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How Come It Feels Like I Have Tight Socks And Tight Gloves On
Scleroderma?: It is difficult to tell what you could have, but it is possible to have scleroderma--a disease often affectibing people age 3050 yrs old and more often in female. Since I am limitted to 400 characters in this answer box, I would recommend checking out this link: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000429.Htm for additional info/leisure reading. If u have more?, repost. Good luck. ...Read more
Feel like blood isn't circulating in hands and legs (feels like I have tight socks and tight gloves on?
Poly- neuropathy: Paresthesias in a glove like fashion are suggestive of polyneuropathy. The causes can be metabolic, like diabetes mellitus, medications or chronic alcohol ingestion. Vitamin defficencies, liver or renal diseases. It must be investigated by the primary care physician, and make the proper referrals. ...Read more
Well, not if the: Socks were falling off their feet due to lack of elasticity. I think finding socks that have the right degree of elascticity for the wearer is important. Take care. ...Read more
In mar2015, started cycling, developed tightness/sock feeling outside right leg, stopped cycling, it healed after a month. Cycling again symptoms started?
Lower leg feels tight, like a pressure. Wearing socks it feels tighter. It is not the sock, if I switch socks (R2L and L2R) it still feels tight/press?
Lower leg: Tightness in the lower leg could come from different causes. Th e most serious condition could be caused by blockage in your venous system or veins. I would see a physician to exclude this ...Read more
Have RLS, and don't know if related, but feet often feel very tight & constricted where can't stand socks or sheets touching them. Like how legs feel in RLS but 10X worse & often only in feet...cause?
Seems related: RLS can cause many different uncomfortable sensations in the lower extremities and back. Alternatively, the RLS may not be the exact diagnosis and there may be another process going on with the nerves in your lower extremities. See your neurologist to report the new symptoms. ...Read more
I wear compress socks. Posterior leg below knee feels like pulling + tight (like a BP cuff). MRI + sonogram normal. Comp socks help. What could this be?
Sounds muscular.: A pulled or strained calf muscle sounds the most likely if there was truly no clot on Ultrasound. Minor inflammation at the time of the MRI might have made a slight tear harder to see. Keeping the muscle snug/tight generally helps you feel better, as well as relative rest. It may take a few weeks to feel better from a strain if you continue to walk during recovery; less time with crutches. ...Read more
Tight feeling like I have knee high socks on both legs I have this achy tightness in both lower legs. It feels like I have to tight of knee high socks on. Also my feet become frozen no change in color of skin. I have blood testing done and my blood sugar
Why would a boot length and crew length sock feel tight (er) on my right leg than my left? Switching socks from L to R and R to L causes same thing.
Your right leg: May have a different girth than your left, for example it may be slightly swollen compared to the opposite side. ...Read more
Mid-calf/Over-the-calf sock feels tight on left leg but not right leg. Circumference of legs measures the same. Can GSV reflux below knee cause this?
Evaluate stockings.: Not all stockings are the same. If you are having problems with your support hose then they should be re evaluated. Stocking should fit comfortably and, if you are having a problem, then you should have them checked and, perhaps, you may need a custom made stocking pair. The GSV reflux should not cause the tightness. ...Read more
I hit my shin very hard, I have bruising two small cuts. Feels better elevated and with tight sock. Could it be hairline fracture? I'm on levothyroxin for hypothyroidism and hemophilia factor 8... Should I be worried?
Could be fx:
It could be a slight fracture depending on how
hard you hit it
i wouldn't be "worried" but I would suggest
an xray to evaluate the possibility of a rracture
so get an exam and xray of the tibia. ...Read more
Tight socks: Tight socks won't cause blood clots. In fact, special compression stockings are used in older people to help prevent blood clots from forming in the legs. However, tight socks are bad for circulation in people of any age. You should buy socks and shoes that are comfortable and that fit well, but are not too tight. ...Read more
Tight socks can increase risk of DVT I have read? How tight is too tight? Snug? Tight enough to leave any indentation from elastic? Etc?
In General it would take a lot of constriction to cause stasis and clotting in the superficial veins, and very unlikely for the deep veins.
The stocking usually force flow to the deep veins to reduce stasis.
But get good fitting! ...Read more
Why is it when I wear socks it indents my skin, it raises my skin up, my socks aren't tight, someone ran into my ankle with their scooter 2 months ago?
Swelling: Did you swell after the initial injury with the scooter? You probably suffered a soft tissue injury and still have swelling from that. Are both socks leaving indents or just the injured leg? ...Read more
My shin fills bruised after wearing dress socks that were too tight. Is there a relation? Any danger?
No issues: No, but maybe try less tight socks. ...Read more
Can tight elastic in underpants, tight underpants or tight socks cause varicose veins or something else?
Varicose vein: There is no clinical evidence that these will cause varicose vein development ...Read more
Hi. I wore very tight dress socks. When I took them off I had a very big bruise on my ankle. Is this concerning?
Sock it to me baby.: Just how tight were those socks? It sounds like they were on the verge of being tourniquets. You probably caused a leak in a superficial vein. As long as you are not showing signs of bruising elsewhere, I think you will be okay. Applying heat may help dissipate the blood faster. If any further bruising occurs, you might see a specialist. ...Read more
My 7week old had a yelowish color in his feet after I took off some tight socks. Now its back to pink, normal. I'm afraid of blot clots. What 2 Do?
Is topical application of Dmso helpful in relieving the tight sock sensation of peripheral neuropathy?
I would not use it:
DMSO is a chemical that improves solubility of certain chemicals, I would not apply it to my skin. It has toxic effects and it has not been shown to benefit people with neuropathy.
http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/545149-dmso-and-peripheral-neuropathy/ ...Read more
First left foot swollen now both feet swollen I use two pairs tight socks support stockings is there anything else I can do it seriously?
Hi. I had very tight dress socks on for 13 hours. I took them off I had a very large bruise on my shin where the socks ident was. Is this concerning?
Moniter: A bruise is an area of bleeding into the soft tissues, presumably from your tight socks. I would take socks off, elevate the leg and see how it does. If the bruise continues to enlarge or your leg becomes more swollen, I would seek medical attention. If not, it will probably be fine. ...Read more
Yesterday I was playing basketball with a tight shoe for 2 hrs. After the game I noticed bleeding on my socks and my toenails hurt. Anything I can do?
Throw out the shoes: The shoes are too small for you and causing trauma. Neosporin or another ointment will help heal the nails, but the biggest factor is prevention by getting shoes that fit. Shoes should allow wiggle room for toes and a thumb's width of length from the LONGEST toe. ...Read more
Try putting my left foot on my right knee to put sock on is so tight and hurts and pushes me back & and can not bend forward other leg does not do it?
How important could it be for my mother to wear tight socks for her peripheral edema in her feet and ankles?
Prevention: If edema has been identified to where compression stockings have been recommended, then they should be used daily to help prevent complications related to edema. The proper sizing and fitting of those garments is very important for both comfort and to ensure that they are supplying the correct amount of recommended compression. Hose will control, not cure the edema--they must be used daily. ...Read more
My big toe hurts really bad if I bump the tip of the nail or even if my shoe or sock presses against it to tight.
Bruising: The obvious remedy is to get rid of the tight shoes and socks. This begs the question why you would have something that tight ...Read more
See details: Gloves do not have to be tight fitting to help. In fact, mittens help more than gloves. Select gloves with faux fur lining or gloves used for skiing that contain hand warmers. You can also buy disposable hand warming packets. ...Read more
When I first put the hand support gloves on my hand felt tight but now it feels ok, is that normal?
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