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What happens with pinal manipulation under anesthesia?

What happens with pinal manipulation under anesthesia?

See below: The use of spinal manipulation under anesthesia is done by chiropractors. Once you are completely relaxed under anesthesia the chiropracter will flex and press on your spine. Iit has not been verified as effective by independent studies. I would check the MRI or ct used to make this decision with a md before proceeding. ...Read more

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I keep losing feeling in my left leg & i also get pins & needles in my right arm & hand. My whole body feels like it has pins & needles when I wake up?

I keep losing feeling in my left leg & i also get pins & needles in my right arm & hand. My whole body feels like it has pins & needles when I wake up?

Several causes: There may be several causes including but not limited to significant cervical spine disease. See a neurologist and get it evaluated. Testing should be able to give you the answer. ...Read more

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How much will pins in the leg cost?

How much will pins in the leg cost?

You will have to: Ask the surgeon or his/her staff. It would vary. ...Read more

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I got scratch for a 5months old neighborhood cat on my leg tiny pin cutt should i be corcern or will i be ok helppppp?

I got scratch for a 5months old neighborhood cat on my leg tiny pin cutt should i be corcern or will i be ok helppppp?

Wash and Watch: At first, the wound should be washed with soap and water. Thereafter, it can be watched for a day. Signs that it is infected include red skin around the wound, swelling, pain and a discharge of fluid that has a bad odor. If any of these develop, go to a doctor. ...Read more

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Can I have MRI on leg with metal rods and pins?

Can I have MRI on leg with metal rods and pins?

Yes: Alert the technologist who will perform the exam that you have implanted metal. They will tailor the exam to best answer the clinical question. Most implanted metal for medical purposes is mr-compatible. Metal-artifact reduction sequences (mars) can be performed which vary by the site, but usually employ t1 and inversion recovery sequences to reduce metallic susceptibility artifact. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the term used to describe the procedure to place pins/screws to repair the broken leg?

What is the term used to describe the procedure to place pins/screws to repair the broken leg?

ORIF: When an orthopedic surgeon repairs a broken bone by making an incision in the skin and then fixing the bones with plates and screws, this is called 'open reduction with internal fixation.' if pins alone are used to fix a bone without making a skin incision, this is usually referred to as a 'closed reduction with percutaneous pinning.'. ...Read more

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My daughter has broken her leg nd now she has pins n needles and it still hurts after 3 weeks?

Fracture&pins&needle: Is your chilkd a cast still? Maybe the cast is too tight or there is swelling under it that is causing the nerves in legs to be compressed or there may be nerve injury that is causing the pins and needles. You should have her checked out by the ortho doctor asap. ...Read more

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What causes pins and needles in my leg while sleeping?

What causes pins and needles in my leg while sleeping?

Neural impingement: 41 yo awakens with leg paresthesia as sleep surface ground forces torque her bony pelvic girdle. Sacroiliac joint ligament laxity & subluxation incites pre-sacral plexus impingement of neural tracts that beget her sciatic nerve; arousing paresthesias reflective of intermittent & functional neural impingement. Organic stenosis would arouse constant radiculopathy characteristic of neuropathic pain. ...Read more

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Can a clot in the leg make certain areas feel numb, e.g., no reaction to a pin prick?

Can a clot in the leg make certain areas feel numb, e.g., no reaction to a pin prick?

Possibly: Please consider seeing your health provider to assess whether the area of your clot could be creating enough pressure on local tissue to create numbness or if another etiology needs to be pursued. ...Read more

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Have 2 prolapsed disc for 2 months and now I get major numbness in leg, heat and pins and neddles, when will i be normal?

Have 2 prolapsed disc for 2 months and now I get major numbness in leg, heat and pins and neddles, when will i be normal?

Disc: If it is new the see your doctor. If it is ongoing and not worse than do physio and be reminded that a partial injury to the nerves can take some time to heal. If the disc has been fixed and there is no pressure there, the healing time can vary in different people depending upon the extent of damage to start with. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pins and needles in my leg whilst sleeping?

What to do if I have pins and needles in my leg whilst sleeping?

Positional: 40's female w. paresthesias in one leg while sleeping needs osteopathic and neurologic evaluations to discover source of intermittent neural tract impingement. Such symptoms can arise from sleep postures that torque a lax sacroiliac joint; arousing pre-sacral plexus impingement manifest as paresthesias. ...Read more

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What causes intermittent pins and needles in feet and legs?

Neuropathy/Vascular: The main causes of pins and needles are the following: neuropathy (usually from diabetes or alcohol use), impaired blood flow, or metabolic causes such as changes in calcium or magnesium. Some medications can cause pins and needles-a common medication would be topiramate. A neurologist would be able to help you by doing an exam, ordering blood tests and an EMG test. ...Read more

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On the outside of both of my legs from the knee down feel like pins are sticking me day and night. What could this be?

On the outside of both of my legs from the knee down feel like pins are sticking me day and night. What could this be?

