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I'm 32. 2 months ago I feel fluttering/vibrations in various extremities of my heel, knee, arm, elbow. My skin vibrates until I move. It is very odd.?

I'm 32. 2 months ago I feel fluttering/vibrations in various extremities of my heel, knee, arm, elbow. My skin vibrates until I move. It is very odd.?

Spasms: More than likely they are muscle spasms under the skin. They can be caused from overuse, electrolyte issues - dehydration. Sometimes low calcium and magnesium can cause the spasms or muscle fasciculations. Our muscles contract and release with these 2 minerals. So highs and lows would causes the muscles to spasm ...Read more

Flutter (Definition)

Atrial flutter is an abnormal heart rhythm in the top of the heart in which the top of the heart beats very fast but very regularly (as opposed to atrial fibrillation which is always irregular) and can lead to a rapid heart rate and ...Read more


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I have fluttering feeling lower right leg with aching on and off for 3 days now. What could cause this. I am over weight, & been in bed a lot lately.?

I have fluttering feeling lower right leg with aching on and off for 3 days now. What could cause this. I am over weight, & been in bed a lot lately.?

Lower right leg: You must go to the nearest Emergency facility as soon as possible. Have someone take you there. You will be examined and xrays of your leg will be taken. Once that is done the doctors will know what needs care.
Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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Tingly, numbness and swollen feeling in leg and foot. Doesn't look, but feels swollen. Could this be a blood clot due to wearing skinny jeans?

Tingly, numbness and swollen feeling in leg and foot. Doesn't look, but feels swollen. Could this be a blood clot due to wearing skinny jeans?

I don't think: Skinny jeans can cause a blood clot...I'm not saying you don't have a blood clot, but find it hard that they could cause one....Are you a smoker? On birth control pills? Those are things that can potentiate a clot... ...Read more

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Why do I have random tingly feeling in my feet and legs?

Why do I have random tingly feeling in my feet and legs?

See a doctor: There are many reasons for tingling and numbness-, such as injury, neuroma (think pinched nerve in the foot) neuropathy of diabetes, thyroid issues, spine issues, other nerve irritations among others. See a doctor to help diagnose, then treat this problem. ...Read more

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After using the bathroom I start feeling the pain in my back legs and feet every day"?

After using the bathroom I start feeling the pain in my back legs and feet every day"?

Sciatica: You may have sciatic pain. You should have your primary care physician check you out. Sometimes a round of therapy helps out. ...Read more

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Feeling in my right foot and leg like sumone is pushin on them? In the curve of my foot? And feeling sicky normal??

Feeling in my right foot and leg like sumone is pushin on them? In the curve of my foot? And feeling sicky normal??

Arch pain: Arch pain could be related to the shoes you are wearing.
you could be developing, plantar fascitis, or a spurs.
a trip to a foot or orthopedic physician might solve the mystery.
good luck ...Read more

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If feet and legs swell up is that just fluid with burning feeling and do you just take fluid tablets.? How long till goes down?

If feet and legs swell up is that just fluid with burning feeling and do you just take fluid tablets.? How long till goes down?

Depends on the cause: There are many causes of swollen legs, and consequently differing ways to treat or manage. Most common causes are hormonal, or due to immobility, obesity, varicose veins but they can be a signal of heart, kidney or lung disease. See http://patient. Info/health/oedema-swelling for a brief overview. See your Dr for a comprehensive review and diagnosis ...Read more

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The other day after a long walk in the heat of the day I lost the feeling in my leg and foot and fell. Should I be worried? What happened?

The other day after a long walk in the heat of the day I lost the feeling in my leg and foot and fell. Should I be worried? What happened?

See a doctor: The loss of feeling and foot drop are concerning. This could be a neurological problem, and I suggest that you see a doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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What would cause feeling of something below gastrocnemius being pulled towards foot when leg is extended to neutral position while sitting down?

What would cause feeling of something below gastrocnemius being pulled towards foot when leg is extended to neutral position while sitting down?

