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Leg Sometimes Goes Dead What Does This Mean Am Only Young
Nerve Compression: For most, a limb "falling asleep" just means you need to change positions so that the nerve is not compressed and then it will be fine. There are other reasons for abnormal sensations or weakness, though - spinal/bone issues, muscle or nerve diseases or infections, etc. If your leg "going dead" is frequent, getting worse, or really starting to seem abnormal, talk with your doctor. ...Read more
Yes, please get: That checked out. The fact that you are having function problems with your leg is serious. ...Read more
I got sunburned on my leg. my skin has turned slightly shiny. Is this a good sign? It looks like it's it may become dead skin
Hydrate: After a sun burn, always try to hydrate the skin. Drink plenty of water. When you get out of the shower, while your skin is still soaking wet, rub in baby oil for 20 seconds, then towel dry. In addition, next time you get a sun burn, take 2 asperin (not tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen) every 6 hours for the first day. If it is a bad burn, then go see your dr immediately ...Read more
My wife used fine grit sandpapwr on her leg to remove a little dead skin but removed to much and now her leg os red and in pain. What can I do to make her feel better?
Boiling water on my leg,its dark and dead skin on top but no pain,using mebo cream,but i'm going on holiday(pool) in 4 dys will it be ok by then?
DR visit: I would suggest a DR visit to evaluate the burn and discover what treatment is needed. It is impossible to make that determination in this format. ...Read more
My husband's thighs and legs want to keep giving out on him.His legs are like dead sometimes to where he can't move them or get up! What's going on?
Disc?: Difficult to say precisely; spinal pathology like a slipped disc/nerve compression comes to mind. With the degree of weakness you describe, he should be seen promptly by a physician who can get more information and do an examination to get a more certain answer. Other neurological illness, rheumatologic problems, even some metabolic problems could cause similar symptoms. ...Read more
My legs are constantly going dead for a while, and my thighs ache now I've started getting bruising is this normal?
Not normal: Those symptoms warrant an exam and testing to find a cause, so treatment can begin as needed, best wishes. ...Read more
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