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Extreme Discomfort To Cold And Heat
Severe heat intolerance (discomfort, sweating at room temp.; comfortable at around freezing point in t-shirt--high cold tolerance), blood work normal.
I don't know: What you mean by blood work, but your thyroid level definitely needs to be checked, ...Read more
What could be the cause not being able to regulate temperature? In slight change of heat, extreme sweats occur, and very shiver if slightly cold temp
Hormonal: In a young person I would think about problems hormonally based having to do with glandular dysfunction as well as dysfunction that some medications can cause as side effects as applied to thermoregulatory systems of the body. There are other reasons as well but those would be 2 things I'd check out right away in someone your age. ...Read more
Can u have a heart attack from going from extreme heat to extreme cold say maybe getting out of hot tub in to cold water pool?
Root canal and extreme sensitivity later? I had a root canal done on a molar in the bottom left of my jaw eight months ago. Just recently, a few days ago, I started feeling extreme sensitivity to cold and heat around the same tooth. Could I be feeling sen
You are absolutely right, after the removal of all nerves, you should not feel any sensation of cold or heat, some times you may feel the same tooth and it could come frome the adjacent tooth.
I would recommend you to have a specialist (endodontist) examine you and determine the source of your problem.
In general root canals are best treated by specialists.
Good luck. ...Read more
No rash. No hives. Itch so deep in hands and feet. Only at night. Extreme heat and extreme cold relieves it. No psoriasis eczema or allergy. Help me?
See doctor: Itching is a more complex issue than just something caused by histamine release. Nonetheless it does not hurt to try an antihistamine up to 4 x daily (higher than usual) to see if it helps. If not, you will need to consult a dermatologist or allergist. There are many approaches to find out and treat an itchy disorder which something we allergists see regularly. ...Read more
Little pain in my thigh (light electricity) or tingling sensation that causes discomfort. Why? What is this? I apply "deep heat" & it works sometimes.
I have discomfort in my knees, it comes and goes. Usually after I apply heating pad on the knee, it feel better the next day. What can be it?
Can't say for sure: There can be many reasons- joint, cartilage but usually not both knees or soft tissue like Tendonitis or bursitis. If there is joint swelling suggests arthritis and be swelling from bursitis and tendinitis also. You need to see your physician to help clarify what the problem is. ...Read more
Can applying a heating pad to your back or side to deal with kidney infection pain/discomfort cause damage to the kidneys? Been told by friend it can
I have mild pain/discomfort on my left knee after wieght traning for my legs yesterday. How long should I rest? When should I apply ice/heat?
Knee injury: The management of acute injury is rice. Rest, ice, compression, and elevation. No heat for the first 48 to 72 hours. Rest or avoid leg training until it's comfortable with lighter weight. Then, determine what exercise or movement (s) you made that caused the injury. Injudicious weight training, especially doing squats to full flexion (or other deep flexion/extension moves) can damage knees badly. ...Read more
Its been 1 day ihave discomfort and itching with some burning sensation of vulva area, and its better with urination and water, worst by heat?
Knee pain on/off 7 yrs. Around/behind kneecaps. Both legs, not always same time. Can’t link to weather, activity, temp. Heat=more discomfort. Akp?
therapy is importan: This sounds like you have patellofemoral pain syndrome. This is the result of mild damage to the cartilage behind her kneecap or a chronic strain to the muscles attaching into the kneecap. If symptoms of swelling, catching, locking and giving way occur he may require surgery. If these do not exist physical therapy stressing the core, hip muscles and the muscles would be indicated. ...Read more
I've been having nausea & stomach discomfort & I put a heating pad on my stomach & got relief could I leave the heating pad on my stomach overnight?
Heating pad burns: Leaving the heating pad on your stomach overnight is a bad idea, it could lead to burns. Be very careful with heating pads. 19 year old lady, with nausea and stomach discomfort. I have no medical or surgical history, medicines or allergies. Make sure you make an appointment with your primary care provider if your nausea and stomach comfort persist. ...Read more
19yo, Suffer headaches &sometimes with pulse at head end, sometimes sudden with body heat General tiredness, chest discomfort, History of HTN what to do?
it is raised bumps covering my fingers and the back of my hands only, not spreading anywhere else. There is no pain or itching. They are barely noticeable except in sunlight or heat. No redness no swelling no discomfort at all just worrying me?
These lesions: Need to be visualized to be able to identify them & to make treatment recommendations. ...Read more
Knee pain on/off 7 yrs. Around kneecaps. Both legs, not always same time. Can’t link to weather, activity, temp. Heat=more discomfort. Knees crack.
Patellofemoral: This sounds like patellofemoral syndrome, which refers to pain behind the kneecaps, in the patellofemoral joints. Early degeneration and cartilage wear can cause these symptoms (including cracking/grinding), as can misalignment of the patella. For many patients, simple physical therapy to strengthen the medial quads can help. See a physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more
Please clarify: Fell pain, touch, hot or cold on what? Please provide amplifying information and re-ask question. ...Read more
UUUUMmmmmmm?: Is it just in the morning or all day? The body, s internal clock slows down at night and the body, s temperature drops. Metabolism also slows down. Underlying organ dysfunction may contribute to this. Steps to correct this include another layer of clothing, healthy diet and exercise to reduce body fat and replace it with muscle. If you suspect something is really wrong, see PCP for thyroid check. ...Read more
Cold house temperature 36.0 oral. T shirt on. Is this normal because its a cold room? Shouldn't my body heat itself up? Friend had jacket on 37.0
36 isn't that low: No, that isn't abnormal. Furthermore if you feel it is cold that is a sign the temperature control are working (first sign is noticing that it is cold). ...Read more
Extreme bouts of contained rage since 2nd son (now 14 months old) born. I get incredibly angry, and it feels like the things I am getting so angry about are unjust. I am able to say (even when in the heat of the moment) "i am incredibly angry right now fo
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Cold: Ice is generally used in the "acute" setting after an injury to reduce inflammation by restricting blood flow to the area. The "acute" timeline is not truly defined but acute can be considered upto a week after injury. Afterwards both cold and heat can be used. Rememeber ice it down after irritation from injury or activity. Heat it up to initiate circulation and healing or before exercise/therapy. ...Read more
Using ice or other cold therapy after an injury helps to decrease the blood flow to the area which helps to decrease the amount of swelling and may dull the pain as well.
Using heat later will increase blood flow to the area, hopefully carrying off the mediators of inflammation and may help loosen up the joint to facilitate regaining any lost motion. ...Read more
Ice shuts off blood supply while heat increases the blood supply which would make the healing process go faster.
I recommend heat to my patients most of the time, but some feel better for a short time with ice in the beginning. ...Read more
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