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I suffer from COPD diabetas and angina and now I suffer with cramps in head and neck and legs?

I suffer from COPD diabetas and angina and now I suffer with cramps in head and neck and legs?

So sorry: You have my deepest sympathy. I'm sure you often don't feel very well. I hope you're feeling better soon. Is there some question you might have that we could address for you here? ...Read more

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I have a 15yr old 6'2" daughter that is complaining about pain behind her left knee that goes up her leg and feels like a cramp. I pressed lightly on the back of her knee and there is a weird sensation like little bumps under the skin and there is a sound

I have a 15yr old 6'2" daughter that is complaining about pain behind her left knee that goes up her leg and feels like a cramp. I pressed lightly on the back of her knee and there is a weird sensation like little bumps under the skin and there is a sound

Doctor can evaluate: A teen with some pain behind the knee, and a weird-feeling "something" there, may have inflammation there (called a baker cyst). Other problems can occur, so a primary care doctor, a sports medicine doctor, or an orthopedic doctor can evaluate. Often with active teens, knee problems show up when sports training increases, when a new sport is started, or new shoes are used, etc... ...Read more

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Sudden cramp, like leg cramp, in front head, above eyes. Headache lasts, but cramp goes away. Eyes and ears are very sensitive while I have the cramp.

Sudden cramp, like leg cramp, in front head, above eyes. Headache lasts, but cramp goes away. Eyes and ears are very sensitive while I have the cramp.

Exam: Significant head pain followed by persistent headache warrants an evaluation by your physician unless all symptoms resolve with no residua. It may have been a muscle contraction/tension headache but get examined if there is any doubt. ...Read more

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30weeks pregnant and my baby head down on cervix will I be meeting my baby soon and plus I have leg cramp in my left leg?

30weeks pregnant and my baby head down on cervix will I be meeting my baby soon and plus I have leg cramp in my left leg?

Pressure on Cervix: Head down with baby on the cervix is normal for this time of pregnancy. It does not mean you will deliver soon. The position may actually change a lot. Tomorrow it may be breach and the next day it may be head down. It will probably remain head downwards. Get your leg cramps checked by the doctor since blood clots in pregnancy are more common than when you were not pregnant. ...Read more

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Itchy skin with bruising. Leg cramps at night and reflux?

Itchy skin with bruising. Leg cramps at night and reflux?

See your doc: There are many reasons for the "symptoms" you are having. Your doc needs to discuss with your and obtain some labs and see what is going on. ...Read more

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(For about a month) Sharp cramping headache, Feeling of fluid moving around inside head, Difficulty thinking clearly. Weak arms/legs Any suggestions?

(For about a month) Sharp cramping headache, Feeling of fluid moving around inside head, Difficulty thinking clearly. Weak arms/legs Any suggestions?

New headache or old?: One issue about headaches- if they are new, they deserve to be evaluated. If they are old, they may be a common kind of headache.

Evaluation should include and interview and physical exam. Often if it is a good idea to consider imaging, such as MRI.

The sense of moving fluid is not normally a bad sign, but weakness may be important. ...Read more

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Numbness of skin suffice from waist to feet, cramps in lower legs at night during rest, hard stool. None?

Numbness of skin suffice from waist to feet, cramps in lower legs at night during rest, hard stool. None?

Too hard to tell.: These symptoms may not be related to each other, but the cramps and numbness may. My first inclination would be to look at issues related to your spine, but I would certainly see your primary physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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cramping pain in head, feeling of fluid moving inside head, Weakness in arms/legs, shortnessofbreath, chestpain? . Doctors don't take me seriously!

cramping pain in head, feeling of fluid moving inside head, Weakness in arms/legs, shortnessofbreath, chestpain? . Doctors don't take me seriously!

Symptoms: You don't provide enough information to comment. Have you already been evaluated and the doctors don't find any physical abnormalities? I doubt Drs. Would discount your symptoms offhand. If it has happened, seek a different doctor's opinion. ...Read more

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Hi doc, I am an everyday meth smoker and have slowly worsening back of leg cramp and arm tingles/cramp. Also, temporary red raised skin around mouth?

