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How Big Is The Needle Used For An Amniocentesis
Amniocentesis is a procedure used to draw a sample of the amniotic fluid that surrounds and cushions the baby in the womb. This fluid contains cells that have been sloughed off of the developing fetus. Amniocentesis is most often used to detect genetic abnormalities, though the results can also reveal the baby's sex, gauge lung maturity (if done close to term), detect amniotic fluid infections, or ...Read more
When giving an epidural is there anything you can give me to take my mind off of a big needle going in my back because I'm terrified of needles?
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My wife crushed a morphine pill and used a diabetic needle and inserted into her abdomen and a small lump was present now big 2 wks later?
I have a have a sharp needle like pain on the tip of my big toe. I went to the doctor and he used a silver nitrate stick on it. It still hurts.
Toe pain: Do you have anything else other than the pain? It is not clear from your post as to why silver nitrate was used. It's not used for pain. You do need an exam of your toe because without it, it's essentially impossible to arrive to a correct diagnosis. ...Read more
Popped a big blackhead on my nose now its red and its been a day. Used a needle b4 school then tweezers and my finger. It bled. Is it infected?
And that is not a good place for an infection. You need antibiotics. Might consider an inbox consultation.
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Popped a big blackhead on my nose. Used a needle b4 school then tweezers and my finger. It bled. And its red and its been a day is it infected?
Signs of Infection: If the site is increasingly swollen, warm to the touch and discharge is observed infection is possible. Can you provide a photo? I recommend seeing your local physician. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Cervical discectomy is most commonly performed for pain refractory to nonoperative treatment. However, neurologic symptoms are also common. If numbness (medical term is paresthesias), or tingling was present prior to the operation, it may persist indefinitely. If the paresthesias are in the same distribution as the preoperative pain, it may represent residual from the initial problem. ...Read more
I wore a new pair of shoes a week ago and have had mild pins and needles along the sides of my big toes. How long will this last?
Had a stress test turned out fine but they pulled out big needle from the bend of my arm, now vein is hard about 2 + inches why?
I'm having a pins and needles sensation in my big toes when I'm inactive or in the morning. It only occurs when I put pressure on them. Any ideas?
Neuropathy: Multiple possibilities include (not limited to) morton's neuroma of the foot, neuropathy due to diabetes or vitamin b 12 deficiency, lumbar radiculopathy. Other rare and less likely conditions could be possible. Have a physician examine you and let him obtain a good history to reach to the diagnosis accurately and increase the chances of adequate treatment. Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more
I mean by narcotized big toes that like having a painkiller needle at interior (not toward other toes) outer side of each, & I have no back problems?
Thanks for: Clarifying. It may be mechanical in nature. Some hints for that would include callous tissue by the toes in the same area, or if the big toe is not straight. If this is the caSe an orthotic might be helpful. Makes sure the shoes are a proper fit. Could be an entrapped nerve. Could be vitamin deficiency, could be signs of systemic disease like diabetes. Still can be back even though no pain there ...Read more
I got an odd big bump on my inner lip, not red & no pain. I popped it a needle & clear goo came out. It came back. What is It?
I got my blood drawn and now there's a big bump on my arm where they put the needle. Is this normal? My arm feels numb and it hurts to move it
Should get better.: With any type of trauma there are many events that can happen. Sometimes when the patient tenses up and the needle is put in, the muscles around the area tighten and spasm. It takes a few days for the spasm to dissipate. There are time when swelling develops, like any injury. Icing the area usually helps reduce the swelling. Occasionally a blood clot forms underneath the skin.... ...Read more
Pins and needle sensation in big toe. Comes randomly. I get chills. Not swollen or red or anything and has been happening randomly for 24 hours?
Poss neuroma: See a podiatrist or foot/ankle ortho doc to check ...Read more
I have a big zit on my forehead and it hurts really bad. Should I just squeeze it or stick in a needle?
No...: Do not stick it with a needle but if it forms a white-head, go ahead and pop it. ...Read more
After running had sharp needle like pain in big toe and sharp needle pain in heel just in those two spots what on earth?!
Needle pain: This sounds like nerve contusion, depending on the location at the heel, and definitely at the toe. Without a physical exam it sounds like over pronation resulting in the big toe pain. Xrays are certainly also needed to rule out bone spurs and fracture. See your podiatrist for that evaluation and x rays. ...Read more
I cut my big toe open this morning, its not deep (surface wound) but its under my toe nail. It feels like pins and needles and I can't walk well.
Remember Tetnus shot: Go to the Doc. To get a Tetanus Shot & get antibiotics. Toes and toenails are easily infected due to the location. Pins and needles are a sign of the poor circulation because is on the tip of the toe and it's the winter. You're likely not losing your toe but it's important to prevent trouble. Now, wash it well with warm clean water and gentle soap, rinse well, dry, put clean Vaseline and gauze& go ...Read more
I wore ballet flats 2 days ago that were too tight. I noticed that night my big toe felt numb. Now I have pins & needles soles of feet. Concern?
Not right now.: Ill fitting shoes can give you acute symptoms like this in your feet, especially if you were active on your feet. If your pains persist beyond a week or two, you may wish to be seen by your doctor. ...Read more
I have a sharp tingling pain in my big toe. When I press on the top of my foot I can trigger the pain, which can feel almost like pins and needles?
25% of my big r toe has been numb for 3 wks. Its numb to touch, no pain & if I squeeze it, I get pins and needles. I'm 30 & have raynauds, shld I worry?
No: But I would have it looked at since this is not normal. ...Read more
My big toes are kinda numb and when I get up in the morning I can feel pins n needles in my big toes. Also I am 52 and have had varicose veins on my?
I had some pine needles+bugs stuck in my shoe from a walk in the woods. I shook them out, but now the top of my big toe has been numb for 48 hrs. (?)
See a doctor: The best thing would be to see a doctor. ...Read more
Big toe at the cutical is redish n puffy just sterilized needle n popped it n yellowish pus oozed from under my cuticle can I take care without a doc?
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