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Home Remedies For Poor Circulation In The Legs
I was diagnosed with cellulitis bad circulation in my legs is there some kind of treatment for this?
Yes for both: Cellulitis is skin infection and is treated with antibiotics-- typically you need to have an adequate blood supply in order for the antibiotics to reach the site of infection though. If your blood supply is poor, you would need further studies to identify why and where exactly the problem is, such as angiogram, ct or mri, and then there are many options to improve it with stents, bypass etc ...Read more
Pagin doctor so n so: See your doctor to get checked out to rule out anything serious! ...Read more
If I have poor circulation in one leg, making it colder than the other, would it affect the results of an EMG/NCS?
Probably Not, But...: Although temperature does play a role in the outcome of an EMG/NCV study, most neurophysiologists check temperature during the test to identify this as a source of error. To some extent, the answer to this question depends on the results of the test and the skill set of the person doing the test. I would discuss it with the doctor who performed the test, if possible. Stay healthy! ...Read more
What are my options for poor circulation in my legs. I am at the point that I often cannot feel my legs and they are very cold. Thank you.
Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night and I cannot feel my legs. Is this a sign of poor circulation? Or could it be something more serious?
Depends on the cause: Patients with venous circulation problems will get "spots", usually brownish discoloration or small veins, around the ankle. This comes from increased pressure in the veins that causes small amount s of blood to escape into the tissue. Arterial problems usually have non healing sores not spots on their foot or toes and occasionally blue or red discoloration when they hand their foot down ...Read more
My mon have verico vains in legs sometime when she walks her legs feel warm is that poor circulation?
Spots from vein circ: Venous hypertension aka venous circulation problems can cause both hyperpigmentation [ brown spots ] and hypopigmentation [ atrophic or whitish spots} proper treatment of the underlying venous issue is essential however many of the skin changes can not be reversed. The reddish spot respond the best but not always. See a vein specialist or dermatologist. ...Read more
Several options: Vascular surgeons would be the most direct answer to your question. However, interventional cardiologists also perform procedures to correct this type of problem. Any of a number of doctors could also help diagnose such problems. ...Read more
Firstly the symptoms are described may not be the result of poor circulation.
If the symptoms are affecting the arms and the legs, mostly presenting as a numbness, I would consider that she may have some underlying nerve compression of the back.
If she did not have risk factors for arterial disease, hypertension, diabetes, elevated cholesterol, or smoking, atherosclerotic changes are unlikely. ...Read more
Pain: Yes this may indicate a marked worsening of the disease ...Read more
Not necessarily: Cramps, tightness or "charley horses" during walking or activity might be intermittent claudication. This is a symptom common with pad. Cramps at night or during periods of inactivity that improves with walking is unlikely pad or poor circulation. Discussion with your physician may help further determine what the issue is. ...Read more
Lately, right leg has been "falling asleep" faster than usual. I notice it get tingly when I'm sitting. Is it poor circulation? What do I do?
Vascular Surgeon: A vascular surgeon is a specialist in the blood vessels of the body outside of the heart. They are trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the blood vessels with medication, surgery, and minimally invasive techniques (such as angioplasty and stenting) and are the only complete specialist in the vascular system. Visit www. Vascularweb. Org to find a vascular specialist near you. ...Read more
See below: These symptoms could be serious and need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
What are the possible causes of poor circulation in the leg with top of foot burning the day before?
Causes of poor: Leg circulation can be smoking, elevated cholesterol, fatty deposits in the arterial wall, radiation exposure. There are systemic diseases like diabetes that have increased chances of developing peripheral arterial disease. Peripheral arterial disease does not develop overnight so your day before top of the foot burning pain is not such an important clue. ...Read more
Can poor circulation in legs cause a prickly / burning sensation? Seems worse when I'm sat down, especially when driving.
I'm 23 and am all of a sudden getting poor circulation in my right leg with pain in the back of my knee that radiates through my thigh what could this?
Unlikely: Unless you have a very rare disease, it's unlikely that a 23 year old's symptoms come from poor circulation. It's important because the treatment for circulation deficiency and other causes of pain is entirely different. Chondromalacia patella or related conditions is much more likely. See: http://www. Pamf. Org/sports/king/condromaliciapatella. Html. ...Read more
Is it normal to experience pain, cramping and tiredness in the leg while walking due to poor circulation?
Yes: Claudication, a sypmtom of decresed arterial flow to the legs, will show up as cramping after a predictable distance of walking. Tiredness in the legs is more typically associated with venous problems. ...Read more
When I run my arms n legs turns numb and heavy which makes breathing even harder. What cause that? Poor circulation? What do I need to do? Call my pcp
Yes to see your PCP: But most likely you are just a normal person, who has recently started to run/exercise. The symptoms you mentioned are normal in that scenario. Your circulation is normal. As you continue and develop stamina, all these symptoms would reduce considerably. Though do check with your pcp to ensure you are healthy and get some baseline labs. ...Read more