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I'm a dental nurse & standing during a normal procedure today I suddenly felt faint and nearly passed out. Ever since I've had tingling arms & legs?
I had dental work earlier I received 5 injections of Novocain (procaine) was still painful. Hours later I still have weakness and numbing in my right arm and leg?
See medical doctor: Dental local anesthetic injections DO NOT cause weakness and numbing of arms and legs. Something else is going on. It might be anxiety or another medical condition, but what you describe is not directly caused by the injections you had. Please call your medical doctor for an evaluation ASAP. ...Read more
Having gall bladder removed, have rod in leg from a tibia break 4 months ago, do I need to tell surgeon to take antibiotic as I do for dental work?
Yes: Most surgeons use prophylactic antibiotics during cholecystectomy, but it is always good idea to tell your surgeon everything about your medical history. ...Read more
Untreated Dental infection 2 years. Some lateral muscles of left-side in hands/legs has become stiff after dental operation. No stiff neck. Evaluate?
Absolutely: Dental infection is a major predisposing factor in the formation of brain abscess, and there are other neurological possibilities. You need to be seen and thoroughly assessed. Best wishes. ...Read more
My left side of face from bottom of nose to my eyelid is swollen n numb, feels like it would if u get dental work done with novicane, also my legs and?
I have been diagnosed with restless leg syndrome. My physician has tried several Parkinson's drugs, but they had no effect. I recently had some dental work done and wasprescribed lortab for three days. I noticed that I got relieffrom restless leg syndrome
Perio cleaning yesterday I saw a perio individual and she stated my mouuth needs perio-quad scaling cleaning. I brush, floss and use listerine 3 times daily to keep teeth clean. I read an article on the internet about a product called dental pro 7. Also m
Rather: Rather than comment on a specific product let's back up a minute and talk about the deep cleaning. Athough you have tried hard to do all of the right things it is possible that you have buildup below the gums requiring deep cleaning. This can be confirmed with x-rays and a periodontal charting to measure your gums. As long as you have tarter (calculus) below the gumline, no product will solve your gum issue. If you are questioning the need for this service, ask for an explanation and to see the documentation that resulted in the diagnosis. If you are not satisfied seek a second opinion, but do not ignore it and don't attempt to treat yourself. ...Read more
Root canal 2 mths ago now have an abscess (jaw pain, headaches) knee surgery 1 month ago, been told not have a major dental after 3 months, what to do?
Edema: A long lasting dent in your leg would signify to me that you are accumulating fluid in that leg, which could be worrisome. It is hard for me to say anything decided to leave without examining you, but I would see a doctor, especially if you have a history of shortness of breath, heart problems, or weight fluctuations. ...Read more
Edema: The leg and ankle swelling indicates fluid leaking out of blood vessels and accumulating in the tissues. This may be due to fluid overload, infection, inflammation, heart or kidney failure, certain medications, and prolonged standing or sitting. Things that can help include moving your legs, raising your legs, losing weight, and a low-salt diet. See your doctor if the swelling gets worse. ...Read more
Was rubbing my leg and noticed a dent in my shin bone? Not bumped or ever injured it so was just wondering why or how its there?
Totally Normal: There is very little padding to the shin bone so it is very vulnerable to injury. Very likely you banged it up plenty as a little kid perhaps bike riding or smk=cking it against playground equiptment. That's enough to put dents in the bone that last a lifetime. ...Read more
Both calve muscle twitch I can watch my leg and see the dents from the twitch coming n going all over, after my calves tighten up like a Charlie horse?
See you Doc: This is usually a benign process but if you are experiencing this frequently or have weakness, then you should discuss with your Doc. ...Read more
Good Morning I have a dent on my right leg for a week its pretty big did not hit myself. DO they go away or if I should be worried?
Need evaluation: You at least need a visual consult for answers and may need further testing depending on what the dent appears to look like. Thanks and I hope all is well with you. ...Read more
Good Afternoon. I have a dent on my right leg for a week its pretty big did not hit myself. DO they go away or if I should be worried?