Hi doc, I am an everyday meth smoker and have slowly worsening back of leg cramp and arm tingles/cramp. Also, temporary red raised skin around mouth?

What did you expect?: Please forgive me. These symptoms are all-too-familiar and are going to get much worse until you stop taking meth. The meth users that I've autopsied have tried to claw the flesh from their bodies. Please stop this. You're strong, your fellow meth-users are NOT real friends, and you can do this. ...Read more

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Sensation of blood flow throughout my whole body. Dizziness, nausea. Sinus, pressure in my head, leg cramps on both legs, neck pain with muscle spasm, stuffy nose, different warmness leg feeling.?

Sensation of blood flow throughout my whole body. Dizziness, nausea. Sinus, pressure in my head, leg cramps on both legs, neck pain with muscle spasm, stuffy nose, different warmness leg feeling.?

Don't know: There is no way a forum like this can sort this out. Talk to your gp. He/she will take a full history, do an exam, order appropriate tests and refer you to a specialist if needed. ...Read more

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Y do my feet & legs hurt ache lot? Cramp also. I can barely stand to walk or stand sometimes. & when lay down night feel crawling achy feeling n legs

Not a simple answer: Leg cramps can be simple dehydration or electrolyte abnormality to serious problems like myositis, spinal stenosis. "restless leg syndrome" is not well understood and tends to be used clinically as a catch all diagnosis when nothing better fits. Environmental chemicals, pesticides, nutrient deficiencies likely play a role in some people. ...Read more

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I feel something crawling under my skin on my left leg what does it mean, please?

I feel something crawling under my skin on my left leg what does it mean, please?

Could be many things: It could be related to something known as restless legs syndrome. But it could be related to nerve damage too. It is often referred to as "formication". I would encourage you to seek input from a healthcare provider to make sure nothing more concerning is going on. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I feel like something is crawling all over my skin and I have these bumps on my arms, neck and legs. Should I see a ddoctor?

I feel like something is crawling all over my skin and I have these bumps on my arms, neck and legs. Should I see a ddoctor?

Hives? (see picture): Sounds like hives. Most common cause is infection (often very minor in nature) resulting in activation of innate immune/autoimmune pathways in skin that trigger mast cells. Usually, hives resolve and we never know the cause. For other causes: http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/137362-overview#aw2aab6b2b3aa. A virtual consult to discuss triggers can help. If no contraindications, try otc Zyrtec (cetirizine) ...Read more

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Occasionally it feels like a bug is crawling under my skin on my leg. It's not all over, but it does move around...very pinpointed.

Occasionally it feels like a bug is crawling under my skin on my leg. It's not all over, but it does move around...very pinpointed.

Neuropathy: Sounds like neuropathy, now the issue is what is causing it? Pinched nerve in back, diabetes, b12 deficiency are some common ones. If this is only at night, consider restless leg syndrome too. I would discuss with your doctor and get an exam. ...Read more

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Crawling feeling under my skin in legs 24 hr a day?

Skin: I think your best move would be to have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.
They may be able to help you there but might also have you see a specialist.

Hope all goes well - please keep me informed. ...Read more

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My husband has complained of his skin crawling every night, what could eb the problem? He says it starts either in his back or legs.

My husband has complained of his skin crawling every night, what could eb the problem? He says it starts either in his back or legs.

The: The sensation of 'skin crawling' can be attributed to a few possible factors:

1. Reaction to a medication he is taking - note if he has started taking any new medication
2. Onset of restless leg syndrome - this condition typically presents at night and is manifested by frequent movement of lower extremities while sleeping. Friction from constant movement can cause the sensation. This condition can be treated with medication, see your doctor.
3. Anxiety or stress - see your doctor as this can be a reaction from panic/anxiety or stress. Note if he has undergone additional pressure or stress at home or work.

In either case, it is a good idea to keep your doctor aprised of this symptom to determine what the causing factor is. ...Read more

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I have a crawling, almost tickling sensation under my skin. In my arms, legs and stomach. What is it?

