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Fitted Lymphedema Cut Circulation Arm Hand
Down on hands and knees installing flooring. Left hand/ wrist are swollen, pinky finger and palm numb, hand weak, can't open hand completely.
Compression of nerve: which will hopefully be temporary. The usual position for a person installing flooring is to support your weight on your extended wrists. This compresses/stretches the nerves as they travel in your wrist to your hand. What you describe is serious, though. But if you stop injuring it, it should improve in a few hours...up to a day or so. Splint it. If it persists longer than 12-24 hours, go to ER ...Read more
The lymph channels work to return fluid from the lower extremities back towards the heart, and filter out bacteria. If the lymph channels and not functioning appropriately swelling of the affected limb is most common presentation. The swelling usually occurs during daily activities and improves with leg elevation. In order to prevent swellingUse a compression ...Read more
Heavinees in arm from shoulder to hand. Clean ncs around hand/wrist and clean emg from deltoid to hand muscles. Arm still strong just heavy feeling?
Any MRIs? any pain?: "heaviness" can result from rotator cuff injuries. Coordination problems can also mimic heaviness and can result from central nervous system issues. Obviously problems like this can range from something completely benign, to something significant like ms. If you have had ncs/emg studies done, you're obviously in with a neurologist or someone else specialized in evaluating such conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Total right radial artery occlusion due to thrombus. Pain in hand. Cannot straighten hand from wrist to elbow. What to do?ultrasound? Cause?
Bad news: You MUST see your doc ASAP. Go to ER - have it fixed ASAP. DO NOT WAIT! ...Read more
Unilateral lower leg swelling. Wear compression socks and elevate feet for saphenous reflux, leg remains same size. Might swelling not be vascular?
No: you have venous stasis. Any other swelling can be like abscess formation, muscle herniation. Fracture, and if you have the above trust me you will know it right away. My advice if you have good arterial flow get 30-40mmHg compression sock and use them. Cut salt from diet and elevate feet when at rest ...Read more
Pinched nerve in thoracic. Epidurals. Started pins needles in left pinky and adjacent finger. Left foot can tingle when sitting. Arthritis expanding?
Arterial doppler shows occluded radial artery. Ulnar supplying flow. Sharp pain on movement and in shoulder, elbow & wrist. Any suggestions.
Radial block: A cardiologist reviewing the results of the doppler study, would be your best bet. ...Read more
Have varicose veins & saphenous vein valve not working. Why worse when using compression stocking or sitting/elevating leg? Heaviness, tingling foot.
Varicose vein Rx.: Varicose veins are due to malfunctioning (refluxing) valves of the saphenous system of veins. Wearing compression hose is a medical management of the veins but it does not treat the underlying valve problem. If compression does not improve your systems or worsens them then you require a closure procedure to seal the leaking valves. See a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation and treatment ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After buying a heavy watch with a snug band, noticed instant wrist, hand and elbow area tingling. Can this sudden onset be from nerve compression ?
Carpal tunnel: Yes. Compression across the wrist can affect the median nerve (carpal tunnel) and/or the ulnar nerve (guyon's canal). Often the numbness and tingling is worse at night. Change watch bands to a looser fit. The numbness and tingling should decrease or resolve in the next few weeks. ...Read more
Foot is blue leg is cold up to the knee cap pin and needles in my foot i can see spiderweb veins in leg foot and calf swollen. Sprained one month ago?
Get it checked ASAP.: Two possibilities come to mind. If you have a blood clot in your calf, your leg could look like that. Have it checked out immediately, because blood clots can go to the lungs. If it is not a blood clot, it could be CRPS (complex regional pain syndrome). This also needs to be seen soon as it can turn into a major pain problem. ...Read more
Sore shoulder blade. Had ultrasound and xray. Was normal. ROM is 45 degrees. Numbness from shoulder to elbow and pins and needles from elbow to hand.
Due to neurophy fingers on left hand stay curled in and no muscle, do hand splints overnight , help?
Yes...: With special hand splints that keep your hand in a functional position can help the hand from worsening. Also, seeing an occupational therapist can help w/ that also. See your md & ask for that special splint. You can also put a rolled up wash cloth in your hand to help keep your hand open. Ask to see an occupational therapist. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inflammation: This could be due to inflammation of your veins, a condition called thrombophlebitis. You can try using OTC anti inflammatories to see if the swelling resolves If it persists over the next few days you need an examination and treatment by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prev nerve damage L5-S1, numb toes 3/4. Able to evaluate new injury with damage? Pinky toe pain, swelling spreading laterally and tingling neuropathy
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Severe arm pain from neck to fore arm, numb fingers from pinky to middle.MRI shows only small herniation at C6-C7.Cant lift arm anymore.Neck and arm?
Help, having tingling and numbness in left arm, hand and fingers with swollen fingers 6 weeks after nerve block for shoulder surgery.
Yes: Yes, the wrist band can aggravate carpal tunnel or circulation to the hand, but not likely if the band is removed every few hours. The acupuncture point on the inside wrist is master of the heart 6, which when stimulated will greatly reduce nausea from almost any cause, especially morning sickness. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Is an aching left arm and left leg a sign of peripheral neuropathy, hiv, carpal tunnel or pinched nerve?
Depends: This can be a systemic disease process (neuropathy, hiv) affecting multiple nerves at once. Carpal tunnel affect the hand specifically, not the arm. You can have two pinched nerves possibly, but one tries to explain symptoms by the most simple explanation. Consider spinal cord issues, which would affect arm and leg simultaneously. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Burn, deep throb pain in soft area between inside ankle & heel. I have b -12 def neuropathy. Better when wrapped. Veins, clot? Left foot.
Ankle pain: Sounds like neuropathic pain which may be related to peripheral neuropathy or superimposed "tarsal tunnel syndrome". Treatment may involve removing compressive forces from the area (shoes), or controlling movement of ankle(orthotics), and/or the use of medications specific for the pain from nerves. Also in the same area are the tendons the go to your medial foot, and toes, can be tenosynovitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With fall on outstretched hand, had wrist sprain in er. Now have tingling little finger and sharp pain from elbow to hand. Is this ulnar nerve damage?
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your neck. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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