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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 an md before proceeding. ...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 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 then 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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I have pins and neddles in my left leg and foot as well as dull sensation, what should I do?

I have pins and neddles in my left leg and foot as well as dull sensation, what should I do?

Get it checked: You may have a pinched nerve in your back causing this sensation in your left leg. You should have it checked out by a physician. ...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 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 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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After staying off of my leg due to a tear in my calf for two weeks I've been experiencing pins and needle pains random throughout my lower leg. Normal?

After staying off of my leg due to a tear in my calf for two weeks I've been experiencing pins and needle pains random throughout my lower leg. Normal?

See doctor.: I hope you saw a doctor and that you are following the direction that you were given. If you have not seen a doctor yet, it is time to find out exactly what your injury is and the best treatment for it. ...Read more

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Does fibromyalgia cause pins and needle in my legs when I lay down?

Does fibromyalgia cause pins and needle in my legs when I lay down?

No.: The symptoms you describe conforms to peripheral neuropathy. Fibromyalgia is characterized by muscle aches and pains with tenderness in specific areas of the body, associated with sleep disturbances, depression and fatigue. ...Read more

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Right leg feeling heavy, feels swollen but isn't. It hurts to bend it. Recurrent pins and needles.

Right leg feeling heavy, feels swollen but isn't. It hurts to bend it. Recurrent pins and needles.

Paresthesias: Numbness and tingling in any extremity can be due to many reasons including sitting or standing in the same position for a long time, nerve injury, electrolyte abnormalities, vitamin deficiencies, etc. See your physician for evaluation. You might be referred to a neurologist. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003206.htm, http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/paresthesia/paresthesia. Htm ...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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What can cause pin pokin feeling in abdomen, sides & back & radiating to the legs At the moment it is more on the left side?

What can cause pin pokin feeling in abdomen, sides & back & radiating to the legs At the moment it is more on the left side?

Spine: Sounds like something compressing part of your spine or the nerve roots coming out of your spine. You need testing. Go see your doc ...Read more

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I lay down and get pins and needles iny legs' it happens no matter what time of day it is and it is throughtout my entire leg. Any clue?

I lay down and get pins and needles iny legs' it happens no matter what time of day it is and it is throughtout my entire leg. Any clue?

No clue! Get seen!: These symptoms are not normal and if they are always positional (with lying down), then I strongly recommend you see your pcp, neurologist, neurosurgeon, orthopedist or other appropriate health care professional and get a proper diagnosis and proper treatment. I would not delay this. ...Read more

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I just moved here, suffering from severe leg pain, uninsured and need help can't sit for longer than two min, shooting pain and pin and needles?

Sounds suspicious: For nerve root pain or sciatica. Would need an exam and good history to be able to tell. If either of these things, treatment may include imaging studies and prescriptive medication. Even though uninsured many physicians and hospitals have sliding scale fee structure based upon income. Don't think you have a choice unless otc medication and rest help resolve the pain. ...Read more

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Hi, I have suffered from slip disc since I was 21 years old. But the last year have been in constant pain, now pins/needles constantly down left leg?

Hi, I have suffered from slip disc since I was 21 years old. But the last year have been in constant pain, now pins/needles constantly down left leg?

Need Workup: Best to see a pain specialist. Could be anything from trigger point phenomonem from overactive muscles to actual nerve root irritation. I would start with a good musculoskeletal/neurologic exam looking for trigger points or "knots" -treat them first and if no relief go to more selective "precision" pain management techniques like a selective nerve root injection. Probably also need a mri. ...Read more

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Needle pin red dots from legs to thighs. I believe after 1/2 days after shaving. Day 6 and have not gone. I think it has happened before. What to do?

Could be infection: Are the dots at the hair shafts? If could be an infection of the hair shafts. Most of those resolve with time, but should have been better by now. It is possible you need an antibiotic. You can consult a doctor through Health to get treatment. ...Read more

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Have a small area on front of leg with sensitivity to touch-feels pins and needles-y when touched. Now also having a vibrating feeling in same leg.?

Leg tingling: Anatomically the leg refers to the area below your knee to your ankle. If you are having tingling and vibration in the anterior or anterolateral leg it can represent nerve pain from the back, sciatic nerve, or peripherally at the peroneal nerve. If also having back or buttock pain would look up high for cause. If none of that I would worry about changes at or around the lateral knee. ...Read more

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I have this weird feeling in the bottom of my left leg along with small red spots the size of pin pricks and itching. Gets better if I straighten it.

I have this weird feeling in the bottom of my left leg along with small red spots the size of pin pricks and itching. Gets better if I straighten it.

Need more info: There are many possible causes of abnormal sensations and red pin prick rash on the leg. If this is of concern I suggest that you get an evaluation. You also could take a photograph and request review during a virtual consUlt with a doctor on HealthTap. ...Read more

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Hi I had accident in 2005 broke my hip and wrist got pins put in thn got infectd thn takn out, now 10 yearz later having issues sharp pains swelln leg?

Hi I had accident in 2005 broke my hip and wrist got pins put in thn got infectd thn takn out, now 10 yearz later having issues sharp pains swelln leg?

See doctor: Hard to say without examining you. Seems very remote to the accident to be a clot related to accident however a new clot (DVT) needs to be rapidly excluded at your nearest urgent care clinic/Emergency department. Also if you are feverish with leg pains it would be important to rapidly exclude infection/cellulitis too. There are a variety of other possibilities too including vein dysfunction ...Read more