Be aware: A "dent" lasting for as long as you mention isn't normal. This should be evaluated ideally in person. ...Read more
Tendon insertion: The quadriceps inserts there. You are feeling the area above the tibial tuberosity. ...Read more
Ans: Most likely bit may take quiet a while ...Read more
Bug bite? Yesterday I noticed red swollen circle about 3cm on my leg. Today it's about 15cm & has a white mark/dent near the middle & feels very warm.
Infection: Sounds like a possible infection. I would see your doctor about it. ...Read more
Leg lesions: The spot on your leg is very important and should be looked at by physician. All kinds of conditions can cause irregularities in the leg skin, including some skin cancers and even signs of aging. It is very important to stay in touch with your dermatologist about this. ...Read more
39 yr old male. Left leg swollen and hurting. If I press his leg with my finger the skin stays down makes a dent. What can that b?
Pitting edema: Swelling of a leg where the indentation from your finger stays indented for a few seconds is called pitting edema. It is related to excess fluid in the tissue. The cause can be related to many things, including inflammation, trauma, blood clot, excess fluid retention, and problems with the heart or kidneys. He should see his primary physician for an exam. ...Read more
If we get a dent in the bone, whether it is in the leg or jaw, with no pain. Will the dent cover itself by recovery the bone position?
Bone contusion: Not sure what you mean by "dent". A cortical defect indicates a type of fracture that typically remodels. ...Read more
Right lower leg, anterior above ankle, there is a large dent like a chunk is missing. The inside leg is fine and leg feels ok...just looks ugly. For m?
Most likely in the-: Anterior tibialis muscle. The dent is probably from a childhood accident that was a direct blow 2 this area, & U may not recall it. But it is U, & not reversible. ...Read more
I have dents on my lower leg. When I stretch my leg and bend over to touch my toes, something bulges out and forms a lumps. Fascia defects? Soccer?
Aboligothalomatubro!: I have the same thing and it's a lethal terminal Aboligothalomatubro tumor. JUST KIDDING! But I do have the same thing. You are correct, most probably a defect in the fascia and the muscle bulges out a little. Shouldn't be a big deal unless it bothers you. It can be surgically corrected but has never seemed worth it to me and I'm three times older than you and still doing lots of sports, etc. ...Read more
I have very dry skin:flakes on my legs/public area. Crater like indentation on my pubic area, feels flat but when push the skin can see dents?? Nopain
Too many issues: You really need to see your dermatologist. These signs don't fit any specific pattern. ...Read more
Should I be concerned about what looks like a dent that appeared in my quad muscle in the upper right portion of my right leg? No pain or tenderness.
Probably benign but-: 28y/o female asks about 'a dent in the qaud muscle R upper R leg, No pain. Possible prior unnoticed trauma/injury, insect bite. Prolonged pressure sitting at desk w corner point pressing at point... Could be Direct nerve injury affecting the femoral nerve, L2L3L4 component, even post Viral neuropathy. Or some skin disorder w scar formation. Probably benign Best have an MD check it out to be sure. ...Read more
I have a large dent in my lower right leg and it hurts to walk and causing my foot to swell. Also lower back pain but no dent in lower left leg.
Please explain DENT: I'm not getting the visual on what you mean by "dent" unless you are swollen up and down your leg with one area being concave "down" for lack of a better description due to the amount of swelling or fluid retention happening. I wouldn't be so sure that the "dent" is causing the foot to swell as much as whatever's causing the leg to swell (resulting in the denting) is also causing the foot to swell. ...Read more
Normal CBC, spontaneous small bruises on legs, burning nodules that leave skin dents/fat loss, ELISA ANA neg, specific antibodies neg - blood cancer?
My husbands shin has a dent in it and when I press down by it it denta real bad and feela like gel and dent stays. What could it be?
Will dent in thigh ever go away? Its there for 4 months after I hit sharp edge of table (didnt bleed).Not much deep dent but visible when I stand up
One year: These injuries cam take up to one year to fully resolve. ...Read more