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How to relieve numbness in arms after 2 days of chopping weeds?

How to relieve numbness in arms after 2 days of chopping weeds?

TOS?: You may have nerve inflammation at the wrist, perhaps carpal tunnel syndrome, but could also have inflammation at the shoulder level due to thoracic outlet syndrome. If you do not improve with 2 or 3 days of rest, see your doctor, as you may need more intensive interventions. ...Read more

Arm Numbness (Definition)

Less sensitivity to pin or light touch in the arm. May correspond to anatomical distribution such as ulnar or median nerve, or perhaps cervical anatomical correlates. May be localized using standard ...Read more


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Do overworked muscles of the arms cause painful numbing thru the whole arm when no longer in use? How to stop the pain & numbness ?

Do overworked muscles of the arms cause painful numbing thru the whole arm when no longer in use? How to stop the pain & numbness ?

Possible: There are several reasons that using muscles could cause pain but with the addition of numbness you should have a thorough exam to be certain that there is no impingement of nerves in your arm, shoulder, thorax or at the level cervical spine where nerve roots exit to go to the arm. Please get that evaluated with a good neurovascular examination. ...Read more

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After a car crash with multiple facial fractures the right side of my face is numb i can still feel hot/cold/pain will the feeling come back ?

After a car crash with multiple facial fractures the right side of my face is numb i can still feel hot/cold/pain will the feeling come back ?

Usually: With significant facial fractures to the mid face area, there is usually some trauma to the infraorbital nerve which gives feeling to the mid face/cheek area. The combination of the trauma and subsequent surgery can "put this nerve to sleep". It can last for weeks to months. In rare cases, the nerve may have been completely divided, in which case the numbness may be more permanent. ...Read more

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Bumped my R side of forehead on corner of wall , 2-3 hours ago roughly. How long would it take for soreness to go away ? Tips to relieve soreness?

Bumped my R side of forehead on corner of wall , 2-3 hours ago roughly. How long would it take for soreness to go away ? Tips to relieve soreness?

7 to 10 days usually: Applying an ice pack to the affected area can provide temporary relief and decrease swelling. It's safe to take Acetaminophen for pain, and, assuming you aren't allergic to aspirin, Ibuprofen and naproxen are also safe & effective. If you still have headache after 3 days or if you get new symptoms, please get medical care. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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2 weeks of burning/chilled sensation in whole upper body and arms. No pain. Symptoms come on when exposed to cold weather.Herpes?MS?Heart?

2 weeks of burning/chilled sensation in whole upper body and arms. No pain. Symptoms come on when exposed to cold weather.Herpes?MS?Heart?

Detailed history : In cases where the symptoms are complex and the diagnosis is not straightforward, many clinicians would say that the most important step is detailed conversation with the patient to elucidate the history. Especially if some work up has already been done, a careful review of the story is the first step. Consider getting a consultation with a doctor in the office or here on HealthTap. ...Read more

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I have pain & swelling in tendons of my wrist and also my thumb caused by long sea kayaking trip 5 days ago. What to do to ensure it heals properly?

I have pain & swelling in tendons  of my wrist and also my thumb caused by long sea kayaking trip 5 days ago. What to do to ensure it heals properly?

See below: Rest, ice (if there's swelling/pain) on & off throughout the day, elevation (for swelling), NSAID (advil/motrin/aleve/etc) for pain & inflammation (unless you're on blood thinners, have ulcers/bleeding problems). Gradually do range of motion exercises for wrist, fingers, thumb to keep them limber. If no swelling, can use moist heat instead of ice—whichever feels better & helps more. ...Read more

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What could this be? Burning pain from elbows to tips of fingers, after affects were pain in tips of fingers, sensitivity in hands for a couple days.

What could this be? Burning pain from elbows to tips of fingers, after affects were pain in tips of fingers, sensitivity in hands for a couple days.

Could be nerve issue: One possibility is nerve irritation in the elbow causing hand and finger symptoms. Your doctor can examine you and determine what the problem is. ...Read more

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Live in mid-fl. In yard clearing brush when bit on back of neck. After 24 hrs, swelling as big as silver dollar, still itches. Am anaphylaxic?