Nerve inflammation: Pins and needles or burning sensation or numbness are usual symptoms for nerve irritation/inflammation. Another name is neuropathy. Common causes can be trauma, viral infections or very commonly diabetes. ...Read more

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Every time the weather changes and it becomes rainy and cold, my legs start to hurt like pins and neddles;a twisting feeling. What is this? Wt treat

Every time the weather changes and it becomes rainy and cold, my legs start to hurt like pins and neddles;a twisting feeling. What is this? Wt treat

You may have arthiti: You may have arthritis, either inflammatory or degenerative. Barometric pressure is intimately linked with aches and pains with people who have rheumatic disease. Joe hollander, md, at univ. Of penn. Showed this fact to be true in the early fifties. As far as needles and pins anda twisting feeling we'd have to discuss this for more precise ideas about location and type of dysthesias you have. ...Read more

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My lefy leg is very achey and feels like mild pins & needles down to my feet. I walk a lot for work.

My lefy leg is very achey and feels like mild pins & needles down to my feet. I walk a lot for work.

Nerve or foot issue: You may either have a compressed nerve or a foot problem like plantar fasciitis or morton's neuroma. Try stretching, taking breaks, wearing comfortable shoes, and having a neurological exam done. ...Read more

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Feeling numbness, like needles and pins pinching in right leg after spine surjery, left is fine.day 2 after surjery.

Feeling numbness, like needles and pins pinching in right leg after spine surjery, left is fine.day 2 after surjery.

If this is the leg-: -that was involved with you having back surgery, this is not uncommon, but if it's a new symptom, let your surgeon know right away. ...Read more

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Uncomfortable feeling in left leg, sort of like pins and needles that won't go away, mainly on thigh. What could it be and what's causing it?

Uncomfortable feeling in left leg, sort of like pins and needles that won't go away, mainly on thigh. What could it be and what's causing it?

Neuromuscular: Meralgia paresthetica is numbness or neuropathic pain in the lateral thigh. This is commonly seen after sudden drastic changes in weight (gain or loss). Most of the time is self limited and improves over time. Medications like lyrica, (pregabalin) gabapentin, Cymbalta or Amitriptyline may help. Check with your physician for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Numbness in left leg from hip to knee outter leg. Sometimes feel like pins n needles?

Numbness in left leg from hip to knee outter leg. Sometimes feel like pins n needles?

Numbness : This may represent a pinched nerve at our hip/ belt level or herniated disc on back. If not getting better with ice and anti inflammatory I would recommend you see your physician. ...Read more

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I take good diet still sometimes I feel my legs are slept.I mean numb n like pins stinging? Which defiency cud b dis? Plz reply fast

I take good diet still sometimes I feel my legs are slept.I mean numb n like pins stinging? Which defiency cud b dis? Plz reply fast

Doubt it is diet: If you are eating a good diet then this is not likely to be a deficiency. Need more information to be able to look at the possibilities. Is it with activity, Sitting, laying or at random? When it is there what makes it worse? ...Read more

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I have these pin size dots all over my legs and arms. What could this be? I have had them for a while now. And it doesn't itch like a rash

I have these pin size dots all over my legs and arms. What could this be? I have had them for a while now. And it doesn't itch like a rash

Petechia?: It's possible these small dots are petechia, and if that is what they are you need a blood test and examination with a physician. Some infections can cause it, but there is also an immune system disorder of the platelets called itp that needs to be considered. ...Read more

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I fell down stairs 4 nights ago, I'm now experiencing an odd sensation through my right leg it feels like burning pins and needles. What should I do?

I fell down stairs 4 nights ago, I'm now experiencing an odd sensation through my right leg it feels like burning pins and needles. What should I do?

Acute sciatica.: You may have herniated or swelled a disc in your lumbar spine when you fell. Sometimes this takes a couple of days to present itself. If this is the case, there are medications available to help you. Get to your doctor tomorrow for a good physical examination. ...Read more

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I have these tiny red dots that have formed on the top of my feet and on my legs near my ankles. They look like tiny pin pricks they don't hurt or itch?

I have these tiny red dots that have formed on the top of my feet and on my legs near my ankles. They look like tiny pin pricks they don't hurt or itch?

Petechiae?: Rashes are always a bit of a diagnostic dilemma, but one possibility for this rash is caused a low platelet count. Are you having any new bruising, nose bleeds, or gum bleeding? Platelets are important for the appropriate clotting of blood, and when your platelet count is low, you can get this typical petechial rash. If it spreads or appears elsewhere, a platelet check might be warranted. ...Read more

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Constant pins & needle like pain in abdomen & back Can feel in legs too It getting more sore as days go by?

Could be neurologica: These can be neurological or paresthesias. Would suggest you see your physiciasn and perhaps a neurologist. ...Read more

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I have been taking dianette for 4 weeks and my right leg feels numb when I relax and feels like pins and needles, is this a sign of a possible clot?

I have been taking dianette for 4 weeks and my right leg feels numb when I relax and feels like pins and needles, is this a sign of a possible clot?

Possible DVT: Dianette can cause deep vein thrombosis (DVT)(blood clot),a potentially life threatening condition. A person taking Dianette who experiences unusual sensations in the legs and/or chest pain, shortness of breath warrants immediate evaluation and should discontinue the medication ...Read more