I have a crawling, almost tickling sensation under my skin. In my arms, legs and stomach. What is it?

Formication: A sensation of crawling on or under the skin is called formication. There are many possible causes for formication so I would recommend to start by visiting your primary care doctor for a basic checkup. ...Read more

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Can Neuropathy be related also for tingling, crawling sensation in head or only for hands and legs?

Can Neuropathy be related also for tingling, crawling sensation in head or only for hands and legs?

Diffuse neuropathy: Neuropathy has many caused and usually involves the limbs but many conditions with associated neuropathy can manifest diffusely such as in diabetes. ...Read more

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Can stress/anxiety be what is causing my leg pain. Muscle pain, burning and crawling skin?

Can stress/anxiety be what is causing my leg pain. Muscle pain, burning and crawling skin?

Probably not: Stress on its own can cause a myriad of symptoms. Some of the symptoms you described sound like you may have a nerve issue. Most of the time the constellation of symptoms you have is due to an inflamed or irritated nerve in the lower back. A thorough evaluation by a physician would be justified at this time. ...Read more

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Brain injury. Skin crawling. Very itchy. 2 days of numbing in the leg and tingling pins on the skin.?

Brain injury. Skin crawling. Very itchy. 2 days of numbing in the leg and tingling pins on the skin.?

You on medication?: Your symptoms almost sound like a drug allergy or reaction as opposed to any type of common symptoms associated with brain trauma. If you'd like to speak with me privately about anything I'd be happy to consult you and help you understand what's happening. My Key Code to make an appointment is PDXFNR. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of tingling, crawling sensation in head, back, legs, hands when Brain MRI normal, and EMG test normal?

What could be the cause of tingling, crawling sensation in head, back, legs, hands when Brain MRI normal, and EMG test normal?

Parasthsias: On one side of the body may be due to TIA, focal seizure or migraine. Random crawling sensation on scalp hands arms and legs is often do to fleas making their last stand in homes with pets this time of year in northern climates. ...Read more

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I have 2 brain lesions, numbness in leg/toes, crawling sensation on skin, burning in feet, Migraines - had a normal spinal tap Doc says no MS?

I have 2 brain lesions, numbness in leg/toes, crawling sensation on skin, burning in feet, Migraines - had a normal spinal tap Doc says no MS?

We simply don't: Have the information needed to be able to provide you with a diagnostic opinion. Health Tap BASIC is limited to general medical education. If you desire a second opinion - you could consider providing your various results and consulting with a doctor on Health Tap Concierge. ...Read more

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Random muscle twitching, tingling/crawling sensation mainly on head, beard, legs, goes around body sometimes, I used to have skipped beats but potassium seems to help. It's humid here and it comes/goes

Random muscle twitching, tingling/crawling sensation mainly on head, beard, legs, goes around body sometimes, I used to have skipped beats but potassium seems to help. It's humid here and it comes/goes

Here are some...: If you've reasonably adopted and adapted to the cluster of described symptoms from whatever your life and body might have brought to you, leave these alone and tensely focus on practicing quality healthy lifestyle without overindulgence & obsession. Hopefully, over time, your general well-being will take shape in your favor. More? Go to http://www. Formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html, . ... Best wish. ...Read more

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Itchy patch of skin on leg, 1inch in diameter, small bump beneath, skin not raised, ongoing for 1.5 months, skin red due to scratching.

Itchy patch of skin on leg, 1inch in diameter, small bump beneath, skin not raised, ongoing for 1.5 months, skin red due to scratching.

Need diagnosis: A fungal infection comes to mind and thus a topical antifungal +/- steroid may be helpful Best is to consult your doctor since the problem has been going on for so long. ...Read more

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I suddenly have a brown-ish patch of skin in my leg forming like scar, not hurt, no itch, just feels like casual skin but with brown color, what is it?

I suddenly have a brown-ish patch of skin in my leg forming like scar, not hurt, no itch, just feels like casual skin but with brown color, what is it?