Live in mid-fl. In yard clearing brush when bit on back of neck. After 24 hrs, swelling as big as silver dollar, still itches. Am anaphylaxic?

Likely not: It looks like you have local reaction to some insect bites. I don't see you mention about problems breathing, diffused rashes or hives, and abdominal pain other GI symptoms so you don't have anaphylaxis. The bite site can last for a few days. Try warm compress. If it get worse, you might have cellulitis and need to be seen by a physician. ...Read more

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Rode on back of motorcycle, face tingles after. Next time covered face with hood, it didn't happen. Can strength of wind be cause of these tingles?

Rode on back of motorcycle, face tingles after. Next time covered face with hood, it didn't happen. Can strength of wind be cause of these tingles?

Yup. and vibration: cold and wind exposures can definitely irritate delicate facial sensory and motor nerves. Even a fan's breeze can cause changes in the function of these nerves. Protecting your skin from cold, wind, and vibration may help. And always wear a helmet!! ...Read more

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Stiffness in my muscles after a weekend of yardwork. How to loosen up?

Stiffness in my muscles after a weekend of yardwork.  How to loosen up?

Hot bath: When muscles are stiff they need to discharge the chemicals that build up during work. Heat, hot shower, hot bath encourages blood vessels to expand and increased flow helps carry away the debris. This and gentle stretching will help. The real trouble is you are working the muscles only on the weekends. If you did light exercise between you would become less stiff. ...Read more

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Week 2 of lumbar discectomy. How long for numbness to ease off of leg and when can I take a bath instead of a shower?

Week 2 of lumbar discectomy. How long for numbness to ease off of leg and when can I take a bath instead of a shower?

Need sealed incision: Soaking in a tub requires a completely sealed incision, so ones surgeon should inspect it to give the ok. The time required for paresthesia (numbness) to resolve is variable; factors influencing this include the degree of pressure upon the spinal cord or its nerve roots and the duration of the compression. ...Read more

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What can I do at home to treat the feeling of 'air' in my elbow joint? 2 days of aching getting worse.

What can I do at home to treat the feeling of 'air' in my elbow joint? 2 days of aching getting worse.

Plan: The firs of all your elbow need rest for a whiles. Then in pharmacy you can buy a elbow holder/ splint and put it on for daily activity. For night time buy any joint ointment/cream. At the same time set up the appointment with doctor and may be you need XRay. ...Read more

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After 3 collision chain car accident, i develop such symptoms but gradually it is worsen instead improved over days. My forehead keeps poundind badly. The above orbit area gave me a soothing pain. The right eye also gave me a pin and needles pain over an

After 3 collision chain car accident, i develop such symptoms but gradually it is worsen instead improved over days. My forehead keeps poundind badly. The above orbit area gave me a soothing pain.  The right eye also gave me a pin and needles pain over an

Pain : Pain in the head or other areas after a car accident must be taken seriously. Pain from trauma can cause headache, vomiting and other symptoms. If a patient has had injury from a car accident with persistent symptoms, they should have an evaluation by their medical provider. Some patients do get concussive type symptoms or what is called "whiplash", from the movement of the head/neck during a car accident. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the muscle soreness in my arms after a week of working out?

By resting the arms: And using some nsaids and doing gentle stretching exercises. It'll stop over a 4-7 days time. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of a shaky and stiff hand after chopping onions? It goes away again after some time.

What can be the cause of a shaky and stiff hand after chopping onions? It goes away again after some time.

Deconditioning: Exertion u use 2 chop is above what ur conditioning is 4 that activity. Exercise will strengthen ur hand & fore arm muscle and u will notice the muscles do fatigue as easy. No good image. ...Read more

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Struggling to get a diagnosis for the gradual loss of hand function from time to time. Fatigue, weakness in hands, joints feel swollen, little bumps t?

Struggling to get a diagnosis for the gradual loss of hand function from time to time. Fatigue, weakness in hands, joints feel swollen, little bumps t?

Not enough info: Sounds like something you need to have evaluated by an internal medicine specialist...A good diagnostician. You need to have a good history and physical exam and labs, and possibly a neurological w/u if no clear diagnosis is discovered. ...Read more

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