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Leg sometimes goes dead what does this mean am only young ?

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

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My lips (and sometimes face) are swollen every single morning. This doesn't happen to anyone i know. Is this normal and why does this happen?

My lips (and sometimes face) are swollen every single morning. This doesn't happen to anyone i know. Is this normal and why does this happen?

Possible Allergy: Please go to the doc and get checked for allergy. There are food allergies and chemical allergies. Something may even be in your make up if you use it. Once that is determined you can avoid the source. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Why is it that i sleep walk and what does this mean ?

Why is it that i sleep walk and what does this mean ?

Sleep test: All of your symptoms may indicated sleep problems that can be life shortening or life threatening. The only way to know if there are serious problems is with an overnight sleep test. I encourage you to seek help. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a body part falls asleep for sitting still to long and you get that tickling feeling? What's really occurring?

What does it mean when a body part falls asleep for sitting still to long and you get that tickling feeling? What's really occurring?

Pinched nerve: Many people think that your arm or leg going to sleep is from cutting off the blood supply. It's actually because you pinched a nerve. From being compressed too long, the nerve can't function, and causes your arm or leg to get numb and tingly. When you move, you're releasing the nerve, and the sensation of 'waking up' is from the nerve starting to transmit messages again. Great question! ...Read more

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Occasionally I have butt pains that feels like a Charlie hoarse in my butt. It does not continue down my leg. What could this mean ?

Occasionally I have butt pains that feels like a Charlie hoarse in my butt. It does not continue down my leg. What could this mean ?

Back or Hip: There are many causes of low back pain and hip pain. Often they are related. A bad hip can cause buttock, groin, and/or thigh pain. Sometimes a pinched nerve in the back can cause back, buttock, and thigh pain depending on which nerve is involved. If your pain does not improve or gets worse you should contact your physician to help identify the cause. ...Read more

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I keep going into physcogenic shock. It's happening often and it is bad when it does happen. I loose control over my whole body. Why is this happening?

I keep going into physcogenic shock. It's happening often and it is bad when it does happen. I loose control over my whole body. Why is this happening?

Psychogenic shock: Psychogenic shock causes the vessels in the body to dilate reducing blood flow to the brain. This can happen when you see, feel, or hear something that affects you in a negative way. When the vessels dilate, your blood pressure will drop making you feel dizzy, nauseous, or light headed. If you decide to stand up while this is happening your blood pressure will drop even more,causing you to fain ...Read more

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What is the white hair growing on my arms and face? Im anorexic and i think thats something that happens but what is it called and why does it happen?

What is the white hair growing on my arms and face? Im anorexic and i think thats something that happens but what is it called and why does it happen?

Lanugo: In anorexia, growth of a fine downy hair, often light in color, is characteristic. This is referred to as lanugo. The precise origin is unclear and may be an adaptive response to hold in body heat or may represent a response to the disorder in hormone production. ...Read more

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Ok I usually get frequently pinch pains by my hip what it means.?

Ok I usually get frequently pinch pains by my hip what it means.?

Several causes.: Pain in the hip area can be caused by: muscle cramps, ovarian cysts, inguinal hernia, tendonitis, and nerve entrapment. You could have easily pulled a muscle. If this has been recurrent on chronic basis, i recommend getting either an x-ray or an ultrasound. Sometimes you may need to get both. ...Read more

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Got a scoliosis my left shoulder is lowr than right .. It hurts too. Does it mean im im danger ? Does some people live with this normaly?

Got a scoliosis my left shoulder is lowr than right .. It hurts too. Does it mean im im danger ? Does some people live with this normaly?

Depends on: severity of scoliosis and likelihood of progression. Get an opinion from spine surgery specialist, because a certain amount of degenerative changes with aging s inevitable, even without scoliosis. ...Read more

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What does it mean when there is a bad pain that runs through my neck to my arms when i sneeze?

What does it mean when there is a bad pain that runs through my neck to my arms when i sneeze?

Sneeze Pain: Sorry to hear this. Must consider: 1. Muscle strain 2. Muscle spasm 3. Disc abnormality (herniation, bulge, tear...) 4. Facet joint irritation (whiplash joint) if it persists, it is probably time to see a doctor. Weakness, nausea, vomiting, fever, bowel or bladder changes would be very worrisome symptoms if you have those as well. ...Read more

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My legs and feet often go numb. Mostly when I'm lying down, but it happens when I am standing for long periods of time as well. What could this be?

My legs and feet often go numb. Mostly when I'm lying down, but it happens when I am standing for long periods of time as well. What could this be?

Nerve abnormality: It could be due to an abnormality in the spinal cord (disc pushing on the spinal cord) or a process in the nerves of the legs causing problems (diabetes, for example). It is not normal and should be checked by neurologist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when muscles jump like in your arm is this anything serious?

What does it mean when muscles jump like in your arm is this anything serious?

NO...but !: Usually the occasional "jumpiness" is insignificant but it progressive and occuring with increasing severity it may be a sign of underlying neurological or metabolic disorders. ...Read more