Gastric pain: Gastric muscles overlie another muscle called the soleus. These form the Achilles' tendon. You may have irritation to the this tendon, or posterior knee problems. A PMR doc or orthopedic doctor can evaluate you to make a diagnosis and develop treatment plans ...Read more

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After using the bathroom I start feeling the pain in my back legs and feet and my feet get cold to every day?

After using the bathroom I start feeling the pain in my back legs and feet and my feet get cold to every day?

Foot psin: Cold hands and feet can be the sign of hypothyroidism, an underactive thyroid gland and iodine deficiency. Have your bloodwork checked. If the leg pains are constant, this could be the sign of iron deficiency anemia, low potassium, low. Calcium or low msgnesium. Get a goid one a say multivitamin. ...Read more

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I'm having problems with my back. It some time feeling like my spine pulling apart and my right leg is feeling heavy my foot num and change colors?

I'm having problems with my back. It some time feeling like my spine pulling apart and my right leg is feeling heavy my foot num and change colors?

Need MRI: Disc injuries and other types of spine abnormality can cause nerve problems into your leg. It is certainly reasonable to get this checked. ...Read more

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What causes a fluttering foot on sides and top and pain on top of it? Been feeling weird sensations lately. Also pins and needles throughout body.

What causes a fluttering foot on sides and top and pain on top of it? Been feeling weird sensations lately. Also pins and needles throughout body.

See your doctor: The symptoms of pins and needles you are describing are not normal, and need to be addressed. It would be best to have this discussion with your doctor, so you can show him or her exactly what you mean. So that they can offer recommendations, or referrals of who you need to see. You may need to see a neurologist for further work up, if your condition is constant. ...Read more

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Cool water on skin feeling? Randomly I will feel there is water on my leg, arm face feet, back; but when I go to wipe it off it's nothing! What's up?

Cool water on skin feeling? Randomly I will feel there is water on my leg, arm face feet, back; but when I go to wipe it off it's nothing! What's up?

Neuropathy: What you are describing is similar to what other people describe who have a condition known as neuropathy. The question becomes whether it is of a "peripheral" or "central" type. And of course, what you would really like to know is why you are feeling this. If these feelings persist or seem to be getting more expansive a neurologist may be able to help. ...Read more

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I can feel my pulse in 7 different areas of my lower left leg and foot w/o touching. ABI was normal, but I know what I am feeling is not normal. Help?

I can feel my pulse in 7 different areas of my lower left leg and foot w/o touching. ABI was normal, but I know what I am feeling is not normal. Help?

Normal.: Not sure what you are feeling, but your age and a normal ABI and absence of any other signs pretty much rules out an arterial problem. ...Read more

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Lately I have been feeling off and on my foot and leg a little tingly and heavy and not to sure what it is? I live where the weather changes... I'm 25

Lately I have been feeling off and on my foot and leg a little tingly and heavy and not to sure what it is? I live where the weather changes... I'm 25

Mild sciatica: What you are describing is probably related to a problem with the main nerve that goes into your leg (sciatic). You should see a neurologist or a spine specialist particularly if it is getting progressively worse or the symptoms have persisted for more than 3 months. ...Read more

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What to do if I have to walk about or exercise my leg and foot goes numb. I can still feel my legbut that feeling in the leg and foot instead. What could that be?

What to do if I have to walk about or exercise my leg and foot goes numb. I can still feel my legbut that feeling in the leg and foot instead. What could that be?

See physician.: Could be a problem originating in back. May also be as simple as getting better foot support with shoes and orthotics. This must be evaluated to make the correct determination. ...Read more

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I have burning feeling on the sides of my both legs and upper foot. What could it be. It has been 4 years now. I am a healthy 55 years old male.?

I have burning feeling on the sides of my both legs and upper foot. What could it be. It has been 4 years now. I am a healthy 55 years old male.?

