen & Raynaud's. Bulging at ankles & wrists. Weak arms & legs. Pain in neck and back. Swelling in abdomen. Dizzy &  lightheaded?

See details: You need to have these issues evaluated. See you primary care doctor. If you symptoms are severe consider going to the ER. ...Read more

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Legs and arms tingling--are they sleep?

Legs and arms tingling--are they sleep?

No: The only organ in the body that really sleeps is the brain. "My arm is asleep" is just an expression referring to the pins-and-needles sensation that one sometimes has, usually as a result of the limb being in an awkward position. If the tingling is frequent or constant, it could be a sign of problems with the nerves in your legs or arms. If this is the case, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have neck strain, neck swelling, ear pressure, ringing in ears, shoulder strain, blurred vision while driving. Arms tingling down to fingers?

I have neck strain,  neck swelling, ear pressure, ringing in ears, shoulder strain, blurred vision while driving. Arms tingling down to fingers?

See MD: It sounds like you have a few separate issues. Cervical radiculopathy, pain radiating down arm and causing neck pain and shoulder stiffness can be caused by a bone spur, herniated disc , or fracture. Any trauma? Possible ear infection versus Eustachian tube dysfunction need MD look with otoscope at canals/tympanic membrane. Tinnitus myriad causes pulsatile most dang NIHL most common. Good luck. ...Read more

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Swollen ankles and face and neck rash?

Swollen ankles and face and neck rash?

Should see Doc SOON: These symptoms can be from any number of causes from simple allergic response to significant systemic disease . You should see a family physician, internist or rheumatologist soon. ...Read more

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Pounding heart beat, feel in neck. Chest and stomach move. Feel very hot. Pulsating neck and body. Can see pulsations in neck lying down. ?

Pounding heart beat, feel in neck. Chest and stomach move. Feel very hot. Pulsating neck and body. Can see pulsations in neck lying down. ?

Exam needed: Your symptoms can be seen in overactive thyroid or elevated blood pressure, certain cardiac disorders or chronic anxiety states. I recommend that you get evaluated by a physician who will take a history, perform a physical examination and order any appropriate tests needed to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Atherosclerosis (Definition)

Atherosclerosis is a common disease affecting the walls of arteries. Commonly described as "clogged" blood vessels, it can cause heart attack or stroke even without severe blockages: e.g., if blood clots form on plaques. High levels of LDL cholesterol, diabetes, smoking, high blood pressure, & aging can all contribute to atherosclerosis, but prevention is possible ...Read more