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Improving Circulation In Legs
Pain: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Circulation issues: Yes, circulation can impair blood flow to the hands and feet, and cause cold hands and feet, and in some cases even numbness. Another condition referred to as raynaud's phenomenon or disease can also cause whitish/bluish discoloration and cold hands and feet. I agree see a vascular specialist to determinie if you have either condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ambulate: You asked how to increase blood circulation after gangrene. You have concerns about low blood pressure in the legs. The best advise would be to walk as much as you can tolerate. We know that patients who start an exercise program of walking until the feel pain i the legs are able to increase their walking overtime. These patients improve their circulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can hypothyroidism cause circulatory issues, cold feet and hands also pitting edema in legs ankles and feet?
Maybe: The contents of soup may help dilate vessels or the heat of it on your hands may do it. There may be natural vasodilators in the ingredients. Obviously you want to be careful that you do not burn yourself. Environmental factors do play a role in worsening or lessening the sensation of poor circulation. If this continues to be a problem, you should see your doctor for appropriate treatment. ...Read more
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Hair loss, tremors in arms, hands, legs and feet, loss of balance and strength, numbness in legs and feet all after a lumbar puncture, why?
Can a slipped disc in neck cause numbness in my face, arms, and legs as well as leg weakness and altered gait and trouble walking?
See a physician: This sounds like something that needs to be looked at. You don't get facial numbness from a slipped disc or a herniated disc. Unlikely that symptoms would include the arms and legs as well as altered gait to the point of having trouble walking. This should be evaluated very soon by a physician. ...Read more
Crawling feeling in legs once in lower leg now warm painless burning feeling in both legs up to thighs, stops w/pressure(tight socks), pinched nerve?
Neuropathy: Crawling and warm feelings are not always from a pinched nerve. Pinched nerves are more commonly associated with pain. Neuropathy, which can be injury to a nerve down to the cellular level can be associated with burning and crawling as well as numbness. A nerve conduction study would be a good way to answer this question of nerve compression vs. Primary neuropathy. ...Read more
Check with doc: Have you gotten your symptoms checked by a physician? Good to determine the root cause. ...Read more
Numb/tingling in hands, legs, and feet on both sides. Muscle spasms in legs, back and arms. Loss of balance, dizzy, stiff. Is it Neuropathy or ms?
Bad choices: You probably don't need or want to pick A or B. Both require a doctor's DX and TX and it might be another thing altogether. A common cause of neuropathy is a diabetic condition w/ other signs too - are you a diabetic? Get into care if 'yes'! MS usually starts a bit later in age. Have an exam to find an answer. Best! ...Read more
29F pulsating sensation in both calves area throughout the day. towards end of day, weak legs. lifting legs or compression socks dont help. Suggestns?
May be inflamitory: This is an unusual symptom complex. It doesn't hurt? It sounds like it may be an auto immune problem. This should be seen by your doctor. Blood test to check for inflammatory problems may need to be done. Also thyroid levels, and examination of your pulses and circulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5 days post-op TKA. Numbness and tingling in lower leg , calf, and foot. Weakness in both hands. Slight dizziness when sitting or standing too long.
See your doctor: That is not normal. There can be a variety of causes-both serious and not. There is no way we could diagnose you in this setting. You need to talk to your doctor right away... ...Read more
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