Mole: This may be from a mole which can be flat. Keep an eye on it. If it keeps on growing and gets uglier looking, consult a dermatologist even though melanoma is not common among Asians. ...Read more

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For manu months I have had a small patch of itchy skin my leg. It never gets worse but never goes away or spread s?

For manu months I have had a small patch of itchy skin my leg. It never gets worse but never goes away or spread s?

Eczema: Could be a condition called eczema. If it bleeds after you scratch it could be psoriasis especially if you notice white scaly skin. Try over the counter cortisone cream to see it helps. If not, you might need to sees dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis and proper treatment setup. ...Read more

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I have patches of rough, bumpy skin that bleeds if I scratch them on my leg. Could you tell me what it is?

I have patches of rough, bumpy skin that bleeds if I scratch them on my leg. Could you tell me what it is?

Needs eval: Can’t diagnose with available information. Examination, history & possibly other testing would be needed to make an accurate diagnosis. Treatment would be dictated by diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the small flat grey skin patches all over my legs?

What are the small flat grey skin patches all over my legs?

Keratoses: They are likely benign lesions known as stucko keratoses. These generally occur in people of your age group. Because they're a wide variety of skin lesions which can appear gray in color, it is a good idea to see your dermatologist. In the office, they may feel and see the lesions you are describing. Although rare, some potentially dangerous skin conditions can appear this way as well. ...Read more

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Red patch of skin on my lower leg. Doesn't hurt, doesn't itch, it is just there. What could cause this?

Red patch of skin on my lower leg. Doesn't hurt, doesn't itch, it is just there. What could cause this?

Could be anything: A red patch could be anything. The presence or absence of itch is not a helpful characteristic. Since it is new, and persistant yould should see your doctor to get it looked at, as well as look for other areas where it may be present so it can be properly chategorized. ...Read more

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I've had a red patch of skin on my leg for about 1.5 months. It got a bit larger and turning brown. A little scaly in middle. What could this be?

I've had a red patch of skin on my leg for about 1.5 months. It got a bit larger and turning brown. A little scaly in middle. What could this be?

Dermatologist helps: A primary care doctor can check to see what the patch might be. If needed, a dermatologist can help also. If there is something causing the spot (such as sports equipment), the cause can be removed. Sometimes, dry sensitive eczema patches look like reddish, slightly flaky areas. Also, tinea "ringworm" is a fungal skin infection that can look this way (the doctor can decide) and need an antifungal. ...Read more

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The skin on my legs is changing, I have patches where appears a kind of stripes of engrossment of skin and are darker than my regular color of skin?

The skin on my legs is changing, I have patches where appears a kind of stripes of engrossment of skin and are darker than my regular color of skin?

Circulation change: By description, it sounds like you may be developing venous stasis. This condition relates to diminished return of blood in your legs, and iron deposition in the tissue above the ankle – venous stasis dermatoses, from blood backing up and secondary increased pressure. Support hose might help. Would advise an evaluation. ...Read more

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Altho hives began on legs/head overnight, hives are flaring in patches while others go away, 2days+?

Altho hives began on legs/head overnight, hives are flaring in patches while others go away, 2days+?

Normal hives: Hives are usually evanescent but if they persist in the same location greater than 24 hours or leave bruising, this could indicate a more serious condition such as vasculitis. ...Read more

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I have small circular dry patches of skin on my body, for over 2 week now, I've noticed more, 3 on my legs, back and arm.

Could be: Many things varying from fungus (like tinea corporis), to eczema (like nummular - coin shaped - eczema) or other things too that are less common. Consider a formal video consultation on HealthTap (through HealthTap prime) or an inbox consultation through HealthTap prime with pictures included, or just seeing your primary care/dermatologist to make sure you are being treated appropriately. Good luck ...Read more

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A patch of my leg skin has hardened and is painful. Please tell what should I do. It's starts four days back?

A patch of my leg skin has hardened and is painful. Please tell what should I do. It's starts four days back?

See below: This could be a number things such as morphea, but without examining you it is difficult to know. See your primary or your dermatologist for further evaluation in order to determine what it is. ...Read more