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What are the dems trying to back pedal on global warming in light of the deep freeze over most of the usa?
Politics not science: Science is rarely the driving force behind politics. It is usually money, religion, bigotry, superstition, myth, ignorance, fantasy or all of the above. Scientific evidence is often ignored completely, if not misinterpreted. ...Read more
FIBROMYALGIA : Ultrasound usually relieves pain by improving blood flow to tender muscles. If it flares symptoms you may have fibromyalgia or a herniated disc stay the T2-T6 levels . You need a full exam labs. X-ray of thoracic spine and potential MRI If symptoms persist or worsen. Also stop ultrasound therapy. Start a gluten free diet WholeApproach.com and gutbliss. Com ...Read more
Would breaking the nerve across the chest lead to losing muscle mass in the upper arms? Would the same be true for the nerves and muscles down front?
Unlikely.: The nerves that supply the arms run through the brachial plexus, a network of nerves that run from the neck spinal cord through the axilla (near pit of the arm). If these were severed, loss of function and atrophy of the arm muscles would occur. No nerves that supply the arm run on the front of the chest. This area only has nerves to the skin, & nerve damage would result in numbness in the skin. ...Read more
Which forms of rsi present with tingling on the tops of the hand, then up the top of the forearm, with not so much particularly in the wrist area?
See below: Not quite sure about this one. Symptoms are a bit unsual although i would suspect possible some strain at the elbow region particularly on the outside edge of the elbow where people get "tennis elbow". I am sure that if you see a doctor trained in this area, he/she could help you out. ...Read more
Electric shock: The effects of an electrical shock depends upon the amount of current and how long of a contact was made. Mostly, small shocks cause some local tissue swelling and pain. Unlikely to affect your brain as the way electricity runs is through the low resistance parts of the body. Might get some neck pain, some neuralgias of the scalp. Again, effects depend upon the amount of current really. ...Read more
The burning feet sensation of insulin resistance is ascribed to which pt of the foot? The sole or the upperpart
Where on the scalp are electrodes placed in order to record a single channel of visual evoked potentials?
Are the BP in the arm always the same as in the aorta and the carotid arteries? like when doing pushups do u have the same BP in the arm as in neck?
Yes: If you don't have a blockage (and at 25, you shouldn't), the pressure will be the same. ...Read more
2 parts: A pacemaker consists of two parts: wires or "leads" and a pulse generator (computer and battery). The leads are threaded into the heart's chambers through veins. They're inside the heart. The pulse generator is embedded under skin south of the shoulder - either left or right side of the upper chest. ...Read more
Could fibromyalgia occur in different parts of the body that is one day in the back, the other day in the legs& another in the shoulders or chest.Help!?
Anyone heard of nerve pain shooting up into the thigh from the foot? triggered by either touching certain parts of the foot, putting on a sock etc
What can cause extreme pain in a specific part of my forearm and numbness/pain/tingling in the entirety of the same arm?
Need to see doctor: You need to find out the origin of the pain . Probably coming from the neck area .Once you know wherre is is coming from , a treament plan can be devised. ...Read more
What would cause mild swelling from just above ankle to the middle of the calf, and mild pins and needles in bottom (under) foot? Issue on same leg.
Needs evaluation: This may be due to a vein problem (clot) Check with your Primary Care Provider ASAP. Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
Some differences: Normally nerve problems in the lower back (where they are most common) cause pain, numbness, weakness or decreased reflexes in the legs. They are often asymmetrical. The symptoms last a long time. MS often causes numbness or weakness on one side of the body, double vision, or impaired vision in one eye. These symptoms may only last a few days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any superficial arteries in back of the leg below the knee? Feel something strange in back of my leg. Thanks.
Yes: yes there arteries in the back of leg. If you feel strange thing in your leg, please get it checked out ...Read more
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