PeripheralNeuropathy: Is the most common diagnosis (label) for such symptoms. The most common basis for this: Diabetes Mellitus; usually not diagnosed until after 30-40 years of progression, routinely missed by fasting blood glucose, promoted by eating a low fat (i.e. Hi-carb) food diet, & not called DM by the ADA until average (not fasting) glucose values = ~165 mg/dl even though optimal healthy average is ≤100 mg/dl. ...Read more

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Tonight, due to feeling really hot, I turned on the fan. As soon as I did that my right leg and foot started aching. What could be causing this? Its happened before. Keeps me up at night. Not dehydrat

Tonight, due to feeling really hot, I turned on the fan. As soon as I did that my right leg and foot started aching. What could be causing this? Its happened before. Keeps me up at night. Not dehydrat

Recurrent aches: In your leg and foot should be looked at in person for a proper history, exam and definitive diagnosis. This could be incidental, however if you are concerned and it keeps happening I would have it looked at. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Loosing feeling in my hands, feet, arms, and legs quickly.?

Loosing feeling in my hands, feet, arms, and legs quickly.?

Quickly? See PCP now: While there are many things that can cause numbness, the fact that the symptoms are coming on quickly raises some ominous possibilities, including multiple sclerosis and guillan barre syndrome. I would definitely see your primary doctor as soon as possible to guide further evaluation. ...Read more

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My legs and feet feel swollen but don't look it. They have a very tight feeling.

My legs and feet feel swollen but don't look it. They have a very tight feeling.

? vein problems: Tightness in the lower legs can be caused by insufficiency of the veins. Even if you don't have varicose veins, the internal veins could be the problem. Do your legs feel better when they're elevated or with support hose on? If so your physician may order venous ultrasounds of your legs for further evaluation. ...Read more

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My feet turn purple and now recently my legs tingle and lose feeling what is happening?

My feet turn purple and now recently my legs tingle and lose feeling what is happening?

Blockage: You may have one or several arterial blockages in the lower legs. Either in the thigh or in the legs. You should see a vascular specialist immediately. An ultrasound will determine if you have an occlusion. ...Read more

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I have a cold shooting feeling from my ovaries down my legs to my feet, what does this mean?

I have a cold shooting feeling from my ovaries down my legs to my feet, what does this mean?

See details: Why do some women feel that every abdominal symptom originates in their ovaries? Have the iss ue evaluated but the symptoms as you describe them do not compute. ...Read more

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Hi I have a cold feeling sensation in my right leg n foot and feel dizzy at times. What causes this?

Hi I have a cold feeling sensation in my right leg n foot and feel dizzy at times. What causes this?

Related or?: Symptoms in one leg may be related to the blood flow of the nerves. It is fairly easy to evaluate these on physical exam- check the color, the pulses, the movement, and sensation to temperature, pin prick and light touch.

It's not clear how this would be related to dizziness. Either that is something else or there is missing data. ...Read more

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My leg and foot is still numb and tingling a week after an epidural and other foot is just tingly. What can I do to get my feeling back?

My leg and foot is still numb and tingling a week after an epidural and other foot is just tingly. What can I do to get my feeling back?

Epidural: If you had epidural for a herniated disc, 1 week is long enough to start feeling the difference, if it was done properly by a qualified physician. If the disc is physically pressing on the nerves, it may not help and you either wait or get surgery. Avoid prolonged sitting. Get regular therapy. Walk. Avoid lifting, bending. ...Read more

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Lumbar discetomy 3-17 feeling better this week feels pain in back butt leg foot tried seat 15 minutes since than feeling stiffness is that normal?

Lumbar discectomy: It is very common to develop recurrent back and leg pain after surgery due to swelling of the nerve root. This will resolve over the next two weeks. It is very common to feel more back stiffness in the morning and evening. A low profile back brace may speed recovery. Discuss these symptoms with your surgeon to answer your questions and gain reassurance that the recovery course is normal. ...Read more